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Nonprofits Live: Gaming

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

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Nonprofits Live: Gaming

 

On Wednesday, May 16 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time join TechSoup for a dynamic Nonprofits Live (#NPLive) interactive event. This time, we'll get our Game on — featuring experts and stories from organizations that have found innovative ways to catalyze social impact through digital games.

 

 

Guests Include:

Barry Joseph, Global KidsFour months after Barry Joseph was born, humans first walked on the moon.  Three months later, the Internet was born. The first brought us closer to the universe while the second brought us closer to each other. Barry has been pursuing the latter ever since.

Barry has directed the Online Leadership Program at Global Kids, Inc. since 2000, helping youth to acquire leadership skills and engage in efforts to address global issues through the production of digital media. 

Michelle ByrdGames for Change - Michelle currently leads Games for Change and oversees transmedia strategy with this nonprofit connecting game developers and causes from education to action. 

Ben Stokes, Games for Change - Ben co-founded Games for Change and served as a co-director until 2007. He is currently a PhD student at the Annenberg School for Communication at USC, researching how digital media foster civic engagement, informal learning and activism.

Josephine Dorado is a social entrepreneur, educator, artist, producer and skydiver. She was a Fulbright scholarship recipient and initiated the Kidz Connect program, which connects youth internationally via creative collaboration and theatrical performance in virtual worlds. She currently teaches at the New School and is the live events producer for This Spartan Life, a talk show inside the video game Halo.



Read more about our guests and this event on the TechSoup blog

 

 

 

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)


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TechSoup Global, in partnership with its UK partner Technology Trust, provides technology products, information and services geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by charities.

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