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This slide show highlights ways in which social media can be used in feminist activism and is designed as a reference to accompany Feminist Activism And Social Media, a presentation by Lucinda......

This slide show highlights ways in which social media can be used in feminist activism and is designed as a reference to accompany Feminist Activism And Social Media, a presentation by Lucinda Marshall, Director of the Feminist Peace Network, http://www.feministpeacenetwork.org.

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  • 1. From the Princess Phone to the Cell Phone: Feminist Activism and Social Media Lucinda Marshall Feminist Peace Network 2010
  • 2. Please Note: This slide show is designed as an online reference to accompany a presentation by Lucinda Marshall, Director of the Feminist Peace Network. To learn more or arrange a booking for your organization or school, please contact: LucindaMarshall@feministpeacenetwork.org The purpose of this presentation is to share ways in which feminists are using social media to grow their work and empower women--it is NOT designed as a comprehensive look at social media itself.
  • 3. That said however... Before we look at specific examples, let’s take a brief look at what you can achieve with social media and inventory some of the basic tools. So the first question is:
  • 4. What are you trying to achieve? Connect Have an impact Get your message out Take action Gain supporters Raise money And what social media tools can you use to get the job done?
  • 5. Kinds of Social Media: •Blogs •Cellphones •Petitions •Listservs •Twitter •Email •Facebook •Podcasts •Websites •Internet radio •Videos--You Tube
  • 6. Some Examples Of Using Social Media To Empower Women •Digital Sisters http://www.digital- sistas.org/home.shtml •Women Who Tech http://womenwhotech.com/ •Fem 2.0 http://www.fem2pt0.com/ •Women Action and the Media http://www.womenactionmedia.org/ •Take Back the Tech http://www.takebackthetech.net/ •UNIFEM http://www.unifem.org/campaigns/sa yno/
  • 7. Blogs & Websites
  • 8. And a few more examples... Upcoming Episodes WomenCount Radio talks to Congresswoman Linda Sanchez Date / Time: 1/21/2010 4:30 PM Category: Politics http://reproductiverights.org/en/feature/no-abortion-ban
  • 9. The Freedom Fone can be used to warn women away from areas where there is violence and to report sexual assaults. THE NGO NETWORK ALLIANCE PROJECT - an online community for Zimbabwean activists Digital Storytelling: http://www.awid.org/Issues-and- Analysis/Library/Digital-Storytelling- by-Survivors-of-Gender-based- Violence
  • 10. Literacy and Media Training allows women whose voices might otherwise not be heard to become part of the media and to connect across borders. http://worldvoiceinternational. org/literacy-and-media- training/
  • 11. From Princess phones to cellphones-- much has changed but the goal is the same--communicate and connect ...social media offers the possibility for (r)evolutionary change. Be the media, be the change. by Lucinda Marshall, Director Feminist Peace Network www.feministpeacenetwork.org www.facebook.com/feministpeacenetwork www.twitter.com/fempeace LucindaMarshall@feministpeacenetwork.org
  • 12. This presentation can be viewed online at: http://www.feministpeacenetwork.org/about/ lucinda-marshall/presentations/