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Professional Networking: Learning by Sharing

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  • 1. Professional Networking: Learning by sharing
    Kamakshi Rajagopal
  • 2. Agenda
    Introduction
    Some background on social media
    Social Media for Development
    Some practical tips and tricks to get started
  • 3. Some questions for you
    Work experience?
    Teaching experience?
    Experience in the development sector?
    Experience in social media?
    Masters’ thesis?
  • 4. Networking Activity
    Talk to your fellow students
    Share information that you think may be useful to the other
    - about your project
    - about future plans
    - about things you have read, approaches you are using
    - …..
    Find valuable inputs for your project
    Network!!!
  • 5. get to know each other on more personal level
    Follow-up: exchange contact information (e-mail, telephone, social networking, etc.)
    Not easy to do – you need to get over shyness
    You need to have some background information/some common ground to build the relationship
    Follow-up depends on what you want out of the relationship
  • 6.
  • 7. CONVERSE
    CONNECT
    (RE)BUILD
    FIND & CREATE
  • 8. Some tools
  • 9. Social Networking
  • 10. Social bookmarking
    diigo
    StumbleUpon
  • 11. Social Media Sharing
  • 12. Instant Messaging
    Skype
  • 13. Collaborative Tools
  • 14. Personal Space
    Blogger.com
    Posterous.com
    Wordpress.com
  • 15. You can learn from others’ experiences
    Social media can be used to get information
    How can social media enhance my work, my studies, my career?
    You need to process all the information you get from social media
    It can jeopardize your career
  • 16. Social Media for Development
  • 17. Large Global Organisations
    Small Organisations
    Educational Organisations
    Individuals
  • 18. Large Organisations
    Use social media to connect with organisations and individuals in the field
    Share their new resources, new publications, etc.
    What they share can also indicate shift in policies, priorities, shift in approaches, etc.
    Marketing vs. Real
  • 19. Some examples
    OECD
    http://www.oecd.org/
    http://twitter.com/oecd
    http://twitter.com/oecd_edu
    UN: http://twitter.com/faonews/un-twitter-accounts
    FAO http://twitter.com/faonews
    UNHCR
    UNICEF
    UNDP
    UNESCOhttp://twitter.com/unesconow
    ….
  • 20. EU DG Development: twitter
    European Commission DG Environment (FB)
  • 21. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    The One Campaign – making yourself heard
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/foundationnotes/Pages/default.aspx
    http://twitter.com/gatesfoundation
    Wellcome Trust
    Sharing results of the grants (blog, youtube)
    http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/index.htm
    http://twitter.com/wellcometrust
  • 22. Small Organisations
    Use social media to talk about their activities and raise their profile
    Share their own work as it happens
    Join in discussion
    Form a community around their activities
  • 23. Some examples
    Honeybee Network:
    http://twitter.com/honeybeenetwork
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Honey-Bee-Network/114384885290156
    http://www.ted.com/speakers/anil_gupta.html
    Digital Green
    http://www.youtube.com/digitalgreenorg
    http://www.facebook.com/digitalgreenorg
  • 24. Educational organisations
    Opportunity to engage in conversations and debates
    Attract more students (e.g. iTunesU)
    Attract new students
    New Knowledge, new collaborations
    ….
  • 25. Individuals
    You can discover grassroots activities
    You can converse with them directly!
    with the people who are doing the activities daily
    knowledge sharing becomes much easier
    Motivation increases with acknowledgement and recognition
  • 26. TED talks
    http://www.ted.com/
    focus on the individual
    Ashoka.org
    Raising profile of social entrepreneurs (fellows)
    Enabling direct interaction
  • 27. You can use social media to get your project out there
    The success of social media – the amount you socialize – also depends your culture
    How much feedback can you allow?
    How can social media be used in grassroot educational projects?
    Howcaneffectsbemonitored and measured?
    Is your website professional or private?
    Others can steal your ideas
    BUT can ideas be stolen? Is it only the implementation that can be proprietary?
    Focus the website on a particular target group
  • 28. Some practical tips and tricks
  • 29. ME
    How do I present myself?
    How does myorganisation/project want to present itself?
    50 word bio/description
    Use a same bio across networks
    Use photo
  • 30. My Audience
    Who is my audience? Who do I want to reach?
    Where is myaudience? Where do I reachthem? Where do I want to reachthem?
    try out severalplaces
    gauge the context/atmosphere of a network - how does the network present itself?
    How do I want to usethatnetwork?
    Whatcan I sharewiththem?
    think of appropriateness of information and etiquette
  • 31. Link up different socialnetworks
    e.g.tweetaboutnew blog posts, blog aboutthingsyoupick up onother sites, etc.
    It does takesome time, butyougain a lot!
    Giveit time!
  • 32. More links on http://www.delicious.com/krajagopal/PIEC2010