Digital Sisterhood A self-care, self-discovery & social justice movement for women in social mediadigitalsisterhood.wordpr...
Digital Sisterhood<br />Ananda Leeke’sPowerPoint Presentation supported her <br />speech at the Social Justice Camp II: Th...
Women Online<br />Did you know women represent 87.1<br />million of the total U.S. adult online <br />population (163.8 mi...
So what is digital sisterhood?<br />
Digital Sisterhood is…<br />The feminine currency women use to create relationship wealth through the connections they mak...
Relationship Wealth<br />The relationship wealth of <br />digital sisterhood is based <br />on what women care <br />about...
Women + Relationship Wealth = Powerful Women<br />This wealth supports women as <br />they stand in their own power <br />...
#DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays on Twitter<br />#DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays <br />give women in social media a <br />weekl...
Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />Digital Sisterhood Month was<br />established in December 2010 to <br />give women an o...
Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />offline events were held in<br />Washington, DC. The...
Digital Sisterhood Network 2011<br />#DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays on Twitter<br />Monthly #DigitalSisterhood Tweetchats f...
Digital Sisterhood Blogger-in-Residence 2011-12<br />The Digital Sisterhood Network’s Blogger-in <br />Residence Program w...
Digital Sisterhood MovementSelf-Care, Self-Discovery & Social Justice<br />When women in social media <br />invest in them...
Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can use online meditation podcasts, videos, and smart phone apps t...
Meditation & Chill Out Phone Apps<br />
Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can use yoga podcasts, videos, and smart phone apps to practice se...
Online and Offline Yoga<br />Women in social media can watch online kind and gentle yoga classes on Stickam.com: http://st...
Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can <br />use fitness, health, nutrition, <br />and magazine smart...
Nutrition Phone Apps<br />
Health Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
Health Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
Fitness Magazine Phone & iPad Apps<br />
Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Women in social media <br />can watch creative coaching  <br />workshops on Ustream...
Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Women in social media can <br />read magazine iPad and smart <br />phone apps, Face...
Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Social media conferences, <br />networking sites meet-ups, and<br />Facebook, Yahoo...
Social Networking Sites<br />
Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women can use their social media presence to support causes they care about such as...
Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women in social media <br />can participate in blog <br />campaigns and carnivals, ...
Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women in social media <br />can use Eventbrite, <br />Kickstarter.com, <br />Crowdr...
Bio of Ananda Leeke<br />Yoga + Creativity + Internet Geek = Ananda Leeke. Leeke <br />is a lawyer turned “Jill of many tr...
Contact Information<br /><ul><li>Cell: 202.607.3509
Email: kiamshaleeke@yahoo.com
Web: www.anandaleeke.com
Blog: http://authoranandaleeke.wordpress.com
Network: http://digitalsisterhood.wordpress.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/anandaleeke
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Ananda-Leeke/68996700906
Ustream.tv: www.ustream.tv/channel/ananda-leeke-live
Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/user2529025
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/anandaleeke</li>
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Author Ananda Leeke gave her talk "Digital Sisterhood: A Self-Care, Self-Discovery, and Social Justice Movement for Women in Social Media" at the Ignite Speakers Night sponsored by Social Justice Camp II: The Empowered Are Back on January 21, 2011, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Washington, DC.

Watch video of Leeke's talk (7 min): http://www.vimeo.com/19056642.

Health muralist and activist Regina Holliday organized and hosted the event. Click on the link to learn more about Regina and the Social Justice Camp Ignite speakers: http://reginaholliday.blogspot.com/​2010/​12/​social-justice-camp-ii-on-water-ripples.html.

Visit http://digitalsisterhood.wordpress and http://twitter.com/​digitalsisterhd for more information about the Digital Sisterhood Network.

Visit www.anandaleeke.com to learn more about Ananda and her current book project, Digital Sisterhood, a memoir (December 2011).

Ananda's books Love's Troubadours, a novel and That Which Awakens Me, a poetic memoir are available on Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/​i5qrU3.

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Digital Sisterhood: A self-care, self-discovery & social justice movement for women in social media

  1. 1. Digital Sisterhood A self-care, self-discovery & social justice movement for women in social mediadigitalsisterhood.wordpress.com @digitalsisterhd by Ananda Leeke <br />
  2. 2. Digital Sisterhood<br />Ananda Leeke’sPowerPoint Presentation supported her <br />speech at the Social Justice Camp II: The Empowered Are <br />Back’s Ignite Speaker Night on January 21, 2011 at St. Paul's <br />Lutheran Church, 4900 Connecticut Avenue, NW, <br />Washington, DC. The PowerPoint is based on an <br />excerpt from Leeke’s book manuscript Digital Sisterhood, a <br />memoir (will be published in December 2011). <br />(updated on 2.1.11)<br />
  3. 3. Women Online<br />Did you know women represent 87.1<br />million of the total U.S. adult online <br />population (163.8 million) in 2010?<br />According to the BlogHer-iVillage<br />2010 Social Media Matters Study, co-<br />sponsored by Ketchum and the<br />Nielsen Company, there are<br />67.5million women (18 to 76 years<br />old) out of 126.9 million social media<br />users in the U.S. Now that’s digital <br />sisterhood!<br />
  4. 4. So what is digital sisterhood?<br />
  5. 5. Digital Sisterhood is…<br />The feminine currency women use to create relationship wealth through the connections they make, conversations they have, communities they build, causes they support, collaborative partnerships they establish, and commerce they engage in with women they meet online and offline.<br />
  6. 6. Relationship Wealth<br />The relationship wealth of <br />digital sisterhood is based <br />on what women care <br />about and their shared<br />interests and experiences. <br />
  7. 7. Women + Relationship Wealth = Powerful Women<br />This wealth supports women as <br />they stand in their own power <br />and reclaim themselves online <br />and offline.  When they do so, <br />they move with a power not seen <br />before. It is rooted in women <br />being fully,<br />P – Present when they<br />O – Own their lives as<br />W – Women who believe they have<br />E – Everything they need to live out their<br />R – Revolution of authenticity.<br />
  8. 8. #DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays on Twitter<br />#DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays <br />give women in social media a <br />weekly opportunity to build and <br />strengthen their communities. <br />Each week women are <br />encouraged to celebrate and <br />promote their digital sisters by <br />using the #FF (Friday Follow) <br />format. They are also encouraged <br />to tweet about their digital <br />sisters’ businesses, wisdom, <br />creativity, blogs, Facebook pages, <br />causes, videos, and web sites. <br />
  9. 9. Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />Digital Sisterhood Month was<br />established in December 2010 to <br />give women an opportunity to <br />celebrate their connections, <br />conversations, communities, <br />collaborative partnerships, and <br />commerce. Online events <br />Including Tweetchats on different <br />topics, radio shows, Twitter <br />contests, and weekly online yoga<br />classes were held. <br />
  10. 10. Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />Digital Sisterhood Month 2010<br />offline events were held in<br />Washington, DC. They included<br />a focus group on how women<br />in social media discuss fashion,<br />hair, beauty, and lifestyles; and<br />field trips to Tranquil Space for <br />a yoga class, the National <br />Museum of Women in the Arts <br />for the Lois Mailou Jones <br />exhibit, and Teaism, a woman-<br />owned café, for dinner.<br />
  11. 11. Digital Sisterhood Network 2011<br />#DigitalSisterhood Wednesdays on Twitter<br />Monthly #DigitalSisterhood Tweetchats from 9:00pm-10:00pm<br />Digital Sisterhood Radio on Talkshoe.com<br />Digital Sisterhood Network’s Blogger-in-Residence Program, March 2011-12<br />Kickstarter Fundraiser #2 for Digital Sisterhood Book Project, March-June 2011<br />Digital Sisterhood Social Justice Causes: <br /> -Crowdrise fundraising efforts for women & girls living with HIV/AIDS and <br /> Haitian Women, 2011-12<br /> -Feminism Online Project, March 2011<br />Digital Sisterhood Month, December 2011<br />Digital Sisterhood, a memoir book by Ananda Leeke, December 2011<br />
  12. 12. Digital Sisterhood Blogger-in-Residence 2011-12<br />The Digital Sisterhood Network’s Blogger-in <br />Residence Program was established to serve a <br />woman living with health opportunities <br />(transformed the word challenges into <br />opportunities) in the DC metropolitan area. The <br />2011-12 Blogger-in-Residence is Kamaria T. Richmond, <br />a native Washingtonian and writer.  Richmond is <br />passionate about  spirituality, fabulous and healthy <br />living, family and friends, lifelong learning, fashion, <br />beauty, hair, the arts, music, gourmet food and wine, <br />home décor, traveling, and independent films.  She <br />worked as the East Coast Assistant Buyer for St. John<br />at Nordstrom for ten years prior to being diagnosed <br />with sarcoidosis and experiencing a stroke that <br />injured her brain in 2004.  After her stroke, she <br />decided to use her health challenges as life <br />reinvention opportunities to live a healthier lifestyle <br />by practicing forgiveness, gratitude, joy, loving<br />kindness, mindfulness, positive thinking, and self-care. <br />Follow her on Twitter and Cinchcast.<br />
  13. 13. Digital Sisterhood MovementSelf-Care, Self-Discovery & Social Justice<br />When women in social media <br />invest in themselves and each <br />other, they yield a high return. <br />So how can they remind <br />themselves to invest? <br />They can join the Digital <br />Sisterhood Movement of Self-<br />Care, Self-Discovery & Social <br />Justice.<br />
  14. 14. Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can use online meditation podcasts, videos, and smart phone apps to practice self-care.<br />
  15. 15. Meditation & Chill Out Phone Apps<br />
  16. 16. Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can use yoga podcasts, videos, and smart phone apps to practice self-care. <br />
  17. 17. Online and Offline Yoga<br />Women in social media can watch online kind and gentle yoga classes on Stickam.com: http://stickam.com/anandaleeke. They can also join Meet Up groups like the DC- based Kind and Gentle C-OM-MUNITY Meet Up to practice yoga locally: http://yoga.meetup.com/584. <br />
  18. 18. Digital Sisterhood Self-Care<br />Women in social media can <br />use fitness, health, nutrition, <br />and magazine smart phone <br />and iPad apps, Facebook <br />groups, and Twitter pages to <br />practice self-care. <br />
  19. 19. Nutrition Phone Apps<br />
  20. 20. Health Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
  21. 21. Health Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
  22. 22. Fitness Magazine Phone & iPad Apps<br />
  23. 23. Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Women in social media <br />can watch creative coaching <br />workshops on Ustream.tv, <br />listen to creative living <br />podcasts, and participate in <br />blogging book groups, monthly <br />art challenges, teleseminars, <br />and webinars to discover their <br />voice, passions, and interests.<br />
  24. 24. Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Women in social media can <br />read magazine iPad and smart <br />phone apps, Facebook groups, <br />and Twitter pages to gain <br />inspiration and information on <br />how to discover their voice, <br />passions, and interests; accept, <br />forgive, and reinvent <br />themselves; and live creative <br />and fully engaged lives.<br />
  25. 25. Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
  26. 26. Magazine Facebook & Twitter<br />
  27. 27. Digital Sisterhood Self-Discovery<br />Social media conferences, <br />networking sites meet-ups, and<br />Facebook, Yahoo, Google and <br />LinkedIn groups are places that <br />offer women space to explore <br />themselves, make connections, <br />have conversations with like-<br />minded women, build <br />community, and establish <br />collaborative partnerships.<br />
  28. 28. Social Networking Sites<br />
  29. 29. Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women can use their social media presence to support causes they care about such as breast cancer, feminism, Haiti’s rebuilding efforts, heart health, HIV/AIDS, violence against women, and women’s health week. <br />
  30. 30. Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women in social media <br />can participate in blog <br />campaigns and carnivals, <br />Twitter chats, Twestivals, <br />Tweetups, and unconferences <br />like Social Justice Camp, <br />and Nonprofit 2.0 to gain <br />awareness, fresh ideas, <br />collaborative partners, <br />training, support, and build <br />community.<br />
  31. 31. Digital Sisterhood Social Justice<br />Women in social media <br />can use Eventbrite, <br />Kickstarter.com, <br />Crowdrise, and other <br />online event and <br />fundraising sites to raise <br />money for social justice <br />events, causes, and projects <br />they develop and/or <br />support.<br />
  32. 32. Bio of Ananda Leeke<br />Yoga + Creativity + Internet Geek = Ananda Leeke. Leeke <br />is a lawyer turned “Jill of many trades”: innerpreneur, <br />author, artist, coach, and yoga teacher. Her mission is <br />“Empowering U2BU through creativity coaching, Reiki, <br />self-care, social media, volunteerism, and yoga.” <br />She pennedThat Which Awakens Me: A Creative <br />Woman’s Poetic Memoir of Self-Discovery (2009 – <br />available on Amazon.com) and her debut novel Love’s <br />Troubadours – Karma: Book One(2007 – available on <br />Amazon.com).  Her poetry appeared in Beyond the <br />Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century<br />(2002) edited by E. Ethelbert Miller. Her six-word memoir <br />– Go Green Boho BAP. Urban Debutante. -  was published <br />in It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs <br />by Writers Famous & Obscure by Larry Smith and Rachel <br />Fershleiser of Smith Magazine in 2010. She is currently <br />writing Digital Sisterhood, a memoir (2011) and Love’s <br />Troubadours – Symon: Book Two (2012).<br />
  33. 33. Contact Information<br /><ul><li>Cell: 202.607.3509
  34. 34. Email: kiamshaleeke@yahoo.com
  35. 35. Web: www.anandaleeke.com
  36. 36. Blog: http://authoranandaleeke.wordpress.com
  37. 37. Network: http://digitalsisterhood.wordpress.com
  38. 38. Twitter: http://twitter.com/anandaleeke
  39. 39. Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Ananda-Leeke/68996700906
  40. 40. Ustream.tv: www.ustream.tv/channel/ananda-leeke-live
  41. 41. Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/user2529025
  42. 42. YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/anandaleeke</li>

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