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Technology Trends Among People of Color: Should You Rethink Your Social Media Strategy? - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Thursday, March 03, 2011 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
In-person | Washington, DC
Registration is now closed.

Audience: Executive Directors, Development Directors, Communication and Marketing Managers

Craft a more effective social media strategy by learning about the most recent findings from the Pew Research’s Center’s Internet & American Life Project on how people of color are using technology. After the session, you may retool your strategy. You will hear about:

  • The impact of mobile technologies
  • How the “digital divide” has changed
  • Trends in usage
  • Possible future directions

Presenter: Aaron Smith, Senior Research Specialist, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

Aaron Smith’s primary areas of research with the Project include the role of the internet in the political process, technology in civic life and online engagement with government. He has also authored research on mobile internet usage, the role of the internet in family life and demographic trends in technology adoption. Aaron has been with the Project since the spring of 2007. He holds a Masters degree in Public Affairs and an undergraduate degree from the Plan II Honors Program.

Moderator: Rosetta Thurman

Rosetta Thurman writes about nonprofits, leadership and social media on her popular blog at and her mission is to empower a new generation of leaders. She is the co-author of How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar, 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career, an accessible, do-it-yourself map of how to build a successful career in the nonprofit sector. Rosetta holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Trinity Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2008, Rosetta was named a “New Leader in Philanthropy” by Greater DC Cares. Currently, Rosetta is the President of Thurman Consulting as well as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Professional Studies at Trinity Washington University. In her free time, she writes poetry, cooks fancy food and listens to old school jams. She also tweets. A lot.

Space is limited. Register online with the form below, in person, or by calling 202-331-1400. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call 202-331-1400.

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