Mobilize DREAMers through transformative digital communications
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About the Event
Come learn how to utilize new media to communicate effectively, mobilize volunteers, raise resources, and stand out!
Facilitator: Macon Phillips. Former DREAM Adventure Director, Macon founded The Starling Agency after fifteen years of groundbreaking digital work in politics, government and international development. Macon oversaw online fundraising, organizing and communications for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and founded the White House Office of Digital Strategy, transforming how the President could mobilize Americans. At the State Department, Macon developed digital engagement campaigns in over thirty countries and built a community of over 500,000 young African leaders through the YALI Network. As CARE USA’s Chief Digital Officer, Macon managed the digital infrastructure for the global humanitarian organization, developed applications to digitize program data and created both the policy and capacity to protect the privacy of beneficiaries. Macon currently serves on the board of NetHope, which joins the world's largest nonprofits with technology innovators.