Womanity Foundation holding a Twitter-based virtual summit on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, launching #WomenChangeMakers discussion forum.
The Womanity Foundation will mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2013 by hosting a global Twitter-based virtual summit titled “Celebrating #WomenChangeMakers”, on #SocEntSummit, featuring expert contributions on how women drive innovation and progress in their societies. The forum will showcase pioneer work of social entrepreneurs who promote women’s empowerment, as well as inputs from business professionals, academics and leaders of social institutions who support and study their work.
Sessions will address topics such as “stories of women as leaders of change”; “men’s role in women’s empowerment”; “overcoming the obstacles to girls’education”; “the benefits of economic inclusion of women”; “women and technology - from access to action”.
The Twitter summit will launch #WomenChangeMakers as aTwitter-based forum of exchange for social entrepreneurs working on women’s issues around the world. The Womanity Foundation (twitter handle @WomanityFndtn), will host and animate the forum.
When: March 8, 2013
Where: http://tweetchat.com/room/SocEntSummit. The event can be tracked and followed under#WomenChangeMakers.
Time:2pm – 9:30pm IST / 9:30am –5:00pm CET (GMT+1)
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What is #SocEntSummit and how does it work?
A #SocEntSummit is a real-time, Twitter-based discussion hub about social entrepreneurship that fetures specific issuesand events. It is designed for current and aspiring social entrepreneurs, their partners, funders, supporters and journalists, to share ideas, discuss the state of the field, identify the latest innovations, pinpoint areas requiring deeper exploration and gain knowledge.
You can join the #SocEntSummit anytime using your Twitter account. If you aren’t on Twitter yet, visit twitter.com to sign up. Registration is quick and free.
Here are a few simple steps to join the conversation:
- Visit TweetChat at www.tweetchat.com.
- Click on “sign in,” and enter your Twitter account name and password. Authorize TweetChat by clicking on “authorize app” when prompted.
- In the box marked “enter hashtag to follow,” type #SocEntSummit.
- Click “Go” and join the conversation!
Hashtags are Twitter’s way to set apart keywords, messages, or topics in any given conversation. Once you’re following the #SocEntSummit hashtag, you will be able to see every tweet from the event, even if you’re not yet following any users on Twitter.