Tag Archives: speaking
05
Apr

reACTor @ TEDxFulbright

mobile news meets mobile gaming I and Jeremy Pesner presented reACTor as part of TEDxFulbright’s Social Innovation Challenge. reACTor re-envisions news & activism by combining them in a mobile game to encourage activism around news stories people care about. presentation: http://bit.ly/reactorprezi website: http://reactor-game.com 5 April 2014

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03
Dec

Women in Tech: Mobile & Mapping toward Resilience & Recovery

The Fulbright Association’s NY Chapter presented a Women in Tech panel which featured women in the mobile and mapping fields focused on crisis response and resilience-building. The pivotal role of mobile tech and mapping in crisis response has become increasingly apparent: rescuers in the Philippines used social mapping to direct typhoon response, and SMS to […]

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30
Oct

GoogleTalks: The Role of Arts in Resilience

In this @GoogleTalks panel, the role of arts in resilience is discussed with Jeremy Xido (Director, Death Metal Angola), Earl Douglas (Executive Director, Black Rock Coalition) and Jennifer Wright Cook (Executive Director, The Field), moderated by Josephine Dorado (President, Fulbright NY Chapter). YouTube video: http://youtu.be/DbSU8ekCZYo 30 October 2013

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28
Aug

TechCamp Ramallah

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. At TechCamp Ramallah 2013, men and women from a range of Palestinian civil society organizations and industries participated, […]

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20
Oct

Selma Jeanne Cohen Award

I was honored to receive Fulbright’s esteemed Selma Jeanne Cohen Award for international scholarly research on dance in 2012. At the Annual Fulbright Conference in London that year, I gave a presentation entitled “Instant Online Collaboration: Just Add Dance” focused on the use of dance frameworks for online collaboration and linking physical to digital actions. At […]

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12
Sep

TechCamp Kyiv

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. (Following is quoted from Jamie Findlater’s write-up on TechCamp Kyiv 2012: TechCamp Kyiv Equips Tomorrow’s Global Citizens with Technology): “On […]

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12
Jun

Fulbright in a Connected World

Fulbright in a Connected World was a panel discussion on the Fulbright Program’s future in social media. The discussion explored how the Fulbright network could better leverage digital tools and communities in order to encourage innovation through partnership and creativity. The panel, moderated by the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Innovation in the Bureau of […]

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16
May

TechSoup | Nonprofits Live: GAMES

Game-based technologies can serve as powerful tools for advancing social action, civic engagement, and health for youth. This interactive Nonprofits Live: GAMES webinar featured a lively mix of nonprofit technology guests sharing their unique perspectives on ways to harness the power of gaming as a catalyst for good. You’ll hear how some organizations are using games as […]

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15
Oct

Instant Online Collaboration: Just Add Dance

The Creating Participatory Learning Through Performance workshop was part of the MobilityShifts: Future of Learning Summit. It focused on improvisational performance as a framework for online collaboration and distributed learning. By leveraging the affordances of shared virtual world space and creative frameworks, we can build richer online rapport and an optimal environment for instant collaboration and participatory […]

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30
Apr

Hybrid Arts Summit

Presented and Organized by Art Alliance Austin, Austin Museum of Digital Art (AMODA), Fusebox Festival & Texas Biennial Art and Technology Session 1: Update from the front lines April 30, 12:00pm – 12:45pm A round-table discussion featuring a handful of arts professionals and artists that are specifically working with the intersection of art and technology. […]

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