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The Art of Photography and Storytelling for Social Good 

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Webinar Description 

How can nonprofits use photography and social media to advocate for their cause? What motivates people to act? And what are the elements of a great story or photo essay?

Beth Kanter, distinguished author and blogger and David Bathgate, award-winning photojournalist and storyteller will tackle these questions. PhotoPhilanthropy's Executive Director Lisa Rose will also share tips on visual storytelling, as one of the hosts of the event.

What you'll learn:

  • How can nonprofits use photography and social media to catalyze impact?
  • What motivates people to act? What are the elements of a great story or photo essay?
  • How can we measure success?

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Speaker Information 

Beth Kanter is a leading international expert in nonprofits' use of social media. Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek's "Voices of Innovation for Social Media," Beth is also the author of Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media.

David Bathgate is an award-winning photojournalist and storyteller, working for Time magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, and The Guardian. Founder and president of The Compelling Image, an online photography school, David also serves on the editorial committee of the photo-documentary magazine Photojournale.

Lisa Rose brings over 15 years of experience in senior leadership in the philanthropic sector. Prior to becoming the Executive Director of PhotoPhilanthropy, Lisa served as the founding CEO of the 1:1 Fund, a project incubated by CFED to build a broad online and high net-worth donor base for children’s savings accounts. She was formerly with The San Francisco Foundation, where she oversaw donor cultivation and stewardship for a portfolio of 450 high net-worth donors and $350 million in donor-advised funds. Before joining The San Francisco Foundation, Lisa served in senior management roles at the San Francisco Education Fund, the San Francisco Food Bank, and the San Francisco Community Music Center. Lisa graduated from Mount Holyoke College with degrees in Philosophy and Critical Social Thought. She studied German, Czech and Spanish languages and has lived and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, including Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand.

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