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Social Good Summit

2012 Social Good Summit The 3rd annual social Good Summit, held during UN Week, celebrated the innovative power of social media and technology to solve our world's most challenging problems. From women's rights, climate New York 3days 188speakers change, and child mortality to Internet freedom, and the capacity of mobile, no issue or solution went untouched. This year, with The Global Conversation, the summit went worldwide. New York shared the stage with sister events in Beijing and Nairobi, and communities from around the world joined in, sparking a record-setting, universal dialogue in which From youth, to government officials, CEO's, celebrity activists, religious leaders, UN heads, technologists, and more, the speakers at this year's summit in NYC highlighted the diversity of leaders currently tackling our world's issues. anyone, anywhere could have a voice. Beijing Nairobi 24h The Global Conversation The Global Conversation brought together 24 hours of record- breaking discussion on one global topic: How social media and tech- nology can create solutio communities. People in more than local Vivestream 300 cities gathered to host their own conversations, tune into the tumblr. live broadcast from the three summit hubs and ignite their online networks to take action. Sweden Canada Russia Koşovo France United States Albania China Japan Morocco Egypt Bhufan Mexico Myanmar Somalia Lin Rwanda Kenya South Sudan . india Costa Rica Philippines Indonesia •New Guinea Peru Brazil South Africa Australia Argentina 50€ 150čountries New Zealand native languages Groups in 150+ countries tuned into the summit and joined the conversa- tion online, reiterating the messages of the Social Good Summit and The Global Conversation in 50+ different native languages. 300 cities Individual communities gathe- red for meet ups (ranging from small groups to gatherings of hundreds) to discuss & share ways that social media and te- chnology can tackle problems in their local areas. #SGSGlobal The summit's Twitter hashtag trended locally, nationally and globally. All Access Thousands 523million The summit was transla- of Hours ted in real-time in 7 lan- guages, including all 6 official UN languages Of impressions in Twitter using #SGSGlobal 50,000 viewers watched the live broadcast over three days. Highlights We are living at a Social change is about connecting with networks and connecting them with on-the-ground change. moment when anyone can be a diplomat. All you have to do is 'hit send'. Beth Kanter, Author Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. Secretary of State Human creativity has no limit. Professor Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank of Bangladesh & 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Mashable UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION 92Y BILL&MELINDA GATES foundation ERICSSON Social Good Summit September 22-24, 2012

Social Good Summit

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The 3rd annual social Good Summit, held during UN Week, celebrated the innovative power of social media and technology to solve our world’s most challenging problems. From women’s rights, clima...



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