The Role of Media and Social Media in Preventing Violence against Women and Girls

Social media offers unprecedented opportunities to raise awareness around violence against women and girls, to help users stay safe, and to inspire people to engage in social activism.  At the same time, it may pose challenges to journalists by blurring the line between journalism and activism. 

Join us for a stimulating discussion moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs, with the following distinguished panelists:

Liriel Higa, Social Media Strategist, Half the Sky Movement 
Shawna Potter, Founder, Hollaback Baltimore
Nancy Schwartzman, Executive Director, The Line Campaign, and developer of Circle of 6
Caroline D'Angelo, Social Media Editor, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Sponsored By:

The Global Women's Institute,The School of Media and Public Affairs, The Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication