Ryan Foland with Dr. Tracy Carmichael, Jennifer Friend and Nicole Suydam: Non-Profits and Social Media
Many Non-Profits are using Social Media to reach out to their supporters in new and creative ways. Joining the show today, three powerhouse women who are each leading very worthy causes. From helping child homelessness, feeding those with hunger, and making sure that all children get access to the education they deserve. education In the show we talk about how good online strategy sometimes starts offline. We also dive into why it is so important it is to communicate your story. Join us as we meet and learn from:
Prior to becoming the CEO of Project Hope Alliance (http://www.projecthopealliance.org/) , Jennifer Friend enjoyed a successful career as a partner at a large law firm. While practicing law, Jennifer found her calling in advocating for and advancing the needs of homeless children and their families in Orange County. In 2013, Jennifer elected to resign from her law firm partnership and accept the invitation to serve as Project Hope Alliance’s CEO. She currently serves as the President-Elect of UCI’s Alumni Association Board of Directors, and on the School of Social Ecology’s Field Study Advisory Board and the Chancellor’s Steering Committee for OC Working Together.
Nicole Suydam is a non-profit executive with nearly 20 years of management and leadership experience working with local and national organizations dedicated to meeting human service needs. As Chief Executive Officer of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (http://www.feedoc.org/) since 2012, Nicole is committed to ending hunger in Orange County and engaging the community to support its mission through food donations, philanthropic support, volunteerism and advocacy.
Tracy Carmichael has spent over a decade conducting educational research and developing equity-centered educational programs that produce opportunities for children to reach their full potential. Tracy’s journey with THINK Together (https://thinktogether.org/) began in 2008, as Manager of Program Evaluation. After completing her doctorate in 2013, Tracy served as Director of Action Research Tracy’s longstanding commitment to the communication of THINK Together’s impact and mission serves as the basis of her current role as Chief Engagement Officer.
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