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Wednesday
Sep192012

Salon Series: Technology for a Hands-On Movement

Wondering how doulas use social media? Join us for a conversation on how you can help spread the full spectrum doula movement.

Bay Area Doula Project Salon Series Presents:
Technology for a Hands-On Movement:
How can we use technology to build the full spectrum doula movement?

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time: 7:00 to 8:30pm
Location: Rock Health
615 Grant Ave 3rd Floor
San Francisco 94108
Entrance through the scarf shop and look for yellow awning that reads "Yummy Bites"
Cost: Free
$5-$15 Suggested Donation for Bay Area Doula Project, no one will be turned away for lack of funds

 

A discussion and skill share about how doulas are using communication technologies to build their businesses and better serve their communities. Join us to learn hands-on technology tricks and tips while together envisioning how we can use technology to better serve our communities!
 
We'll touch on how doulas are building their bushiness, their community organizations, and their movement while supporting communication with the people and families they serve.  Light refreshments will be served.

Gwendolyn Roberts is a full-spectrum doula and member of (Re)Birthing Collective and the Bay Area Doula Project.  As a doula she makes use of user-friendly apps and sites to promote her business and to stay in touch with clients. She's also a part-time nanny, painter, poet and yoga teacher in training.  She will be presenting on how she uses social media and internet technology to build and maintain her small business. You can can find her online (Re)Brirthing presence atrebirthingcollective.org and on Facebook
 
Nicole Sata is co-founder of the Birth Justice Project whose volunteer doulas serve pregnant women who are incarcerated or in drug recovery.  She firmly believes that all women deserve to have peaceful and transformative birth experiences. As a doula community organizer, she makes use of a wide range of free software and applications to help organize the Birth Justice Project and is excited about sharing the tools she uses with the BADP community.
 
Becky Hurwitz is the Codesign Facilitator and Community Organizer at the MIT Media Lab's Center for Civic Media. She spends her time with changemakers and techies codesigning tools and methods to leverage media technology for progressive social change.  Becky in blogland. Twitter: @beckyhurwitz
 
 
The evening will be filled with great conversation and great people! We hope to see you and your friends there!

 

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