Can Social Marketing Save the World?

An expert panel will be presenting their take on how social marketing can help direct people’s minds towards progressive change. From ending genocide in Darfur to fighting global warming, learn how these guys are adding new tricks to their game.

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Panel Includes:

Aldon Hynes, Technology Coordinator, Ned Lamont for Senate

  • Background: After a career on Wall Street as a technology executive, Hynes now works for political campaigns and nonprofit organizations. Before the Lamont campaign, he helped pioneer DeanSpace, a network of campaign sites for Howard Dean’s U.S. presidential campaign.

Ronan Farrow, Representative, Genocide Intervention Network

  • Background: Ronan Farrow traveled to Darfur in 2004 and returned this year, interviewing refugees, government officials, and military leaders. He has appeared on MSNBC, ABC, and CNN advocating for protection of Darfurian refugees.

Jesse Littlewood, Recruitment Director, Green Corps

  • Background: Jesse Littlewood oversees outreach to hundreds of college campuses and environmental networks, helping to train thousands of environmental leaders on how to conduct effective public education and advocacy campaigns.

Leslie Snyder, Director, Center for Health Communication and Marketing

  • Background: Professor Snyder is one of the nation’s foremost experts on media campaigns and social marketing related to HIV prevention, safe sex, nutrition, and other health topics, and has served as a consultant to the U.S. government on several national health campaigns.

Date: Tuesday, November 28
Time: 8-9:30pm
Place: Science Center 150 (the really big one next to the science library)