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Social Media for Social Good: YES Abroad Alumni Webinar
International Education Week 2016 is around the corner and we have organized a dynamic webinar that will help you mobilize your #IEW projects and activities on social media. #IEW is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide from November 14-18, 2016! Join the Social Media for Social Good YES alumni webinar on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:30pm EST to learn tips and tricks for using social media to share your culture and activities during IEW! Both YES & YES Abroad alumni and on-program students are encouraged to attend.
Meet the Panel
Will Smith (Not the actor!), President & Director of the Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia
Inspired by his participation in the 2013 Liberian Peace & Reconciliation soccer match and President Sirleaf’s acknowledgment that Liberia’s education system needed reconstruction, Will co-founded Liberia’s first soccer school to create new opportunities for Liberia’s talented boys and girls. Monrovia Football Academy (MFA) is the first school in Liberia to combine formal education with professional soccer development. As the Director of the Academy, Will oversees the school’s operations in Liberia, manages all fundraising and outreach activities, and establishes partnerships with academic and soccer institutions both in Liberia and abroad. He uses social media to create awareness about education issues in Liberia and empowers his peers to make a difference. Will holds an MS in African Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA in Government and French from the College of William & Mary. He is currently completing a graduate course on social entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University and splits his time between Liberia and the United States.
Davor Tunjic, YES 2012-2013, Bosnia and Herzegovina
After completing his YES year, Davor became the YES Alumni Coordinator of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As Alumni Coordinator, he has organized and executed several projects including the renovation of public places, donation drives, and social good campaigns. After completing a YES Alumni Digital Storytelling Workshop, Davor facilitated his own Digital Storytelling Workshops for YES and FLEX alumni in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was also a part of an alumni project called, "A sto ne bi mogle?", a video documentary about women who perform jobs that are reserved for men in Bosnian society. Davor participated in the StartQube Social Entrepreneurship Workshop in Macedonia as a Social Media Trainee and will be sharing his expertise with social media for social awareness with attendees.