[Ohio-talk] Social Networking: A Workshop

mzavoli at roadrunner.com mzavoli at roadrunner.com
Sun Jun 11 19:46:10 UTC 2017

Greetings Friends,

Here is yet another announcement from Chancey Fleet, Technology Coordinator at the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library for the Blind of New York City.  This time, it's about social networking, which can improve your chances of landing the job or career you want.

"Social Networking for Peer Support and Community-building Moderated by Nefertiti 
Matos with special guests Eliza Cooper and Phil So Tuesday June 13, 5:00 - 6:45 
PM In person or online via Hangouts Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book 
Library 40 West 20th St | New York, NY 10011 Email ChanceyFleet at nypl.org or 
leave a message at (212) 621-0627 to reserve your spot! Whether you?re starting 
a book group, planning a party or getting to know professionals in your field, 
social networking can help you connect, share experiences, and learn. It can 
also help you stay informed of changes and trends affecting people with 
disabilities in your local community and across the globe. During this 
interactive workshop, you?ll learn how to use Facebook and Twitter for peer 
support, to plan and publicize events, create discussion groups, and network 
around your career and interests. Eliza Cooper Eliza spent four years consulting 
on social media strategy to clients ranging from startups to the United Nations 
to New York City?s current Chief Digital Officer. Though she has now gone back 
to graduate school and switched careers, Eliza still uses sites like Twitter, 
LinkedIn, Facebook and Meetup to build and maintain her professional and social 
networks. She believes strongly in the value of social media, and encourages you 
to follow her on Twitter at @Elizain140 Phil So Phil is the founder of Vision 
Week, New York City's largest blind and low vision event series, founder of 
iRead Initiative which aims to connect 1000 blind and low vision New Yorkers to 
unlimited digital reading, founder of the most active blind and low vision 
Facebook community "New York City Tri-State Blind and Low Vision Community" (and 
the creator and author of the LinkedIn DTECC strategy that helps jobseekers 
discover and connect with thousands of disability-friendly employers and 
managers in 5 easy steps. Phil teaches LinkedIn and Facebook courses at Baruch 
College Computer Center for Visually Impaired people where he reveals the inside 
secrets of his success strategies. Prior to his leadership initiatives in 
disability, Phil worked at the world's #4 marketing research agency, GfK. Phil 
holds a degree from Columbia University." 
Milena Zavoli 

Milena Zavoli 

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