- Social Media
- Active Citizenship
- Good Giving
- Corporate Responsibility
- Be Fearless
You've read the AGC Conversational Case Studies blog posts, commented on the online discussion, and now you can participate in a CaseSoup session about online contests with Allison Fine, Beth Kanter, and Scott Beale of Atlas Corps.
As part of our AGC Conversational Case Studies, Allison and Beth have been sharing the lessons learned from the 2009 America's Giving Challenge and facilitating discussion about online contests in general.
On Friday, June 25 at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT, they will be joined by Scott Beale of Atlas Corps, a frequent participant in online contests and a repeat winner of America's Giving Challenge, to discuss the secrets for success when participating in online contests. Tune in by clicking on this link: http://www.casefoundation.org/case-soup on June 25 and you can ask Allison, Beth and Scott your questions in real time via Twitter using the hashtag #CaseSoup, live Chat on screen, submit them via comments to this post, or email them to us beforehand to CaseSoup@casefoundation.org.
About the Experts
Allison Fine Allison is a writer and activist dedicated to understanding and enhancing efforts to use new, social media tools for social change. She writes for her blog, A. Fine Blog, authored the award-winning book Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age, and was commissioned by the Case Foundation to write a paper on young people and activism, Social Citizens. She also recently co-wrote a book with Beth Kanter entitled The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change.
Beth Kanter Beth is the author of Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media, one of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits. She is also the co-author of the new book The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change, and is the CEO of Zoetica, a company that serves nonprofits and socially conscious companies with online marking services. In 2009, she was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the most influential women in technology.
Scott Beale Scott Beale is the founder of Atlas Corps, an award-winning international exchange program of the best of the world's rising nonprofit leaders. Atlas Corps brings skilled professionals from around the world to volunteer in the U.S. for one year. Atlas Corps has won nearly $400,000 from five online contests in two years and is arguably more successful than any other nonprofit in the country at winning online contests: AGC'08, IdeaBlob, AGC'09, Chase Community Giving, and Pepsi RefreshEverything.