Emilia Gutierrez, Politics and Government Outreach Manager, Facebook

Emilia Gutierrez

Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Emilia has spent the last ten + years in Washington, DC working to empower individuals and organizations to use digital tools and platforms to implement change. Before joining Facebook, Emilia worked as a digital strategist at a number of national advocacy organizations and most recently led the digital team as the Director of Online Engagement at Amnesty International USA. When not working with Facebook at as Politics and Government Outreach Manager for Facebook, Emilia is hanging out in Northwest DC with her Jack Russell/ Beagle mix, Topper and her husband.

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Saturday, September 4

2:05 PM EST

Impact Charla: Building a Movement on Social Media

In today’s rapidly changing social media landscape, building a movement can seem like quite the daunting task. However, it is not impossible. In fact, social media presents a unique opportunity to reach millions of people who are interested in understanding the world and making a difference. As shown by #metoo and BLM, movements that start online can have a lasting impact on the “real” world with far-reaching consequences that alter the way we think about topics such as race and gender. This charla with industry leaders will help you learn about these influential platforms to build relevant movements.

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