Proposed Panel for SXSW 2011 – Mobilized to Feed the World:A True StoryAugust 18, 2010 10:50 pm News, SXSW
This year we (Lloyd Zeigler and myself) have submitted a very special panel proposal to South by Southwest 2011 (SXSW 2011) for consideration to present at the Interaction portion of the conference. In this panel we will tell the story a group of college age kids from around the US that have joined together with one of the world’s most respected humanitarian organizations, Food for the Hungry, to make a real difference. For a more detailed description of the presentation, please see below.
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This presentation will be unique to a venue like SXSW. It is a faith based effort to mobilize people behind a common cause to make an extraordinary difference. The story deserves to be told and the only way it can be is with your help.
Below is a detailed description of the proposed panel.
Mobilized to Feed the World: A True Story
|Organizers||Mark Linder, Lloyd Zeigler|
|Description||Can a small group of college age kids really change the world? Can they use digital platforms and modern day communication mediums to organize behind a cause and make a difference in thousands of lives? Can this group, decentralized across the nation become motivated as one to create real change? Across this planet people have real needs. Needs that rip the thread of the life’s fabric; food, shelter, clothing, disease, water and education just to name a few. But how often do we bind together behind a cause and make real progress with real people? Hear about how a small group leveraged their efforts to create real change, make a real difference and create real relief for starving and needy children around the globe. Learn lessons on picking the right partners, group dynamics & decision making, leveraging technology, mobilizing with a unified plan and execution with passion. The story is amazing and should not be missed by any leader that is trying to motivate their Team to achieve a goal or move their organization forward.|
|Tags||feed, hunger, world hunger|
|Event||SXSW Interactive 2011|