2010 Making Media Connections Conference

Community Media Workshop presents
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Keynote: Deanna Zandt

Deanna Zandt is a media technologist and consultant to key progressive media organizations including AlterNet and Jim Hightower’s Hightower Lowdown, and hosts TechGrrl Tips on GRITtv with Laura Flanders.

Zandt specializes in social media, and is a leading expert in women and technology. She works with groups to create and implement effective web strategies toward organizational goals of civic engagement and empowerment, and uses her background in linguistics, advertising, telecommunications and finance to complement her technical expertise. She has spoken at a number of conferences, including the National Conference on Media Reform, Bioneers, America’s Future Now (formerly “Take Back America,”) Women Action & The Media, and provides beginner and advanced workshops both online and in person.

In January 2009, Deanna was chosen as a fellow for the Progressive Women’s Voices program at the Women’s Media Center. She also serves as a technology advisor to a number of organizations, including Feministing, The Girls & Boys Projects and Women Action & The Media. In addition to her technology work, Deanna writes and illustrates graphic stories and comics, and volunteers with dog rescue organization Rat Terrier ResQ.

Read about what Deanna is up to at her site and blog: http://www.deannazandt.com/

Follow Deanna on Twitter: twitter.com/@randomdeanna

Look up Deanna’s presentations on Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/deannazandt

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    WHEN: June 9th & 10th, 2010
    WHERE: Columbia College Chicago Film Row Cinema.
    1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor Chicago, Illinois (click for map)

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