09 Jul July 12, 2016 – Facebook Live w Peg Samuel & Sasha Chanoff of From Crisis to Calling
Peg Samuel – Social Media Expert at SocialDiva and Author of Facebook Marketing Like I’m 5: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Facebook
Peg Samuel is a proven leader in online brand building and digital strategy with a focus in social media community engagement. She is the Founder of Social Diva Media, a boutique agency that develops and executes integrated web strategies. Peg has worked on media, fashion & wellness brands and special projects at the NBC Olympics Games & The 55th Annual Grammy Awards. She specializes in all aspects of social media and community development including; influencer targeting and activations, event planning and activations, and email. She works with a wide-range of lifestyle brands and clients including W Hotel, W Magazine, InStyle and Vogue. Her entrepreneurial success has received attention from media outlets E! News, MSNBC, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Good Morning New York. Peg has spoken at and been involved in Internet Week NY, Social Media Week NY, Social Media Week LA, Social Media Breakfast, and she is an Adjunct Professor at NYU Wasserman School in Social Media.
Sasha Chanoff – Executive Director at RefugePoint and Author of From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions
Sasha Chanoff is the founder and executive director of RefugePoint, a humanitarian organization that finds lasting solutions for refugees in life threatening situations. Sasha faced a life and death decision during a US sponsored rescue operation in the Congo to evacuate massacre survivors that ultimately led to starting RefugePoint. He previously consulted for the UN Refugee Agency and worked for the International Organization for Migration across Africa in refugee resettlement and relief operations. He has appeared on 60 Minutes multiple times in connection with the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan, is a featured story-teller on NPR’s Moth Radio Hour, and writes and speaks regularly on refugee affairs. He has received social entrepreneur fellowships from the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Ashoka, and Echoing Green, and is a recipient of the Charles Bronfman Humanitarian Prize, Harvard University Center for Public Leadership’s Gleitsman International Activist Award, and is a 2015 White House Champion of Change. Sasha is a member of the steering committee for New England International Donors, and a human rights adviser to The Leir Charitable Foundations. He recently served as an adviser to the Warner Bros. film The Good Lie starring Reese Witherspoon, and helped establish its charitable initiative, The Good Lie Fund, which he currently advises.