As a curtain raiser to International Women’s Day on March 08, 2012, Ashoka Changemakers hosted a 12 hour nonstop Twitter-based #SocEntSummit titled #ChangemakeHERS – an event of its kind, on March 06, 2012 between 12 noon to 12 midnight IST /1:30am to 1:30pm EST.
This unique virtual event attracted over 700 participants, 6 moderators and 24 experts to discuss 6 most important social issues around women. The summit saw 2075 unique tweets (does not include retweets ) from hundreds of accounts across different time zones.
Watch out http://www.changemakers.com/community/changemakehers for more action. Continue to tweet about women changemakers using #ChangemakeHERS hashtag.
Event summary, #SocEnt-Tweetstar profiles and unusual women stories be will posted here and www.changemakers.com/blog, HER campaign page (coming soon) and at our new community forum soon! Stay tuned…..