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YouTube and iTunes Aren't Just For Kids: Reaching New Audiences Through Online Communities

Victor d'Allant, Skoll Foundation
Washington, DC
January 10, 2008

Part 1


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As the Web 2.0 platform makes it easier to communicate peer-to-peer, what does this mean for philanthropy? How can foundations leverage these new tools to reach new audiences and encourage greater awareness of the issues in which they are engaged?

Join Victor d'Allant, executive director of the Skoll Foundation's Social Edge, the online community for social entrepreneurs, as he shares his recent experiences with blogs, video blogs and podcasts.

Speaker bio
As executive director of Social Edge, Victor d'Allant is responsible for building a global online community where social entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, and other practitioners of the social sector connect to network, learn, inspire, and share resources.

Victor d'Allant is a global media executive and cultural anthropologist who has worked for large corporations, international organizations, and entrepreneurial startups in many parts of the world.

He started his career as a Paris-based photojournalist reporting on economic and social issues from Brazil, India, Turkey, Yemen, Burkina Faso, and Bangladesh.

He has a B.A. and an M.A. in social anthropology from the Sorbonne in Paris and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

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