Thursday, April 15, 2010: Howard Rheingold
Friday, April 16, 2010: Tessie Guillermo
Thursday, April 15, 2010:
New Media Literacies for the 21st Century
Howard Rheingold is a leader in the field of Internet communication, credited with inventing the term "virtual communities." He is an engaging speaker and thoughtful critic of the opportunities and threats of participatory media.
Editor of “Whole Earth Review”
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21st Century Literacies from the Reboot Britain event in London, July, 2009 (40 minutes).
21st Century Media Literacies (6 minutes)
Friday, April 16, 2010: Overcoming the Digital Divide and Using New Media to Improve Health for All
Tessie Guillermo is President and CEO of ZeroDivide. Prior to ZeroDivide, Ms. Guillermo served for 15 years as CEO of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, a leading national health policy/advocacy organization with offices in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. In 2000, Ms. Guillermo was appointed by former President Bill Clinton to serve as an inaugural member of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board for The California Endowment, and for Catholic Healthcare West. Ms. Guillermo is also a member of the Board of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, the Nonprofit Finance Fund in New York and Northern California Grantmakers (NCG). Ms. Guillermo is an alumna of the University of California, Berkeley and California State University, East Bay, with a BA in Economics. She is a graduate of the Gallup Leadership Institute and was a 1997 Fellow of the Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute.
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