Mobile App Building for the June 5th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, June 5thTechSoup’s Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature Sally S. Cherry, BS, MT(ASCP) (SarVana Haalan in Second Life) who will discuss the use of app building tools to create and manage a mobile app for organizations, businesses, programs, and/or events. Sally will be sharing information related to the creating and launching process for CheriNet” (“CheriNet App”), a content-sharing mobile app available on Google Play. The purpose of CheriNet App is to share an interest-based selection of information and resources created or discovered within various real life and virtual-based digital communities.

As a STI laboratory/social media health consultant, Sally S. Cherry, BS, MT(ASCP) aka SarVana Haalan in Second Life strives to use effective social media and technology platforms to the integrate social media and 3D virtual worlds within real life and virtual-based programs and projects especially for nonprofits and public health. 
Sally’s forty years of experience in laboratory science, public health, and technology fuel her vision to integrate social media and 3D virtual worlds technology into nonprofit and public health projects as well as providing social media capacity building, training, information-sharing and marketing. In addition, Sally’s mission fueled the development of an HIV/AIDS capacity building and awareness program, “Community HIV/AIDS Resource Exchange (CHARE) Project” as well as “Community Health Technology Awareness Resource Exchange (CHeTARE) Project”, a health technology capacity building, awareness and training program. She conducts “Real to Virtual; Virtual to Real” Workshops to provide a better understanding of 3D virtual worlds and to instruct how to integrate the technology into collaborative projects, outreach, marketing, networking, and other real life projects. Her portfolio includes several OpenSimulator-based public health awareness programs (Kitely and JokaydiaGRIDSTI laboratory training activities (Kitely and JokaydiaGRIDKitelyCHARE Village in Kitely).


Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, June 5th, 8:30 AM PDT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater


AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements 
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Presentation – Mobile App Building, Sally S. Cherry, BS, MT(ASCP 
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

Written by: Rhiannon Chatnoir