This Friday, January 9th
, TechSoup’s NonProfit
Commons in Second Life will kickoff 2015 with Evonne Heyning
in SL) and a discussion on sharing and mapping knowledge within nonprofit and educational projects, and her work on the learning platform eddefy.com
, an online knowledge sharing tool where experts create step-by-step learning paths for others to follow.
in Second Life) is a prolific artist and transmedia
producer who designs media campaigns, social actions and participatory tools with partners around the globe. Evonne
has led international tech/aid projects on 3 continents and co-founded the first computer education program in Transylvania before coming back to the US to start media companies, a special effects shop in Hollywood and the social action gaming enterprise . Evonne
teaches STEAM arts, media and social strategy and loves creating live media and interactive experiences to weave together active participation in culture creation with the joy of learning and sharing insight.
Join us in Second Life!
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, January 9th, 8:30 AM PT / 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 – Evonne Heyning (In Kenzo in SL), Sharing and Mapping Knowledge
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