One Billion Rising: Revolution for the February 12th NonProfit Commons Meeting

This Friday, February 12th, TechSoup’s NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature Saffia Widdershins of the One Billion Rising team in Second Life. On February 14th 2013, one billion people from 207 countries around the world rose up to demand an end to violence against women and girls. The event continue yearly with this year’s theme “Revolution” focusing on the most marginalized women and girls to bring about true, long lasting change. The One Billion Rising in SL group will be marking the occasion with a twenty-four hour, one day virtual event that will allow women and men from around the world, to gather, and feature storytelling, performance, and art, along with information on organizations dedicated to promoting justice for women across the globe. 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, February 12th, 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 – Gentle Heron
  • 9:00 am Featured Presentation – One Billion Rising: Revolution 
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements


The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is a program sponsored by Caravan Studios –, a division of TechSoup Global, 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