What It Means to Be an Advocate in the Digital Age


After a recent trip to Honduras with the ONE Research Foundation, an advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, actors America Ferrera and Alexis Bledel spoke about women, children, social media advocacy and ending poverty at the 2012 Social Good Summit on Monday.

Molly Kinder, director for agriculture and Europe policy at ONE, and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, who leads social innovation at Twitter, joined them in a panel moderated by Mashable‘s Zoe Fox.

Before the panel, they showed a short but moving documentary about the women and girls they met in Honduras, working to improve their lives and those of their families. While there, they learne…
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