On Monday, May 23 at 6pm, Mobile Monday DC and Women In Wireless invite you to attend “ The Diverse Application of Mobile Technologies in Non-Profit Organizations”
Sponsored by CTIA and Jump Market Strategies, non-profit organization leaders will discuss how their organizations use mobile and wireless to advocate the mission of their group, obtain donors, and serve constituents. Our panelists will specifically address how their use of mobile impacts women.
6-7 : Networking Reception
7-8: Opening Remarks & Panel Program
8-8:30: Networking & Conclusion
We encourage you to bring and donate your old mobile phones to “Recycle to Eradicate Poverty” which benefits the Grameen Foundation. Both Mobile Monday DC and the Women In Wireless are working all year with the Grameen Foundation to collect mobile phones. Every recycled mobile phone creates a microfinance loan for a woman to lift herself out of poverty through entrepreneurship.
All of our events are free to the public, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Your ticket reservation will be honored until 6:30, after which time we will invite those on our waiting list to attend.
*Please try to use public transportation, as parking is limited.
1400 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
CTIA is located near the Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line). For more information, visit www.wmata.com.
* Red Line to Dupont Circle
* Exit the Station at the “South” exit
* Go right (east) around the circle until P
* Take a right on P (east) 3 blocks until 16th Street
* Turn Right (south) on 16th Street
* CTIA is the second building on the Right: 1400 16th St, NW. The event will be held in the lobby level conference space.
About Our Sponsors:
CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.
The association advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. CTIA also coordinates the industry’s voluntary efforts to provide consumers with a variety of choices and information regarding their wireless products and services. This includes the voluntary industry guidelines; programs that promote mobile device recycling and reusing; and wireless accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
CTIA also supports numerous important industry initiatives, such as “On the Road, Off the Phone,” a teen-focused safe driving public service announcement campaign; text4baby, a free mobile educational service to promote the birth of healthy babies; the “Be Smart. Be Fair. Be Safe: Responsible Wireless Use” program to help parents, educators and policymakers teach kids about responsible mobile behavior and driving; the “go wireless, go green” campaign to educate consumers and policymakers about the industry’s numerous eco-friendly initiatives and activities; and Wireless AMBER Alerts.
The association also operates the industry’s leading trade shows, as well as equipment testing and certification programs to ensure a high standard of quality for consumers.
The founder of Jump Market Strategies, Doug Gardner, has a long and successful history in sales, business development, product strategy, and technology. Being in the mobile data business for almost a decade has allowed Doug to build relationships with the wireless carriers and mobile distribution partners in North America and create significant value for his employers and distribution partners through the creation of innovative products and services that engage and entertain consumers. Doug has held key positions at AOL LLC, and InfoSpace building mobile data businesses. A key client of Doug’s mobile consulting firm is the American Red Cross.
At the American Red Cross National Headquarters, Doug leverages his experience to shape the Red Cross mobile strategy. As part of the team, their strategy enabled the Red Cross to launch the “Text Haiti to 90999” campaign in response to the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti. The marketing campaign across traditional media, online, social media (Twitter and Facebook), and mobile reached a new generation of philanthropists who donated over $32.5 million through the mobile channel shattering all prior records for mobile charitable giving.
About Our Organizers:
Mobile Monday DC
Mobile Monday DC is an open forum for mobile professionals and enthusiasts in the Washington, DC area. MoMo DC fosters networking and information sharing through face-to-face gatherings, the MoMo web site and social networking. As part of the global Mobile Monday network, MoMo DC connects the local mobile community with the global mobile industry and global issues. Since its inception in Helsinki in 2000, Mobile Monday has grown to over 120 chapters worldwide. Mobile Monday supports mobile-related entrepreneurs, new ventures and new application development; events are made possible through the sponsorship of forward-looking companies that understand the power of individual inspiration and innovation.
Women In Wireless
The WiW mission is to further business opportunities and career advancement for women in the wireless field through our networking, mentoring, philanthropy and careers task force groups.