Digital Strategy Summit Live // 2022

Online March 28th - April 1st

The Digital Strategy Summit is five days of online content bringing the latest trends and digital strategies for nonprofits and campaigns.

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About the Digital Strategy Summit

5 days of inspiration and learning from leaders. Leaders from a range of organizations, agencies, and tech companies are coming together to share with you.

Each day of the Digital Strategy Summit will feature expert panels, strategic learning, and an evening conversation.

All sessions are recorded and available on-demand the same day and unlimited online for attendees.  

Speakers

Jamila Aisha Brown
Principal, Jamila Aisha LLC

Jamila is a social entrepreneur specializing in digital communications throughout the African diaspora. She believes narrative and storytelling carry fundamental keys to liberation and digital tools are essential to building global solidarity.

Salim Zymet
Sr Digital Strategist

Bay-Area based digital strategist laser-focused on achieving organizational goals through digital strategy. He has a decade of experience in campaigns, non profits, advocacy, and government.

Sandra Ordonez
Head of Team CommUNITY

Sandy Ordonez is a community builder in the digital rights community, the global network of individuals responsible for protecting the freedom of expression, privacy, security and safety of the different social movements, civil society organizations, and marginalized communities they belong to.

Brad Caldana
Founder Center of Digital Strategy & Author The Digital Plan

Over a decade of digital strategy for nonprofits and political campaigns. 

Mira Weinstein
Founder and Organizer-in-Chief

With over 30 years of campaign and organization experience, Mira Weinstein works with social justice organizations and progressive campaigns on organizing and political strategy.

Stefan Byrd-Krueger
Chief Analytics Officer

Stefan is a data evangelist, specialized in analytics and the uniquely complex needs of the non-profit sector.

Monica Cadena

Community weaver through intersectional digital storytelling.

Henri Makembe
Chief Executive Officer,

Henri is a seasoned public affairs professional and campaign strategist. He understands how to bridge strategic thinking with tactical planning to produce successful solutions.

Jay Carmona
Founder, Sematonic Strategies

After over a decade of campaigning, organizing, and building digital programs for organizations, Jay founded Sematonic Strategies which specializes in turning major mobilization moments and email lists into massive, decentralized organizing operations.

Emily Paterson
Founder at Bee Measure

Helping nonprofits use data to create better web content & marketing campaigns.

Ashwath Narayanan
Founder @ Social Currant

Ashwath Narayanan is the Founder & CEO at Social Currant, an agency augmented with software that matches brands with influencers on TikTok.

Kate Bateman
Director of UX & Design, Outright

Strategy-focused creative leader with 14 years experience; delivering brand growth through visual identities, storytelling campaigns and data-driven results in creative. Passionate about mentoring talent for powerhouse design teams and innovative solutions.

Tara Todras-Whitehill
CEO of TaraTW Visual Storytelling Agency

Tara Todras-Whitehill is an award-winning visual storyteller and found of a creative agency focused on helping social impact organizations elevate their stories from the inside out.

Anthony Shop
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Social Driver; Chairman, National Digital Roundtable

Anthony Shop is the cofounder of Social Driver, a leading digital creative agency, and Chairman of the National Digital Roundtable, the premier convener of digital innovators, leaders and policy shapers. 

Maeve Ward
Vice President, Research Insights at Civis Analytics

Maeve Ward leads Civis’s research insights division, a subject she has over two decades of experience in — prior to Civis, she worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Hart Research Associates.

Liz Getman
Founder, Rise Collective

Liz Getman, she/her(s), is a digital strategist and the founder of Rise Collective, a media agency for change that uses an inclusive and equitable approach to marketing.

Josh Nelson CEO Civic Shout
Josh Nelson
CEO

Josh Nelson is the CEO of Civic Shout and a Partner at The Juggernaut Project, two companies that help Democratic campaigns and progressive organizations grow their opt-in email communities.

Kenneth Fujimoto
Organizing Consultant

Ken is a career-long organizer in the labor and broad-based organizing traditions.

Garth Moore
Senior Vice President, Digital

Garth’s digital leadership stems from more than 20 years in nonprofit digital communications and technologies.

Ariel Vasser
Digital Organizing Associate

Ariel is a DC-based digital organizer and strategist with a background in building and scaling large distributed programs.

Lauren Miller
Director of Communications, Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School

Lauren is a longtime digital fundraising strategist who served as a senior advisor and digital director for Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaigns and Capitol Hill office and built the email and online communications team at Blue State Digital.

Amy Chin-Lai
Engineering Partnerships Manager

Amy Chin-Lai (she/her) is one of the backend engineers at Action Network, specializing in integrations, advanced features, and email deliverability.

Murshed Zaheed
Progressive Strategist

Murshed Zaheed is one of the top hybrid legislative, policy, and digital strategists in American politics. He has more than 20 years of experience as a progressive leader, organizer, and advocate in a career that stretches from the Congressional corridors in Washington DC to the Bay of San Francisco.

Taylor Leake
Digital Director

Taylor has nearly 15 years of experience employing innovative and tried-and-true practices to ensure people know about, feel connected to, and engage with progressive causes and candidates in the digital space.

Jack Valor
Account Director

Jack Valor has 10 years of experience in nonprofit and political campaign-based digital consulting. They specialize in dynamic omnichannel online fundraising strategy and have helped some of the nation’s top nonprofits thrive through the implementation of thoughtful advocacy, engagement, and fundraising tactics.

Charlene Mack
Vice President, National Partnerships & Training

Activator & Developer of Changemakers

Matt Cherry
Director of Philanthropy

Matt Cherry is Director of Philanthropy at Ability Central, the philanthropic wing of the California Communication Access Foundation (CCAF).

Julia Rothenberg
Vice President, Digital

Julia has over a decade of experience crafting and deploying built-to-last digital solutions across all digital platforms.

Eileen Pollet
Founder

Eileen is a digital strategist based in Seattle and focused on voter contact media buying for down ballot campaigns.

Brian O'Grady
co-founder of Clarify Agency

Brian O’Grady is a co-founder of Clarify Agency, a progressive strategy and communications firm.

Mark Alves
Senior manager, SEO and web analytics

Mark has helped more than 100 nonprofits and government organizations tell measurably better stories through custom analytics and SEO reviews.

Elana Levin
Program Director New Media Mentors/ Co-Founder Organizing 2.0

 Elana has worked at the intersection of popular culture and online organizing for over a decade, connecting nonprofits with pop culture creators and fans and applying the lessons of storytelling to the fight for social and economic justice.

Jewell Porter
Digital Organizing Director at Made to Save, an initiative of Civic Nation

Jewell Porter is a digital strategist with six years of experience working in the electoral and nonprofit spaces.

Yaris Ng Pang
Strategic Partner Manager, Social Impact at Meta

Yaris is a Strategic Partner Manager at Meta’s Social Impact team supporting nonprofits on growing their digital capacity and organic fundraising.

Ryanne Brown
Digital Paid Media Director

Brown is the Paid Media Director for Priorities USA, where she is charged with overseeing digital paid media for the 2022 campaign cycle and heading efforts to reach voters online. She has been working in politics for a decade, most recently as managing director of digital advertising at Do Big Things.

Lisa Moretti
Business Development Lead

Lisa’s core responsibilities at SpeechifAI are to find and analyze market insights, understand what SpeechifAI’s clients need, and develop product solutions that create the perfect user experience.

Sponsors

Huge thanks to these sponsors for supporting social good and making the Digital Strategy Summit possible. 

Digital Strategy Summit Schedule

We are building a schedule rich in content with reasonable breaks to make attending all sessions possible.
Schedule will continue to be updated as needed.

Sessions

Day #1 — Mon Mar 28

  • Keynote: Our Digital Movements are Global...Period 12 ET / 9 PT
  • Engaging Gen Z on TikTok 1 ET / 10 PT
  • Ripped From the Headlines: An Update on Ad Tracking Trends and What Your Org Can Do 3 ET / 12 PT
  • Shifting Focus: Visual storytelling in our new world 4 ET / 1 PT

Day #2 — Tues Mar 29

  • Panel: Ethical Email Trends in 2022 12 ET / 9 PT
  • Why Safe & Secure Communities Must Come First 1 ET / 10 PT
  • From Chief Executive to Chief Influencer 3 ET / 12 PT
  • Digital Organizing to combat a pandemic 4 ET / 1 PT
  • Engage with Your Community on Facebook and Instagram with the Meta team 5 ET/ 2 PT

Day #3 — Wed Mar 30

  • Groups Are The Future Of Facebook 12 ET / 9 PT
  • Panel: Doing More for the 1 in 4: Making Virtual Spaces More Inclusive and Accessible for People with Disabilities 1 ET / 10 PT
  • Digital Allyship in 2022 and Beyond 3 ET / 12 PT
  • What We Accomplish Together: Building New and Inclusive Nonprofit Partnerships 4 ET / 1 PT
  • How to keep your community engaged after they have performed an action 6 ET / 3 PT

Day #4 — Wed Mar 31

  • Training: How to write a good survey and act on the results 12 ET / 9 PT
  • Panel: Digital Advertising Trends for 2022 1 ET / 10 PT
  • Training: Engagement Systems to Break Silos 3 ET / 12 PT
  • Training: Easy SEO and Analytics Reviews 4 ET / 1PT
  • Using Pop Culture Authentically In Your Campaigns​ 6 ET / 3 PT

Day #5 — Fri April 1

  • Impactful Campaigns: The marriage of data and creativity 12 ET / 9 PT
  • Panel: Can We Build Authentic Relationship Online? 1 ET / 10 PT
  • Digital Storytelling, Every Pixel has a Meaning  3 ET / 12 PT
  • Training: Storytelling for Social Change: Elevating Voices Authentically & Equitably 4 ET / 1 PT

Save your spot

Don't miss out on early-bird pricing! The Digital Strategy Summit is one event you don't wanna have FOMO about.
(Early Bird Pricing Ends March 12th)

Single Pass

$ 129
  • Access to all sessions for one attendee.

Team Pass

$ 299
  • Access to all sessions for 3 attendees.
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Organizational Pass

$ 599
  • Access to all sessions for 7 attendees.

Scholarship

We have full scholarships and discounted digital strategy summit tickets for those from groups that are historically underfunded especially those led by or serving BIPOC and LGTBQ+ communities. Sponsored by ActBlue and Meta Please submit form: HERE.

Involvement with The Center for Digital Strategy camps has proven to be an enriching personal and professional experience. It's rare to find so many qualified speakers and so many engaged audience members in a single virtual space.
Farz Sokhansanj
VP of Business Development

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