The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is matching donations today and tomorrow. I just may give something to each of these:
13 years ago I was in NYC on this day. And 10 years ago, after having shared my one, individual story verbally many many times, and realizing that little details were getting fuzzy, I wrote it all in my blog. Day by day. The story of what it had been like 3 years earlier. On that particular day.
And then each year on 9/11, I posted a link to those 5 links.
That personal blog fell victim to a disappearing host and my general tech laziness two years ago, so I shifted the posts over to BlogHer.com.
And I continue to link to them every year on this day. It is my way of bearing witness.
Here is my experience. One regular person's individual experience from Midtown Manhattan 13 years ago:
Three years later: 09/09/01. I was thinking "This is the best trip I've had to NYC in years!"
Three years later: 09/11/01: My bag was packed and sitting on my hotel room bed
Three years later: 09/12/01. I was turned away at the blood donor station
Three years later: 09/13/01. I was starting to get starved for human contact
Three years later: 09/15/01. Escape from New York
My co-founder interviews from at #BlogHer14.
If you loved their performance of their single "I'm Enough" and their whole #ImEnough movement, you'll be tine rested to get to know the woman behind The Mrs.
As BlogHer's COO, Elisa Camahort Page leads events, marketing, public relations and research for BlogHer, while working to ensure that all company operations deliver to plan.
Prior to co-founding BlogHer, Elisa ran a marketing consultancy, Worker Bees, that was among the first to integrate corporate marketing strategies into the social media environment. Worker Bees followed a successful career as in the cable broadband sector. Her most recent corporate position was Senior Director of Product Marketing at Terayon Communication Systems.
Elisa is a frequent public speaker, bringing research data about women and online communities to life in recent keynote sessions at MediaBistro Circus, Fem 2.0, New Comm Forum and WOMMA Marketing Summit.
Elisa is a founding Fellow of the Society for New Communications Research and serves on the Board of Directors of the 42nd Street Moon Theatre in San Francisco, the programming advisory committee for SXSW Interactive and the Board of Advisors of the Anita Borg Institute.
- SJSUTheatre Arts, 1985
- BlogHer Inc.Co-founder and COO, 2005 - present
- Terayon IncSr. Director of Product Management and Marketing, 1999 - 2003
- Harmonic IncProduct Marketing, 1997 - 1999
- Worker Bees consultancyOwner, 2003 - 2006