Social Networking Workshop

Living Securely in a Digital World: Social Media and the Internet
MCMF and the USPAK foundation invite students and parents to participate in a digital media management workshop Saturday, June 13 at 3 p.m at MCMF Office, , 811 Russell Ave, Suite G; Gaithersburg, MD 20879.
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Arfa Syed, Digital and Social Media Strategist will lead the workshop covering issues and topics to include:
  • ·         The pros and cons of social media
    ·         How to avoid common pitfalls on social and digital media
    ·         Leveraging social media for success
    ·         The smart approach to social networking
    ·         Protecting and managing your digital profile
    ·         Browsing online, cookies and e-commerce
    ·         Apps and location services
    ·         Common security threats and scams geared towards students
    ·         Managing your overall digital presence
Benefit:  Students will learn the importance of, and how to actively manage their digital footprint to leverage social and digital media for personal and career success. They will also learn the cons of social media and how to avoid common pitfalls. Legal guardians should attend this session to learn ways they can play an active role in the management process and commit to helping children be responsible in the digital space.
Speaker Bio: Arfa Syed is a digital and social media manager currently at the Auto Care Association where she leads their online social and digital strategy and manages their online advertising portfolio, including a Google Grant Pro for non-profits for up to $480,000 per year. She also spearheads the association’s social media team during their trade show AAPEX, which in conjunction with SEMA show, comprises Auto Week (AAIW) in Las Vegas with more than 120,000 attendees. Additionally, she’s involved with several executive committees and boards for non-profits including the Global wing of Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs in North America (OPEN) and Muslim Urban Professionals. She frequently does talks and webinars on marketing, digital media and leadership. Twitter: @arfasyed1
3:00-3:15 PM
Welcome and Introduction
3:15 – 4:00 PM
Workshop: Cybersecurity & Social Networking
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Interactive Exercises
Q& A
4:30 -5:15  PM
Youth Summer Activities Planning
Organization of MCMF Youth Wing 
5:15 – 5:45 PM
Networking & Snacks
5:45 – 6:00 PM
Wrap up


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