News & Notes from 2016 Winners
On Friday, May 5, Tlaleng Mofokeng (South Africa) served on a panel of health communications experts for "Building Trust One Tweet at a Time: Using Digital Media to Build a Strong, Credible Brand in the Public Health Sector," a webinar hosted by 120 Under 40.
Tlaleng (pictured second from the right) joined three other panelists: Laci Green, sexual-health educator and YouTube vlogger (who Skyped in from California); Christy Feig, Senior Vice President at Global Health Strategies (second from the left); and Marisa Russell, Social Media Specialist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (center). Gus Sentementes, Audience Engagement Manager at Johns Hopkins Univesrity, was the moderator (far right), and Jose "Oying" Rimon II (far left), Director of the Gates Institute and Chair of the 120 Under 40 Jury, delivered welcome remarks.
The panelists shared their experiences and insights into building a powerful personal and organizational brand, in the name of providing public health and sexual and reproductive health resources and information to the public. Global Health Now published a story on some of the panelists' key points.
The webinar took place before a live audience at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and was also livestreamed via Facebook Live on 120 Under 40’s Facebook page. The recording of the webinar can be viewed on 120 Under 40's Facebook page, and photos from the webinar can be viewed on the Resources page of the 120 Under 40 site.
For additional articles and stories about the 2016 winners of 120 Under 40, visit Media Coverage.