From governance to communications, governments like yours face unique challenges—including how best to leverage social media to raise awareness of government initiatives.

Watch the webinar to learn from case studies showing how the U.S. Department of State and Peace Corps use social media effectively—and discover how your government or agency can become more social media savvy.

Social Media in Government: Success Stories & Strategies

Delivered by social influencers and those on the forefront of social media strategy, you’ll learn how to:

  • Increase organizational efficiencies and cost savings while scaling social media
  • Maintain a consistent social presence across all levels of government
  • Create social campaigns that support organizational goals and engage constituents
  • Improve your communications strategy through social listening, hashtag monitoring, and other techniquee. 

Our event speakers

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Kristy Dalton

CEO, Government Social Media and host of GovGirl.com

Kristy Dalton is the founder and CEO of Government Social Media LLC. She has extensive experience in both government and private industry and is frequently asked to deliver keynotes, judge award programs and advise government agencies on digital strategy. Kristy is also the creator and host of GovGirl, a unique online video show focused on government innovation.

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Kyle Livingston

Social Media Specialist, Peace Corp

Kyle Livingston is a social media specialist for Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. managing its social media channels as well as being the creative behind some of Peace Corps’ newer videos. Kyle is a returned Peace Corps Thailand Volunteer where he served from 2011-2013. There he worked on gender/female empowerment education, sexual health, youth development and technology-learning integration. Kyle’s previous experiences include being an intern with the State Department at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok in the public affairs section, and helping manage their social media, during summer of 2014 and as an intern at the State Department in Washington, D.C. in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Office of Public Diplomacy. Kyle is currently finishing his last semester of graduate school at American University’s School of International Service where he will be receiving his MA in International Affairs in Southeast Asia focusing on U.S. Foreign Policy.

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Mrudula Venigalla

New Media Strategist, Department of State

Mrudula Venigalla is a new media strategist at the U.S. Department of State. The Bureau of International Information Programs’ Digital Support & Training team provides social media strategy and training for U.S. missions abroad, coordinates with internal governance and policy leaders on the Department's use of social media, and has the operations lead on the Department-wide Hootsuite Enterprise implementation. Though officially platform agnostic, she's secretly partial to Twitter.

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Ben Cathers

Senior Strategic Solutions Consultant, Hootsuite

Ben Cathers is the Senior Strategic Solutions Consultant at Hootsuite. He sells, pitches and manages the initial rollout phase in some of Hootsuite’s largest rollouts, including compliance rollouts for top-tier insurance companies. Ben is a frequent speaker on social media and financial services, having presented at multiple BDI Events, Meetups and at the International Trader's Expo.