Sandbox this Week: Circleof6, Zurich Dinner & The Most Astounding FactMarch 23rd, 2012 by Tahnee Prior
Every week, we make a short summary of cool things happening at Sandbox. Tune in every Friday to find out about Sandbox events, new members, and more!
1. Spotlight of the Week
iphone app developed by Sandboxer & Team wins White House Apps Against Abuse Challenge
Congratulations Sandboxer Christine Moran and her fellow team members for winning the White House Apps Against Abuse Challenge! Their recently launched Circleof6 aims to reduce sexual assault on campuses by raising awareness to its prevalence, enable a one tap solution to an emergency hotline, and developing a supportive circle of 6 friends to turn to in the event you need in-person support.
Sandboxer interviewed on Social Media & the Film Industry
Eric Kuhn, head of social media at United Talent Agency, is interviewed by C21media on how social media is becoming increasingly significant for film studios with some even beginning to choose actors based on how many Twitter and Facebook followers they have.
Sandboxer launches #FixYoungAmerica
Sandboxer Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, which recently launched its #FixYoungAmerica campaign. YEC has worked with tens of thousands of young people and dozens of America’s most storied institutions and organizations, the Young Entrepreneur Council has witnessed firsthand the programs, policies and solutions that ARE working. Now, it seeks to lead a solutions-based movement and start a much-needed conversation in the US .
2. New in the Sandbox
3. Events of the Week
Thank you to Alan Frei for organizing a Sandbox Dinner in Zurich with both new and familiar faces.
4. Weekly Inspiration
“There is a level of connectivity. That’s really what you want in life. You want to feel connected. You want to feel relevant. You want to feel like you’re a participant in the goings on of activities and events around you. That’s precisely what we are – just by being alive.”