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Debra Askanase

2014 Speaker

Debra Askanase is currently the director of outreach at the National Brain Tumor Society, where she expresses her passion for creating a better world through online engagement. Prior to that, Askanase founded Community Organizer 2.0, a consulting firm to mission-driven organizations, specializing in online strategy, community-building and moving engaged communities to action. She shares her knowledge and passion for online engagement in her faculty role at Marlboro College Graduate School, where she teaches social media strategy and foundations in the MDO program. Her award-winning Alltop blog,, offers advice, strategies and opinions about using social media in the nonprofit sector. Askanase earned a B.A. from Emory University and a M.B.A. in international business from Bar Ilan University. @askdebra