Announcing the Third Annual Bloganthropy Awards
Nominations for the Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year Award are now open. This is the third installment of the awards honoringa woman using social media to support a good cause.
Join Bloganthropy at BlogHer, the world’s largest blogging conference for women, for a panel discussion about how to leverage your social media influence for social good. The 2012 Bloganthropy Awards will be given out during the panel, and all five finalists will have the opportunity to speak about their social good projects
From the five finalists, one winner will be selected and awarded a $1000 prize for her cause.
Stone writes the most popular blog about postpartum depression and mental disorders, Postpartum Progress. She’s taken an active rule in encouraging other women battling postpartum depression, anxiety and psychosis after her own feelings of loneliness and isolation after giving birth.
At 34, Niebur was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. She used her blog, Toddler Planet, and social networks to raise funds for research, awareness of, and education about inflammatory breast cancer. She chronicled her illness and gave hope to millions of women up until she passed away on February 6, 2012.
“It is remarkable what bloggers can accomplish in raising awareness for meaningful causes,” added Debbie Bookstaber, co-founder, Bloganthropy.org. “We look forward to once again acknowledging these talented women.”
Nominations are open until 5pm PST on July 20th. Finalists will be notified by July 24th and are responsible for all travel and conference costs to attend BlogHer. Anyone can nominate a woman using social media to promote or further a cause. To make a nomination, use the nomination form.
If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Bookstaber email@example.com.
Bloganthropy.org aims to empower bloggers to become philanthropic leaders in their communities. The annual Bloganthropy Awards recognize those who have made a difference by using social media to effectively promote a cause or charity.