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Community Around The World: Tips, Tricks and Lessons from 4 Continents with Liz, Marie, Rachel and Lucia feat. Anna Gát

May 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST

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London friends! A free IRL discussion on organising community around the world, just for you. Join Interintellect founder Anna Gát and her knowledgeable panelists to explore how building togetherness works in different geographies, and what we can learn from each other…


Build a community for tech policy, they said.

It will be fun, they said.

And fun it has been. A year on from setting up a community engagement function around technology policy, four young women get together with community muse, Anna Gát, to discuss all they’ve experienced, learned and want to continue to explore as they build communities around the future. Africa, Asia, US and Europe present their own narrative and challenges when it comes to building, managing and growing communities.

What platforms do communities naturally navigate towards? Do communities expect streams of updates and information regularly or prefer to know where to go when they need something? Are conversations and connections online just as deep as in person, two years into a pandemic? Are events still relevant and useful for building community? What are the community trends across continents? So many questions, and even more perspectives.

In this London salon special, Liz Malara, Marie Teo, Rachel Akrofie and Lucia Asanache will share their musings and notes, carefully guided by Anna.

Venue details to be confirmed nearer the time. We promise it will be an inspiring space for our conversation!

About the hosts

Elizabeth Malara is Community Manager for Tech Policy in the US, based in San Francisco. She brings deep community building experience from her time at 49ers and a passion for people and societal progress. You can connect with Liz here.

Marie Teo is Community Manager for Tech Policy in Asia, based in Singapore. She is fierce in connecting the dots and engaging super interesting people driven by a deep understanding of tech and trends in Southeast Asia. You can connect with Marie here.

Rachel Akrofie is Community Manager for Tech Policy in Africa, based in Accra. An event master and a keen community builder, Rachel is slowly but surely putting tech policy on the continent’s map. You can connect with Rachel here.

Lucia Asanache runs the global community engagement team, based out of London. She is motivated by societal progress and doesn’t miss an opportunity to tell people that tech policy concerns everyone, everywhere. You can connect with Lucia here.


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May 11, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
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