Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Apply to Attend Our Innovations in Global Health Social Media Meet Up

April 03, 2014

Are you a tweeter who cares about innovations in global health? Do you want to learn more about what it takes to create life-saving drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics to tackle the world’s biggest health challenges?

If so, you’re invited to apply to attend a Gates Foundation social media meet-up at the 2014 Global Health Product Development Forum in Seattle, Wash. This year’s meeting will bring together leaders across global health to discuss opportunities, share successes, talk about how we can accelerate the development of next-generation products, and increase the human impact of every dollar invested in research and development. A small group of attendees will be offered the opportunity to speak with Gates Foundation employees and grantees, and attend the Forum which includes a keynote talk by Bill and Melinda Gates.

The group will also have the opportunity to connect with fellow global health advocates and members of the Gates Foundation’s social media team.

This event will include a personal meet and greet with Gates Foundation employees on Tuesday, April 22nd, a tour of the Gates Foundation Visitor Center, and attendance to the Forum on the 23rd.

Who can apply?

Gates Foundation social meet ups are open to people who engage with the foundation on social media channels. For this event you must be a Twitter user who follows @gatesfoundation and/or @melindagates.

Each attendee is responsible for his/her own transportation to and from the event, located in Seattle, Wash. No accommodations or transportation will be provided.

How to apply

A small group of attendees will be selected from those who apply online; we will contact you by email to let you know whether or not your application has been selected.

[Applications now closed.]

 
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