Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2016
Putting rights centre stage

Friday 2 September @ NAB, The Hall, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands

Isabelle Oderberg

Photo of Isabelle Oderberg, Social Media Manager, Red Cross Australia

Social Media Manager, Red Cross Australia

After several years working as a journalist in London at Dow Jones and Reuters, Isabelle joined Melbourne’s Herald Sun as deputy business editor and Australia’s first social media editor. After 18 months she was promoted to national social media editor for News Corp Australia and was responsible for advising social media strategy, development, training, policy creation, implementation and branding across News Corp’s many local newsrooms.

Today she works in the not-for-profit sector in social media management, communications and high-level strategy. She has experience in social media training, management, strategy formulation and implementation, communications, crisis management and media relations and training.

Isabelle is also a freelance journalist for the likes of The Guardian, ArtsHub, Beat Magazine, Urban Walkabout and more. She is a board member on the Melbourne Press Club and has given lectures in journalism at Melbourne University and Monash University.


Rights, camera action! Advocacy beyond 2016

Friday 2nd September, 2016: 12:00am - 1:00am

How do advocates get issues on the public agenda now? How do we best connect with allies, decision-makers and the general public? Do we need to shift our campaigns online, or are those mass rallies that served us so well in the past still effective enough to drive change?