Mindful Social Media at the White House 

Halloween at the White House was filled with lots of treats including one for social media professionals like yours truly: the announcement of the Obama administration’s digital transition plan that outlined how the presidential transition will work after having the first-ever social media POTUS in U.S. history.

After reading the WhiteHouse.gov blog about the plan, the phrase mindful social media came to mind. Why? The plan is well-thought-out. It reflects a high level of awareness of the present state of  the Obama administration’s digital footprint and how it can be accessed in the future. Read more here.

What do you think about the plan?


Meet the Presidential Innovation Fellows — Medium

Did you know POTUS Obama issued an Executive Order making the Presidential Innovation Fellowship Program a permanent part of the Federal government yesterday? Read the White House’sMedium blog: https://medium.com/@WhiteHouse/meet-the-presidential-innovation-fellows-194dec20442b.

Digital & Tech Professionals Apply for Presidential Innovation Fellowship

Happy #InternetGeek Tuesday!

Today, I’m encouraging digital and tech professionals interested in serving the U.S. Government to apply for the Presidential Innovation Fellowship. It’s a great way to give back, grow, and make America’s technology in government better. Click on the link for more details:

White House Announces July 13th Conference on Aging


Today, the White House announced its July 13th Conference on Aging and #socialcivics digital engagement campaign that encourages Americans of all ages to get involved. Click on link to learn how you can get involved.


WH.gov blog recap of #ObamaTownHall with BlogHer and SheKnows

The White House blog published a great recap of President Obama’s Town Hall with BlogHer and SheKnows on April 15 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Click on the link to read it.