Oxfam International

is a Shorty Award finalist!


Intl confederation of 17 like-minded organizations working together & with partners around the world to bring about lasting solutions to poverty & injustice.

www.oxfam.org - 512,632 followers

Finalist in Charity chosen by the nominating board

The Shorty Interview with Oxfam International

In what ways do you waste the most time on social media?

searching for that nugget of sharetasticness

How do you pronounce GIF?

carefully

Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?

Yes, we write shorter now.

How do you use Twitter in your professional life?

2 raise awareness of, & engage ppl in #poverty #socialjustice issues arnd the world

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Biography

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Recent Nominations

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 6th annual ceremony will be held in New York City and livestreamed on the web on April 7, 2014.

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