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The National Social Media Initiative is a founding movement dedicated to establishing a standard of digital excellence by championing social media education and providing best practices, necessary tools, policies and procedures to empower, equip and mitigate risk in the lives of social networking users.


Mission Statement

We passionately devote our resources, finances and time to educate, empower and equip athletic social networking users for a more compassionate, successful and safer digital future.

The Team

The team behind The National Social Media Initiative includes a digital attorney recognized by the South Carolina Supreme Court; chairwoman/director of the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg’s Digital Social Media Masters program; former FBI and cyber agents; a Net safety adviser to Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, ASKfm and former co-chair for the Obama administration’s Online Safety & Technology Working Group; SociallyReady; Social Media Sports Management; local and national law enforcement; the former chairwoman of the American Association for School Counselors; Leaders from FORTUNE® 500 companies; CEOs of digital and social media marketing, crisis management and communications agencies; stakeholders from the NCAA and professional sports leagues, players associations and clubs; the former assistant general counsel at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and non profits such as The Net Safety Collaborative, and #iCANHELP.

Get Involved

We need socially conscious champions and brands to help us create revolutionary education and resources that will equip and empower generations of social networking users.

Be a corporate, non-profit, or individual sponsor and help us to fund necessary foundational social media education and resources through our 501c3 partners. Champion our mission. Become an online influencer by spearheading the mission & foundational education. Follow us on social media and share our best practices, videos and success stories. #YOUHAVETHEPOWER

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