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Mentor Session: William Barko

A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session -


William Barko Dir, Medical Programs Olive Branch International

Retired senior military officer. Extensive experience in large healthcare and educational systems. Author and researcher with over 25 years of experience as an editor of a major international journal. For the last ten years has served in executive positions with non-profit organizations. Present focus is program development related to healthcare support for underdeveloped countries. Uses all major forms of social media as means of support for international outreach. Also co-author of blog - This blog addresses a variety of social-political issues on from a national and international perspective. You can follow me daily on twitter at wfbarko.

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