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How Social Media Helped Raise $20,000 For a Better Cause

Courage, determination and social media SUCCESS pretty much sums up the recent accomplishments of Shawn Tylka, a Field Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Service Provider group.

Shawn recently traveled to Nepal with WOGO (Women’s Orthopaedic Global Outreach)- a non-profit volunteer organization that responds to the unique needs of women who develop knee arthritis and joint disease but do not have access to treatment in developing countries around the world.   WOGO is the newest Operation Walk (www.operationwalk.com), a 16-year old, private, non-profit organization.

WOGO started back in 2009 with five female orthopaedic surgeons who came together to empower, educate and engage women in third world countries -- “moving women from pain to power.”

A toothbrush, some clothes, and a Cisco Flip camera is all Shawn needed to begin her journey.

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