Discovery Communications hosted its 6th annual Creating Change event on Thursday, November 5, at the company’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Discovery employees donated their time and skills to more than 20 nonprofits during a 12-hour period. The pro-bono marathon entailed working on marketing, design and communications projects for organizations in the D.C. metro area.
Concurrently, about 100 nonprofits attended a conference happening at the HQ, in which participants heard from nonprofit leadership in the area, Montgomery County officials and Discovery Communications executives. Topics ranged from creativity in the workplace to communications and marketing strategies. Check out the photo essay of the day below. (Click on the photos for larger versions.)
Discovery employees and nonprofit partners kick off the company’s 6th annual Creating Change.
Discovery employees donated their time and expertise working on projects for more than 20 nonprofit organizations in the DC area as part of Discovery’s sixth annual Creating Change 12-hour pro-bono marathon and conference. Discovery employees pictured here alongside representatives from Shepherd’s Table.
Nearly 100 nonprofits participated in a concurrent conference at Discovery’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.
Seth Goren, SVP, Media Strategy & Analytics, Discovery Communications, presents to nearly 100 nonprofits.
Elizabeth Hillman, SVP of Corporate Communications for Discovery Communications, presents.
Discovery employees work in small groups on communications, marketing and creative projects.
Discovery’s Jennifer Button and a representative from N Street Village in Washington D.C. wrapped up the day with a hug.