November 5: How I Pushed A Campaign From A Floating Village

In November of 2012, Romila Barryman launched a research based campaign that gathered interviews and surveys of geographical and cultural issues of scholarship recipients on the island of Borneo, Indonesia. This NetSquared event delves into the basics of demographic analysis, test campaigns, brand culture – and the importance of storytelling a kick-ass message.


When: Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: HiVE Vancouver, #210 – 128 W Hastings St.



  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: Networking and snacks
  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM: presentation
  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM: Q&A and Wrap


Romila Barryman loves the eyebrows that raise when she introduces herself as a Professional Storyteller. With a background in broadcasting, she has given breath into social media and live blogs for Help-Portrait Vancouver and Flow 95.3. She is also known for her work abroad and can often be found in floating villages or occasional rice fields pushing out beautifully illustrated campaigns for The hoshiZora Foundation. Romila currently spends her days exploring Vancouver’s rich array of food carts and creating engaging digital content as the Director of Marketing for StaffCrunch.


  • Event hashtag: #Net2van
  • Host: @Net2van
  • Presenter: @msromilab
  • Venue sponsor: @HiVEvancouver


Mobility Access: This venue does not have ramps and elevators and is not wheelchair accessible.

Hearing Access: Speakers at this event will use microphones.

Sight Access: Contact the organizers if you need an advance copy of the presentation.

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Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He’s been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he’ll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love. Currently he’s the NetSquared Community Manager supporting a global volunteer network of 50 monthly meetups for the nonprofit technology sector. Together they hold over 450 events per year.