Apra Twitter Chats

Upcoming Twitter Chats

Leading in Prospect Development

Twitter Chat: Thursday, July 25 at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Central

Subject Matter Expert: Anne Dean, Managing Director, Research & Relationship Management, George Washington University (@annepdean) and Kristin Richardson, Director of Prospect Development, Virginia Commonwealth University (@kfryrich)

Leadership is a necessary competency for prospect development professionals looking to grow in their careers. Join this twitter chat for a discussion around what leadership means to you, where you go for leadership skill-building, how Apra can support your leadership journey, and examples of how great leaders are having an impact in our industry.

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Title: Breaking Down the Researchers Role
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Use #ApraChats to direct questions to Apra’s Subject Matter Experts and contribute to the conversation with your peers.

How do I participate in the Twitter Chat?

  1. If you haven't done so yet, be sure to follow @Apra_HQ. If you are brand new to Twitter, check out this short tutorial here to get started.
  2. On the date of the event, log in to your Twitter account and look for messages with the hashtag #ApraChats. You can also go to the free service, Tweetchat and log in to this free service with your Twitter account. By using, you will be able to filter your Twitter feed so that it only includes the hashtag #ApraChats and automatically adds the hashtag to your tweets.
  3. In the first few minutes of the talk, introduce yourself. Be sure to use the hashtag #ApraChats with any tweets associated with the Twitter Chat so we can see all your questions and responses.
  4. After that, join in the conversation!

Questions? Tweet them to @Apra_HQ

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Email us at or tweet the topic to @Apra_HQ using the hashtag #ApraChats.