Global Geek Week- August 4th-10th


Attention cutegeeks and geeks alike next week is Global Geek Week brought to you by The Society for Geek Advancement and Mashable's Summer of Social Good! The Summer of Social Good is an online charitable campaign to raise funds online through the power of Social Media. Global Geek Week is described as “An entire week dedicated to all that is geek and giving back,” and it will be the first-ever YouTube Geek Week.

YouTube will be celebrating global geek week with the below hosts each day.

The fun doesn’t stop there folks there is a Global Geek Week contest in collaboration with YouTube. Those interested submit a geek inspired video max 2 minutes to the Youtube Global Geek Week group by midnight Thursday, August 8th.

The winner will be announced on Friday, August 9th, at noon. The winner will receive two round trip Main Cabin tickets to anywhere Virgin America flies plus Gogo passes so they can use WiFi to blog about the experience. For more information about the contest go to the YouTube/geekweek page or  the Global Geek week page.

For more info on the charities and how you can get involved go to: and also follow @WWF_Climate, @OxfamAmerica, @HumaneSociety and @LiveSTRONG on twitter.

Happy Early Global Geek Week and good luck for those who enter the youtube contest!