Global Social Media Marketing for Non-Profit Startup

Belouga logo of a cartoon whale.

Help build a social learning community for students around the world.

Project description

Belouga was founded in 2017 by a UB alumnus with the mission of making education impactful and accessible on a global scale through peer-to-peer and classroom connection, communication and collaboration.

Belouga works with content creators, organizations and experts worldwide to create a streaming educational experience for students and teachers in over 120 countries, which sparks their creativity, builds a sense of global citizenship and aligns with their core subject and curriculum needs.

Project outcomes

  1. Create a global social media marketing strategy.
  2. Work with a team at Belouga to create social media content using the wealth of existing content on the platform.

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment About 1-3 months
Start time Any time
In-person, remote, or hybrid?
Level of collaboration Individual student project
Benefits Volunteer experience
Who is eligible Any interested student with related skills

Project mentor

Christina Heath

Administrative Director

Experiential Learning Network

127 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8177


Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. (Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.)
  2. After you receive approval from the mentor to start this project, click the button to start the digital badge. (Learn more about ELN's digital badge options.) 

Preparation activities

Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase. 

  • Watch this introductory video to learn more about Belouga. 
  • You will receive a login to the Belouga platform to explore content and brand messaging, along with access to best-practice and training materials on global classroom connections and collaborations. This strategy will be featured alongside Belouga’s global network of 150+ organizations supporting K-12 educational experiences, including the United Nations and UNICEF.
  • Additional preparation will be assigned through mentor consultation.