−Passion is Pursuit Conference9:00 am – 8:30 pm
The Passion is Pursuit Conference is the ONLY entertainment and media conference for entrepreneurial millennials of faith, an offspring of Cassondra Lenoir’s self-published book, “From Nothing to New York,” where the subtitle is – Passion is Pursuit. This conference is an one-day experience filled with thought-provoking, life-changing workshops, panel discussions, keynote presentations, professional networking, and entertainment. The PIPC was created to empower, equip, entertain, and educate young business owners within the entertainment and media industries. This year’s theme is Move Different.
More information about the conference here.+9:00 amPassion is Pursuit Conference
−The Practice Pop-Up: Brooklyn @ Work Heights, Co-working Magic in Crown Heights10:00 am – 3:00 pm
As creatives, we’re constantly inundated with ideas that could potentially grow our brands and get more eyes on our social media posts, but how often do we put effective productivity methods into practice?
The Practice Pop-Up exists to bring creators together in the same space, to individually and collectively get sh*t done. We don’t believe in hype or shortcuts, we believe in doing the work. A creative life is achieved through practice, momentum and collaboration.
Click here to secure your spot and buy your ticket for the June 24th event.+10:00 amThe Practice Pop-Up: Brooklyn @ Work Heights, Co-working Magic in Crown Heights
−WE Master Leadership Courses (2 Sessions) @ NYC Economic Development Corporation 6th Floor4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
The WE Master Leadership Courses is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain the critical leadership skills needed to launch, grow, and sustain your business. Over the course of three four-hour sessions, you will have the opportunity to learn from experts in leadership development and entrepreneurship. Please note, this course consists of two sessions – please plan on attending both of them!
Session 1: Monday, June 26th
Session 2: Wednesday, June 28th
Course topics include developing a formal pitch, mastering negotiation techniques, honing collaborative leadership skills, and developing strategies to overcome common business challenges.+4:15 pmWE Master Leadership Courses (2 Sessions) @ NYC Economic Development Corporation 6th Floor
−Professional Spotlight – HR & Company Culture @ Dailymotion6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Professional Spotlight Event Series is a monthly meet-up for women focused on a featured industry. This month, they will be covering HR & Culture. This month’s Industry Experts come from Dailymotion and Hearst. After the Industry Experts provide background information on their particular company and individual career paths, introductions will be provided by attendees. The Industry Experts will then continue by discussing main topics impacting the industry and ways to break into the industry (i.e. what skills are required, networking, etc).
The United Women in Business Foundation (UWIB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional and personal development of women in the business world. UWIB’s mission is to foster success for its members by providing educational programs, mentorship and networking connections, and leadership and growth opportunities.
Hosted by The United Women in Business Foundation+6:30 pmProfessional Spotlight – HR & Company Culture @ Dailymotion
−WE Connect Mentor Session with Dayna Sessa of Datanomy, Harlem, 06/27 @ Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center 2nd Floor9:00 am – 11:00 am
Dayna Sessa is founder & CEO of Datanomy, a health analytics firm based in SoHo. A biomedical engineer and former management consultant, Dayna was selected as a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Scholar, Tory Burch Foundation Fellow & Cartier Women’s Initiative Finalist. A passionate speaker and advisor about healthcare & big data, she has also often discussed using data in small business. She sits on the boards of the Friends of Mount Sinai, Clinton Foundation 20/30 Initiative & Porvenir, a STEM education non-profit, she helped found.
Dayna Sessa is one of WE NYC’s WE Connect Mentors – successful women who volunteer their time to coach other entrepreneurs on everything from branding to negotiating contracts to raising capital. Every week, Mentors are available for free coaching sessions at Business Solution Centers across the five boroughs.+9:00 amWE Connect Mentor Session with Dayna Sessa of Datanomy, Harlem, 06/27 @ Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center 2nd Floor
−WE Master Money: Funding, Manhattan, 6/28/2017 @ Chinatown Partnership Lower Level Suite B7/B810:00 am – 2:30 pm
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Master Money: Funding is a workshop designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about capital planning, particularly alternative forms of funding, beyond traditional banks, that may be a perfect fit for entrepreneurs.
Workshop topics include an overview of funding options; the 5 C’s of creditworthiness that make one a desirable potential borrower; perfecting your business pitch; and interactive exercises to truly understand capital planning.
If you have questions about WE Master Money: Funding, contact Spencer Petterson at email@example.com. If you would like additional information about WE Master Money workshop series or WE NYC, visit https://we.nyc/.+10:00 amWE Master Money: Funding, Manhattan, 6/28/2017 @ Chinatown Partnership Lower Level Suite B7/B8
−A Policy Lunch with Brittany Packnett @ The Raben Group, LLC 5th Floor12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brittany Packnett is vice president of national community alliances for Teach for America, a co-founder of Campaign Zero, and a member of the President’s 21st Century Policing Task Force. Ms. Packnett was previously executive director for Teach for America in St. Louis.
The Washington Post described Ms. Packnett as “heavily involved in the planning and coordination of the Ferguson protest,” and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon appointed her to serve on the Ferguson Commission established to respond to community unrest.
Time Magazine named Ms. Packnett to a 2015 list of “12 New Faces of Black Leadership.” She was also named to the 2015 Root 100 list, where she was described as a “bridge over turbulent, troubled waters.” Ebony cited Ms.Packnett with Johnetta Elzie, Deray Mckesson, and Samuel Sinyangwe to its 2015 Power 100 list for their work on Campaign Zero.+12:00 pmA Policy Lunch with Brittany Packnett @ The Raben Group, LLC 5th Floor
−SCORE LIVE Webinar – Build a Relationship: A Guide to Effective Customer Communication Through Video, Text and Email1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Your customers are the most important part of your business, and effective communication is a key component to connecting and building relationships with them.
Michael Skigen will cover how to effectively use video, email and text to strengthen and grow your customer relationships, and better your business by doing so.
By attending this webinar, you will learn:
+1:00 pmSCORE LIVE Webinar – Build a Relationship: A Guide to Effective Customer Communication Through Video, Text and Email
- How to grow your business and stay ahead of the competition
- How to make your current customers repeat customers
- Three actions to improve your customer communications
−The Bodega Podcast: Happy Hour @ WeWork Charging Bull5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the motley crew of multicultural-millennials from THE BODEGA PODCAST for a FREE Happy Hour from 5-8pm on Thursday, June 29th. We are teaming up with WeWork Charging Bull to deliver you a Bodega experience like no other! We’ve got fun activities, delicious drinks (try our Bodega cocktail!) & interactive experiences waiting for you!
The Bodega Podcast is a weekly podcast run by multicultural-millennials about pop-culture, current events & trending topics.+5:00 pmThe Bodega Podcast: Happy Hour @ WeWork Charging Bull
−NAACP Free 12 Month Health Program4:15 pm – 5:15 pmREGISTER FORNAACP’S FREE 12 MONTH HEALTH PROGRAMRegister today for the NAACP DC Branch 12 Month Health Program titled, “Health Is the New Wealth,” which features free fitness classes and activities, including Juicing, Farm Tours, Gardening, Cooking, Meditation, Yoga and more. Registration is free and open to all residents in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.The purpose of this 12-month Health Program is to empower African-American women to adopt healthy lifestyles through gardening, cooking, healthy eating and physical activity. This program is free and open to all residents in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. This program is sponsored by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Beverage Association and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America.This program is hosted in partnership with the NAACP DC Branch, NAACP Prince Georges County Branch, NAACP Alexandria Branch, NAACP Maryland State Conference, NAACP Virginia State Conference, National Congress of Black Women, Inc., National Pan Hellenic Council, DC Chapter and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Zeta Omega Chapter, Washington, DC.Registration is free and open to all residents in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/mI9JpS0jHBZpTKr63+4:15 pmNAACP Free 12 Month Health Program
−Feminists United for Black Youth Project 100 @ Colony Club5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hello friends of the Resistance! Come on out to Colony Club this First Friday in support of Black Youth Project 100. BYP100 is an activist member-based organization of Black 18-35 year olds, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. They do this through building a collective focused on transformative leadership development, direct action organizing, advocacy and education using a Black queer feminist lens.
As usual, you can get a wristband for a $5 donation (100% of which will go to BYP100), which will give you extended happy hour prices on drinks until 8PM. Additonally, we will have FU Trump buttons for an additional $5 donation, 100% of which will also go to BYP100.
Hope to see everyone there! Until then, stay safe and stay strong, friends!
RSVP here.+5:00 pmFeminists United for Black Youth Project 100 @ Colony Club
−New York City Women in Digital Kick Off @ SIXTY SoHo- Gordon Bar4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Refresh yourself with a break from the madness at work and meet your amazing sisters in arms of Women in Digital.
Women in Digital is a quickly expanding national organization holding member meet ups and events in our chapter cities. Once a year, they gather or our Annual Conference and every day they connect on their private Slack network.+4:30 pmNew York City Women in Digital Kick Off @ SIXTY SoHo- Gordon Bar
−TECH & HUSTLE: RUN YOUR BUSINESS ANYWHERE @ GA NYC (Manhattan), HQ6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weebly, Square and Google Cloud have partnered with General Assembly to celebrate small business professionals and share the best tips and tricks in managing and successfully owning ones eCommerce business. Hear from a panel of passionate individuals who will uncover the honest small business journey and the best way make your passion into a paycheck.
Dov Vargas and Raquel Vamos
Dharma Yoga Wheel
What You’ll Take Away:
+6:00 pmTECH & HUSTLE: RUN YOUR BUSINESS ANYWHERE @ GA NYC (Manhattan), HQ
- Tips on how to get started on managing and selling with a small business
- Career advice and guidance
−#PowerHour With Karen Millsap – Going & Growing Through Life’s Painful Moments3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’ve all experienced moments in our lives that leave us overwhelmed with sadness, loneliness and even grief. As we navigate our personal and professional journeys, it can also be difficult to find someone to confide in as we go through the rough patch.
Karen Millsap, “The Grief Consultant” knows a thing or two about dealing with grief, and even overcoming it. For our next Power Hour chat, Karen will join us to share ways that we can go and grow though some of life’s most difficult moments. To join the conversation, be sure to join our Slack community, #theAgenda before July 13th at 3 PM EST.
Click here to join #theAgenda.+3:00 pm#PowerHour With Karen Millsap – Going & Growing Through Life’s Painful Moments
−TALKING TO ME? BRANDING & THE POWER OF SOCIAL VIDEO6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
More than ever, brands and filmmakers are looking to connect with their audiences through genuine online stories, inspiring them to learn more, take action, and share with their community. But while video remains king, content makers constantly battle short attention spans and a saturated landscape. So how do you stand out in the crowd? You’re about to find out.
This class offers a series of interactive workshops and guest speaker interviews that share practical tools, industry case studies, and visual examples to help tell your story successfully. Connect and get tangible advice from Executive Producer Sydney Levin (T Brand Studio, The New York Times,) Community Curator Ari Spool and Community Director Dani Newman of Giphy, and CEO & Creative Producer Jess Peterson of Mighty Oak.
Dani Newman is the Community Director at GIPHY and a founding member of GIPHY Arts. Her Art Direction for GIPHY was recognized as a 2016 Webby Winner. Prior to GIPHY, Dani worked at Tumblr where she oversaw hundreds of advertising campaigns. On the weekends, Dani also co-hosts an eclectic radio program inside of a shipping container.
Ari Spool is currently the community curator at GIPHY and the co-owner of the creative design studio EyeBodega. In the past, she was a founding curator of exhibitions at Babycastles, the first gallery devoted exclusively to showing video games. In addition, she has worked as an editor at Know Your Meme, Impose Magazine, ‘SUP Magazine, and as the content coordinator at the Stranger. She graduated summa cum laude from the New School in 2015. In 2012, she was a candidate for mayor of New York City.
Sydney Levin is currently the Executive Video Producer at T Brand Studio, where she leads a team that creates linear documentary-style videos as well as VR films. Previously, Sydney served as the head of homepage video at AOL.com. At AOL, she grew video consumption from 50,000 views a day to more than 10 million. She is an instructor at NYT Education: The School of The New York Times.
What You Will Learn
How to find out who your audience is, what they want to know, and where they ‘are’ online
How to establish your own brand guidelines
How to create visuals that share compelling stories, and quickly
How to implement what you’ve learned!
About the instructorJess Peterson is the CEO & Creative Producer of Mighty Oak, a creative studio that specializes in hand-made animation. Since launching in May 2015, their series of commercials, gifs, and editorial videos have been viewed millions of times, receiving acclaim from the ACLU, Huffington Post, and BBC. Past clients include AT&T, GE, Estee Lauder, Nickelodeon, Perrier, Ted Talks, Samsung, West Elm, and The New York Times.
Jess’s decade of experience in music production, communications design, and the visual arts have served non-profits, major musical acts, and fortune 500 companies alike. She’s offered workshops and panel discussions on entrepreneurship and branded content at venues such as General Assembly, Etsy’s HQ, Brooklyn’s Northside Festival, and on Capitol Hill. She also produced a series of events for creative female founders called HATCH, which served over 500 women in NYC.
Her mission is to both encourage more creatives to explore the world of entrepreneurship and to employ more women in her field+6:30 pmTALKING TO ME? BRANDING & THE POWER OF SOCIAL VIDEO
−Galvanize- Chicago (all-day)Jul 15 – Jul 16
The Galvanize program will bring mini United State of Women Summits to states across the country, to discuss national and local issues on gender equality in partnership with groups working on the ground in communities. The program will also have a training component, where we will help to build skills of women on several tracks from community organizing, to running for office, to entrepreneurship, to leadership.+Galvanize- Chicago (all-day)
−The Girl Power Squared Brunch & Learn Series: A Conversation About Investing11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Meet us for a fun and an informative conversation at the beautiful Above Restaurant in South Orange, NJ to discuss how to amplify your investment success. We will chat with top industry leaders on how to invest wisely in yourself and in your community. The goal is to help you reap the maximum benefits from the work you do, while supporting a lifetime of turning your passions and dreams into reality. Most importantly, it will be time well spent networking, meeting new people, and enjoying each other over a great meal.+11:30 amThe Girl Power Squared Brunch & Learn Series: A Conversation About Investing
−Young Women Run: Run with Ignite National & Running Start @ AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment and Policy10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Young Women Run: A 2-day training for politically ambitious college and young professional women. This event will feature prominent elected women, workshops and plenary sessions designed to advance the skills and capacities of young women who are eager to become the next generation of political leaders.
About the Conference: Take part in the two-day event for training and tools on how to run for office. Build tangible political leadership skills, meet with elected leaders and Congressional staffers, and network with other politically ambitious young women from around the United States.
Who’s invited: College, graduate school and young professional women from across the United States. Space is limited to 150 spots. Register early!
Workshops and Sessions: The following workshops and sessions will provide the tools you need to run for office.
- Campaign 101: Where, when, and how to run
- Fundraising without fear
- Develop an authentic personal campaign message
- Social media in a campaign setting
- Create your campaign website
- On air media training+10:00 amYoung Women Run: Run with Ignite National & Running Start @ AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment and Policy
−Wine Tasting with Her Agenda and Highly Recommended @ Alley5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Her Agenda and Highly Recommended, the ultimate wine connoisseurs, at the awesome Alley office space on July 21st for an evening of wine tasting and fun! We’ll be chatting, tasting some fine wine and having a good time.
Her Agenda is a digital media platform working to bridge the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. We aim to universalize the motto of No one Ever Slows Her Agenda through our online initiatives.+5:00 pmWine Tasting with Her Agenda and Highly Recommended @ Alley
−The NAACP National Convention (all-day) @ Baltimore Convention CenterJul 22 – Jul 26
The NAACP will host it’s national convention at the Baltimore Convention Center from July 22 to 26. Speakers will include: Angela Rye, April Ryan Symone Sanders, Yara Shahidi. Tamika Mallory, Marilyn Mosby, Sen. Ben Cardin, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson,DeRay McKesson, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Mayor Cathrine E. Pugh, and many more.+The NAACP National Convention @ Baltimore Convention Center (all-day)
−Women’s Congressional Staff Association (WCSA) Eighth Annual Summer Leadership Conference @ Capitol Visitor Center9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Women’s Congressional Staff Association (WCSA) invites you to join us for “Are You the Boss of Your Career? Making Bossy Work for You” — A day of workshops, panels, and networking with some of the most inspiring professionals in Washington, DC.+9:00 amWomen’s Congressional Staff Association (WCSA) Eighth Annual Summer Leadership Conference @ Capitol Visitor Center
−Pop-Up Class: What is an LLC? @ WeWork10:30 am – 1:30 pm
You will learn what an LLC is, why we ALL need one, and get a full walk through of how-to register an LLC.
A light lunch will be provided along with refreshments. Come with your laptop/ smartphones and be prepared to take notes.
Cassaberry Consulting LLC is a corporate consulting firm in New York City. We are known for assisting our clients, by giving them direct access to a consultant with expertise in their field.
Hosted by Cassaberry Consulting LLC.+10:30 amPop-Up Class: What is an LLC? @ WeWork
−OZY FEST: A Collaboration and Celebration of Artists @ Rumsey Playfield, Central Park12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ozy Fest brings together the most unique parts of New York City – big ideas, loud laughs and incredible talent. The festival showcases comedians, writers, performers and singers of all genres and invites them to bring a fresh voice to the greatest venue out there – Central Park.
The event features delicious food, a stage to create conversation on compelling topics, the performance stage and a bazaar. Ozy fest is your one stop for entertainment, discussion and good eats. This year, performing artists include: Jason Derulo, Samantha Bee, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Governor Jeb Bush and so many more!
Tickets start at $50 for general admission and $125 for VIP access – which includes access to the VIP tent and special food, drink and guest experiences. The event takes place on Saturday, July 22nd. Doors open at 12pm and close at 10pm. All ages are welcome.
If you’re looking for some fun in the sun in New York City that’s age appropriate, look no further. Tickets are on sale now.+12:00 pmOZY FEST: A Collaboration and Celebration of Artists @ Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
−Magic Monday Beauty Lounge with Renae Bluitt and Tia Williams @ Time Studio4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sponsored by GeenieBox, get ready for another amazing Magic Monday with the inspiring beauty experts Renae Bluitt and Tia Williams. There will be complimentary beauty services including: Hair, Nair Art, Facial and Makeup by Munira. There will also be a live DJ, cocktails and a #BlackWomanGenius talk hosted by Renae and Tia. It’s going to be a great time, so be sure to attend!
RSVP is required.+4:00 pmMagic Monday Beauty Lounge with Renae Bluitt and Tia Williams @ Time Studio
−From Recipe to Marketplace: Launching Your Food Product @ Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)10:15 am – 2:00 pm
Industry expert Terry Frishman will lead you through the key steps to effectively create, manufacture, package, distribute and market your delicious food products. Whether you own a food establishment or want to market your food concept, her dynamic, energetic approach will give you the confidence to realize that realizing or expanding your food ideas can be very doable!
She provides valuable insights into how the food industry trends, along with your own personal values can determine what product to market and how to market it.At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
+10:15 amFrom Recipe to Marketplace: Launching Your Food Product @ Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
- Summarize specialty food and natural food industries, and the top trends in those sectors
- Explain the importance of a mission
- Describe how can integrate your new food product with your existing food or drink establishment (restaurant, bar or food product channels)
- Define powerful product positioning and the importance of packaging based on industry trends
- Explain the role of food scientists and shelf-life testing
- Discuss production, pricing and sales distribution strategies to enhance your brand
- Outline criteria for promotion, sales materials and PR “first steps”
−NAMIC-NY Executive Speed Mentoring @ VIACOM6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Attendees will be offered the opportunity to have intimate discussions with over 20 industry leaders within the Media, Marketing and Communications industries. Concurrent to the speed mentoring, a panel discussion will take place.
The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications – NAMIC is a 501(c)(6) trade association that was founded in 1980. NAMIC educates, advocates and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the telecommunications industry through its 18 nationwide chapters. NAMIC welcomes existing and aspiring broadband and new media professionals to our membership roster. Members are cable operators, programmers, hardware suppliers, telecommunication and new media professionals and entrepreneurs. Our members come from customer contact offices, executive suites and every position in-between. They are of every race; multiple cultures — and they are all committed to a future in which these differences are strengths.
Hosted by NAMIC-NY.+6:00 pmNAMIC-NY Executive Speed Mentoring @ VIACOM
−The New Connections Mixer: Creative Is She Edition @ WeWork Bryant Park7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New Connections Mixer is a networking event that aims to connect millennial professionals from various careers and industry sectors. This July will be focused on highlighting innovative, and dynamic female entrepreneurs and creatives. Meet the Panelists:
Lilas Mia - Lifestyle and Natural Hair Blogger
Sade Solomon - Faith and Fashion Blogger
Nana Agyemang and PingHwa Okorie - Founders of Every Stylish Girl
Nia Phillip - Founder of Creative Smart Girl
Liane Membis – Founder of Bauce Magazine+7:00 pmThe New Connections Mixer: Creative Is She Edition @ WeWork Bryant Park
−Blerd City Conference (all-day) @ VariousJul 29+Blerd City Conference @ Various (all-day)
−Blerd City Conference (all-day) @ VariousJul 30+Blerd City Conference @ Various (all-day)
−Design+Her+Life Day Retreat: Empowerment and Self Care @ Teach for America2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
On Sunday July 30th, Nicole Sallis, founder of Design+Her+Life will be hosting a day retreat. Get ready for a rejuvenating day of empowerment filled with custom self-care stations, complimentary massages, treats, powerful experts, vendors, exclusive giveaways and so much more. This event is sure to be a retreat that will help you close out July with an unbelievable bang.
As an added bonus, Meet Me Series Founder Ayanna Dutton will be speaking on the panel during the Authenticity + Style Panel. For those of you who are supporters of the Meet Me Community we encourage you to attend this event to continue building your network and expanding on your brand, personally and professionally.
Event Run of Show:
2:00 – 2:20 Grounding + Welcome
2:20 – 3:25 Self-Care Stations
3:30 – 4:10 Wellness Panel
Think of Wellness in the context of Mind, Body + Spirit. We will have a beneficial conversation about Women’s health, healthy self-care, uplifting emotions, reducing stress levels, improving sleep, managing weight + increasing your vitality.
Special Guest Panelist:
Dr. Venis Wilder (Creator of City Doc)
Brian Hibbler (Trainer + Massage Therapist)
Emi Valerio (CEO of She Commands, LLC)
Miss Be (Coach + Founder of the H.E.R Heart Foundation)
4:20 – 5:00 Authenticity + Style Panel
Design+Her+Life focuses on the Ultimate Inside Out Make-Over. This powerful discussion will explore, how our Authenticity, Confidence + Self-Love is connected to how we show up in the world even as it pertains to beauty + all around personal style.
Special Guest Panelist:
Thoko Spoon (Beauty Expert + Author)
Hana Heshimu (Hairstylist + Makeup Artist)
Stephanie Fleary (Founder of Empowered Stilettos)
Ayanna Dutton (Brand Architect + Experience Innovator)
Delaila Catalino (Chief Creator + Connector)
Click here to purchase tickets NOW+2:00 pmDesign+Her+Life Day Retreat: Empowerment and Self Care @ Teach for America
−Blerd City Conference (all-day) @ VariousJul 31+Blerd City Conference @ Various (all-day)
−Flourish, Don’t Flounder, at Your First Journalism Job or Internship2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
You’ve taken some classes, aced a test or two and maybe even have a fresh journalism degree in hand. Now comes the hard part. In a field where networking and clips are the gold standards, you have to make a big impact in your jobs and internships to move your career forward.
We know it’s daunting. But Mary Shedden, news director at WUSF Public Media, has hired many employees and interns and is here to help.
This webinar will share all the information you need to know to make your resume shine, impress potential bosses and — after you’ve gotten the gig — how to make the most of it. This course will tackle the questions you’re too embarrassed to ask your teachers and your friends don’t know.+2:00 pmFlourish, Don’t Flounder, at Your First Journalism Job or Internship
−STEP Film Screening in Brooklyn7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join 135 Street Agency for the screenings of the film “STEP” on two special dates:Brooklyn Screening Hosted byCongresswoman Yvette ClarkeWednesday, August 27:30PM - Doors Open8:30PM - Screening BeginsQ&A with the cast immediately following the screening
Location given upon confirmation of reservation.STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.Directed by: Amanda LipitzProduced by: Amanda Lipitz, Steven CantorFeaturing: Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon, Gari McIntyre,Paula Dofat
For more info, visit the official site.+7:30 pmSTEP Film Screening in Brooklyn
−Personal Networking Workshop: Part Two of Business Bootcamp @ Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn to apply the classic story formula to networking situations, to engage potential prospects’ interest and position yourself in their minds as a rescuer and problem-solver.
In a brainstorming session with your peers, analyze other participants’ stories and share your immediate reactions from the standpoint of a prospective client.A professional narrative development consultant will lead the group discussion and help you craft the feedback into conversational explanation of your business creatively phrased to pique interest and set you apart from the competition.At the end of this workshop, you will have learned how to:
- Recount a classic story formula and your role in it
- Explain what you do/sell in one sentence, a short paragraph, and a full sales pitch
- Convince prospect that your product/service will enable them to prevail over adversity
Join us for a fun, dynamic interactive session and schedule a free follow-up meeting with a SCORE NYC mentor at your earliest convenience.Please Note:
This is a creative, full-participation boot camp, similar to writing or acting boot camps. You must be an active-business owner ready to share your experience and receptive to the experiences of other participants. Here, “active business” means
(1) you’ve worked with at least 1-2 paying clients;
(2) you have a live website that can be accessed online during the session. Participation is limited to 15 attendees.
Walk-ins will be turned away.+12:00 pmPersonal Networking Workshop: Part Two of Business Bootcamp @ Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
−Wine Tasting With Her Agenda and Highly Recommended @ Alley5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Her Agenda and Highly Recommended, the ultimate wine connoisseurs, at Alley on August 3rd for an evening of wine tasting and fun!
We’ll be chatting, tasting some fine wine and having a good time.+5:00 pmWine Tasting With Her Agenda and Highly Recommended @ Alley