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Her Agenda Live: Getting Unstuck


Jun. 14 2017, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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Have you ever felt paralyzed by possibility?

You have a big idea but you don't know where to start.

You want to quit your job but don't know what you'd do instead.

You want a promotion but you've been denied three times.

You just graduated and don't know what career path to choose.

While we were in school, it was pretty simple to make a choice on what to do next in part because of the parameters. We pretty much knew after elementary school came junior high, then we'd go to high school and (maybe?) college. But now, you're in the real world. There's no one to tell us what comes next, and no one to blame if we hate the choice we make.

This conversation will focus on on how to move forward in your life and career when you are unsure what to do next. You might feel stuck in a job with no options and no promotion in sight, or you may be experiencing the infamous creative block preventing you from moving forward on your latest project. If so, know you're not alone. There are ways to get unstuck and move forward. Join us for this dialogue where we'll have the pleasure of hearing from four dynamic women who know your pain and can teach you how to break through the noise and take action.


6:30 pm - 7: 15 pm - pre-panel reception featuring wine, light bites, and desserts.

*Books will be sold!*


7:15 pm - 7:50 - Panel discussion moderated by Her Agenda founder Rhonesha

7:50 - 8:05 pm - Audience Q&A

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8:05 pm - 8:45 pm -post - event networking, book sales + book signing


Jennifer Romolini is the chief content officer of In past work lives, shes been the editor in chief of HelloGiggles and Yahoo Shine. Her new book, Weird in a World Thats Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures, comes out June 6th.


Charreah K. Jackson is the Senior Editor for ESSENCE, empowering the brand's audience of 13 million, and the author of Boss Bride: The Powerful Womans Playbook for Love and Success. She is a featured expert on CNN, NBC and Good Morning America. As a coach and educator, she is committed to helping women discover love and happiness and leads the  Boss Bride Tribe, an international group of more than 1,000 women.

Her awards include Woman of the Year by The National Association of Professional Women and 2016 Editor of the Year by AAMBC Literary Awards. But things haven't all come easy Charreah as she has survived cancer and rebounded after being laid off in the recession. The Atlanta-native lives and loves in New York City.

You can download her free love & success workbook

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Ann Shoket has been a key architect in shaping the national conversation about and for millennial women. Over the last 15 years, Shoket brought two major young womens publications to number one across every platform. As Editor-in-Chief ofSeventeen from 2007 to 2014, Shoket repositioned the iconic fashion and beauty brand to dominate as the most relevant voice for its 13 million readers. As part of the launch team of CosmoGIRL in 1999, she helped revolutionize teen magazines by talking openly about important emotional issues that werent yet addressed by traditional publications. Shoket has appeared regularly on Good Morning America,Today, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, CNN, Access Hollywood, and E! News, and she was a guest judge for four seasons on Americas Next Top Model. Forbeshas named her one of the Most Powerful Fashion Magazine Editors in the country.


Trina DasGupta is an award-winning producer, director, and entrepreneur. Currently, she serves as Founder & CEO of Single Palm Tree Productions, a media company that creates content that changes culture, for the better. SPT’s partners have included The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Apollo Theater, Girls Who Code, Vimeo Originals, and Comedy Central International, and her accolades include a Cannes Lion, National Association of Broadcasters Innovation prize and a2017 Webby for Online Film & Video. 

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An interdisciplinary creative, Trina’s career has spanned the television, non-profit, political, and technology industries.  In television, she has worked across the Viacom brands, in particular MTV Networks, bringing in $31 million in new revenue with her branded entertainment productions. In tech, Trina created an international movement to increase women's access to technology, raising $11 million in one year for the initiative, which was launched by then U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the world’s 35+ top technology businesses. Trina has also advised the U.S., Australian, British and other governments on the use of technology in emerging markets, created the world's first mobile social network dedicated to HIV prevention and produced original content in 12 languages across television, radio, print and digital. She is a frequent public speaker, including at prestigious institutions such as the United Nations, the Paley Center for Media, the Clinton Global Initiative, SXSW, and Advertising Week. Trina is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with degrees from the Wharton School of Business and the Annenberg School of Communications and also serves on the Board of Directors of Girls Who Code.



Rhonesha Byng, Founder Her Agenda

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Rhonesha Byng is an award-winning journalist and entrepreneur whose philosophy in life is established by her acronym of N.E.S.H.A. No one Ever Slows Her Agenda. This motto serves as the inspiration for her company Her Agenda -- a digital media platform bridging the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. Rhonesha was named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. In 2016, she was named one of 28 Under 28 by NBCBLK and 29 People To Know by BET. She's spoken at The White House and The United State of Women Summit. She's also received awards from the Associated Press, and the New York Association of Black Journalists for her work in journalism. Early in her career, as a field producer with NBC New York (WNBC-TV) she won an Emmy award as part of team coverage for a breaking news story.

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