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Tell Us Who You Really Are: The Art of Branding Yourself

Date: 12/03/2020

Time: 7:00pm
Where: LMHQ, Virtual,

Struggling to translate your creative practice, business or self into words? Avoiding the process of writing and editing your About page, whether for your own materials or an upcoming pitch? Face your fears at this upcoming workshop, which helps creative individuals explore how to clearly communicate who they are, and the kind of work they produce, to a broad range of audiences. Participants will walk away with tangible tips on creating effective personal narratives, modifying statements for different platforms and more.
About Our Event Leader:
Shama Rahman (she/her) is the Director of Brand Strategy at New York Magazine. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal as a creative strategist in advertising and at The New York Times as an associate marketing manager for the TimesTalks live journalism series. Before the Times, she worked in marketing at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Shama has led workshops for artists and creatives for Ninth Street Collective, where she is a founding member, and for places like The Wing, New Women Space, Eyebeam, APA, The New School and Mana Contemporary. She graduated from Smith College, where she studied Economics, Art History and Museum Studies, and is the youngest member of the Smith College Museum of Art's advisory committee.
This workshop is presented in collaboration with IFP’s Womxn Owning It program as part of the second annual Womxn Owning It Summit. 
Registration for this event will include a discount code for 20% off Summit registration as well as access to the Summit’s Speed Networking session. 
Womxn Owning It Summit
The second annual Womxn Owning It Summit taking place Tuesday, December 1st - Friday, December 4th virtually is focused on actionable steps you can take as both a creative and entrepreneur to become a stronger advocate for both yourself and those around you via inclusion and diversity implementation, conversations around financial resources and demanding your worth, as well as the importance of a holistic branding approach to your projects and career. You’ll also have the opportunity to network and build your community of champions and collaborators.


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