2017 Leadership Conference for Women in the Arts

2017 Leadership Conference for Women in the Arts
Saturday, October 14th 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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What are the skills needed for you to be a leader in the competitive world of art and design? 
 
At this interactive, day-long conference you will learn from speakers who have achieved success by taking risks, being flexible, developing a solid network and creating collaborative endeavors.
 
You will also have the opportunity to have invigorating conversations with students from other colleges and universities as well as women from the community.
 
FEATURED SPEAKER: Dr. Natalie Nixon
 

"Natalie W. Nixon, Ph.D., is a hybrid thinker, comfortably synthesizing creative and analytical thought processes from design and business to arrive at innovative opportunities.  A practitioner and researcher of design thinking, she has 15 years of experience as an educator on the secondary and university levels and worked in the fashion industry as an entrepreneurial hat designer as well as in apparel sourcing for The Limited Brands in Sri Lanka and Portugal. Nixon’s research and consulting interests are in integrative strategic des ign,experiential service design and applying strategies from the fashion industry to a range of sectors, utilizing style as a competitive advantage in order to build brand distinction. Nixon is certified by the National Charrette Institute at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design to lead charrette trainings; she uses the charrette methodology to lead ideation, opportunity finding and consensus building for a range of organizations.

Nixon earned a BA (cum laude) from Vassar College with a double major in Anthropology and Africana Studies; an MS in Global Textile Marketing from Philadelphia University; and a Ph.D. in Design Management from the University of Westminster, London." – via PhilaU.edu

 
SESSIONS INCLUDE:
• Stack Your Deck For Success: Lessons Learned from a Game Graphic Designer
• Forging Through the Fuzz and Frustration
• Fearlessness: Advice and Perspective from a Tattoo Artist
• The Art of Negotiation: Setting Your Own Career Path
• Teamwork: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
• Stay True to You: A Guide to Self-Awareness, Leadership, and Personal Branding
...and more
 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6
$10 general public, FREE for Moore students
* Includes Breakfast and Lunch *
 
FOR INQUIRIES, CONTACT EMILY JOHNSON 
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