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Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, & Jamia Wilson
As marches, protests, and boycotts return to the cultural conversation in the United States and people look to take action and make their voices heard, co-authors Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, and Jamia Wilson will provide practical tactics for navigating and protecting one’s personal democracy, and for making an impact from right where they are. This session is aimed at people who feel fired up, have been activated, but who may be starting to feel burned out or are unsure they are being effective.
An Evening Lecture & Book Signing
Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:00 pm
Members Free/ Nonmembers $20
New York Open Center
Elisa Camahort Page was the co-founder and COO of the scrappy-start-up-turned-women’s-media-powerhouse, BlogHer, Inc. After being counted amongst the tiny percentage of women-founder teams to raise venture funding and achieve an exit with BlogHer, Elisa is now a strategic consultant, writer, and public speaker.
Carolyn Gerin is the creator/art director of the beloved 3-book ‘Anti-Bride’ series by Chronicle Books, and Sr. Editor Emeritus at Destination I Do Magazine. She ran an award-winning creative agency in San Francisco, CA, with clients ranging from lifestyle retailers like Williams Sonoma, to a range of conservation, sustainability and smart growth non-profits (including leading the Sea Shepherd iPhone app). Today she leads Cannawise.co, a creative branding agency with expertise in retail product launches, brand development/strategy, and messaging, for companies in the B2B and B2C cannabis economy.
Jamia Wilson is the director of the Feminist Press. Wilson has contributed to The New York Times, Glamour, Elle, The Today Show, CNN, BBC, and more. She is the author of Young, Gifted, and Black and wrote the oral history in Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World. She co-authored Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Advocacy, and Activism for All which will be released on September 18, 2018.