2016 Alumni & Young Professionals Conference

Learn about the media and tech industry from some of the best young talent in the business. Emma Bowen Foundation alumni and other diverse young professionals will gather for breakfast, networking, and honest conversation about ways to make your mark in media and technology.

9:00 – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Keynote Address

Scott Havens, Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media, welcomes and addresses the conference.

9:30 – 10:15 AM: Exploring Entrepreneurship and Thinking Outside The Box

There are many ways to build a career in media, from working within a company to starting your own business to getting post-graduate education that you can bring back to an employer. This panel will look at some non-traditional careers in media and tech and discuss how to shape your own career path in the industry.

Panelists – Rhonesha Byng, Founder of Heragenda.com; Rana Campbell, Freelance Content Creator; Sonie Guseh, Digital Strategy Fellow at Conde Nast; Kenneth Wright, Jr., CEO & Founder of Klean Collar, Inc.; Jason Smikle, Co-Founder and Managing Director at fNograph

Moderator – David Burton, Emma Bowen Foundation Post-Graduate Fellow

10:15 – 11:00 AM: Social Media and the News

Panelists – Gio Benitez, Correspondent at ABC News; Marquise Francis, Social Media Manager at History NOW; Marisch Perrera, Strategic Planning Coordinator/Business Development, CBS Television Stations; Rachel Scott, Production Associate at ABC News.

Moderator – Ashley Johnson, Reporter, Chasing News

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Networking

Meet the panelists and other Emma Bowen Foundation alumni during this networking session. 

June 22, 2016 at 9am - 12pm
The Grand Hyatt New York
109 E 42nd St
Ballroom V
New York, NY 10017
United States
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