Hello, Creative Times Reader!
Do you know of an organization or business that could use a hand expanding, connecting to, and engaging with its community of patrons / customers / clients / readers?
Look no further!
A seasoned arts and culture writer, promoter, educator, and community-builder, I bring to the table a carefully-crafted network of nonprofit organizations, small business owners, civic leaders, artists and art organizations built over 20 years of living in
As a Brooklyn-based blogger and one of the organizers of The Brooklyn Blogfest, I also have a deep knowledge of and
connection to many arts and education organizations in the borough. New York City
I am currently available to lend my areas of expertise to a Brooklyn-based project, business, or organization on a part-time basis. If you know of a potential partner within your professional or social network who would benefit from my services, I'd be grateful for an introduction.
Sample Work Projects
* Collaborated with team of 25 organizers to plan and oversee GO, a historic borough-wide open studio weekend designed to foster personal exchange between 1700
Brooklyn artists, their
communities, and The Brooklyn Museum. Resulted in 147,000 studio visits in a
* Conducted Twitter campaign and created mascot for 8th Annual Ladies of Hip Hop Festival to increase reach within
dance communities New York
* Conceptualized and Co-produced The Brooklyn Blogfest, an annual event for 300 bloggers, journalists, and community leaders. Recruited and managed 30-person volunteer staff. Organized monthly, neighborhood-based gatherings of
* Consult with Bank Street College of Education to use social and new media platforms to publicize alumni events; galvanize alumni activity on LinkedIn group and Twitter accounts; and strategize content areas and recruitment of writers for alumni blog.
* Consulted with Jim Henson Legacy to improve aesthetics, usability, and interactivity of their website.
* Founded and publish Creative Times, an eight-year-old blog which highlights
* Co-founded and lead Creative Conversations, a women’s monthly goal-setting group for visual artists and writers who wish to stay on the edge of creative and professional growth.
* Managed PlayNet, a grant-funded project at The Brooklyn Children’s Museum designed to increase educators’, parents’, and caretakers’ understanding of play and capacity to facilitate play with children.
of Education; NY;
1995 Bank Street
B.A., Women, Community and Social Change;
CT; 1991 Trinity College
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