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From Personal to Professional: How to Be Authentically You

November 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Invest in your aspiring career with a night of personal insights and powerful relationship building with fellow Bay Area college students and professionals of color. Inclusive leadership expert & TED Resident Torin Perez will guide us through his top strategies for excelling in life with passion and purpose, including:

    Taking actions that can help you find purpose in your life and career
    Anticipating the challenges that prevent you from living in authenticity
    How you can use your personal & professional brand to catapult your career

Finding meaning in the work we do for a living is proven to lead to a higher sense of fulfillment. You’ll walk away from this evening thinking about your passions and purpose, with new connections, and with a fresh perspective on your personal and professional self.

This event is free thanks to our sponsors! Please invite your friends and spread the word. Light hor d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Dress code is business casual. Bring your business cards!

What to Expect

    Mingling: 5:30pm-6:00pm
    Personal Branding Workshop/Keynote: 6:00pm-6:45pm
    Power Networking: 6:45pm-8:00pm

Earn a multi-year paid internship in media & technology at some of the nation’s leading companies. Fellowship placements prepare students for careers in the tracks of Business of Media, Content of Media, and Innovation of Media. Priority deadline is December 1st, 2017.

This free, members-only networking group for EBF alumni and media professionals is designed to give access to exciting job opportunities in the media, entertainment and technology space through engaging events with Emma Bowen partner companies. Apply today!

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About the Emma Bowen Foundation
Aspiring to work in tech and/or media? The Emma Bowen Foundation connects students, interns, and professionals of color with new opportunities in the media & technology industries through ongoing professional and leadership development. Please visit our website for more information.

About Torin Perez
Inclusive leadership expert Torin Perez is on a mission to help organizations realize the power of inclusion. With his work grounded academically in Psychology and practically as a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, Torin has been invited to speak and facilitate learning experiences at over 30 organizations including Fortune 500 companies. He is a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow, One Young World Ambassador, and TED Resident. Torin formerly worked at Bloomberg LP in digital advertising sales and is an alumnus from Lafayette College where he studied Psychology, Economics & Business.


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