Dress: Business Casual
Refreshments will be served at the event.
If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock, Build a Door
Whether through a strong network or side-hustle, there are many ways to open yourself up to great opportunities. At this event, you’ll learn how to get your idea for a side project off the ground and build upon connections and talents that have potential to grow into something more.
Whether you’re looking to amp up your networking game, meet other creatives and potential collaborators, or take your side-project to the next level, this event will be a great learning experience and a great time.
Enjoy an evening with top creative professionals who will share their stories, answer questions during our Q&A and network with you. Learn tips and tricks from the best!
Side Hustle: Rat City Radio
Karen Fensterstock is a Maryland native, Syracuse University alumnus, former NBC Page, and self-described “constant delight”. After finding a rat in her Brooklyn apartment in 2012, Fensterstock and her roommate started their podcast Rat City Radio, which garners listeners from six continents and over 50 countries. Karen was diagnosed with Bieber Fever in fall of 2010, though she continues to function at a near-human level. She enjoys rollerblading, going to the movies, and volunteering for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
CEO & Co-Founder
Assistant to Executive Producers
Side Hustle: LIVE @ the apt.
Side Hustle: Fitness Blogger
Evann Clingan is a boutique fitness enthusiast and blogger living in New York. As a 20-something professional living in the city, Evann knows how difficult it can be to maintain a consistently healthy lifestyle while living in one of the fastest-paced cities in the world. She believes it’s all about finding the right balance, so she’s learned to incorporate her workouts into her adventurous lifestyle, reminding herself to eat healthier and stay positive every day. Evann uses her blog as a creative outlet to share fitness experiences, trends, and brands through highly visual content. When she’s not blogging, Evann is working as a Senior Analyst at 360i, a digital advertising agency, on clients such as Toyota, Ben & Jerry’s, Oxygen, and HBO. She has been featured as an expert on various fitness blogs, such as ClassPass and SoulCycle.
Special thanks to our host: The Wix Lounge, Sponsored by Wix.com
Wix.com enables everyone to design, publish and host stunning HTML5 websites. No coding, no previous design skills, just log in to Wix and start creating with our easy drag-and-drop website builder! In that spirit of encouraging creativity and enabling entrepreneurship, in 2010 Wix founded the NYC Wix Lounge. The Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working, event and exhibit space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive work day, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. The Wix Lounge provides free support to New Yorkers, giving them the tools and tips for successfully launching and managing their businesses’ online presence. To learn more, please visit http://www.wix.com.