More than 35 top creative professionals will be sharing their insight with us for Find & Follow Your Passion, our full-day conference taking place on November 10th. We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our speakers, Alicia Boone.
Alicia Boone is the Culture-Connector, committed to creating and supporting the growth of artistic businesses. After receiving her M.P.S in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute in 2009, Alicia received an opportunity to contribute her skills to the Education Division at theas the Coordinator of Adult Programs. Alongside a team of two full-time staff and two intern educators, Boone coordinates over 100 programs and reaches well over 100,000 visitors each year.
Boone’s previous experience includes working as the Interim Education Director and lead class facilitator with World Up, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about international politics and issues that affect the global community through hip-hop and socially progressive culture. While working with World Up, Boone redeveloped a new educational curriculum called World Up EDU. In addition to her work in education, she founded So Live! Arts in 2006, an arts exhibition and professional development company whose vision is to empower artists by providing a variety of resources in the areas of business and financial education.
Alicia Boone continues to create value for organizations and corporations that recognize the power of the arts and community development. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Follow her on Twitter, @missaliciaboone, and read her blog.
Join Alicia and over 350 young creatives for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking, and fun. Meet the coolest creatives and companies in New York City, learn about different industries, and make great connections with peers and professionals. The event is in partnership with the Center for Career & Professional Development at Pratt Institute and will take place on their beautiful campus in Brooklyn.
Interested in this life-changing day of inspiration and actionable career tips? Register today.
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