$449 Eventbrite - MERGE! A 2 day conferencefor women

Why the MERGE! Conference?

MERGE! Co-creator Tatjana Luethi talks to Lina Shanklin about the conference and why it’s so important.

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Who is this conference for?

This conference is for women who consider themselves cultural creatives / social artists and are thinking of or in the process of changing into a more fulfilling career! Whether you are “creators, designers, artists, storytellers, caregivers, big picture thinkers,” career switchers and or corporate executives looking for a change this conference is for you!

What we will discuss?

  • Women’s creativity & self-expression
  • Can you merge passion and profession?
  • Workshop: Defining Your Passion
  • Defining & Discovering Gifts & Talents
  • User Experience Practices & Approach
  • Defining the World's needs
  • What is the future of creativity?
  • The future and women’s creative leadership
  • How to make it all work and remove obstacles
  • Women’s leadership

What you’ll tangibly get

  • Visual Step-by-Step tools
  • A Road-Map for action
  • Tools to overcome obstacles
  • A collaborative environment safe for ideas
  • A community of like-minded women
  • Guaranteed fun!

Featuring

Keynote By:

knock knock
Jen Bilik Founder, CEO of Knock Knock
“She is an adept humorist, and Knock Knock’s products are known for having a distinctive, non-homogenized voice of humor via social observation. She is a designer, creative director, and avid crafter.” Wikipedia

Music By:

Gedina
Gedina Singer, Song Writer
“Fiercely soulful, Gedina’s voice is among the giants like Nina Simone, Christina Aguilera, and Aretha Franklin. She will be one of music’s greats!” – Dawn Garcia, ATOD Magazine
  • Lina Shanklin Transformational Master Coach & Workshop Leader
  • Crystal Ehrlich UX Design Guru
  • Angel Anderson VP Experience Director at CP+B
  • Roxane Lukas Principal, The Realis Project
  • Karen Solomon Co-Founder & Advisor Opportunity Green
  • Kate Stahnke VP, Product at Causecast
  • Dorit Cypis Founder of Foreign Exchanges, Professional Artist
  • Irma Sanchez TV & Radio Host
  • Sarah Backhouse Founder of Future360, Host, Emcee, Producer, Journalist
  • Danixa Diaz Executive Producer / Co-Founder of iartists
  • Tatjana Luethi Lead Coach, The Skool
  • Tali Krakowsky Experience Design, Apologue, Inc.
  • Jeff Solomon Co-Founder & Executive Director at Amplify.la
  • Jose Caballer Chief Education Officer, The Skool
  • Marissa Levin Executive Producer at Apologue, Inc.
  • Patricia Handschiegel Founder of Condiment Media
  • Lara Fedoroff Founder of UX-Radio
  • Stephanie Michele Founder / CEO at SocialBling
  • Sarah Gallivan Mitchell Sr. User Experience Designer at Belkin
  • Sarah Vainer Community Curator & Director of Communications at NextSpace @ Amplify
  • Monique Svazlian Leadership & Executive Coach at Highest Path Coaching & Consulting

Agenda

Saturday, March 2nd

08:30 - 9:00 am Coffee & Bagels
09:00 - 9:30 am Welcome & Intdoduction Intdo by Tatjana & Jose
09:30 - 10:00 am Panel: Creativity, personal fulfillment, and making a difference Tatjana & Lina, Jeanne
10:00 - 10:15 am Sharing Engage Attendees: Tatjana
10:15 - 10:45 am Panel: Can you merge passion and profession? Roxane Lucas, Patdicia Handschiegel, Karen Solomon, Sarah Backhouse. Moderated by
Tatjana
10:45 - 11:00 pm Sharing Tatjana
11:00 - 11:15 am Break
11:15 - 12:00 am Workshop: Defining Your Passion Tatjana & Lina
12:15 - 1:20 pm LUNCH
1:30 - 1:45 pm Performance by Gedina Intro by Jose
1:45 - 2:00 pm Sharing & Reflections from Lunch Tatjana
2:00 - 2:30 am Panel: Self-Expression, Passion & Profession Kate Stankey, Roxane Lukas, Gedina, Moderated by Tatjana
2:30 - 2:45 pm Sharing Engage Attendees: Tatjana
2:45 - 3:30 pm Workshop: Defining & Discovering Gifts & Talents Tatjana & Lina
3.30 - 3.45 pm Break
3:45 - 4:15 pm Panel: Women and the Future of Hollywood Irma Sanchez, Sarah Backhouse, Brigitte Steinmetz, Lina. Moderated by Sarah Backhouse
4:15 - 4:30 pm Sharing Sarah
4:30 - 4:45 pm Reflection back on Saturday Tatjana & Jose
4:45 - 5:00 am Tomorrow Tatjana & Jose

Sunday, March 3rd

08:30 - 9:00 am Coffee & Bagels
09:00 - 9:15 am Welcome Tatjana & Jose
09:15 - 09:45 am Panel: User Experience Practices & Approach Crystal Ehrlich, Angel Anderson, Sarah Gallivan Mitchel, Jose
9:45 - 10:00 am Shares Jose
10:00 - 10:45 am Workshop: Defining the World's needs? Alignment & Intention Tatjana & Lina
10:45 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 - 11:30 am Conversation: Obstacles for Co-creation Tatjana & Jose
11:30 - 12:15 am Workshop: Finding your place in the Social Sectors Tatjana
12:15 - 1:20 pm LUNCH
1:30 - 2:00 pm Conversation: The Art of Alignment & Partnership Dorit Cypres & Jose
2:00 - 2:30 pm Panel: The Future of Creativity Tali Krakowsky, Danixa Diaz & Jose
2:30 - 2:45 pm Shares Tatjana
2:45 - 3:15 pm Conversation: Why the Future Belongs to Women Tatjana & Jose
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 3:45 pm Performance by Gedina Gedina
3:45 - 4:30 pm Her journey to success. Jen Bilik, CEO from Knock Knock Jen Bilik
4:30 - 5:00 pm Closing Conversation: Moving Forward Tatjana & Jose

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