BLOGHER BIZ

Thursday, October 21, 2021

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM US Eastern
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM US Central
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM US Mountain
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM US Pacific
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM UTC

 

Join us on Thursday, October 21st for an empowering afternoon of community connection, educational workshops, and inspirational discussions with today's top creators and entrepreneurs. 

 

Please note, this registration is to sign up for the live stream of BlogHer Biz.

 

If you would like to join us in person for BlogHer Biz at the 1 Hotel in Brooklyn, NY, please register HERE. Please note, in-person tickets are limited.

 

 

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About this Event

In Conversation with Phoebe Robinson | Dope Queen & multi-talented, Phoebe Robinson, takes a break from doing the most to share how she’s amplifying marginalized voices, continuing to build her comedy empire and why you should never sit on her bed in your outside clothes.

  • Speaker: Phoebe Robinson, NYT Best-Selling Author, Comedian, Actress & Producer

Finding Funding in a Post-Pandemic World | Our panel of money savvy investors and entrepreneurs share their expert insights on how to identify what funding is right for your business & sage advice on finding funding even in a challenging climate.

  • Speakers to be announced!

The Creator Economy | Tune in to learn how to land dream campaigns, navigate contract negotiations like a pro, diversify your revenue stream & more, so you can maximize your earnings through the content you create.

  • Speakers:

Business to Business while Brown | Given the racial reckoning of the last 20 months, companies are actively looking for Black-owned, Black-founded brands, agencies, and service providers. This panel will explore the benefits and advantages of differentiated voices, cultural perspectives, and lived experiences across a diverse group of executives and Founders.

  • Speakers to be announced!

 

& more to be announced!

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Phoebe Robinson

For over last 15 years, Reshma has been creating video content with a focus on women's rights and health. She began her career in film and television production in New York, working with notable directors and actors. Her work has been featured on The Daily Show, Good Morning America, CNN, ABC, HuffPo, Jezebel, Fox, etc. At Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she produced, directed, and wrote the majority of their video content, and managed their celebrity supporters. Today, she heads video for SHE Media, which includes BlogHer, SheKnows, Stylecaster, Soaps.com, and HelloFlo.

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Brittany Jones-Cooper

Brittany Jones-Cooper is a journalist and producer with experience in television, digital media and podcasting. She currently hosts the show Unmuted on Yahoo Life, which gives a platform to voices from underrepresented communities. Formerly a host at BUILD Series, Brittany has interviewed some of the biggest names in entertainment, news, activism and literature. She traveled the world as an editor for Yahoo Travel, and helped readers manage their money as a reporter at Yahoo Finance. Before Yahoo, Brittany was a producer for Katie Couric's daytime talk show on ABC.

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Cameron Rodgers

Named one of the five entrepreneurs changing New York’s wellness scene by Forbes, Cameron  Rogers, the courageous voice behind @freckledfoodie, is a content creator and authority in the wellness space on a mission to make healthy living realistic and approachable. Anytime  Cameron decides to share content, you can expect to see the real, the raw, and the reality.  Cameron makes a conscious effort to show you the truth of her life’s journey, without a filtered lens. In a world that often feels overly curated and inauthentic, Cameron is a voice challenging the status quo in all areas of wellness and social.

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Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson is a transformative brand builder, connector and launcher. With an entrepreneurial career that spans brand development, strategic planning, operations, investing, board membership and C-suite leadership, she has helped create, build and monetize over 200 influencer-driven brands that have generated more than $100 million in revenue.

 

Kendra is the founder of BrainTrust, a social media and brand development agency, and co-founder of BeautyUnited, a nonprofit focused on diversifying the beauty and wellness industry. She is Halle Berry’s business partner in Berry’s health and wellness brand, re-spin. In addition, Kendra hosts the Business of the Beat beauty and wellness podcast and serves on the board of several nonprofits and talent management agencies.

 

Her latest endeavor, BrainTrust Founders Studio is a community based platform that connects Black Beauty and Wellness Founders with a global ecosystem of resources, education, mentorship, marketing alliances and investment to help them achieve long-term sustained growth and build profitable businesses. 

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LA Dunn

LA Dunn is a plant-based advocate who wants to encourage more people to add more plants to their plate. In 2017, she suffered greatly from aches and pains due to inflammation. LA found that many of the foods that she enjoyed were at the center of the problem. Determined to feel better she began eating mostly plants and moved away from animal products. She leaned into research and took courses in whole foods plant-based nutrition. The result? Less pain and more energy. Understanding that food and knowledge were great weapons in the war against a variety of diseases, Black Girls Eat was created to build a community for the plant-based curious. She is also a contributing editor at The Beet, a plant-forward website dedicated to inspiring all who want to lean into a plant-based lifestyle.LA is happy to help Black Women and families make healthier food choices. The goal is to help people eat well, feel well and live well.

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Natalie Zfat

According to Mark Cuban, "Natalie Zfat doesn’t mess around.” A social media entrepreneur and Forbes Women Contributor, Zfat has partnered with some of the most iconic brands in the world, including Facebook, Samsung, LinkedIn and American Express. Zfat's beloved social media community of a hundred-thousand-something followers are dreamers, doers and entrepreneurs, from college students to CEOs.  When she's not engaging with them, you can find her out and about with a laptop, diaper bag and strong black coffee in hand.

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Nikki Brown

Before joining BlogHer, Nikki Brown was the Senior Beauty Editor for StyleCaster—another brand under the SHE Media umbrella—where she oversaw beauty content and contributed to sitewide efforts, including social media initiatives and digital issues. Her other previous experience includes managing digital hair and beauty content for ESSENCE, as well as writing for other notable outlets. Nikki is also pursuing a Master of Arts in Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism at The New School. When she’s not working or learning, you’ll most likely find her curled up with a book or taking way too many pictures of her cats. Follow her on Instagram @missnikkibrown.