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Digital Vanguard: An Interactive Conversation with Women Creatives

The Art of Genius Creative Technology Series

Friday, October 12, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Microsoft Store in Lenox Square Mall

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Nikka Shae & the Blog Fab Fashionistas (BFF’s) will be hosting this amazing event. There will be live Tweeting, Instagram’ing, photo opps, and plenty of fun!

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Digital Vanguard: An Interactive Conversation with Women Creatives is an in-depth conversation with Women Interactive Digital Vanguard Award recipients on content creation, technology and the role of women in the digital space.  Taking place on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Microsoft Store at Lenox Mall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Digital Vanguard attendees will be able to feast on light refreshments, network with other digital professionals and take a store tour.

Kicking off the conversation with a recorded foreword from Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President of Spelman College, Women Interactive will chat with the honorees who will share their stories of creativity, technology and digital rebellion.

We will honor women of color who are vanguards in the digital space and recipients of the inaugural Women Interactive Digital Vanguard award presented by award sponsor, Swagalicious.

The 2012 Women Interactive Digital Vanguard award recipients are:

Lifetime AchievementDr. Ayoka Chenzira – Interactive Filmmaker, Educator, Founding Director of Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon.  Dr. Chenzira will be in store for the conversation.

Social Change Agent: Kimberly Bryant – Founder, Black Girls Code. Kimberly Bryant has been invited to appear in store for the conversation.

Digital RenegadeAngela Benton, Founder, New Me Accelerator/Black Web 2.0. Angela Benton will appear via Skype.

Trail BlazerIssa Rae, Creator, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.  Issa Rae has been invited to appear via Skype.

Neo TechCorvida Raven– Founder of shegeeks.net, Co-Founder of Everything Twitter, The Social Geeks Roundtable Podcast, In A Third Place. Corvida Raven will appear via Skype.

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REGISTRATION INFO:

Register for the Women Interactive Kickoff Event
Digital Vanguard: An Interactive Conversation with Women Creatives
at the Microsoft Store in Lenox Mall on October 12 from 7:00-9:00pm

Register now for this event: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4350436272?ref=ebtnebregn

Attend this FREE event and receive a discount code to attend Women Interactive for half off the price of admission.

Join the conversation online @womeninteractiv and “like” us on FB!

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  1. Wow… I really wish I could be there!!!! I’m sure my BFF’s will represent!!!!

    Xoxo
    Lynn