March 26, 2018 at 8pm EST is the date for our next #blkcreatives chat. Here’s everything you need to know.
TOPIC –Power In Numbers: Supporting Black Women
In honor of March being Women's History Month, we're hosting our very first all women led #blkcreatives chat. This chat will dig into how we can ensure that we're supporting, amplifying and advocating for the creative Black women in our lives.
WHAT & WHO: #blkcreatives is a digital agency and collective that empowers Black culture's best creative talent.
Born in April 2015, our monthly Twitter chat called discussions revolve around a specific topic that relates to our personal development and growth as people and professionals. Meet our special guests for Monday:
Krystal is the Founder of The Well, a global community connecting creative + entrepreneurial women of color that launched on International Women's Day 2018. The Well facilitates opportunities for women of color to "network across," and connects women to like-minded peers, mentors and investors. And advocate at heart, Krystal spent the last ten years changing federal and state policies impacting low-income communities, and now she serves as an advocate for female founders and creative ladies—in addition to being the founder of The Well, Krystal is also the Digital Editor and Community Manager at Rent the Runway Foundation, which aims to level the playing field for women entrepreneurs.
Learn more about her here. And follow Krystal on Twitter.
is the Founder and CEO of
, a beauty and lifestyle PR firm.
Since 2011, the firm has worked with a wide array of clients that include the March of Dimes, Harlem Arts Festival, Wendy Brandes Jewelry, African Pride, Motions, Lottabody, KinkyCurlyYaki and more.In addition to her PR work, she also hosts a popular business podcast called Hashtags and Stilettos, which is designed to help millennial women win at work, in business and everywhere in between. Since the podcast's debut in 2015, it has been a steady fixture on iTunes' Top Business Podcasts chart (peaking at #11) and Sakita has been featured by Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise, Women's Biz Journals, xoNecole and more for her PR and business expertise.
In 2017, Sakita was named as one of PRWeek's 40 Under 40 honorees and she is a proud graduate of Howard University.
Learn more about her here. And follow Sakita on Twitter.
Nakea Tyson is the host of #FearlessKea, a podcast that explores the complexities of fear and the pursuit of happiness. According to Dr. Christopher Bader, “people often fear what they cannot control.” Every Friday, a special guest will join host, #FearlessKea, to delve deep into parts of their personal journey that has led them to live a life free from fear. Through the stories shared on this podcast, they hope to inspire others to be bold, fearless, and authentic in their pursuit of happiness.
Check out her podcast here. And follow Nakea on Twitter.
Brittiany Cierra Taylor is a brand builder, storyteller and marketer and currently works as an Audience Development Manager at BET. Brittiany has been featured on TMZ Live, E News and Fuse TV.