january, 2019

thu17janAll DaythuA Genius Class on Innovation: How Do We Innovate?(All Day: thursday) Launch Pad Newark

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Event Details

As a creator/business owner/entrepreneur … one question arises, how do you innovate in order to drive or maintain success? 

Hear from 4 entrepreneurs about their journeys and work using innovative techniques and skills unique to their fields. 

RSVP here: https://howdoweinnovate.eventbrite.com/?aff=website

The 4 event panelists:

  • Henny Harmon is a photographer, graphic designer and artist. You can visit her website at www.hennyxharmon.com & check out her work on Twitter & Instagram at @hennyxharmon.

  • Mark Hair is the Founder & Executive Director of 12Comics, a literacy and entrepreneurial after-school enrichment program that uses custom superheroes, comic books, trading cards, video games, animation, 1 act plays, and short films as learning tools. You can learn more by visiting www.12comics.com.

  • Kala LaFortune Reed is the Founder & Operations Manager of Girls on Bikes, a Community Organization whose mission is to “encourage girls in urban communities to participate in recreational activities in the public, in style of course.” You can learn more by visiting www.girlsonbikes.co.

  • Andre Preoteasa is the Founder & CEO of Systems of Systems, which helps companies navigate a new landscape being shaped by the cloud. You can discover more by visiting https://of.systems.

After the panel we will have a breakout session, in which each panelist will sit down with a group of attendees. Attendees will then describe their project and get feedback on what their next steps should be. (Attendees should bring a project to receive guidance on!)

Event Overview:
6:00 – 6:30 PM: Meet & Greet

6:30 – 7:00 PM: Introductions & Q/A

7:00 – 7:30 PM: Breakout Session – each panelist will sit down with a group of attendees. Attendees will then describe their project and get feedback on what their next steps should be. (Attendees should bring a project to receive guidance on!)

7:30 – 8:00 PM: Networking & close

Light refreshments will be served.

Who Should Attend:
Makers, artisans, fashion/graphic designers, any other entrepreneurs, independent and emerging business owners/employees looking to learn how to innovate in their perspective fields.

RSVP here: https://howdoweinnovate.eventbrite.com/?aff=website

Time

All Day (Thursday)

Location

Launch Pad Newark

625 Broad Street Suite 240, Newark, NJ 07012

Organizer

Makerhoodskmozian@makerhoods.org 569 Dr MLK Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

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