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Connie Gibbs (she/her)

Connie Gibbs (she/her)

Director of Content Strategy, Black Girls Create

Connie is a writer, podcaster, and social media manager from NYC. She is currently the social media manager for a book publisher you’ve heard of. Connie is most often found tweeting about pop culture from her hobbit hole that looks an awful lot like Hufflepuff House. She loves talking about personality types (for her podcast, The Nerds Are Typing) and fanfiction. Follow her on Twitter and most places: @ConStar24.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
YouTube

So You Want to Start a Podcast

Starting a podcast can seem overwhelming, but it is actually quite manageable! Come to this panel to get tips and tricks on how to start and sustain your podcast.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
YouTube

Creating with Kids

Creating can be an important tool for understanding yourself and the world around you, which is why we should encourage and cultivate the creative interests of the young among us. What does it look like to support the creative endeavors of the children in your life? How can we be intentional about supporting the next generation of creators? This is a conversation for anyone with children they love in their life.

WATCH HERE!

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Freelancing Ain't Free

A conversation about freelancing with Black women writers who've been there. They'll share their experiences and personal insights, and discussing pitching, being published, and getting paid.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Bey the Brand

A conversation about personal branding with Black women who have done it. We'll discuss ways creators can establish a presence online — websites, social media, and portfolios — and how they can use social media to build reputation and create connections. Panelists will share their experiences and lessons they learned in building their own brands. We'll also talk about free and low-cost tools for building blogs, creating graphics, and managing your social profiles.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
YouTube

Quick Quills Live

A #QuickQuills writing sprint with a twist! Bring your writing tools and ideas and join members of the BGC team as we write, talk about our own personal writing processes, and gas each other up!