March 14, 2016 at 8pm CST is the date and time for this month’s #blkcreatives chat. Here’s everything you need to know:
TOPIC: The Truth Behind Creating Multiple Streams of Income
His work has been featured on hit media outlets and documentaries such as Black Enterprise, Black Entertainment Television (BET), Black In America (CNN), CNN Money, and NBC’s The Grio. He has been invited to speak for leading organizations, which include Lean Startup Conference, The Congressional Black Caucus, TED, SXSW, and many more. He was also named an innovator by AT&T, which highlighted black entrepreneurship to millions in TV spots aired nationally. Follow Anthony on Twitter.
Born prematurely, at one pound and two ounces, Asha Boston knows a thing or two about fighting for the things you want in life– including life itself. Friends and family members would describe her as passionate and fierce changemaker who desires to let her light shine as a mere reflection of God’s glow. Her work resume includes companies like AMC, BET and most recently Media Information Services. However it is through her journalism and documentary work that she is widely recognized. Asha has a passion for storytelling and has done so via platforms like Her Agenda, Teen Vogue, Madame Noire, VIBE, the NBA.com, Carib News and several others.
Asha currently serves at the President and CEO of Passion Fruit Vineyard Productions where she oversees all pre, post and current production services for documentaries, The Dinner Table and A Time Before Kale. Follow Asha on Twitter.
Joel L. Daniels is a writer, actor, emcee and dreamer, born and raised in the Bronx. He was the recipient of the Bronx Council of the Arts BRIO Award for poetry, and his work has been featured in the Columbia Journal, The Boston Globe, Thought Catalog, The Smoking Section, Blavity, Huffington Post, BBC Radio, RCRD LBL, URB, BRM, AllHipHop, The Source, RESPECT, and HipHopDX. He’s spoken/performed at the Apollo Theater, Joe’s Pub, Rockwood Music Hall, Columbia University, The National Black Theater, NYU, Webster Hall, Pianos, and Brooklyn Bowl. He also do cool stuff for BeardBrand, as one of their YouTube channel video hosts. The end. Follow Joel on Twitter.
In 2007 Tonya Rapley was fighting for her life in a relationship that was physically, emotionally, and economically abusive. In 2014 she was deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine and featured as their cover subject. A career “change-agent” since 2010, Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower women and girls of all ages with tools to change their lives .
Priding herself on being relatable, realistic, savvy and fabulous, Tonya became a Certified Financial Educator after improving her credit score by 130 points in 18 months and significantly growing her investment portfolio and savings. Upon realizing she had a knack for personal finance she embarked on a mission to inspire others to take control of their financial future. Tonya created MyFabFinance.com in 2013, where she helps individuals achieve financial freedom by offering relatable financial education and provides tools to create lasting behavioral change. Tonya is a full-time entrepreneur and the founder of The Not Just For Profit LLC and EconomicAbuse.net. Follow Tonya on Twitter.
WHY: MYCC Founder Melissa Kimble wanted to create a dialogue that ot beyond the surface level of being a Creative and dig deeper into the finer details of how we can make ourselves better as individuals and professionals.
TIPS & TRICKS:
– The hashtag for the night is #blkcreatives. Use it in all of your responses and tweets to others. The host (@) will ask a series of questions using Q1, Q2, etc and you will use A1, A2 to respond to the question.
– Highlight and share who YOU are during the chat. Not what you think others will find “cool” “insightful” or trendy. No pressure here, we’re family.
– Actually respond to all of the questions. – Interact with panelists and other #blkcreatives throughout the chat, retweet your favorite quotes and SHARE!
Any questions? Leave them below or tweet us at @.