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Friday, March 3
 

11:45am PST

The Perfect Itinerary To Become a Top Travel Blogger
Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Be

Stephanie Be

Digital Media Producer and Consultant, TravelBreak
Stephanie Be is an award-winning Latina travel and lifestyle blogger who has traveled to over 200 places around the world. A UCLA Alumna with a fervent passion for people and growth, she shares her stories on TravelBreak.net and @StephBeTravel Join 280k followers to catch her playing... Read More →
avatar for Carol Cain

Carol Cain

Girl Gone Travel / Brave World Media
Carol Cain has always been fascinated with the way people from different backgrounds and experiences interact and take in the world around them and how it influences the way in which they share their stories.She gets to share those stories, as well as her own travel adventures and... Read More →
avatar for Pablo Ortega

Pablo Ortega

Travel Writer & Influencer, Travel. Tech. Vida
Pablo Ortega (a.k.a. “Paul Lenk”) has worked with several publications over the past eight years, including Condé Nast Traveler and Gizmodo-Univision. His years of work have contributed to broadening his knowledge of audiences and how to most effectively engage with them. Pablo's... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm PST
Create

2:30pm PST

El Círculo Virtuoso: Discover the virtuous cycle super achievers use to thrive

What sets extraordinary people apart? Is there something they have in common? Can it be codified and replicated?

After a decade interviewing newsmakers in arts, sport, media and science, two-time Daytime EMMY-award winner Gaby Natale went on a quest to discover the answers. The result is her upcoming book “The Virtuous Circle” (El Círculo Virtuoso) to be published by Harper Collins this summer. This session is an exclusive preview of her findings. 


Speakers
avatar for Gaby Natale

Gaby Natale

EMMY-Award winner + President, SuperLatina-AGANARmedia
Gaby Natale is a multiple EMMY-award winner media personality, entrepreneur and influencer. She is the executive producer and host of the TV show SuperLatina that airs nationwide on PBS en español (VmeTV). Gaby Natale is one of the few women in the entertainment industry who owns... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm PST
Create

3:45pm PST

Embracing Opinions: How To Activate Storytelling for Social Good
Learn to activate your storytelling for political and social opinions pieces, regardless of your niche. Our panel will provide tools, tips and resources in order to partner with organizations fighting for our basic civil rights.

Moderators
avatar for Xochitl Oseguera

Xochitl Oseguera

Director, MamásConPoder
Xochitl Oseguera is the Director of MamásConPoder, MomsRising.org Spanish language community. MomsRising is a million-member organization advocating for family economic security, child health and ending discrimination against mothers. She collaborates with multiple organizations... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Dominguez

Jessica Dominguez

Immigration Attorney, Jessica Dominguez
Jessica Dominguez began her professional career with the purpose of “Keeping Families Together™.” Her purpose is what fuels her on a daily basis to accomplish her professional missions, missions that are fed by the obstacles she encountered after she immigrated to the United... Read More →
avatar for Lucy Flores

Lucy Flores

Former Assemblywoman + VP Public Affairs, mitú
Lucy grew up in North Las Vegas. When Lucy was 9, her mother left, leaving Lucy to care for her siblings. Lucy fell in with the wrong crowd and slipped through the cracks, ending up on juvenile parole and dropping out of school. But through hard work and the investment of people who... Read More →
avatar for Lizza Monet Morales

Lizza Monet Morales

Actor, TV Personality + Founder, XOXO, Lizza Inc.
Lizza Monet Morales, aka @xoxolizza, is an actor, tv host and content creator in both English and Spanish. She has leveraged her love of tech, fashion, and inspirational messages to create a global social media fan-base (LoveBug Nation) while becoming one of the top Latinas in entertainment... Read More →
avatar for Natasha Márquez

Natasha Márquez

Digital Media Director, Voto Latino
Natasha Marquez is a bilingual Latina originally from Puerto Rico. She is the Digital Media Director at Voto Latino where she oversees the execution of digital civic engagement and advocacy efforts for the organization. She graduated from Emerson College with a bachelor's in integrated... Read More →
avatar for Carolina Rubio-MacWright

Carolina Rubio-MacWright

Artist, immigration attorney and activist, Carustol
Carolina Rubio MacWright was born in Bogota, Colombia, where she lived until age 20, when a need for a safer place to call home was necessary. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Fine Art. After graduation, she felt the need to understand... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Create
 
Saturday, March 4
 

12:00pm PST

Collaboration Secrets Revealed: How To Win In Creative Partnerships
Hold up! Before you go all-in on your next creative masterpiece, come listen to the secrets of these winning creative partnerships. From defining an aesthetic to deciding who gets credit for what, learning to work successfully alongside other creative Type-A personalities can be the difference between a successful collaboration... or just another flop.

Speakers
avatar for Christine M. Russo

Christine M. Russo

Founder & Photographer, Christine Michelle Photography
Christine Russo is the founder of Christine Michelle Photography in Miami, Florida. She’s half Cuban, half Italian, and 100% in love with food, coffee, people, the arts, and animals. Christine is known for composing clean, beautiful photographs that tell a story, her art is focused... Read More →
avatar for Priscilla Torres

Priscilla Torres

Fashion & Beauty Blogger, The Fashion Muse
Priscilla (otherwise known as Prissy) is a Cuban -American born and raised in Miami, FL. She is a PR girl boss in the making and began her blogging journey as The Fashion Muse in early 2014. In addition to her blog, she has also become a social media influencer which has led her... Read More →


Saturday March 4, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
Create

2:30pm PST

Cultivating An Online Oasis Of Opportunity And Abundance By Leveraging Your Brand
Many people want to make it as entrepreneurs, bloggers, influencers. You don´t have to fit into the mold of what is currently marketable to be successful. If you are not a Millennial, you may believe you can´t make it as a digital entrepreneur. But making it in any field is more a matter of learning how to make your own opportunities by not only leveraging your strong points but also turning your weaknesses into strengths. Do you think you are too old, too young, too niche? Think again!

Speakers
avatar for Lorraine C. Ladish

Lorraine C. Ladish

Founder of Viva Fifty Media LLC, Viva Fifty Media LLC
Lorraine C. Ladish is a 21st century communicator, helping empower women to achieve their goals. She is the founder and CEO of Viva Fifty!, a bilingual community that celebrates midlife and beyond. Lorraine is a content creator and regular contributor to NBCNews, Huffpost, AARP and... Read More →


Saturday March 4, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm PST
Create
  BREAKOUT SESSIONS, Create
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3:45pm PST

Measuring Up The Plus Size Industry (Hint: We're a BIG Deal!)
With current statistics proving what many fashion bloggers already knew, the plus size industry is a multi-billion dollar industry just starting to be tapped into. Oh yes, the curvy world is a BIG deal and it’s here to stay! In this panel of leading influencers, you’ll learn to narrow your fashion niche, explore ways to get recognized by brands and provide tip to take the perfect plus size photos.

Moderators
avatar for Monique Frausto

Monique Frausto

Founder + Influencer, Curves & Chaos
Monique Frausto is an award-winning lifestyle blogger, influencer, and freelance writer. Blogging since 2008, she founded Curves and Chaos in 2010 as way to celebrate her love for plus-size fashion and beauty. Since then, it has turned into a personal lifestyle blog that she hopes... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Nunez

Elizabeth Nunez

Founder, BBWGeneration
Elizabeth Nunez is an accountant by trade and an activist by need. Every imagery and written word are a step towards gaining acceptance and self-love through fashion, life, awareness and cosplay, something Elizabeth practices daily through BBWGeneration.
avatar for Nazira Sacasa

Nazira Sacasa

Curvy Style Expert, Blogger, Body Positive Advocate, Fun Fearless Curves
Nazira Sacasa is a curvy style expert, blogger and body positive advocate. Through her work online and offline, Nazira empowers women to love their curvaceous bodies, embrace vivacious styles and live an audacious life. Nazira is also the creator of Fun Fearless Curves, a series... Read More →
avatar for Tiffany Diana Torres

Tiffany Diana Torres

Digital Content Creator, Love, Grey Skies
Tiffany Diana is the founder and editor behind the style and beauty blog; Love, Grey Skies. After completing her master’s degree in communications she launched her blog as a creative outlet to share her love for writing, personal style, and beauty. Little did she know she was... Read More →


Saturday March 4, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
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