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Let's face it. Resumes are Dead. Cover Letters are Dead. Will you need them for a while? Sure, but there are a million ways to do them well enough but--it's Personal Branding that will get you the job.

Join us at General Assembly for an interactive panel discussion on how personal branding will help you in your next career steps.

Participate in the conversation and ask questions directly to our panel about personal branding, the job search, and the job application process using #ResumesAreDead

Twitter - LinkedIn - Website SPEAKER: Patrycja Slawuta is a bi-coastal (SF + NYC) researcher and entrepreneur.  A native of Poland, Patrycja is a connoisseur of the complexity and nonlinearity of human nature. Experimental social psychologist by training, science and its application is my passion and work.   SelfHackathons are immersive live events to hack and upgrade the most important operating system (OS) of all: the human OS. The events are immersive and experiential bringing cutting-edge experts at the intersection of neuroscience, programming, and scientific embodiment. 

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SPEAKER: Patrycja Slawuta is a bi-coastal (SF + NYC) researcher and entrepreneur.  A native of Poland, Patrycja is a connoisseur of the complexity and nonlinearity of human nature.
Experimental social psychologist by training, science and its application is my passion and work.  

SelfHackathons are immersive live events to hack and upgrade the most important operating system (OS) of all: the human OS. The events are immersive and experiential bringing cutting-edge experts at the intersection of neuroscience, programming, and scientific embodiment. 

Website - Twitter - LinkedIn - Summit MODERATOR: Danielle Kayembe is a serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women and social impact. She is the co-founder of The FLOW Summit on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The FLOW (First Ladies of the World) Summit is a global initiative to bring powerful women together to create solutions for women’s lack of access to financial capital, both in developed and developing countries. Through her advisory, GreyFire Impact, she advises governments and businesses on how to integrate forward-looking initiatives. Ms. Kayembe was also a founding partner in the Tour of Tech: Lagos, a unique experience that brings investors from Silicon Valley to tour growing tech hubs in Africa. Danielle is an advisor to social impact startups and a mentor to Columbia University’s business accelerator. Through her mindfulness startup, PowerBase, she teaches meditation techniques designed for modern women, and coaches other entrepreneurs and executives.

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MODERATOR: Danielle Kayembe is a serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women and social impact. She is the co-founder of The FLOW Summit on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The FLOW (First Ladies of the World) Summit is a global initiative to bring powerful women together to create solutions for women’s lack of access to financial capital, both in developed and developing countries. Through her advisory, GreyFire Impact, she advises governments and businesses on how to integrate forward-looking initiatives. Ms. Kayembe was also a founding partner in the Tour of Tech: Lagos, a unique experience that brings investors from Silicon Valley to tour growing tech hubs in Africa. Danielle is an advisor to social impact startups and a mentor to Columbia University’s business accelerator. Through her mindfulness startup, PowerBase, she teaches meditation techniques designed for modern women, and coaches other entrepreneurs and executives.

Website CONTENT: Ada Lau is a Product Designer with over 6 years of experience in visual and interaction design. She has helped eCommerce clients and tech start-ups in creating customer-centric designs leveraging iterative processes and justifiable solutions. As a Visual Designer at Audible, Ada pushes the boundaries on how to bring audio experience to new potential.

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CONTENT: Ada Lau is a Product Designer with over 6 years of experience in visual and interaction design. She has helped eCommerce clients and tech start-ups in creating customer-centric designs leveraging iterative processes and justifiable solutions. As a Visual Designer at Audible, Ada pushes the boundaries on how to bring audio experience to new potential.

Website - Instagram  - Twitter - LinkedIn SPONSOR: Onomie was created for women who recognize that beauty should not be complicated. We combine skincare science with easy-to-wear makeup to create multi-benefit products that save time and deliver real results. Through our partnership with the non-profit She’s The First, we’ve committed 1% of annual profit and team resources to help sponsor first-generation female high school graduates in low-income countries.

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SPONSOR: Onomie was created for women who recognize that beauty should not be complicated. We combine skincare science with easy-to-wear makeup to create multi-benefit products that save time and deliver real results. Through our partnership with the non-profit She’s The First, we’ve committed 1% of annual profit and team resources to help sponsor first-generation female high school graduates in low-income countries.

Website SPONSOR: Tech@NYU is NYC’s largest student-run organization of hackers, designers & builders. Founded in 2009 by Trevor Owens, the group hosts tech events with the purpose of uniting students and helping them make stuff. Since its inception it has developed an audience of over 4,000 tech enthusiasts, established consistent tech education franchises (Demo Days, Hack Days, After Hours and Design Days) and generated a social media following of over 10,000 people.

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SPONSOR: Tech@NYU is NYC’s largest student-run organization of hackers, designers & builders. Founded in 2009 by Trevor Owens, the group hosts tech events with the purpose of uniting students and helping them make stuff.

Since its inception it has developed an audience of over 4,000 tech enthusiasts, established consistent tech education franchises (Demo Days, Hack Days, After Hours and Design Days) and generated a social media following of over 10,000 people.

Website - Instagram - Facebook - Twitter SPONSOR: Croissant is the magic pass that makes creating from anywhere possible. With one passport membership, you can work from over 30 spaces in NYC at the fraction of a cost of a traditional coworking space. Members love the flexibility and versatility of Croissant because they can go to any of the spaces at any time, giving the chance to explore their city while remaining productive.

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SPONSOR: Croissant is the magic pass that makes creating from anywhere possible. With one passport membership, you can work from over 30 spaces in NYC at the fraction of a cost of a traditional coworking space. Members love the flexibility and versatility of Croissant because they can go to any of the spaces at any time, giving the chance to explore their city while remaining productive.

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Diversability - Twitter - LinkedIn SPEAKER: Tiffany Yu is the founder of Diversability, an award-winning social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community. She is also a web developer interested in building mission-driven companies.  Previously, Tiffany was the Director of Business Development at REVOLT, the music network from Sean Diddy Combs. She started her career with internships at UBS and Goldman Sachs and joined the investment banking analyst program at Goldman after graduation. During her final year at Goldman, Tiffany was a campus recruiter with responsibility over 6 MBA schools and the investment banking recruiting processes for the North American regional offices, consortium, and sophomore internship program.  In 2016, she was named one of the New York Business Journal's Women of Influence. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and has been featured in Forbes, the Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

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SPEAKER: Tiffany Yu is the founder of Diversability, an award-winning social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community. She is also a web developer interested in building mission-driven companies. 

Previously, Tiffany was the Director of Business Development at REVOLT, the music network from Sean Diddy Combs. She started her career with internships at UBS and Goldman Sachs and joined the investment banking analyst program at Goldman after graduation. During her final year at Goldman, Tiffany was a campus recruiter with responsibility over 6 MBA schools and the investment banking recruiting processes for the North American regional offices, consortium, and sophomore internship program. 

In 2016, she was named one of the New York Business Journal's Women of Influence. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and has been featured in Forbes, the Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Twitter - LinkedIn - Website SPEAKER: Dina Proctor is a life and business coach, and best-selling author of Madly Chasing Peace: How I Went From Hell to Happy in Nine Minutes a Day. After hitting emotional rock-bottom, she - quite unintentionally! - created a process called 3x3 Focus System (3 minutes, 3 times a day) that enabled her to transform every aspect of her life. From weight loss and banishing addictive cravings to reconstructing relationships, this simple and yet incredibly effective method has gained the support of Jack Canfield and Dr. Bruce Lipton, and is now helping thousands of others around the world improve their lives.

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SPEAKER: Dina Proctor is a life and business coach, and best-selling author of Madly Chasing Peace: How I Went From Hell to Happy in Nine Minutes a Day. After hitting emotional rock-bottom, she - quite unintentionally! - created a process called 3x3 Focus System (3 minutes, 3 times a day) that enabled her to transform every aspect of her life. From weight loss and banishing addictive cravings to reconstructing relationships, this simple and yet incredibly effective method has gained the support of Jack Canfield and Dr. Bruce Lipton, and is now helping thousands of others around the world improve their lives.

Website - Twitter CONTENT: Mo Chanmugham is a marketer turned lawyer turned career coach. After a string of "dream jobs", first as a marketing associate in the sports industry (Reebok), then as an assistant to a Hollywood agent in the film industry (United Talent Agency), and finally as an entertainment lawyer in the music industry (Def Jam, Sony Music), he had the unfortunate yet all too common experience of doing what he thought he wanted to do but realized he was not fulfilled by the work. Motivated by the belief that there was something better out there for him, he went on a search to figure out what he really wanted to do with his life and found his groove as a career coach helping people overcome their fears in order to pursue more fulfilling careers. As he has changed careers more than once he understands why people are driven to find meaningful work, the mistakes they make when trying to choose the "right" career path, and how to avoid them.

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CONTENT: Mo Chanmugham is a marketer turned lawyer turned career coach. After a string of "dream jobs", first as a marketing associate in the sports industry (Reebok), then as an assistant to a Hollywood agent in the film industry (United Talent Agency), and finally as an entertainment lawyer in the music industry (Def Jam, Sony Music), he had the unfortunate yet all too common experience of doing what he thought he wanted to do but realized he was not fulfilled by the work.

Motivated by the belief that there was something better out there for him, he went on a search to figure out what he really wanted to do with his life and found his groove as a career coach helping people overcome their fears in order to pursue more fulfilling careers. As he has changed careers more than once he understands why people are driven to find meaningful work, the mistakes they make when trying to choose the "right" career path, and how to avoid them.

SPONSOR: Your voice MATTERS.  Are you pitching your business for funding? Leading a sales appointment? Itching to make your mark? Your ability to confidently communicate your idea is often what makes the difference.  With a truly 360 degree approach to voice, body language, and confidence, Vital Voice Training wants to introduce you to just how magnetic you can be when you are fully present, truly grounded, and able to really connect with your audience - whether that is an audience of 1 or 500.  It's YOUR unique voice: amplified (not just louder).  Casey and Julie (founders of Vital Voice Training) are offering individual one-hour intro sessions for $125 (discounted from $200), and they can't wait to meet you!  To schedule your session, or for a free 15-minute consultation to discuss your goals and get your burning questions about voice and confidence answered, email vitalvoicetraining@gmail.com.

SPONSOR: Your voice MATTERS.  Are you pitching your business for funding? Leading a sales appointment? Itching to make your mark? Your ability to confidently communicate your idea is often what makes the difference.  With a truly 360 degree approach to voice, body language, and confidence, Vital Voice Training wants to introduce you to just how magnetic you can be when you are fully present, truly grounded, and able to really connect with your audience - whether that is an audience of 1 or 500.  It's YOUR unique voice: amplified (not just louder). 

Casey and Julie (founders of Vital Voice Training) are offering individual one-hour intro sessions for $125 (discounted from $200), and they can't wait to meet you!  To schedule your session, or for a free 15-minute consultation to discuss your goals and get your burning questions about voice and confidence answered, email vitalvoicetraining@gmail.com.

Website - Twitter - Facebook SPONSOR: When you sip on this drink’s rich blend of fair-trade coffee, organic raw cacao, small-batch cashew butter, and premium MCT oil, you are giving yourself the gift of clean energy.  By combining caffeine with healthy oils and superfoods, Metabrew extends the effect of the caffeine significantly by dissolving it in slowly-digested fats. So, instead of feeling superb for a single hour, and reaching for another cup of coffee the next, Metabrew keeps you on your game for the length of your workday, or your workout, and allows you to get in your groove without the distraction of jitters, or the looming anguish of a caffeine crash.

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SPONSOR: When you sip on this drink’s rich blend of fair-trade coffee, organic raw cacao, small-batch cashew butter, and premium MCT oil, you are giving yourself the gift of clean energy.  By combining caffeine with healthy oils and superfoods, Metabrew extends the effect of the caffeine significantly by dissolving it in slowly-digested fats.

So, instead of feeling superb for a single hour, and reaching for another cup of coffee the next, Metabrew keeps you on your game for the length of your workday, or your workout, and allows you to get in your groove without the distraction of jitters, or the looming anguish of a caffeine crash.

Website - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn SPEAKER: Jenna Tanenbaum is the founder of GreenBlender, a smoothie delivery service. She believes that being healthy should be fun and easy. GreenBlender sends out all the pre-portioned ingredients and superfoods to make healthy, wholesome smoothies at home. When she's not blending up the latest smoothie recipe for GreenBlender, she is running through Prospect Park training for her next race.

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SPEAKER: Jenna Tanenbaum is the founder of GreenBlender, a smoothie delivery service. She believes that being healthy should be fun and easy. GreenBlender sends out all the pre-portioned ingredients and superfoods to make healthy, wholesome smoothies at home. When she's not blending up the latest smoothie recipe for GreenBlender, she is running through Prospect Park training for her next race.

Website - Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn CONTENT: Belma McCaffrey is a writer, mentor, and business leader. As the creator of WorkBigger, her mission is to provide 20-somethings with the skills, knowledge and self awareness they need to make a valuable impact in the workplace, and to ultimately change the world. Passionate about mentorship, Belma is on the Executive Board of the Newhouse 44, the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications alumni group. She's played a key role in developing the 2016 mentorship program for recent graduates.  Belma has also led several career workshops with General Assembly, Syracuse University, Levo League, and Women Catalysts and her work has appeared in Fortune, Brit+Co, Levo League, Mogul, and My Domaine.  Prior to launching Work Bigger, Belma spent 10+ years in the corporate world holding strategy and business development roles at companies like GroupM, Conde Nast and the Associated Press. 

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CONTENT: Belma McCaffrey is a writer, mentor, and business leader. As the creator of WorkBigger, her mission is to provide 20-somethings with the skills, knowledge and self awareness they need to make a valuable impact in the workplace, and to ultimately change the world.

Passionate about mentorship, Belma is on the Executive Board of the Newhouse 44, the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications alumni group. She's played a key role in developing the 2016 mentorship program for recent graduates.  Belma has also led several career workshops with General Assembly, Syracuse University, Levo League, and Women Catalysts and her work has appeared in Fortune, Brit+Co, Levo League, Mogul, and My Domaine.  Prior to launching Work Bigger, Belma spent 10+ years in the corporate world holding strategy and business development roles at companies like GroupM, Conde Nast and the Associated Press. 

Website - Twitter - Instagram - Facebook SPONSOR: Parisa Wang, founder of Parisa NYC wanted to turn her heartbreak into something tangible that showcases strength and beauty, so she created Love Affair Handbag capturing 5 stages of a relationship, from Hooked to Freed, to inspire courage and confidence. Parisa writes in Chinese and English, about entrepreneurship, fashion, love and everything in between in the city that never sleeps on her personal blog and HuffPost. 

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SPONSOR: Parisa Wang, founder of Parisa NYC wanted to turn her heartbreak into something tangible that showcases strength and beauty, so she created Love Affair Handbag capturing 5 stages of a relationship, from Hooked to Freed, to inspire courage and confidence. Parisa writes in Chinese and English, about entrepreneurship, fashion, love and everything in between in the city that never sleeps on her personal blog and HuffPost. 

Instagram - Twitter - Etsy - LinkedIn CONTENT: Karine Meade is a Talent Acquisition Manager at Curalate, a rapidly growing technology startup that helps brands connect visual content to commerce. When she’s not searching for the best tech talent out there, she’s whipping up all natural beauty products for her Etsy shop, Nature Your Beauty.  She’s also a Gilmore Girls superfan, cat lady and coffee addict.

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CONTENT: Karine Meade is a Talent Acquisition Manager at Curalate, a rapidly growing technology startup that helps brands connect visual content to commerce. When she’s not searching for the best tech talent out there, she’s whipping up all natural beauty products for her Etsy shop, Nature Your Beauty.  She’s also a Gilmore Girls superfan, cat lady and coffee addict.

LinkedIn CONTENT: Kells McPhillips is an NYU student pursuing her BS in Media, Culture, and Communication. She currently oversees Special Operations at Dreamers // Doers, and writes wellness, productivity, and creativity content for Everup— the newest online publication from Flavorpill Media. Kells is also a 200-hour certified yoga teacher, fiction-devourer, and avid runner, 

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CONTENT: Kells McPhillips is an NYU student pursuing her BS in Media, Culture, and Communication. She currently oversees Special Operations at Dreamers // Doers, and writes wellness, productivity, and creativity content for Everup— the newest online publication from Flavorpill Media. Kells is also a 200-hour certified yoga teacher, fiction-devourer, and avid runner, 

Website - Julie's Linkedin - Casey's LinkedIn CONTENT: Julie Fogh and Casey Erin Clark, founders of Vital Voice Training, a voice and speech coaching company founded to help clients communicate with savvy, charisma, and confidence. Whether you are giving a speech, leading a sales appointment, pitching your big idea for funding, or just finding the courage to make your voice heard, co-founders Julie Fogh and Casey Erin Clark’s extensive backgrounds in speech coaching and professional acting give them a unique perspective on what makes people want to listen. For the client, the result is your unique voice: amplified (not just louder). “Casey and Julie are at the top of their game. As a fellow public speaker, I can't emphasize enough how invaluable their knowledge about voice mastery for communicating with confidence and clarity is. This dynamic duo is a must for everyone with a meaningful message that needs to be heard. And I dare you to not have a blast when you're in their presence!” Monica McCarthy, The Cheshire Parlour

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CONTENT: Julie Fogh and Casey Erin Clark, founders of Vital Voice Training, a voice and speech coaching company founded to help clients communicate with savvy, charisma, and confidence. Whether you are giving a speech, leading a sales appointment, pitching your big idea for funding, or just finding the courage to make your voice heard, co-founders Julie Fogh and Casey Erin Clark’s extensive backgrounds in speech coaching and professional acting give them a unique perspective on what makes people want to listen. For the client, the result is your unique voice: amplified (not just louder).

“Casey and Julie are at the top of their game. As a fellow public speaker, I can't emphasize enough how invaluable their knowledge about voice mastery for communicating with confidence and clarity is. This dynamic duo is a must for everyone with a meaningful message that needs to be heard. And I dare you to not have a blast when you're in their presence!” Monica McCarthy, The Cheshire Parlour