Social Hustle: Leveraging Technology for Professional Development

August 03, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
The Greater Columbus Convention Center // C172

Young Professionals

YP L.E.A.D.S. brings together the millennials and Young Professionals who drive the Urban League Movement. Join them as they explore ways to empower communities, change lives, and better themselves in career and life. Expect insightful and engaging workshops, networking opportunities, and social events. Come to build new connections and strengthen old ones!

Moderator: David J. Johns, M.A., Executive Director, National Black Justice Coalition

Amanda Miller Littlejohn, Public Relations Professional & Personal Branding
Sequoia Blodgett, Technology Editor, Black Enterprise Magazine LA, CA
Jemar T. Ward, Senior Director Of Human Resources & Professional Development, NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)
Suezette Yasmin Robotham, M.S, Channels Specialist Team Lead, Global Business Operations and Portfolio Diversity, Google
Lisa Mesa, Enterprise Relationship Manager, LinkedIn Talent Solutions & Communication Chair, LinkedIn’s BIG (Black Inclusion Group) ERG

There is no doubt that social media is entertaining! It allows people to share personal updates with friends and keep up on trending topics, but it serves an even bigger purpose when building a brand and developing a career. Are you using hashtags effectively? Do your followers reflect a shared interest in your business? Does your LinkedIn profile provide a thorough representation of who you are as a professional?  Our panelists will provide responses to these questions and will share best practices on how it can be leveraged to help you succeed in your career.