Top Venture Capitalists, media companies and television star and
recording artist Asia Monet Ray join forces with Mercer Henderson to
help Bay Area teenagers understand the power of social media and their
–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teenagers love technology and social media, but often lack the
understanding of how to manage their personal brand. Mercer Henderson,
creator of 4GirlsTech
and developer the popular apps Friendits
will be hosting the first annual social media and teen entrepreneurship
conference, aimed to help tweens to teens learn how to be socially
smart, manage their online social presence, create markets and take
ideas from concept to market.
This half-day conference will host some of the biggest names in social
media and tech, including Selina Tobaccowala (founder of Gixo), Tina
Sharkey, Media Genius, John Battelle and various founders, investors and
social media stars for dynamic and fun conversations and relevant
stories that will inspire and activate the next generation of
WHO: Tweens to Teens ages 8-16 in the Bay Area eager to learn how
to grow and build their social media presence, build a business, act on
a dream, find their passion, and be at the forefront of social good.
WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
(registration at 8:00 AM)
Community Center – 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
*Close to public transportation. SF Muni: #1 California #2 Clement #3
Jackson #43 Masonic, drop in front of JCC;
* By BART (East Bay) Exit at Montgomery St., short Uber/cab to JCC
Short, informative chats and panels with some of the most respected,
hippest and smartest people in the tech & media industry, on finding
your passion and creating new markets.
Discussions with John Battelle and Tina Sharkey on what it means to be
“socially smart” in managing your public Instagram and Snapchat.
Fireside chat with co-founder of 500 Startups Dave McClure and Silicon
Valley Bank executive Christine O’Brien on how to fund your idea.
Keynote with TV and music star Asia Monet Ray discussing the rise to
How do you get to one million followers? What it is like to
have a public social brand? How do you keep it positive? Creating
a YouTube presence and more.
- How do you get to one million followers? What it is like to
- Lunch and Snacks Included
- Free for kids ages 8-16
- Seats are limited and attendees MUST register via Eventbrite http://bit.ly/2kRlG3l
Parents/guardians/adults accompanying kids will be asked to make a
small donation of $10-$25, which will be distributed to The
Sasha Project LA