An Evening of Motivation with Neisha Tweed, Creative Strategist at Facebook

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Thursday December 8, 2016

Hosted at: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

5:30 pm — 8:00 pm

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Admit it, at some point in time you’ve tried to see if you had superpowers*

Meet Neisha Tweed. She’s a Caribbeanewyorker-Virgo-writer-afroed-dresswearing-smilewielding-rudemouthed-problemsolving-sunshine-loving chick — who just happens to be a creative strategist for Facebook and the author of Baby Food for Creatives.

Join Neisha for an evening guaranteed to help you find and activate your superpower (yes, everyone has one). Discover Neisha’s story. Learn things like, “How do you find your superpower?” and “How do you use your superpower to help you end up at places like Facebook?” We promise you’ll feel so inspired and motivated by the time you leave — you’ll never head back to your fortress of solitude.

Music provided by 414 Music Live starts at 5:30pm. Snacks provided by Riviera Maya, and beer, wine, and coffee available from Stone Creek Coffee featuring Milwaukee Brewing Co beer.

*Superpower is a word characterized by its unparalleled ability to exert influence or project power on a global scale.

AIGA Wisconsin, Facebook, 414 Music Live, HOOK & HUE, Stone Creek Coffee, Milwaukee Brewing Company, and Riviera Maya.
Neisha Tweed is a Creative Strategist at Facebook where she works with global brands and advertising agencies. Over the last 10 years she has accumulated a huge trunk-load of awards for her copywriting and creative work at a number of ad agencies including mcgarrybowen, Publicis Kaplan Thaler, GlobalHue and Ogilvy & Mather. She also taught writing at the Miami Ad School for 3 years.

As a skilled communicator, creative director, and writer, Neisha is constantly pushing herself and others to be amazing. This perspective spills over into her passions for mentorship as well as diversity and inclusion in the advertising and tech industries. To this end, for the past 5 years, she has written and curated advice for up-and-coming creatives at her blog — a guide on how to get in and stay in the advertising business.
The AIGA + Greater Together Spectrum Lecture Series is a collection of speaking engagements featuring national designers of color exploring the world of design, business, and social innovation.
Proceeds benefit Spectrum Lecture Series — helping AIGA + Greater Together bring inspiring, creative speakers of color into our city to help us explore the world of design, business, and social innovation.

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