San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A 2 day conference for women who want to
merge their true passion with their profession.
MERGE! is an Active Conference. What does Active Conference mean?
It means Interviews + workshops + talks
Designed to provide you with inspiration, community and actionable tools!
This is a special Skool conference for women only (sorry guys) who consider themselves cultural creatives and are thinking of or in the process of changing careers!
Who is this conference for?
“Creators, designers, storytellers, caregivers, big picture thinkers” and corporate executives looking for a change - this conference is for you.
* Film & TV professionals transitioning to online media
* Artists wanting to have a successful practice
* In legal, banking, medical but really want to be in something creative
* Designers transitioning from print to web
What we will discuss and do together:
* Why the future belongs to women
* Define your passion
* Define your gifts & talents
* Define your goals
* Designing a road map
* The mind & the spirit
* What is the future of creativity?
* How to make it all work and remove obstacles
What you will tangibly get:
* Visual Step-by-Step tools
* A collaborative environment safe for ideas
* A community of like-minded women
* Guaranteed fun!
Founder & CEO, Knock Knock
Singer & Song Writer
Master Coach & Workshop Leader
UX Design Guru
VP Experience Director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Principal, The Realis Project
Co-Founder & Advisor Opportunity Green
VP, Product at Causecast
Founder of Foreign Exchanges, Professional Artist
TV & Radio Host, Estrella TV
Founder of Future360, Host, Producer, Journalist
Executive Producer, Co-Founder of iartists
Sarah Gallivan Mitchell
Sr. User Experience Designer at Belkin
Executive Producer at Apologue, Inc.
Founder of Apologue, Inc., Experience Design
Founder of Condiment Media
Founder of UX Radio
Co-Founder & Executive Director at Amplify.la
Executive Producer at Apologue, Inc
CEO at SocialBling
Graphic Designer & Lead Skool Coach
Jose Caballer, Chief Education Officer, The Skool
"You can't get this knowledge, individual guidance & community anywhere else. It changed my life.”
- Stephanie Schecher, Creative Director
"Attending The Skool was definitely one of the best decisions I've made. It's what inspired and me and gave me the confidence to venture out on my own."
Sherryl Anderson, Former Banking Executive
"It was an amazing experience and a true pleasure. Your process and teachings will transform our company deeply, Thank you."
Ismael Obregon, Princial Oishii Creative
"Engaging & humorous. Great way of organizing information in a comprehensible, entertaining fashion."
Kate Thomas, Sr. Publications Coordinator at ACDI/VOCA
"I'm a career changer and I find the format perfectly suited to my needs.”
Kevin Hollingsworth, Integrated Media Producer
"The Skool is helping me redefine my yojo-mojo!"
Jo Allum,Designer, New Zealand
When & Where
We teach designers, developers & marketers how to collaborate, execute and thrive in the digital economy.