SVA Presents: Strong Female Protagonists: Panel Discussion Featuring Women in Comics
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This event brings together a diverse group of internationally recognized creators and editors for a discussion of the history and dynamics of women working as both creators and behind the scenes in American comics. The panel will feature women creators and editors of different generations, including Shelly Bond, Executive Editor of Vertigo comics, Diane Noomin, creator of Glitz-2-Go and editor of the seminal Twisted Sisters anthologies, Alitah Martinez, creator of Yume and Ever, and artist for Marvel and Papercutz, and Raina Telgemeier, creator of Smile and Drama. Panelists will discuss the role of women in comic narratives, career advice, and personal history, followed by audience Q&A. The event is presented in conjunction with the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art/Society of Illustrator's MoCCA Fest 2014, and is organized by SVA Career Development and Keith Mayerson, Cartooning Coordinator.
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SVA Career Development
SVA Career Development supports students and alumni in building their professional networks while providing them with the information and resources they need to prosper as creative professionals. In addition to offering educational workshops and career counseling, the office hosts career fairs and industry events that directly connect students with industry. Recruiters from top creative companies visit campus to meet with students, review portfolios and promote their employment opportunities through the College's exclusive online job board. Our Internship for Credit Program provides opportunities for students to work with creative professionals at top New York City-based agencies, as well as in their home cities over the summer.