San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
OCTOBER EDITION OF LADYDRINKS CO-HOSTED WITH THE WOMEN OF BLACK IVY. PANEL DISCUSSION ON "HOW TO GET CLIENTS?" Hosted at the International Dermal Institute, we've designed a panel with four experts who have a track record of getting clients in different industries: lawyer Jo-Na Williams, psychologist Dr. Chloe Carmichael, real estate developer Asifa Tirmizi, and Dermalogica's Erica Connor answer the age-old question: "How to get Clients?" (Complete bios below) LadyDrinks co-founder and journalist Joya Dass will be moderating this co-branded event with Tiffani Scott's women's initiative "Black Ivy," catering to alumni of color from 8 Ivy League Institutions.
Wonderful gift bags for all attendees from Dermalogica.
LadyDrinks members pay 50% less.
BIOS OF PANELISTS:
JO-NA WILLIAMS As featured on Marie TV, Jo-Ná A. Williams, Esq. founded J.A. Williams Law P.C. – The Artist Empowerment Firm in 2011 to provide artists, entertainers and this generation’s thought leaders with ways to successfully navigate their careers and provide assistance with business,entertainment and intellectual property matters. She is dedicated to issues regarding the rights of artists and content creators because she believes they are a population highly vulnerable to exploitation without proper knowledge. She founded Artist Empowerment Group in 2013 to advise artists on business, branding and marketing. Some of her clients have written best-selling books, created award-winning blogs, been nominated for Grammys, listed in the Billboard Top 100, Amazon and ITunes Top Album Charts and received local and International
She’s also been featured in The Vocalist Magazine, Women In Music, Cyber PR, Harlem Trends, Sonic Eclectic, Artist’s First Radio and Lady Business Radio. She was named “Alumni Innovator” by Suffolk University’s Institute of Law Practice Technology and Innovation.
She has written several articles publications including: ReverbNation, CD Baby, WomenInMusic, Artistpreneurs.com ABA’s intellectual property magazine: Landslide, The New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal. She also served as one of the editors of the American Bar Association’s Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments, 1st edition. She conducted workshops for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in Massachusetts, Brooklyn Arts Council, MoCADA Museum, Brooklyn Museum and the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College. She is licensed to practice law in New York.
On a personal note, she is a yoga enthusiast, vegetarian and loves a good bottle of red wine.
ERICA CONNOR is the Director of Retail Operations for the two Dermalogica flagship stores in Santa Monica, CA and SoHo, NYC. Connor’s scope of responsibilities spans planning and executing retail sales strategy for the brand’s flagship spaces, as well as merchandising, hiring sales associates, and providing retail training for the Dermalogica team. Erica is a retail sales management executive with 15+ years of industry experience in helping grow luxury beauty retail and spa chains. She holds a BA in Communications from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and has specialized in communications. Connor joined Dermalogica in 2010, and is based out of Dermalogica headquarters located in Carson, CA.
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Joya Dass, LadyDrinks
This organization hosts a monthly networking event designed to support the South Asian female entrepreneur or business minded woman. This platform, founded by journalist and TV Anchor Joya Dass, helps to build business, build better practices and realize synergies with workshops, panel discussions and networking. www.lady-drinks.com