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Org Toolkit: Digital Storytelling for Changemakers
September 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT$20
Storytelling is the number one tactic for young, innovative, impact-driven ventures looking to scale their impact, according to the World Economic Forum and ScaleUpNation. This workshop is designed to empower changemakers with hands-on techniques to inspire others to make a difference through the power of stories. Learn how to merge meaning and emotion to drive positive social change, raise awareness about an issue and connect on a human level.
Goal: to help changemakers tell their stories to reach more people, ignite movements and bring about change
Speakers: Samantha Schalit & Yulia Strokova
Samantha Schalit IMPACT.EDITION, Content & Community Lead
Multi-passionate and curious, Samantha went into journalism and digital advertising. And in that work, her fascination with the intersection of storytelling, art, and technology only grew. Samantha’s driven by the belief we should leave the world better than we found it. The cornerstone of that mission is using her skills as a writer, strategist & producer to connect her community to their own stories. With years of experience in creative digital strategy & production, Samantha helped many brands to find its voices through style and digital content development. She was born and raised in Miami. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in creative writing and journalism.
Yulia Strokova, MBA, Ph.D. IMPACT.EDITION, Founder&Creative LeadYulia is a tenacious, passionate communications professional with over 15 years of experience in journalism, corporate communications, public relations, brand marketing, and content development. Her extensive work in the field of corporate social responsibility, impact investing and civic engagement, has been resulted in the launch of IMPACT.EDITION. Yulia loves bold ideas, impactful experiences, ambitious challenges, fast-paced startups and energizing conversations. She holds an MBA degree from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in journalism from Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Impact.Edition is a digital media hub about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Our mission is to drive sustainable transformations in Miami and beyond via inspiring storytelling about local changemakers who create a positive impact either through their business practices, products or community engagement.