"One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it."
- Mae West
MARCY CLARK :: LIFESTYLE PR & EVENTS
Marcy is the Founder of Marcy Clark PR and Events, a New York City-based boutique PR and Events Consultancy. Marcy has worked on brand development, consumer outreach and public relations campaigns from California to the U.K. with a variety of clients. Her areas of expertise include publicizing wellness brands, innovative foods, restaurants, fashion designers, artists, jewelry and accessory brands, interior designers, furniture studios and luxury lifestyle products and services. She has secured placements in top media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, The New York Post, Reuters, Glamour, Elle, Vogue, Time Out New York, Perez Hilton, NBC, CBS, ABC, WGN, Business Talk Radio, NPR, Bloomberg Radio and more.
KIM HUNTER :: TECH PR
Kim is a seasoned communications and partnership strategist with 15 years of experience in public relations, community engagement, and thought leadership. She is passionate about shining a spotlight on new, innovative technologies and organizations that help us relate to each other and the world. Most recently, Kim has led communications and engagement for Aclima, a leading environmental technology company mapping hyperlocal air pollution with partners like Google and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. An advocate for women’s leadership and advancement, Kim is also the co-founder of Women Catalysts, a growing community inspiring every woman to action.
EMILY MCGILL :: ENTERTAINMENT PR
Emily is a New York City based storyteller with expertise in entertainment public relations and branding. She has represented the Tony Award-winning productions of A Raisin in the Sun starring Denzel Washington, Memphis, and Billy Elliot, as well as Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock and CATS, George Takei’s Allegiance, along with the Broadway productions of This Is Our Youth, Rock of Ages, Ghost, Elf, and First Date. Since her start in theatre, she’s expanded out to other forms of entertainment, including music, live entertainment, film and television, and corporations. Clients have included companies large and small, individuals, musical acts, and male strippers. Yes, male strippers.
JOLENE CREIGHTON :: DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
Jolene is a digital and social media consultant with a decade of experience shaping creative strategies. She has founded two media publications with a collective readership over 165 million and a social following over 18 million, and she has extensive SEO, social media, and content management experience. Most recently, Jolene spearheaded marketing for the Gravity Blanket, which secured over $4.7 million in Kickstarter sales. She works as a freelance writer and editor and provides strategic consultancy to governments, nonprofits, and startups with a wide variety of communications and marketing needs.
MISHA BEISER :: ART & CULTURE PR
Led by constant curiosity and creativity, Misha has worked in media and the arts for more than a decade. She currently focuses on fine art advising, artist representation, and curation of immersive events aimed at sharing unique multi-sensory perspectives. She has experience in fine art sales, marketing, and curation.
LAURICE FOX :: PARTNERSHIPS & CREATIVE CONSULTANT
Born and raised in Alphabet City, NYC, Laurice has forever been inspired by the culture, rhythm, and movement that creates the ebb & flow of her city. In 2015 she joined the UK's leading music media brand, Mixmag to establish their US presence and grow their audience through strategic partnerships such as the Smirnoff Sound Collective. She is currently the Brand Partnerships Manager at Avant Gardner, the second largest GA venue in Brooklyn and home of the open air Brooklyn Mirage, Great Hall, and Kings Hall.
DANIELLA VALE :: FILM DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER
Daniella is a film director based in New York City. She has lived and worked in film in Tokyo and Mumbai. Starting off in the lighting and camera departments she eventually transitioned to directing where she focuses on female characters. In 2018, her short film, ‘What are We Fucking For?’ was part of the Cannes Film Festival short film corner. In 2018, the docu-series she directed, 'Women and America's HIV Epidemic' won a Bronze Telly Award. She has directed projects in countries around the world including Japan, India, Italy, Spain, Denmark, UK, and Guatemala.
Web site: www.daniellavale.com
FRANCES DORIA :: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Frances is a global soul with a breadth of experience in Business Development and Management roles in industries as varied as media, private aviation and fair trade. Her cultural acuity – anchored on having lived/been based in 17 countries – and multilingual skillset has been her secret weapon in creating value for multinational organizations. Her passion in mapping out the complex relationships between customer engagement, market dynamics and fostering partnerships has taken her from Madrid to Mumbai, from Paris to Prague, from Singapore to Sao Paolo, and beyond. Frances is also fierce advocate for representation, inclusion and equitable workplaces, especially in decision-making spaces, given her experience in dozens of boardrooms globally. She is also a competitive latin dancer in her hometown, Montreal, a fashionista and an enthusiast of theater and the Arts.
IVA KRAVITZ :: ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PR
Iva Kravitz, Assoc AIA, owns a boutique agency that does strategic communications, marketing and public relations with a tight focus on architecture and design. As a values-driven company, The Iva Agency has a special interest in firms working socially and/or environmentally responsibly. Current and past clients include COOKFOX, Guenther 5 Architects/Perkins+Will, Jeffrey Beers International, TPG Architecture and the Landscape Architecture Foundation.
ISABEL THOMSON-OFFICER :: MUSIC & CULTURE PUBLICIST
Isabel is a senior publicist with a track record of garnering excellent media results for her clients. Her career has been built on working with talented trailblazers within the entertainment, tech and startup space all doing great things in their field. With a communications career spanning seven years between Melbourne and New York, Isabel has helped launch and bring startups such as Dipsea, Jewelbots and Sensel to market as well as announce multi-million dollar funding with HelloFresh, LANDR, and more disruptive companies. Her skills and areas of expertise include PR, digital marketing, copywriting and event management.
TERESSA FOGLIA :: DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
Teressa is a prominent digital consultant who specializes in online strategy, content management, social media and online advertising. Teressa is an avid fan of fashion, photography and music. Her career has taken her down many different avenues, including fashion styling, art directing and producing. She recently found her passion in making hats and has been designing and making them by hand in studios around the world.
MARISSA FEINBERG :: SOCIAL IMPACT + INNOVATION PR
As Founder and Chief Storyteller of Triple Bottom Why PR, Marissa Feinberg is a publicist, marketer, and brand builder with a passion for championing new ideas and connecting people. Marissa's "triple bottom why" philosophy aligns her clients’ Whys with their organizations and audiences. Identifying Why also highlights values, supporting the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.
From Fortune 500 companies to Series A startups, Marissa’s work clients have been featured in The New York Times, TechCrunch, Mashable, BBC World, Bloomberg, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and countless others. Prior, Marissa served as Vice President, PR + Marketing, of MissionHUB, a network of Impact Hub coworking campuses, and the SOCAP conference for impact investors. Marissa is also known for co-founding Green Spaces NY, acquired by MissionHUB, becoming Impact Hub NYC.
INNA SHNAYDER :: PHOTOGRAPHER
Part international photographer, part brand strategist, part meditation teacher - Inna is all heart and vision. With an instinctive eye for capturing authenticity, her signature style focuses on portraiture and lifestyle photography. Amongst her clients, top eco and conscious brands like Wanderlust and the United Nations have created powerful partnerships together. Her work has taken her from Philippines to Ghana, Allure to Uber, Tribeca Film Festival to Brussels Airlines. Her latest project of fine art photography with woman in nature, empowers the full expression of the feminine beauty and strength. Outside of photography, Inna feels most creatively alive on the dance floor to African tribal music. Join her journey on Instagram @inna.shnayder.