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GC4W Join Forces with Dee Poku and The Other Festival on June 11, in honor of Women

May 21, 2016

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Join The All Female Festival Event at the Brooklyn Mirage, New York.

On June 11th, 2016 at the Brooklyn Mirage, The Other Festival will showcase a new era of women disrupters in music, leadership, entrepreneurship, and several marketplace creators.

RSVP Today with “OTHERFESTGC4 for an incredible experience.

dee-poku_WEI_GC4W_Other Festival“This is a one-of-kind event, a place to be inspired and to discover what’s next. Women in music, fashion, art and technology are at the forefront of innovation in America and I’m looking forward to gathering these mold breakers together. The future is most definitely female. Brooklyn has one of the highest concentrations of female entrepreneurs in America so it was only fitting that we hold our first festival there,” said Dee Poku, founder and CEO, WIE and creator of The Other Festival

Lilian Ajayi_YGB Award“We are thrilled to offer our support for such an empowering program, one that uplifts women in all stages of their life, and provides ample of opportunity to experience something that was created just for women. In addition to our foundation’s mission as the Global Connections for Women Foundation, an award-winning organization that believes in women and their rights to create new opportunities for themselves and their community, said Lilian O. Ajayi, Founder and Executive Director, Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W).

Guest Speakers: 

Lindsey Stirling, Rosario Dawson, Cynthia Rowley + daughter Kit Keenan, Abrima Erwiah (Studio 189), Shelby Drummond (Vogue), Marissa Webb, Yasmin Green (Principal, Google Ideas), Alicia Glen (Deputy Mayor), Melissa Battifarano (co-Designer, Rihanna’s FentyxPuma), Reshma Saujani (Founder, Girls Who Code), Elena Brower (yoga instructor), Gelila Bekele (philanthopist, filmmaker), Beverly Bond (Founder, Black Girls Rock), Erin Beatty (Creative Director, Suno), Stephanie Mark (Founder, The Coveteur), Chaka Pilgrim (President, Roc Nation), Jeni Britton (Founder, Jen’s Splendid Ice Creams), Melissa Ben-Ishay (Founder, Baked by Melissa), Brett Heyman (Founder, Edie Parker), Molly Guy (Founder, Stone Fox Bride), Pamela Love, Fran Hauser (investor), Aurora James (Founder, Brother Vellies), Elena Brower (yogi, author), Karen Wong (Deputy Director, New Museum), Rebecca Odes (co-founder, Wifey.tv), Rachel Tipograph (Founder, MikMak), Lauren Mailian (Host, Quit Your Day Job/Oxygen), Karen Robinovitz (Founder, Digital Brand Architects).
The event will commerce on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Brooklyn, and will nurture creativity and promote entrepreneurship among millennial women.

  • The coolest space EVER – indoor/outdoor stages, mini gardens, viewing platform,
  • Fascinating and informative discussions,
  • Workshops on everything from blogging to design to raising money,
  • Ample opportunities to connect with fellow makers,
  • Art, photography, dance, demos,
  • Shopping in our SMART SHOP village,
  • And we cap it all off with a night of kick-ass live music!

The Other Festival is a first of its kind, one day event that highlights and celebrates female makers and creators. The event will feature talks, demos, workshops and music designed to educate and inspire. You’ll leave with concrete tools to help you maximise your talent. And you’ll connect with other likeminded founders and makers. For the full lineup, go to our website.

SAVE 25% OFF WITH DISCOUNT CODE: OTHERFESTGC4

For group purchases – 10 or more, please email sales@theotherfestival.co

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WHERE: Brooklyn Mirage – 140 Stewart Avenue Bushwick, New York, NY 11237 – View Map

Event Partners: 

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