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Thursday, August 22 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
So You Made It Through the First Year, Now What? The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide

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We want to help journalists who have already started their own entrepreneurial ventures and who are now beyond that first burst of energy and optimism. They may be a year or two years into their enterprises and are now considering next steps.How can they evaluate whether their enterprise has a viable future? How can they engineer a mid-course correction, if one is needed? What are the decisions that go into creating a strategy to go forward?

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAstartup

Location: Nassau East 

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Evelyn Hsu

Senior Director, Programs and Operations, Maynard Institute
Evelyn Hsu is director of programs for the Maynard Institute. Previously, she was a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and The Washington Post, associate director at the American Press Institute, and member of the faculty at the Poynter Institute. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and of the Maynard Institute's Summer Program for Minority Journalists. She is a past AAJA national president and was a key organizer of... Read More →
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Alli Joseph

Writer/Producer/Media Consultant, Brand Evangelist, Seventh Generation Stories
Alli Joseph is a senior producer, interactive media and branding consultant, writer and published author. As co-director of "New U: News Entrepreneurs Working Through UNITY", she helps program and lectures on personal branding. When not working to advance opportunities for journalists of color, Alli runs a personal history story-saving company called Seventh Generation Stories, and consults for companies and advertising agencies looking to... Read More →
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Dickson Louie

President and CEO, Time Capsule Press
Dickson Louie is principal of Louie & Associates, a Bay Area consultancy that provides strategic planning, competitive analysis and executive development services to startups, non-profits and Fortune 500 companies. He is co-founder, president and CEO of Time Capsule Press, a publishing imprint that focuses on the creation of books from archival material. Its content partners include Getty Images, the Los Angeles Times, and The Washington... Read More →
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Kelly Virella

Founder, Dominion of New York and The Urban Thinker
Kelly Virella is an award-winning journalist and media entrepreneur. She is the founder of Dominion of New York, an online magazine that targets creative and forward-thinking black people in NYC and of the digital magazine The Urban Thinker, a thought magazine featuring America's best black writers and their friends. Kelly has 13 years of experience working as a reporter and editor and two years of experience working full-time as an entrepreneur... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019