Date: April 6, 2013
Time: 8 am to noon
Hope Katz Gibbs
Topic: How to be your own publicist
Organization: Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology Career Conference
Location: Marsteller Middle School, 14000 Sudley Manor Drive, Bristow, VA 20136
The SUCCESS Conference is an annual event held each Spring. Students in grades 5-12 in Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas and Manassas Park Public Schools, are treated to a day of workshops with professionals working in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math industries.
This year our conference is dedicated to Dr. Sally Ride, the first female American astronaut.
Learn more here.
Who should attend? Students in grades 5 – 12, and the adults in their lives
8 a.m.: Receive packets, enjoy breakfast refreshments
8:30 a.m.: Welcome & Introduction
Workshops and Forums
Noon: Conference Evaluation, T-Shirt Distribution
• Presentations and workshops exploring opportunities for careers in Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology for both adults and students
• Forums discussing gender equity, preparing for career training and college, and supporting students’ career goals for both adults and students
• Discussion groups with high school and college students on the theme of Girls + Math + Science = SUCCESS!
Register here: email@example.com
About PR specialist Hope Katz Gibbs
Journalist, publicist, author, and entrepreneur Hope Katz Gibbs started her career as a newspaper and magazine reporter after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. Then, after studying for her master’s degree in educational leadership at The George Washington University, she launched her freelance writing business in 1993.
Gibbs has won several awards for feature and column writing for her articles, which have appeared in The Washington Post, USA Today, The Miami Herald, Costco Connection, and dozens of business, education, and general interest magazines, newspapers, newsletters, blogs, and websites.
The writer got into the PR business in 2001, when she founded Great Handmade Gifts, an online art and craft website that represented artists, artisans, and authors from around the world. In 2002, she began a decade-long stint working as the director of communications for the City of Fairfax Schools, and in 2006 added another client to her list, the international futurist think tank, Social Technologies.
In 2008, she incorporated as The Inkandescent Group, LLC, and since then has helped increase the visibility and credibility of more than 100 entrepreneurs, educators, authors, and small-business owners through the services she offers. Gibbs’ mission: To promote, educate, and inspire entrepreneurs.
For more information, visit www.TheInkandescentGroup.com.