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Managing a Full-Time Gig and Side Hustle: How to Recession-Proof Your Career

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)'s spread has pushed us into sudden economic instability and raises the question: How do I continue to grow my career and build wealth?

Register Now for this virtual event: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7050615420290884364

During this session, panelists:

  • Discuss practical strategies anyone can use to tap into their passion projects or assess their skill sets and flex their “entrepreneurial muscles.”
  • Help job seekers realize they can find new ways to generate income and maintain it once they secure full-time employment
  • Help job seekers expand their “side hustle” so they do not have to rely on full-time employment and diversify the number of job opportunities for the community
  • Demonstrate how to leverage advanced technology to expand their business and streamline their daily work


Henry Danner, Director, Youth Initiatives @ Office of Government & Community Affairs | Columbia
By Day: Youth Advocate | After Hours: Photographer & Visual Artist

Henry Danner is a NY state licensed Social Worker, freelance photographer, visual artist and owner of HD’s Visions. In his day job he serves as Director of Youth Initiatives at Columbia University's Office of Government and Community affairs where he is directly responsible for the design, coordination and oversight of his office's initiatives and programs that connect local youth and young adults to educational and employment opportunities. Outside of his 9-5 life, Henry is a social documentary and event photographer specializing in visual storytelling that parallels ethnographic studies. He seeks to turn people's seemingly ordinary activities and special occasions into timeless memories.

Netta JenkinsVice President, Global Inclusion @ Ask Applications
By day: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Executive | After hours: Co-Founder & Advisor @ Dipper & Author, "Self Advocacy and Confidence for a Fearless Career"

As Vice President of Global Inclusion for Mosaic Group and Ask Applications, an IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) company, part of a family that includes many of the most successful media and internet brands in the world, including Match.com, HomeAdvisor, Vimeo and more. Netta Jenkins leads the charge on the company’s mission to foster an inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking workplace that values equity. Netta is also the Co-Founder of Dipper, a data technology platform offering companies diversity and inclusion solutions. As well as a digital safe-place that guides professionals of color to a better workplace one review at a time, whether good, bad or indifferent.

Brittany McKeldin, Human Resource Manager @ Columbia University
By day: HR Professional | After hours: Freelance Editor and Co-Director of woman empowerment group, "Her Space." Brittany is an HR Profesional who has been progressing in her field for 9 year. During the day, she works as an HR Manager at Columbia University. Outside of her full-time job, Brittany wears other hats including freelance editor and Co-Director of a woman empowerment group called Her Space.

Granville Mullings, Jr.
Professional Musician, Composer, Musical Director, Educator, Business Owner
Formerly on Brooklyn Academy of Music's Budgets & Contracts team | Now: Full-Time Entrepreneur & Consultant

Granville started playing professionally at sixteen for NYU's gospel choir. By age 19, he was writing and performing for off-broadway shows including the original cast of From Hoofin’ 2 Hittin’: Witness the Dance, Feel the Beat. He’s a composer, producer, and musician appearing most recently on Elle Winston’s The Buy Back (2017); Kate Vargas’ Strangeclaw (2016) and For the Wolfish and Wandering (2018); Carvens Lissaint’s Target Practice (2019). Granville studied composition at Berklee College of Music.



March 31
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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