Ask the Creative
Sometimes you have questions that you need answered one on one. We want to offer answers to your questions so we have Ask the Creative in the Interactive Atrium. Below are the participants of Ask the Creative and their bios. Stay tuned for a schedule but in the mean time, learn more about our wonderful creatives.
Oronike Odeleye is the Account Coordinator at J. West Agency, a boutique design and project management company in Atlanta. She has worked in graphic design, traditional and new media marketing, and project management for the past ten years. Past clients include the National Black Arts Festival, The Center for Black Women’s Wellness, and Atlanta Art Now. She is a graduate of Syracuse University.
Pamela Sanders is a freelance writer and has blogged at Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s AJC.com for the past 7 years. She has worked in social media marketing for United Vision Broadcasting for the launch of Our Faith Channel Network. She has also volunteered and worked on the social media team for the National Black Arts Festival. Pam’s passion for science and technology has made her a social media enthusiast when it comes to science and communicating in the digital realm. She was named one of Twitter’s top influencer in biotechnology.
I’m Rock Star Program Manager, Social Media Linguist, Super Mom in Training, Sr. Mobility Program Manager for Hipcricket and all around Girl Who Codes!
A Tech Whisperer, I live to make sense of the senseless, by empowering nonprofit organizations and small businesses with the technology and knowledge required to be successful in today’s online space. Strategy, engagement and marketing are in my DNA!:)
Love life. Love trying. Love dreaming. Love learning. Love growing – even though growth can be prickly!:-)
Here’s to the dreamers and the rebels – we are one in the same… ♥
Erica Hartfield is a digital project manager, content creator, strategist, blogger, and 2011 Digital Doyenne. Currently working at BKV, Erica oversees all of the design and development for the firm’s work on AT&T and is an active member of the Emerging Media Team. Erica has previously worked in the online space conducting blogger outreach, producing online events, training staff on the ways to engage and build relationships with fans, and helping to create strategies for brands such as CNN, Macy’s, Monster.com, ConAgra Foods, Newell Rubbermaid, Geek Squad, Weight Watchers, and others. In her spare time she blogs about her passion for music on her blog 6inchvinyl. On her second blog, Social Safety 1st, Erica writes educational posts for social network users, and parents specifically, about the forever changing social media landscape and potential dangers of technology. She has also been a featured blogger on Black Web 2.0, contributing blog posts that detailed web 2.0 trends relevant to African American culture. Erica’s current focus is on helping others grow as leaders and reach their full potential, whether in technology or another field of one’s passion.
Kisha Solomon is a writer, content manager, and self-proclaimed bon vivant.
As Chief Content Creator of The Bon Vivant’s Cookbook, she writes engaging, witty blogs featuring Atlanta restaurants, foodie travel, adventures in ‘kitchen witchery’, and thoughts on what it means to live the good life.
Kisha’s passion for storytelling and helping visionary companies share their own stories led her to launch Sage Small Business Solutions, through which she provides insanely practical advice and hands-on management of content marketing projects for her clients.
As an Audience Engagement Manager for WebMD, Kisha develops and executes content strategy for the Food, Diet, and Fitness segments of the largest consumer health information site in the world.
NA!RA is an award-winning, trailblazing recording artist, songwriter and cinematographer.
The afro-pop fusion emcee NA!RA blends love, pain, strength, and charisma into one powerful punch within her style of music. Her music is the pulse of everything urban, pulling from influences of hip-hop, afrobeat and electrosoul.
Along with her cinematic prowess, NA!RA offers an electrifying performance and experience. The audience is given an illustration of what Afro-Pop Fusion looks, sounds and feels like. Her collaborative efforts include shared stages
and song space with the likes of 2Face Idibia,Theophilus London, 9th Wonder, Scolla, Banky W, Naeto C, Bosco, Waje and more.
Terra “TT” Coles is an Atlanta based dual entrepreneur. She is a well known portrait photographer that has had the pleasure and opportunity to be a prominently featured in exhibits that have graced the walls of respected art spaces like the Museum of Contemporary Art-Georgia (MOCA-Ga), Chastain Art Center, The Rialto, and Red Creative Gallery. Most recently, TT has embarked on a new venture. PopArt by TT Coles© is the new face of healthy, delicious, vegan frozen fruit and dessert popsicles. TT uses her creative spirit to construct unique, mouth-watering frozen treats that you and your family can feel good about.