STORY Event Series

STORY Event Series is pleased to return for its second year with a new format. This year we focus on 'lightning talks' - presentations lasting eight minutes each. We'll feature an eclectic mix of presenters including professionals at the top of their craft across a range of disciplines.

NEXT EVENT: Monday, September 18, 2017

Speakers Include:

Corey Petree, Partner, Story Store Media

Sarah L. Kaufman, Pulitzer Prize Winning Dance Critic, The Washington Post & Author, THE ART OF GRACE

Tracy Betts, CEO & Founder, Balance Interactive

Sage Salvo, University Fellow at Clinton Global Initiative, Founder of Words Liive, LLC, and Inventor of the Contemporary Grammar Integration (CGI) Process

Michael Wilker, Director, Broadcast Communications, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), US

Jay Vilar, Founder, Nourish

Rachel (Rae) Newman, TV/Film Producer & Events Production, Rachel J. Newman Consulting

[Speaker TBD}, Museum of Science Fiction

* Additional speakers being confirmed.



Five Things 

Five Things is a bi-monthly series featuring one-one interviews with the leading storytellers in the world. Five Things builds off the STORY Event Series by bringing local, national and international speakers to the "table" to discuss the five things they have learned in their careers as storytellers. The one-one format (happening virtually) allows participants to actively engage with the speaker. 

LAUNCHING: September 2017


Noah & Mica Scalin, Artists, Authors, Creativity Consultants (Richmond, VA) - September 12

Shay Anderson, Manager, Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) Forensic Technology Solutions (Arlington, VA) - September 19

Nathan Manuel & David William, Artists (New York, NY) - September 26

Jennifer Trezza, China Practice Manager, SmithGroupJJR (Washington, DC) - September 28

Dr. Rebecca Senf, Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography, Norton Family Curator, Phoenix Museum of Art (Phoenix, AZ) - October 3

Drew Doggett, Fine Arts Photographer (Charleston, SC) - October 10

Elisabeth Noone, Actress (Washington, DC) - October 12 

Kirstin Falk, Managing Director, Brand Innovation & Social, Charles Schwab (San Francisco, CA) - October 17

'On Work' - Interviews  

A series of interviews exploring themes around work - how we define it, why it matters, how it has changed and how it will change in the future.

Interviews have started and we're now accepting nominations of interviews subjects. You can nominate yourself or nominate someone you know who has a compelling story to tell about life and work. Please fill out nomination form below to participate.

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