This jam-packed one-day Mini Camp, hosted at the Gloria Collective, will include: a chance to speak with folks doing feminist work in many different ways (from full-time to side-gigs to volunteer); many opportunities to network and collaborate with other feminists from the area; dedicated space with other passionate feminists.
Register below; space is extremely limited.
11:00am – 10:00 - Registration, introductions, community guidelines, and orientation
12:00pm – 1:00 - Q+A and Letter-writing with Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
1:00 – 2:00 - Lunch Break
2:00 – 2:45 - Conversation with Nina Berenato of Nina Berenato Jewelry
2:45 – 3:30 - Q+A and Guided Discussion about healthy relationships with Bumble & Love Intently Podcast
3:30 – 3:45: Afternoon break
3:45 – 4:30 - Workshop: Pride Socks & Sharing Your Proudest Moments
4:30 – 5:30 - Q+A and Guided Discussion with Hotelier Liz Lambert
5:30 – 6:00 - Where Do We Go From Here? Happy Hour and Snacks
Nina Berenato - Nina Berenato is a jewelry designer based in Austin, TX. After years in business, each piece of Nina Berenato’s collection still touches the designer’s hands. From her humble beginnings as a metalsmith’s apprentice in Brooklyn to gracing the pages of Vogue, W, Cosmopolitan, MTV and outfitting fashion-forward celebrities like Alicia Keys, Lena Dunham, FKA Twigs and Lady Gaga, it’s obvious that Nina walks through life with her eyes open, bringing a one of a kind vision to each design. A large part of Nina Berenato's brand identity rests on the designer's goal to use her gift for design to make all women feel powerful, beautiful and capable of anything. Since opening up her first retail store, Nina has become a fixture in Austin’s growing maker community.
Sophie Kwok - Sophie Kwok is a UX designer and the Founder and CEO of Love Intently, an app that empowers couples to build stronger relationships proactively. Sophie’s mission is to utilize human-centered design to help brilliant people solve complex problems and create products people love. She is passionate about empowering people build thriving relationships. In a world of big engagements and comparison, she created Love Intently to remind us that love doesn't need to be a production. The everyday little mundane things matter most. Whether it's a parent-child relationship or a romantic one, start small.
Liz Lambert - Liz Lambert first purchased a seedy motel on South Congress Avenue 23 years ago, and transformed it into Hotel San José, which has become known today as the quintessential “Austin” hotel. The success of Hotel San José, which sparked a revitalization in the city’s now thriving South Congress district, led her to launch Bunkhouse Group, a hospitality company founded on the pillars of design, music, and community-driven experiences.
Rachel Smith - Rachel is the founder of Pride Socks, based in Austin Texas. The company was founded in 2010, after Rachel asked her brother for a job at his sock company and he told her to "do her own thing". Pride Socks' products are geared toward the LGBTQ+ community, but the brand is all about empowering all people to create a sense of self pride. Smith even includes "proudest moment" cards with each order as a way to collect her customers' stories and shares them on the company's blog.