#SMWFairfax

Social Media Week-Fairfax brought top industry professionals together for a day of innovation, networking and talks of the future. Below are my top takeaways from each session: How National Geographic Became the #1 Brand on Social Media (@NatGeo): They were the first to use new features as soon as they were launched such as SnapChat … More #SMWFairfax

Ignite Your Security

Palo Alto Networks hosted a cybersecurity conference bringing together leading government and IT industry professionals at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. Topics discussed among the keynotes and panelists focused on the future cybersecurity plays in the public sector and why we need to make this a national priority. VP of Federal Sales, Nick Urich, … More Ignite Your Security

The Branding Workshop

You can’t be successful in business if you care what people think of you. -Arash Shirazi Style blogger of StyleMBA, Sara Azani, and CEO of The Bullitt Agency, Arash Shirazi, spoke to George Mason University students about what it means to maintain your personal brand in the business world. Sara Azani  Sara worked at Booz|Allen|Hamilton for … More The Branding Workshop

The Intern Chronicles: Welcome to the Smithsonian Institution

I was handed my badge that confirmed me as an intern of the Smithsonian Institution and my next adventure has officially begun. The Freer|Sackler are the Smithsonian Institution’s national museums of Asian art. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art is where I will intern under the Marketing and Communications department. My first few weeks, I became familiar … More The Intern Chronicles: Welcome to the Smithsonian Institution

Across the Pond: Bell Pottinger

***I had the opportunity to study international public relations in the cultural hub of London. Below are my notes from a presentation at Bell Pottinger. Fast facts : *1987- 2nd largest independent consultancy in the United Kingdom *Known to be Margaret Thatcher’s advisor Approach –>Work–> Media Objective is to deliver ideas that capture imagination How … More Across the Pond: Bell Pottinger