Your Personal Road Map to Being an Effective Changemaker
Are you fired up to make change in your community? Your school, your workplace, your country, your world?
If you’ve become more activated and fired up over the past few years, it’s time to build a road map to making advocacy and changemaking a more sustainable, consistent, and fulfilling lifelong pursuit. Leveraging the tools outlined in the best-selling book, Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All, by co-authors Elisa Camahort Page, Jamia Wilson, and Carolyn Gerin, etc., this conversation will help you build your personal roadmap by triaging your passions, understanding what to join and how to contribute, and taking the wins when they come to keep hope alive. The conversation will be moderated by Jenna Hanchard, Head of Culture & Innovation at The Riveter.
Jamia Wilson is the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. She is the author of Young, Gifted, and Black, Big Ideas for Young Thinkers, ABC’s of AOC, and Step Into Your Power, coauthor of Road Map for Revolutionaries, and wrote the introduction and oral history to Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World. She is the recipient of the 2018 NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumnae Award, the Planned Parenthood Southeast “Legend in the Making” award, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Essence, Rookie, Refinery29, CNN, the Washington Post, Elle, and more.
Elisa Camahort Page
Best-known as the founding COO of BlogHer, Inc, Elisa was there at the birth of the social web revolution, building a grassroots phenomenon into a national women’s media brand with 100 million web users, and thousands of conference goers. After selling BlogHer and leaving the acquiring company, Elisa turned her attention to social and civic engagement in the wake of the 2016 election, becoming the co-author of Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All and the host of a new podcast, The Op-Ed Page with Elisa Camahort Page. Elisa lives in San Jose with her spouse and her cats, and dedicated to helping people figure out how to operate at the intersection of technology, media, inclusivity, and social impact.