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Over the past season of Girls Write Now Salons, 12 incredible guest hosts across genres shared their original writing while inspiring thousands around the globe to create their own. Come celebrate with us by performing your original work! We’ll be giving YOU the Zoom floor for two minutes to deliver your

DOC NYC Presents FRIDAY FIX, Episode 12

On Episode 12, Blackstar film festival director Maori Holmes Karmael discusses the beloved annual event going online in August. The directing trio of Eli Despres, Elyse Steinberg and Josh Kriegman discuss filming with ACLU lawyers battling the Trump Administration in The Fight. Filmmaker Bao Nguyen talks about covering the life of Bruce Lee in

Socially Relevant for Black Voices Film Retrospective August 21-22

The Socially Relevant Film Festival presents a retrospective of films from the past seven editions of SR Film Festival that touch upon Black Lives, and tell Socially Relevant™stories shining the spotlight on race relations, prejudice, injustice, social inequality, yet showing a glimmer of hope with some

DOC NYC Presents: Advancing Equity and Inclusion in the Documentary Field

Advancing Equity and Inclusion in the Documentary Field on July 21st at 2 PM EST.    We’ll be welcoming guests Nicole Tsien, board member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia; Denise Greene of Black Public Media; Day Al-Mohamed, independent filmmaker and founding member of FWD-DOC, Karin Chien, independent producer and President of distributor

NYWIFT Talks with Mucho Mucho Amor Co-Directors – Monday, July 13th @ 12:30 PM

This is a free event. Click here to register. In this NYWIFT Talks, join Co-Directors Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch to discuss their new documentary about beloved psychic Walter Mercado in Mucho Mucho Amor. Mucho Mucho Amor started streaming on Netflix on July 8th. This conversation will be moderated by NYWIFT Board Member Zenaida


The Hellenic Film Society presents the first-ever virtual Greek film festival in the US, July 10-20. Their line-up includes carefully-curated, award-winning films, including US premieres and the latest by director Costa-Gavras.

Event: Design Caucus, July 18-19, 2020

Design Caucus (a virtual event) | July 18-19, 2020 There is a lot of talk about designing “the new normal”, but who was the normal working for? Certainly not the organizers of the Design Caucus. Let’s seize this moment, and make it ours. We can

Center for Communication: Meet Host and Producer Victoria Leandra

Office Hours with Victoria Leandra Victoria Leandra is a New York City-based journalist and award-winning producer. She has covered domestic and international stories, from breaking news and politics to music and entertainment. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she’s a fluent English and Spanish speaker

Free Programming! Check out Girls Write Now: Summer Edition

Check out Girls Write Now: Summer Edition! It’s a season full of new and exciting curriculum and events! With many camps, programs, and internships canceled, the next few months are a crucial period, and our expanded virtual programming helps fill the gap. We’re committed to creating a summer

Join NYWIFT for their Upcoming Events

NYWIFT Talks with Scott Budnick, April Grayson & Donna Hylton In this NYWIFT Talks, join Just Mercy Executive Producer and CEO of One Community Scott Budnick, Campaign Surrogate and Statewide Coordinator for The Young Women’s Freedom Center April Grayson, and Campaign Ambassador Donna Hylton as we discuss the positive after-effects of Just Mercy, Black

Join Girls Write Now Today at 5pm for their LinkedIn Profile Writing Workshop!

Make sure your profile captures your unique accomplishments and stands out from the crowd. ROCK IT at Girls Write Now’s Writing Works Profile Workshop in partnership with LinkedIn Today! Wednesday, June 24th, 5-7PM EST. This workshop will be led by Ruthie Hertzberg, Profile Ambassador and Senior Enterprise Relationship