Mentor Meet Up
Co-hosted with Bumble Bizz

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Holistic Mentorship With
Renae Bluitt - PR Consultant and Black Women Entrepreneurship Advocate
Katie Dalebout - Writer
Mira Mariah of GirlKnewYork
Anastasia Garcia ~ Photographer and Advocate

Moderated By
Emily Curl of Refinery29

 

Time & Place
November 12, 2019
6:30 PM


Bumble’s Soho Office
79 Mercer St.
6th Floor
NY, NY 10012

 

About the Free Mentor Giveaway
In our first free MoxxieMade x Bumble Bizz Mentor Meet Up, we are bringing together unique trailblazers - who lead by example. As role models of self-confidence, inclusivity, and champions for others, these women encourage us to all to up-level and make the first move in our lives - whether in business or in relationships.

In conversation with Emily Curl of Refinery29, we will be exploring each of these mentors journeys and how in their own unique ways they inspire us to take charge and make the first move.

How to Join Us at the Event*
All you have to do is show your Bumble Bizz profile at the door.
First 50 ladies get an awesome swag bag.
Doors open at 6:30 PM and close at 6:45 PM. So join us early!

You Will Love This if you Want - 
• To get inspired and encouraged by some holistic mentorship
• Meet new and like-minded women in the city
• Gain some knowledge and hear some real talk on different women's journeys
• Mix n' mingle while enjoying drinks and delicious bites from some of our favorite female owned brands

Our Co-host Partner - Bumble Bizz
Bumble empowers women to make the first move in every area of their lives - relationships, friendships, and in business. As a social network online and offline, Bumble prioritizes kindness and respect, providing a safe space to foster connection. The importance Bumble places on “bee-ing kind” is what the MoxxieMade community is all about! MoxxieMade is also all about accessibility - ensuring all women have an opportunity to receive mentorship and connect. Likewise, Bumble Bizz provides women with accessibility to business opportunities all at their fingertips.

*Entry subject to venue capacity and at the discretion of the MoxxieMade team

 
 

About our Mentors

Mira Mariah

Mira Mariah is an illustrator and conceptual artist from New York. She is a Puerto Rican mother of a Princess and a Pomeranian. Mira has been tattooing in Brooklyn for five years and has acquired a large following due to her continuous fine line designs. All of her art is inspired by art, love, and friends. Art is about parties: “Pictures with the flash on, fully aware of the unavoidable stares. Disco balls and big red roses and feral leopards and hotel rooms.”

→ Follow her journey at @girlknewyork



Katie Dalebout

Katie Dalebout is a writer and podcaster, and founder of LET IT OUT, a website, podcast, and community for sharing Soft Stories—the stories that reveal our most vulnerable, tender selves. She believes that by sharing these stories we can feel more connected to each other and to ourselves. These stories take the form of a weekly long-form interview podcast, which has nearly 300 episodes and her newest co-hosted podcast Spiraling, an optimistic anxiety podcast. This led to a digital workshop called Let (A Podcast) Out, a how-to guide for launching independent podcastHer first book LET IT OUT: A Journey Through Journaling (2016) is a collection of essays and journaling prompts. Her writing has been published in Refinery 29, Hello Giggles, Mind Body Green, and The Fullest, where she writes a monthly column called Pivot about navigating transitions. She's spoken at Wanderlust, Soho House, and The Wing about independent podcasting, body image, and creative writing.

 → Follow her journey at @katiedalebout

Emily Curl

Emily Curl is branded video producer and on-camera host at the digital lifestyle company, Refinery29. She specializes in live event coverage - from red carpets to one-on-one celebrity interviews to behind the scenes stories, she's an avid lover of all things entertainment and pop-culture.

 → Follow her journey at @emcurl

Anastasia Garcia

Anastasia Garcia is a Latina photographer, and body positive activist based in New York City. She is most known for her use of photography to challenge exclusive beauty norms by using a wide range of diverse models. While her work has been primarily focused on the use of plus size women, she is also passionate about deconstructing exclusive beauty norms around race, and gender. Her photographs have been published in magazines such as Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan. She has published writings on the importance of diversity in media, and most recently starred in the film Straight/Curve “Redefining Body Image”.

Image credit above: Lydia Hudgens


→ Follow her journey at @anastasiagphoto

Renae Bluitt

Renae L. Bluitt is a Brooklyn, New York-based filmmaker, digital content creator, and PR consultant, who serves as an advocate for Black women’s accurate representation in the media. With over a decade of experience, Renae has gained valuable insight into Black women entrepreneur’s narratives — a passion that she recently channeled into her first film as Creator and Executive Producer of the documentary, “She Did That.” which debuted at the 2018 ESSENCE Music Festival and was selected for the Urbanworld Film Festival. The film, which offers an up close and personal look at Black women entrepreneurs, addresses topics like the funding gap for women of color. Renae was recently honored in AT&T’s 2018 “Creators of Cool” Black History Month as a “modern day history maker.” Renae’s platform, which provides a unique voice for Black women in business has garnered publicity in Forbes, Black Enterprise, ESSENCE, Design Sponge, Madame Noir, xonecole, Hello Beautiful, and NBC. She has worked as a content partner for major brands such as JP Morgan Chase, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, VH-1, Walmart, Luna Bar, and State Farm.


→ Follow her journey at @iamrenaebluitt