The Week-In-A-Blink: Mon-Thurs/ May 11th – May 14th


Power Mondays – Monday, May 11, 2015.  A ​Power Mondays: Come network with fellow Young Professionals in Columbia for Happy Hour at Blue Tapas Bar in a Vista, 721 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201 today from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Social Media Strategies for Independent Beauty Consultants at all levels – Monday, May 11, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, USC Incubator, 1225 Laurel St., Columbia, SC. This workshop will teach you how to:

* Use social media to increase your leads and grow your team

* Use blogging to grow your list of prospects

* Use hashtags on Instagram & Twitter

* Create short videos for your channel

Tickets: $20 (no tickets at the door). Seating is limited to 40. Supplies: Bring a laptop, tablet and/or mobile phone.

Taught by Independent Beauty Consultant, Ebony Looney. Ebony works with business owners to makeover their brand with a fresh website/blog design, social media strategies, video blogging techniques and onsite training. She is the recipient of the IMARA Woman Publisher’s award for her work with the IMARA Publication brand on their website rebranding and technology training.


SCWBC (Columbia)-Entrepreneurial Readiness – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at SC Women’s Business Center Office at the Arial House, 4704 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC. Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking. The Entrepreneurial Readiness Workshop will help you learn about what it takes to start a business. In this workshop we help you evaluate your skills as an entrepreneur by discussing common traits of successful entrepreneurs and learning what lenders are looking for. This is an opportunity for potential business owners and current business owners. After attending this program you can set up an appointment with our business counselor to discuss the specifics of your business and a plan of action.

Click here to register.


Connections 2015 – Wednesday, May, 13, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC. This is Most people know broadband – or high speed Internet – is used for online entertainment, such as YouTube and Netflix. But broadband has the potential to improve health care, emergency services, education and economic development. These topics and more will be presented at CONNECTIONS 2015, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at a new location – USC’s Darla Moore School of Business.

To register for this free community event, visit or call the Richland County Public Information Office at 803-576-2050.

Tech After Five – Wednesday, May, 13, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Darla Moore School of Business – Sonoco Pavilion, 1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC. Join Us After Connections 2015. Connect South Carolina is doing amazing things to improve broadband services for education, healthcare, rural communities, entrepreneurship and innovation, and economic development. We’re thrilled to partner with them and host Ta5 at the Darla Moore School of Business – Sonoco Pavilion after Connections 2015. Tech After Five is a series of after hours networking events for Tech Entrepreneurs and Professionals.


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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The MinorityEye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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