BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
8 months ago The Path Less Traveled Series had its first taping in front of a live audience and people have been asking “When’s the next one?” ever since. Hosted by former BET correspondent Neffy Anderson, each episode candidly discusses how to turn your passion into a lucrative career. During the show you'll be able to ask your most burning questions about how to start, run or grow your business and get answers on the spot! Limited seating available, reserve yours now.
THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!
Nothing beats a live experience. Nothing! Aside from hearing the wildly inspiring (unedited) entrepreneur journey of Ronald Draper, NAACP award-winning mixed medium artist and Harlem Hospital Director of Contemporary Arts and Culture, you will be able to:
Share your story and get personalized advice on how to start, run or grow your business
Build your network and connect with other entrepreneurs and industry thought leaders
Get out of your own way with a FREE guide on how to start monetizing your passion
1:45pm | Doors Open
2:00pm - 2:30pm | Pre-Interview Reception Featuring Complimentary Drinks and Desserts By Pastry Chef Nzinga Anderson of Nzee's Creations
2:30pm - 3:30pm | Interview
3:30 - 3:45pm | Audience Q&A
3:45 - 4:15pm | Post Event Networking
SPECIAL GUEST: RONALD DRAPER
Ronald A. Draper is a message-driven, mixed-medium artist, born and raised in Harlem, New York. The 2016 NAACP Award-winning artist serves as the Director of Contemporary Arts and Culture at Harlem Hospital Center and he is the Head of the Arts Department for the Eagle Academy for Young Men at Ocean Hill.
Draper's content is as varied as the materials he uses. His art ranges from helping you to see something in a new perspective, to creating a sense of nostalgia, and somehow everything in between that relates to wanting you to become your greatest-self. Draper works with wood, glass, fabric, and a host of other things that you don’t think of when you think of a “visual artist”. This eclectic assortment of materials helps to create artwork that is pleasing to both your sense of sight, as well as your sense of self.
Draper owns and operates #TheDraperSpace gallery in the Bronx, where he displays his art collections to be seen by the public and facilitates a multitude of themed art workshops for adults and children. Ronald Draper has produced scores of custom art pieces, with no two pieces being the alike. His willingness to create one of a kind work, and approach to the custom art process make the Draper Art experience like no other.
HOST: NEFFY ANDERSON
Nefertiti “Neffy” Anderson is a media correspondent, video producer, and social media strategist who helps entrepreneurs and brands achieve their business goals through multimedia storytelling. Her ability to meet the needs of various target audiences stems from her training in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.
Throughout her career at Black Entertainment Television (BET) Neffy interviewed some of your favorite celebrities such as Nick Cannon, K. Michelle, Ciara, Kandi Burress, August Alsina, Diggy Simmons, Keyshia Cole and Nelly to name a few. As the network’s social media strategist, Neffy spearheaded the digital campaigns for tier 1 shows and specials such as the BET Awards, 106 & Park and Black Girls Rock.
With 6 years of professional experience spanning television, digital, print, and radio, Neffy balances a career both in front and behind the camera as the creator, producer, and host of her very own show, The Path Less Traveled Series, a web series that exclusively spotlights millennial entrepreneurs.
Named as one of Innov8tiv Magazine’s “Top 100 Women Visionary Leaders to Watch,” Neffy has been recognized for her work by national outlets such as the American Marketing Association, Z100’s Elvis Duran Morning Show, Blavity, Mediabistro and more. Neffy’s global reach and ability to remain relevant in a changing world has allowed her to work with clients such as Adelphi University, Adweek and The Jasmine Brand.
Neffy holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Adelphi University. She lives, works and plays in New York -- devoting much of her time as a mentor, public speaker and coach.