PASSION IN ACTION – APRIL 2023
The Queens World Film Festival, New York Women in Film and Television, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and The Gaia Zine proudly announce PASSION in ACTION, a day-long mentoring event to bring high school and college students together with Passionate Professionals in the Arts, Sciences, Finance, Women’s Sports, Nonprofit Sectors and More.
Community Media Partners
Thank you to our local restaurants and businesses who made breakfast and lunch possible.
APRIL 22, 2023
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
THE RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL
35-59 81 Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Lite Breakfast and Lunch Provided
FREE for ages 12 and above
9:00 am Registration, Light Breakfast
9:30 am Welcome and Introductions: Katha Cato (Queens World), Isabel Tiburcio (GAIA), Easmanie Michel (NYWIFT), Carolina Valencia (Epicenter-NYC), Vesna Cremona (AMER_ICAN)
9:40 am Start your engines: Robert Galinsky
9:45 am Morning Micro Workshops
12:00 pm Working Lunch: Practice your Elevator Pitch and your Mission Statement.
1:00 pm CM Krishnan welcomes our Passionate Professionals
1:10 pm 3 x 30 minutes sessions: PPs share career journeys, lead conversations
- 1:15pm – 1:45pm – Round #1
- 1:50pm – 2:20pm – Round #2
- 2:25pm – 2:55pm – Round #3
Fay Samaras (Kaufman Astoria Studios) draws the raffle winners for tours
3:10pm Open Mic
3:30pm Veggie Nuggets
Call to action: Now that we are leaning into our passions, lean isupport teams group pictures.
4:00pm Chat and Mingle and Networking and Goodbye
4:30pm Event concludes