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May 28, 2021 Online Learning Series Workshop

The business of visual practice - building a thriving career

May 28, 2021 11am PT/ 2pm ET/ 8pm CEST
We are joined by three talented visual practitioners for an IFVP business panel on May 28, 2021. We're pleased to welcome Tanya Gadsby from Fuselight Creative, Ashanti Gardner from Visual Scribe, and Lisa Nelson from See in Colors.
Join us for a panel moderated by Sam Bradd, about how the practitioners navigate being creatives with the realities of running their own businesses. The panel includes people in different stages of their visual professional careers - you'll gain insights as an audience member whether you're starting out, or have a few years of experience already.
Biographies and website links below.
Lisa Nelson
Lisa Nelson loves combining art with life. She is the founder  of See In Colors where she leads a team that captures conversations with hand-drawn pictures. By using the power of visuals, Lisa helps to bring key points and ideas to the surface. Her visual summaries cover topics ranging from business and leadership to community and faith. Some of her clients include Dell, AARP, USDA, NIH and Crayola.
Lisa is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Howard University. She is a member of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Her favorite quote is "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -Henry David Thoreau. Lisa shares her collection of visual summaries on her blog at
Ashanti Gardner
As a creative, design thinking practitioner, and visual scribe, Ashanti approaches her work with a beginner's mindset. She uses her visual skills to help make meaning of complex processes and ideas and to capture conversations that have many voices. She values mobility, learning, and openness to what's possible. She continually looks for opportunities to co-create, collaborate, and experiment with others who are champions and advocates for social change, impact, and innovation.
Tanya Gadsby
Tanya Gadsby is the founder of Fuselight, a graphic facilitation & animation company. She has fifteen years of experience working in audience engagement, and is particularly passionate about exploring augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in conjunction with graphic facilitation. Since 2010, Fuselight has primarily collaborated with clients in the climate science and health care space. This includes work with provincial and national health ministries, International Red Cross, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNESCO, WILPF, Vanderbilt University, and intimate gatherings of Indigenous Nations in remote corners of British Columbia.
Tanya has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre and writing from the University of Victoria. Born in New Zealand, and of Māori / Ukrainian / Scottish mixed ancestry, Tanya grew up in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and Whitehorse, Yukon. She resides in Victoria, British Columbia on the unceded territory of the W̱SÁNEĆ peoples.
Sam Bradd
Sam Bradd (MEd) brings together organizational change facilitation and visuals - for over 20 years. He’s worked globally and specializes in leadership, systems change, and collaborating for social impact. He is the founder of  Drawing Change,
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Friday, May 28, 2021
New York, USA - 2pm ET 
Chicago, IL,  USA - 1pm CT
San Francisco, CA USA - 11am PT
Madrid, Spain - 8pm CEST
London, UK - 7pm BST
Berlin, Germany - 8pm CEST
Buenos Aires, Argentina - 3pm UTC
Santiago, Chile - 2pm CLT
Event Date and Time: 
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Online zoom (sent with registration confirmation)
Online Meeting, PA 15108
United States
Event Type: 
Online Learning Series