Date: 25 April 2015
Location: Resource for London, Meeting Room 4, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA
This masterclass is designed for writers, activists and anyone who wants to learn how to use blogs to express a strong point of view, promote their ideas and put forward a persuasive argument with a distinct voice. It will suit those who have things to say, thoughts to provoke or issues they want to raise.
A well-written and researched blog is a great way to impact the conversation, raise awareness about causes and to establish yourself as an expert commentator and thought leader.
Participants will learn how to conduct research, find ideas, and write and publish engaging opinion blogs.
They will learn how to promote their ideas to maximise exposure to the broadest possible audience.
They will understand the importance of focus, voice, passion, authenticity, confidence, trust and engagement.
Whatever your opinions, learn how to blog them with the award-winning blogger and founder of the pan-African feminist blog MsAfropolitan, Minna Salami.
During this masterclass Minna will explore:
- Developing original thinking
- Finding your voice
- Expressing your personality in your blog
- How to be confident
- Structuring an argument
- Using social media effectively to push your work and get recognised
About our guest presenter
Minna Salami is a Nigerian-Finnish writer, blogger and speaker, and the founder of MsAfropolitan , a multiple award-winning pan-African feminist blog. She is a member of the Duke University Corporate Education Global Learning Resource Network, the Guardian Africa Network, a board member of UK Charity For Books’ Sake and a Huffington Post contributor. Minna is listed as one of Applause Africa’s “40 African Change-makers under 40″, one of Nokia’s “50 Remarkable Women Connected by Nokia” and listed by Eelan Media as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Black People on Digital/Social Media”.