Elizabeth Santry: maker and manager

 

Elizabeth is a brand analyst, entrepreneur, and advocate for the creative economy.  Her approach to work is a mix of academia and 'do-it-yourself' hustle. Her professional experience ranges from creative to analytic roles. She's worked at Fortune 100 business to small start-ups and non-profits. She earned a B.F.A. in Philadelphia then served in AmeriCorps’ N.C.C.C. on the West Coast. She spent almost a decade specializing in e-commerce. Later she earned a M.A. from the London College of Fashion where she studied the ecosystem of branding. Since then, she's dedicated herself to exploring the entrepreneurial needs of the small business community. Her podcast Have Mic Will Travel doubles as primary research to understand the keys to a sustainable creative career around the world. She recently managed the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship. There she was able to produce the Institute's monthly sessions and support eager entrepreneurs as they launched their businesses.

 She currently consults, travels, and nerds out on the regular...