Join the Association for Women in Communications South Florida (@AWCSF) on Monday, July 25 @ 10 AM EST
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS 28) via Twitter Spaces with our board of directors:
*Tonya Scholz, @kNOwAging, President
*Terry Michael, @TerryLiveBreath. Vice President
*Emily Taffel Cohen, @EmilyOnTheAve, Communications Director
Chat w/ Entrepreneur|Activist |Futurist, Jessica Kizorek, @jessicakizorek, founder of @GoTwoParrot @eyesonurmissionn @TechVersify
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With her unique experience telling stories with video, Jessica Kizorek teaches nonprofits and entrepreneurs to use multi-media inside websites, social platforms, apps, and eBooks. She is a futurist, constantly encouraging clients to deepen emotional relationships online.
Since 2001 Kizorek has developed a presence for herself, domestically and abroad, as an entrepreneur and international activist. Her company, Two Parrot Productions, was co-founded in 2001 with her father, Bill Kizorek. Working primarily with large nonprofits – such as The AARP Foundation, Special Olympics, and Lions Club – she has created hundreds of short films and video-centric fundraising campaigns.
Having traveled to over 60 countries, she has covered a multitude of humanitarian causes as a journalist and documentarian. Venturing onto the front lines of such efforts as education in Pakistan’s largest refugee camp, World Women’s Day in Nepal, and fair trade farming initiatives in Ghana. A large chunk of this work – including the airline miles to fly their crew worldwide – is donated by the Kizorek family.
As a diplomat representing the USA, Jessica travels the world empowering millennial women to enter the workforce and start businesses. She facilitates this mainly through an organization she founded in 2010 called Badass Businesswomen. As a “Women’s Empowerment Specialist” by the US Department of State and a “Small Business Expert” by Fox News, Jessica speaks to international audiences about the art of modern business in a digital world. Her production company covers many issues, though female entrepreneurialism is the cause closest to her heart. Kizorek has written eight books, many focusing on marketing with videos on the internet. ‘Make Them BEG,’ a digital video educational product line designed to teach female entrepreneurs how to create an irresistible personal brand that won first place in the Miami Herald’s Business Plan Challenge.
Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in International Business. Guest lecturer at Princeton, UC-Berkley, University of Michigan, University of Miami, and Miami Ad School. She has also appeared as a guest on major news outlets such as Fox, NBC, CNN, Weekend Today, and the Better Show.
Kizorek is an elite athlete; at one point, she was ranked second in the United States in track cycling and second in Chicago for tennis. She is a poet, singer/songwriter, and fine artist with a collection of over 30 canvases covered with calligraphy, electrified light, and shattered mirrors.
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