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This page features panels at SXSW Interactive 2013 that will be presented within the BiT House at the Hilton-Garden Inn.

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Sunday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Naturally Social: Growing Your Hair, Growing Your Audience & Growing Your Brand LIMITED

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Join us as we examine how the natural hair movement has grown in recent years, largely in part to the social media savvy of natural hair bloggers and brands. Hear from natural hair superstars including Carol’s Daughter, Curl Box founder Myliek Teele and Afrobella, and learn how you can incorporate their social media strategies and avoid their missteps to help grow your online audience and brand.

Moderators

Franchesca Ramsey

@Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey is an actress, comedian and video blogger based out of New York City. With over 100k subscribers on her two YouTube channels, she and her videos have been featured on MTV, The New York Times, Essence.com and The BBC. Her recent viral hit “Sh*t White Girls Say...to Black Girls” was viewed over 5 million times in just 5 days, garnering coverage on MSNBC, ABC, Ebony Magazine, The Daily Mail and the Anderson Cooper talk show to name a...
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Panelist

Kristin Braswell

@Kristin Braswell is a Brooklyn-based journalist and producer by way of Los Angeles. She's the Editor-in-Chief of Transitioningmovement.com, a lifestyle, entertainment and information hub from Carol's Daughter aimed at women who are making the transition from relaxed to natural hair. She has contributed to The Huffington Post, Essence, ABC News, NPR, and Ebony, and her writing portfolio includes food and travel reviews, film critiques and social analyses. She has also also produced short...
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Jamala Johns

@Jamala Johns is a New York-based art director, photographer and blogger. She loves sharing inspiration and approaching subjects in delightfully unexpected ways.  | | | | She is the founding editor of Le Coil, a curated online collection of natural hair imagery. The project's goal is to showcase the diversity of natural hair in a bright, stylish and artful aesthetic. Le Coil was named one of the 45 Must Follow Tumblrs by For Harriet and has been featured in Clutch Magazine, Vogue Italia...
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Myliek Teele

California-bred innovator, @Myleik Teele, is revolutionizing the way women address their curly hair needs. She is the founder of curlBOX, an exclusive monthly subscription box full of amazing hair care products for naturally curly hair. The beauty legend-in-training has been featured on Essence.com and in EBONY, InStyle, Uptown and Huffington Post.  With over 35,000 Instagram followers and 27,000 Facebook fans, the company celebrated the end of 2012 with a membership hike of...
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Patrice Yursik

creator, Afrobella
Trinidadian writer @Patrice Grell Yursik  created Afrobella.com to celebrate the unique beauty of women. Her blog was one of the first to celebrate natural hair and all the skin tones and sizes women come in, and she has been affectionately dubbed the “Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging.” Afrobella features honest product reviews and takes the reader inside unique beauty, fashion and cultural experiences. Patrice has done campaigns for Urban Decay and Lancôme, and Afrobella has been...
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Sunday March 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
BiT House | Colorado Room (Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N Interstate 35)

21 Attending

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