Calling all creatives, organizers and entrepreneurs. We're back with our first meet-up of 2018, and you're invited! Come meet incredible women-identifying and nonbinary folks in the Austin community and learn more about what they've got planned for the new year. Tickets* are $8 pre-sale and $15 at the door. *All proceeds cover our operational costs and event production costs: bossbabes.org/events/2018/02/bossbabesatx-feb-meet
— MEET-UP SCHEDULE OF EVENTS —
At every meet, we get 30 attendees on the mic to give a one-minute spiel on the creative, entrepreneurial or cause-related ventures. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a creative, a side hustler or an artist, this announcement space is a chance for you to engage with your community face-to-face. (Announcement submissions are now closed.)
Announcements ASL-Interpreted by Monica Garcia
Monica Yvette Garcia has been working with, learned the language and culture of, and been influenced by the Deaf community in the greater Austin area since 2009. After attending the University of Texas, she received a BA in Anthropology and Communication and later became certified as Sign Language Interpreter with the State of Texas in 2015. She credits her ASL teachers, the Deaf community, and Interpreting mentors in bringing the knowledge of the language and respect of a respect for Deaf Culture into her life.
Set by DJ Lolo
Lolo has been cutting her teeth, and the dance floor, as a DJ since 2010. She has opened for the likes of Lizzo, Mark Farina, Xenia Rubinos, and Sammy Bananas, and maintains residencies in Austin, Texas as well as playing in other clubs, bars, and large venues nationally. She is an open format DJ with a style firmly rooted in disco, house, and pop, and these roots continue to inspire her DJ sets and mixing style.
During the meet, we'll play Babe Bingo, one of our favorite icebreakers. First to fill out their bingo card wins a #bossbabesATX tee!
Limited edition #bossbabesATX tees
Texan Feminist, Support Women Artists and BABE AF tees will be available for $20. All purchases support the continuation of our programming.
Our February topic question
This month's topic question is What do you love most about yourself? Anonymous answers will be collected during the meet and later shared on our blog.
#bossbabesATX photo booth by Oh Happy Day Booth
Visit the selfie station for a photo and/or a digital boomerang.
Live installation by #bossbabesATX Winter '18 URL Artist, Alie Jackson
At every meet, we introduce an emerging artist based in Austin, Texas. For February '18, we've selected illustrator, animator and designer Alie Jackson; on top of a live installation onsite, Jackson's imagery will be sprinkled throughout the venue. Alie Jackson is an artist and award-winning designer residing in Austin, Texas. She has seven years of design experience working with big brands, blockbuster movies, music festivals, non-profits and small businesses. Her past and previous clients include Marvel, Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, Amazon Studios, ABC, Disney, FX, Home Depot, Office Depot, GSK, Sears, Boss Babes ATX, Juice Land, Texas Laser and Aesthetics, Sound on Sound Festival, Fun Fun Fun Festival, Margin Walker Presents, Transmission Entertainment and more. Currently, she's the Lead Designer at Project C. in Austin, TX. Previously, she worked for The Ryan Partnership (Currently Epsilon) in Chicago, IL as a Designer, Digital Asset Manager and Art Buyer.
— FEATURED MAKERS + WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES —
Farmhouse Delivery brings local, fresh and organic produce, top quality meat, natural pantry items as well as freshly prepared meal-kits right to their customers' doorsteps. They've been delivering and supporting Texan farmers since 2006.
Luv Fats Ice Cream
Known for their vegan avocado ice cream, Luv Fats will be poppin' up with sweet samples.
Little Clay Studio
Handmade and kiln-fired, Little Clay Studio creates custom infinity-bound necklaces (follow the process here).
Ginger + Judy
Created by DJ Breezah, Ginger + Judy is a hand-picked vintage collection featuring 80s and 90s digs.
Drea Peters of instaDesign Group
The instaDesign Group is a design and build team providing simple and affordable design and construction options. Choose from single-room remodels, full-design packages, custom furniture and lighting, or DIY eDesign packages
Shavanthe is a colorful multicultural clothing brand. Showcasing prints from all over the world, Shavanthe's line features dresses, necklaces, headwraps, hoodies and more.
Frond Plant Shop
Located on South Lamar, Frond Plant Shop features houseplants, planters and home decor. *swoons*
As an Indie, self-published, zine, The Audacity features work by artists, activists, and storytellers—from poetry to concept shoots.
A photographer, illustrator and glitter addict. Lavie creates tattoo designs, illustrations and offer portrait sessions.
Rejuvenate Bath & Body
Rejuvenate Bath & Body is a line of handmade products in Austin, TX. They strive to restore your natural beauty with the finest all natural ingredients.
Sound Sight Tarot Readings
Carly Fischer will be popping up to supply tarot readings, with a portion of profit benefitting #bbatx's programs.
— GET YOUR RSVP —
Tickets* are $8 pre-sale and $15 at the door. *All proceeds cover our operational costs and event production costs: bossbabes.org/events/2018/02/bossbabesatx-feb-meet
— MEET THE PRODUCERS —
About #bossbabesATX: We exist to build educated and empowered creative communities at the intersections of sisterhood and space. Through event series, showcases and personal/professional development programs, we amplify and connect women-identifying artists, creatives and entrepreneurs. Since we've been in operation, we've provided a platform of visibility, outreach and financial opportunity to 300+ Texas-based women artists, 400+ women-owned businesses and women activists. We were named «Best Bossy Babes» of 2015 by The Austin Chronicle, Tribeza's Top 10 to Watch in 2016 and we were selected by The White House to attend the United State of Women Summit in June 2016. Learn more: bossbabes.org/bossbabesatx
This production has been made possible in part by presenting partners the LINE ATX and Resplendent Hospitality.