SOYA’s Founder at BlogHer ’10 Conference

This week,  Khadijah Ali-Coleman, founder of So Our Youth Aspire (SOYA),  is a panelist in the annual BlogHer ’10 conference that will be in New York City this year.

Khadijah blogs on five blogs on topics ranging from music and youth development to local and national news. She is also a performance artist and content manager of the online space which has operated for two years as an artist community.

Here is the program description of the panel

Transforming Online Places into Art Spaces:
Event Date:
August 7, 2010 – 3:00pm – 4:15pm
Conference Day:
Day 2

We’ll discuss blogging both for and as art. Share strategies to make your blog or MySpace/Facebook page a crucial element of your online presence as an artist. Join us as moderator and photographer Karen Walrond explores examples of artists, such as painter Carol Gillott and performer Khadijah Ali-Coleman, using social media to impact how they develop and share their art, secure gigs, sell products and build audience