A Decade of VidCon: From Niche to Mainstream

A Decade of VidCon: From Niche to Mainstream

The first VidCon in July of 2010 welcomed an attendance just shy of 1,500. Fast forward to 2019, and the annual video conference chalked up more than 30,000 attendees. As the online video platforms grow, VidCon’s size and scope increase in tandem. The event attracts...
Coming Full Circle: Google’s Citizen Schools Award

Coming Full Circle: Google’s Citizen Schools Award

On June 11, 2019, I had the honor of receiving Citizen School’s Trailblazer Award on behalf of the entire Google team at the organization’s WOW!Now breakfast reception. In a way, it feels like coming full circle—my introduction to Citizen Schools occurred eight years...

The Importance of the Cannes Lions Festival and Create with Google

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is an annual festival that began in 1954. It brings the “creative communications industry together every year at its one-of-kind event in Cannes to learn, network and celebrate.” The awards acknowledge concepts and...
Stonewall Forever Online Monument Launch

Stonewall Forever Online Monument Launch

Earlier this June we launched Stonewall forever to celebrate Pride Month and the history of LGBTQ+ people fighting for their rights and broader acceptance.  For those who are unfamiliar with the history of Stonewall Inn, it is a gay bar located in Greenwich Village in...
Google Announces Launch of New Learning Center

Google Announces Launch of New Learning Center

Recently, Google announced the launch of a new learning center located in New York City. The program is called, “Grow with Google,” and it provides workshops on resume building, digital skills training, online marketing, and more for small businesses, teachers, and...