Olivia Obineme is a multimedia freelancer, having worked for a number of publications and news teams, from Baltimore magazine to WBAL-TV 11. She is the founding editor of Strangers With Style, an online culture and lifestyle platform. She is also a former host and lead organizer of CreativeMornings/Baltimore (2015-2017). Olivia studied journalism and new media at Towson University, is a proud 2011 Poynter Institute fellow, and is a recipient of a 2014 Maryland-Deleware-DC Press Editorial Award for feature story photo coverage.
Even shorter version: Olivia loves to learn and dabbles in photo, video, writing, and events. Olivia and her work has been featured in Net Magazine, VOGUE, Pitchfork, True Laurels, among others. Hire her.
social media, networking, making things happen & getting people together
cutting down the number of links saved on my fb.
it's not them, it's you. it's you that will keep you back, and it's you that will push you to succeed.
any cool local doing their thing
wait, we're allowed backups?
a lot of things. a lot.
how to say my middle name(s)...last name, too.
Olivia’s CreativeMornings activity
Hasani Claxton Fantasy
Wendel Patrick Listening Beyond
Amy Chiou Taboo
At its simplest form, 'advocacy' to me is making sure that the system has the information it needs to work as well as it can for as many as it can.
The systems that we build are only as good as the people who manage them and the information they have to work with.
I've learned the value of collaboration and being less controlling, and allowing the space to just be whatever that space is gonna be.
Nia is always saying, 'It's okay, we're learning. It's fine.' So, I'm learning to adapt that mentality...just let go. And release myself from the bondage of worry and perfection, and always ask for help when I need it.
Things just happen. You have to learn to roll with the punches and just relax.
We also learned a ton, this past year. I know I have learned the virtue of just calming the fuck down. It's important.
It's very much a testament to how far you can go with just a dollar and a dream.
Just because it is magical or seems magical, it doesn't necessarily mean it is perfect.
SunSets Bmore SunSets: The Magic of Space
Ramona Lindsey The Table: More Than a Fantasy
The world needs your light now, more than ever, and there's no better time than this moment before us.
I leave you all with three questions: how will you own your voice, where will you inject love -and if you haven't already- when will you start?
Unforgiveness stunts your growth.
Holley Murchison 8 Lessons in Love
I'm not going to let the past hold me hostage, anymore.
Talwst Santiago Talwst Santiago
Desire Marea SIYAKAKA a healing manifesto