March 27, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Center / Architecture + Design
part of a series on Identity
About the speaker
Hillary Rea is the founder of Tell Me A Story. This Philadelphia based company trains entrepreneurs, start-up leaders, and those looking to leave a bigger footprint on the world, how to find their voice and share their unique story with honesty and passion. She’s worked with leaders across industries — social justice nonprofits, women-owned small businesses, tech start-ups and Fortune 500 companies — to communicate an authentic narrative through Crafting Your Narrative retreats, 1-on-1 Coaching and live storytelling events. She is an award-winning storyteller (NYC Moth StorySLAM winner and 2019 Rad Award for Storyteller of the year) and hosts Tell Me A Story’s long-running live show.
Hillary graduated from New York University with a degree in Vocal Performance and holds a certificate in Audio Documentary from Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies. She was an artist-in-residence at Elsewhere in Greensboro, NC and a recipient of the 2016 Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts. In addition to running her own business, Hillary is the producer and host of Rashomon - a longform narrative storytelling podcast where one family tells every side of the same story.
Center / Architecture + Design // The Center provides Philadelphia with educational programs, exhibitions, and a public forum to explore architecture, urban planning, and design, allowing visitors the opportunity to understand how these disciplines affect us all in our daily lives. Using our city’s distinctive breadth of architecture, pioneering urban design, and manufacturing heritage as the foundation for conversation, we educate the public through talks, exhibitions, publications, hands-on workshops, design competitions, festivals, and children’s programming.
honeygrow is a fast-casual restaurant concept born in Philadelphia in 2012, specializing in wholesome, fully customizable stir-fries, salads, honeybars + cold pressed juices. honeygrow’s mission is to connect with each community it calls “home,” offering up amazing experiences through the lens of nourishing foods.
Counter Culture Coffee is dedicated to finding and bringing to market the most exciting and delicious coffees in the world. We approach our work with a passion for the ideal of coffee perfection, a dedication to real sustainability, and a commitment to cutting-edge education throughout the coffee chain.
BYOMug! We’re going green(er). Bring your own mug, thermos, or tumbler to help us cut down waste. If you forget, no worries; we’ve got mugs you can borrow or snazzy recyclable cups with our hashtag on them! #CMPHL
CENTER / ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN
// Getting to the Center //
The Center, located near Philadelphia’s City Hall and just across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is easily accessible by foot, bike, bus, subway, regional rail, cab, + car. For detailed information on public transit options, check out SEPTA.org.
// Parking //
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