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About the speaker

Join us for our February event to hear from Tina Essmaker! Please note that doors open at 8:30 AM.

Tina Essmaker is a coach and writer who helps creative professionals navigate transition and thrive on the other side.

An expert in the creative community, Tina spent 6 years interviewing 250+ creators as cofounder and former Editor in Chief of The Great Discontent magazine before she started her coaching practice. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work from Wayne State University in Detroit and is professionally trained as a coach.

Tina has spoken on the main stage at HOW Design Live, taught at 99U in New York City, lectured at Parsons, and led workshops at NEW INC and Sky TV. She writes for 99U and Working Not Working Magazine and has been featured in Forbes, Print, and Brooklyn Mag’s 100 Most Influential People.

Tina believes there is more waiting for us on the other side than we can imagine. Her work is open to all who are navigating ambiguity, change, and transition.

You can find Tina on Twitter and Instagram, read her writing on Medium, and join her monthly newsletter full of practical insights at

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