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Ethnography and Independent Consulting: Strategies for Surviving and Thriving

An EPIC Talk with SHELLEY SATHER, CORINA ENACHE, RICHA RAI & LAURA REISS Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 8:00*–9:30 am San Francisco / 12pm São Paulo / 5pm Amsterdam / 7pm Dubai *Join 15 minutes early for a short social mingle with EPIC members & staff! This online event is free for EPIC Members Overview Calling all independent consultants and freelance ethnographers! Join our annual EPIC Talk on the latest strategies, opportunities, and challenges of gig work. Last year’s presentation covered how to get started, find work, make an impact, and navigate a career path (watch the video here). This year, panelists from 4 countries will address these topics with a specific focus on surviving and thriving in the context of major social change and economic flux around the world. By sharing wisdom and pragmatic strategies, we can build the collective support to succeed as creative, agile independents. Presenters Corina Enache is a hybrid of two worlds, a strategist in product innovation and an MsC in cultural anthropology....