2015 Summer Stipend Panelists

The 2015 Summer Stipend application opens soon. Check macktez.com/stipend on June 19 for your chance to receive $1000 to finish your summer project.

We are delighted to have the following colleagues, clients, and friends participating in the selection of our 2015 Summer Stipend recipient:

Liz Andrien is the Post Production Manager and Studio Manager at Greg Kadel Studios in New York City. In her spare time she enjoys all things DIY, including crochet, sewing, and repairing an old house she found in the woods.

Moira Brennan is the program director for the MAP Fund at Creative Capital, a foundation supporting innovation and cross-cultural exploration in new works of live performance. She represents the program throughout the country as a speaker on the complex interplay between creativity, art, power, and money in contemporary culture.

Gary Chou is the founder of Orbital, “a space to do awesome stuff,” which is committed to helping independent creators with their goals and projects. He also keeps himself busy teaching Entrepreneurial Design at the School of Visual Arts MFA in Interaction Design Program, and advising the Austin Center for Design.

Rachel Crawford is a freelance design and web consultant, focused on content strategy, project management, and UX. She primarily works with non-profits and small businesses, helping them translate their brand onto the web clearly and compellingly.

Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year, is the founder of NYC marketing firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty. She started www.IfWeRanTheWorld.com, co-action marketing software for brands to implement the business model of the future: Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit. She also founded www.makelovenotporn.com in 2009. Cindy speaks and consults at conferences around the world, describing her consultancy approach as “I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business.”

Patricia Rappaport is the Vice President at Bratskier & Company, a boutique PR and marketing communications firm in NYC, where she works with her team to build dynamic and creative communications programs for a variety of beauty and women’s lifestyle clients, including Elizabeth Arden Fragrances, Allergan, L’Oréal Multi-Cultural Beauty Division, Frederick Goldman, Mizani, and Merrell.

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