Felicia Pride is a writer, content producer, and educator with more than ten years experience working in media. She’s the founder and chief content officer of Pride Collaborative, which recently co-developed media-based educational materials for the PBS documentary Slavery by Another Name. Their latest project is StoriesLead, a catalyst for great storytelling that looks to nurture a community of storytellers in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Additionally, she is the founder of The Create Daily, which matches talented content creators and media makers with career-advancing opportunities. Felicia is the author of seven books, including the essay collection The Message: Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs, published by NBC Universal, which has been used in educational institutions around the country. Her latest book, To Create is a collection of interviews with black storytellers and media makers. Felicia has riffed on media, youth media storytelling, and entrepreneurship at schools, institutions, and events around the country. She has also been highlighted by the Maynard Institute as a Woman of Color in Digital Spaces. She holds an M.A. in writing and publishing from Emerson College. Visit her online at www.feliciapride.com.