January 31, 2017

Speaker Spotlight 2017 Northeast Region Competitive Events Conference - Sierra Barter

Join us for speaker Sierra Barter

Making Social Media Work For You: You are already using social—you’re tweeting, snapping and Instagramming everything in your life. In this session, you will learn now to make social media work for you and how to leverage these channels in an authentic way to connect with mentors, employers and more.

Sierra Barter is the CEO & Co-Founder of the Lady Project and the Social Media Coordinator at Johnson & Wales University. Ms. Barter serves on the Board of Directors for The Lady Project as board chair, mentor with Year Up, adviser to the Millennial Professional Group, a TEDxProvidence speaker and volunteers with Friends of Homeless Animals, fostering rescue dogs. She has previously served on boards for Girls on the Run RI, Summit Neighborhood Association and StyleWeek Northeast.

Sierra Barter has been honored as one of Providence Monthly's "10 to Watch", listed as Rhode Island Monthly's "Most Powerful Women" and the YWCA "Woman of Achievement in 2014, one of Glamour's 'Hometown Heroes" in 2015 and as "Leading Women" by Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England. In 2015, she was appointed by Mayor Jorge Elorza to serve on the City of Providence's "Millennial Task Force."

A Wisconsin native, Ms. Barter moved to Providence in 2005 to attend Johnson & Wales University. She graduated in 2009 with her BS in Marketing & Advertising Communications. She is currently pursuing her MBA at Johnson & Wales University.

Sierra lives on the East Side of Providence with her two dogs, Lucy & Dee Dee and enjoys practicing yoga, a good craft beer and eating Mexican food whenever possible.