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Award-winning professor and journalist, Dr. Sybril Bennett, wins the USA Book News Award for multicultural non-fiction. USA Book News.com is the premier online magazine featuring mainstream and independent publishing houses.

Recently, she was a featured speaker on the international stage at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland. The Web Summit is a global conference where the world’s leading thinkers and doers in technology.

Bennett, affectionately known as “Dr. Syb,”shared the significant research she has tackled demonstrating today’s Internet parallels with the early 19th century slave escape routes of the Underground Railroad (UGRR). In ...See All


2007 Harvard University: Graduate School of Education, Management Development Program Fellow June 16-28. Focused on financial management, diversity, planning, innovation, leadership, and change.

1999 Vanderbilt University: Peabody College of Education, Nashville, TN
Ph.D., Education and Human Development in Higher Education Administration

1996-1997 Western Kentucky University: Department of Communication, Bowling Green, KY
Graduate Course work includes: Nonverbal Communication, Quantitative Research in Communication & Theories of Communication

1993 Loyola University of Chicago: Graduate School of Education, Chicago, IL
M.Ed., College Student Personnel; Minor: Counseling Psychology
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Thursday Jul 19, 2012
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Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad offers a concrete way to complete your plan of action. The UGRR is among the most disruptive, effective and innovative networks in US history. The goal always has been and continues to be freedom. Want to write a book? Start another career? Become an entrepreneur? Then these lessons from the past will help you in the present while planting the seeds for a bright future. If you're stuck, this seminar will help you get unstuck. Catch a ride. Get your ticket today!
Branding boils down to your vision, values and verve. Using Dr. Syb's Seven Elements of Innovation: problem, principle, purpose, perspective, pioneering, passion and play, Dr. Syb will explain how to create your brand in the 21st century digital marketplace. The elements were introduced in her book Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad comparing the Internet and the UGRR as the most innovative. effective and disruptive networks in US history.
This class is for those who have ignored Twitter as long as they possibly could. You initially believed it was stupid and you still question it's usefulness. BUT, you are now willing to entertain the thought this virtual tool could revolutionize your life, business and brand. Follow Me in to the shallow end of the pool so you too can get Tweety with it. Can't beat it for the price of a movie.
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