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Sunday 19 March
2017 at 19h15
(Paris Expat Soirée Dinner. Meet New People)
"Punking Out In Paris. (Or Why I Left American When Trump Was Elected)."
Our Special Guests are
Writer, Author, Editor (Former Editor And Executive Editor Of Essence Magazine, Et. Al.), New Paris Expat
SAYS AUDREY EDWARDS:
"I'd like to discuss why for me leaving America was imperative after
Trump became President.
Some people thought I was" punking out" by leaving. Some thought I was
showing courage. The point is, making the decision to leave one's
native land is never easy and is always transformative.
But I knew that the America I was born into would no longer feel safe
under Trump because his political leadership would be hostile at worst
(or indifferent at best) to my aspirations as a black and a woman: as a
mother of a black son and a grandmother to four black girls, as a
journalist who has always reported from the blurred lines of race and
ABOUT AUDREY EDWARDS:
Audrey Edwards, a contributing writer for Essence magazine
and former contributing
editor at More magazine, was a
magazine editor for more than two decades, having held the positions of
and Executive Editor at Essence; Vice
President and Executive Editor at Black
Enterprise magazine; and a Senior Editor at More
and Family Circle
Her media career also includes extensive freelance
magazine writing, with her work having been published in O,
The Oprah Magazine; the New York
Times Sunday Magazine; Vibe; the
Columbia Journalism Review, among
others; and the online publications The
Huffington Post, The Root.com and Salon.com.
Her most recent work is the book collaboration she did with Edward
co-founder and publisher of Essence
magazine, titled The Man From Essence: Creating
a Magazine for Black Women, published by Atria Books (Simon &
in 2014. In addition, she is the co-author of Children of
the Dream: The Psychology of Black Success ,
published by Doubleday.
In addition to authoring books and magazine features, Audrey has taught magazine writing and magazine editing at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and New York University’s Publishing Institute.
For the past three decades Audrey Edwards has divided her freelance journalism career with being a real estate broker. She ran her own company, Plaza Properties, in Brooklyn, New York, for 22 years before joining the real estate firm Brown Harris Stevens in 2008 as an Associate Broker.
She is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.
Audrey is a true lover of Paris!
Address: At a trendy and fun new
venue - a French bistro in the Marais
- just behind BHV. at the metro Hotel de Ville (ligne 1).
FUN AND REALLY GOOD FRENCH BISTRO FOOD. We'll confirm the exact address details with the reservation!
It's €25.00 (EXACT CHANGE) for a fun
dinner. NEW FORMULA: Dinner is two courses and includes a glass or two
All additional beverages must be ordered from and paid for directly to the bistro.
A fun dinner, a great topic, meeting and networking with fun, new international people.
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