AIGA runs some great events and conferences like the below, they also do meet and greets and a local mentorship program that is accepting applications now!

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AIGA webinars
week of Oct. 12

We are pleased to share our final webinar in our Design for Democracy series as well as additional workshops. Join us! Defense Against Disinformation
Wednesday, 10/14
11:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. ET

The proliferation of disinformation and fake news damages relationships, distorts democracy, and threatens public health. A 2019 study by the cybersecurity firm CHEQ and the University of Baltimore has found that fake news is costing the global economy up to $78 billion every year. Join our panelists Marc Ambinder, Andre Banks, and Deepthi Welaratna to learn how we can do as designers, communicators, and citizens to identify and counter disinformation and fake news in our communities.

  Register Now An Afternoon with Annie Atkins hosted by AIGA and Phaidon
Thursday October 15
12:00 p.m. PT | 3:00 p.m. ET
Event ticket and book: $28 (with code AIGA20)

Join the celebrated designer, Annie Atkins, for a live conversation in celebration of Atkins’ book “Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps,” which offers readers a behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary and meticulous design of graphic objects for film sets.

Link will be sent via email to book purchasers prior to the event.
  Register Now Activating Type and Image for Advocacy
Saturday, 10/17
10 a.m. PT | 1 p.m. ET
Limited slots available! $40 per ticket

Led by Nancy Skolos and Natacha Poggio, this 150 minute hands-on workshop will equip attendees with a better understanding of how to effectively use type and image as a tool for social change. Organized by the AIGA Design Educators Community.
  Register Now From Our Partners: The Webby Awards If you’re designing great work for digital, enter it in The Webby Awards. 

As the most prestigious international honor for online work, The Webbys has long celebrated the designers, creatives, and technologists setting the standard for digital, including Winners like Pentagram, Google, iCandi Apps Ltd., Spotify, Instagram, and Annapurna Interactive.

This season features categories to better represent work being made today, including Best User Experience and Best User Interface, brand-new Virtual & Remote and Software Services & Platforms, and Best Overall Social Presence. This could be your year to win! 

For early pricing, enter by Friday, Oct. 30th: 
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