2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Female Empowerment in the Self Made Economy

Friday, March 11
4:15PM - 4:45PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St

Media Trailblazer Nely Galan and New Mainstream Futurist Guy Garcia will present ground-breaking research on how women of all races and ethnicities are using social media and sharing economics for personal empowerment and entrepreneurial innovation in the Self Made movement. Session will include presentation of EthniFacts research on the Self Made mind set by Garcia and a discussion led by Galan around insights, themes and case studies from her book, "Self Made by Nely Galan with Guy Garcia," to be published by Random House in March 2016. Extensive book tour sponsored by Coca-Cola. Galan and Garcia will be available for a tandem book signing.

Hashtags: #sxsw #SelfMade


Guy Garcia



Guy Garcia, President New Mainstream Initiatives. A noted social “Trend Tracker” and contributor to NPR, the Huffington Post, Fortune and Ad Age, Garcia is author of The New Mainstream: How the Mul...

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Nely Galan at SXSW

Nely Galan


Self Made

Nely Galán is a quintessential maker: She is a Latina media mogul, an entrepreneur, a first generation immigrant, a teacher, a speaker, an Emmy Award winning producer, and an advocate for gender e...

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