Prioritize Your Passion. Preserve Your Paycheck Meet Up


Arab Spring. Black Lives Matter. Gay Marriage. #MeToo. Immigration.
Social media has become a breeding ground for activism; a place where words can create a movement. Many people rely on social as a way to amplify their voice for the better.

But what happens when your calling towards social justice is a passion, not a career; when your outspoken opinions may clash with your work persona? Is it possible to be both a respected activist and a respected corporate exec?
Meet Meghan Stabler. By day, Meghan is the Vice President, Global Product Marketing at BigCommerce. By night, early mornings, and weekends, Meghan has helped lead the fight for LGBTQ equality since the 1990s.
Learn how she balances her passion for social activism with her passion for ecommerce.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Meet Up
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced