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EDGEucational Forum :: Advancing Your Career in the Digital Age

This is a members-only event.

From LinkedIn and Twitter to About Me and Instagram, there’s no shortage of online options to promote and elevate your personal brand. But how do you leverage technology and social media to advance your career? How do you build an online presence that makes employers and boards proud to affiliate with you? We’ll discuss this and more with leading experts in balancing (and leveraging) your personal and professional persona online.


LB3Laura Braden – Senior Director of Communications, Sacramento Kings Laura is senior director of communications for the Sacramento Kings (NBA), where she manages public relations for business operations, including the Golden 1 Center. For the last 13 years, she has executed strategic communications and public affairs campaigns for political, corporate and nonprofit clients. Laura also founded in 2009, a lifestyle blog for professional women that live, work and/or play on Sacramento’s grid. A proud Sacramento transplant since 2006, Laura currently resides in midtown with her fiancé and two mutts. (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

face3Patrick Harbison – Patrick is the owner of Patrick Harbison Public Relations (PHPR), a full service public relations firm located in Sacramento. With over fifteen years of experience as a publicist, media consultant, publicity professional, and media booker, Patrick utilizes his extensive contacts within broadcast and print media to yield coverage for his firm’s clients which include marquee events, politically-minded organizations and daytime television actors. A lifelong Sacramento resident, Patrick currently resides in midtown with his dog Guinness. (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Speaker Topics:

  • How do you leverage technology and social media to advance your career?
  • How do you build an online presence that makes employers and boards proud to affiliate with you?
  • What social networks should young professionals have a presence on?
  • How should young professionals utilize social media to advance their career?
  • What are the best ways for young professionals to build industry connections and/or meet potential mentors online?
  • What online resources should young professionals utilize to stay up to date with the latest trends?
  • Tips/advice for online resumes and portfolios?


  • Steak Sandwich
  • Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Caesar Salad


  • Valet parking will be free (but please tip the valet).
  • Garage parking is available across the street at the “Old Sacramento Garage”
  • Metered street parking

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1022 2nd St. Sacramento, CA 95814

Date & Time
8.27.15 12-1pm