Lecture: Donna Halper’s Entrepreneuring as Social and Aesthetic Change
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Arts NC State, the Arts Entrepreneurship and The Advancement of Women’s Entrepreneurs Programs will co-host Boston-based historian, radio consultant and professor of Communications at Lesley University, Donna Halper, speaking on “Re-conceiving Value: One Women’s Entrepreneuring as Social and Aesthetic Change” on Friday, September 7 10:30-11:45 at 1403 Broughton Hall.
Dr. Halper will be discussing her life in broadcasting and higher education with a distinct focus on female empowerment as social value. She will frame her remarks on breaking the glass ceiling in the media industry, her 28 year media consulting business and how she empowers young women to multiply the value of her early social and aesthetic entrepreneuring through her teaching.
Beginning in 1968, she worked as a radio disc jockey, music director, and is credited with discovering the progressive rock band Rush while at WMMS in Cleveland in 1974. Halper is a nationally known media historian, author of five books and many essays. She has spent more than 35 years in broadcasting and print journalism, and has often been called upon to comment on trends in media.
Lastly, Dr. Halper will be performing with the The Quadrivium Project September 6 and 8, 8PM at Stewart Theater in a program titled “Deep Cuts – the Spirit of FM Radio.” For more information, see https://arts.ncsu.edu/quadriviumproject.