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The Hidden Secrets of Social Media

Date(s) - February 24, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Chelsea Whittington
The Hidden Secrets of Social Media

About the Topic
Chelsea will focus on those apps most used by teens today, providing tips for how to safely navigate the waters of social media including; awareness of what’s out there, setting boundaries and limitations, and ensuring that necessary safeguards are in place to provide a safe social media experience for youth and adults.

About the Speaker
Chelsea (Stalling) Whittington is a native of Gary, IN and proud graduate of West Side High School (salutatorian), Howard University (B.A. Broadcast Journalism, Magna Cum Laude) and Purdue University (M.A. Organizational Communications, Summa Cum Laude).

​Chelsea’s career in communications spans more than 25 years having worked in non-profit, governmental, publishing, educational and telecommunications spaces. Most recently, Whittington served as the Director of External Affairs and Special Events for the Chicago Urban League. She continues to serve as an adjunct professor at Indiana University Northwest and Indiana Wesleyan University teaching courses in Business Communications, Social Networking and Special Event Planning.

​In Spring 2019, she began operating her PR Consulting firm, C WHITT, on a full-time basis. There she develops public relations and social media strategies for clients as well as presents workshops and trainings on social media, voice over projects and public speaking.

She is married to her husband Terrell, and they reside in Gary, Indiana.