Michaela Brown

Founder, Inspire People Media, LLC

“Crowdfunding, Inspiring Customers to Front Your Dream”

9:00 – 9:50 Start IT

About Michaela

An entrepreneur with a social media reach of over 100k followers, Micaela Brown created a national event marketing voice with an audience interested in event marketing, marketing, branding, and entrepreneurship. Her work has been featured by Forbes Travel, The New York Times, Travel Pulse, American Towns, New Mexico Entertainment Magazine, Albuquerque the Magazine, Albuquerque Business First, The Santafean, Santa Fe New Mexican, SantaFe.com, and NewsCastic.

In 2016 Micaela founded Inspire People Media, LLC which is the most influential experiential event marketing and event production agency in the Midwest. Inspire PM produces special events, product launches, social media, as well as their unique people media approach. Also in 2016, Micaela founded Blush & Whimsy, a cosmetics company that produces magically inspired products. Blush & Whimsy’s first product offering went viral.

Initiatives created/founded by Micaela Brown include Diner en Blanc Albuquerque, The Running of the Chihuahuas, StartupABQ, Christmas at Hogwarts, Santa Fe Foodie Classic, The Whiskey Classic, Inspire People Media, and Blush & Whimsy.

Micaela was formerly an international trade and development consultant in Washington, D.C. with Target Market International, LLC., USAID contractor for Chemonics International, and International Trade Specialist with the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, International Buyer Program, International Trade Administration. She was also a paid intern at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in Rome, Italy. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communications from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and an M.A. in Government and Politics, with a focus in Public Administration, and Certification in International Law and Diplomacy from St. John’s University in Rome, Italy.

Micaela is a British-American Project Fellow, and in 2017 became a Fellow of The Royal Society of the Arts.