Embracing Badassery - Amidst a Global Pandemic
With more than 20 years’ experience as a freelance copywriter and proofreader, Julie Cortés has learned the best tips and tricks for getting ahead as a ‘solopreneur.’ She is the founder of The Freelance Exchange—a professional trade organization that offers continuing education, mentorship, networking, social and promotional opportunities to those who are self-employed in the advertising/marketing industry, as well as a free resource for businesses and agencies to easily find the talent they need. Cortés created her own course, Freelancing 101, and teaches as an adjunct professor at the world-renowned Kansas City Art Institute.
Recognized with awards dozens of times over for her work, leadership, volunteerism and community involvement, this freelance rockstar is regularly sought out for media interviews both locally and nationally. She brings the same savvy advice, best practices and industry standards to individuals and groups through coaching and public speaking.