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#YouTubeBlack Africa Creator Week is a virtual gathering of communities celebrating African Creators and storytellers. The aim of the week is to educate and inspire African Creators like yourself through knowledge building sessions from YouTube experts, inspiring you via Top Creators trajectories, as well as speakers from the creative industry.

When: Monday 29 November - Thursday 2 December

 

 

The Stories Behind the Storytellers

Date: 29th November

Location: YouTube Africa Channel

Storytelling started in Africa so we're going to showcase and celebrate this! Join some of your favourite Creators as they share their unique stories about their interests, and storytelling angles. You won't want to miss this!

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Creator Talks: Tayo Aina

Date:  29th November

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm WAT,  3:00pm - 4:30pm SAST, 4:00pm - 5:30pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

Tayo Aina will be talking us through his journey and travels as a filmmaker on YouTube so far, in this Creator Talks session kicking off our theme of storytelling by taking a look at videos that hold special meaning for him. He'll tell you what he's learnt over almost half a decade on the platform, and how to make the most of your channel.

Welness Evening

Date: 29th November

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm, WAT 7:00pm - 9:00pm SAST, 8:00pm - 10:00pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

As storytellers, it’s important for you to protect your wellbeing, and prevent burnout. Register your interest if you'd like to join us for a dinner and discussion on mental well-being within the Africa Creator community; let’s learn about how we can cultivate and prioritise our joy through self-care.

protect your black joy
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Boss & Bloom

Date:  30th November

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm WAT, 7:00pm - 9:00pm SAST, 8:00pm - 10:00pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

Join us for a special evening for you and your fellow Boss & Bloom Creators to come together as a community: to connect, be inspired, and feel empowered to thrive on YouTube and beyond. There'll be fun, treats, and moments in this unmissable #YouTubeBlack Africa Creator Week Edition!

Creator Masterclasses: Earning Beyond Ads

Date: 1st December

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm, WAT 3:00pm - 4:30pm, SAST 4:00pm - 5:30pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

Whether you’re new or have some experience with Merch, Memberships, or Super Chat & Stickers while streaming, we’ll cover different levels of familiarity with alternative monetization on YouTube.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn how to increase your in-platform income sources from one of our in-house experts and your fellow Creator Shared Moments with Justus who has diversified his revenue by engaging his audience while focusing on the power of stories. Walk away feeling empowered to enhance your financial potential, livestream more, and find added ways to succeed!

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Community Mixer

Date:  1st December

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm WAT, 7:00pm - 9:00pm SAST, 8:00pm - 10:00pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

Join us for a virtual evening to celebrate storytelling! This is an opportunity to connect with Creators from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, and hear from amazing speakers from the creative industry. Please note numbers for this event are limited; if you'd like to join then let us know below.

tayo

Creator Talks: DEFINING

Date:  2nd December

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm WAT,  3:00pm - 4:30pm SAST, 4:00pm - 5:30pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

DEFINING will explain how they bring their mission of unleashing potential through compelling, creative and wholesome storytelling to life. They’ll dive into how YouTube enables them to enable change by igniting conversation and influencing culture, as they break stereotypes while celebrating African stories. They’ll offer you insights from their beginnings to now to build your own long-term vision, and explore the many ways you can make your dreams a reality.

Creator Talks: Kukuwa Fitness

Date:  7th December

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm WAT,  3:00pm - 4:30pm SAST, 4:00pm - 5:30pm EAT

Location: Google Meet

Kukuwa Fitness will share their story of empowering communities all over the world with health through dance in this Creator Talks, and how YouTube has helped them do that - especially Shorts. They'll give you advice on how to grow, run a business alongside creating content, and reach all your goals as a Creator.

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