AIGA AUSTIN PRESENTS: Raise Up: A Show and Tell from a Badassery of Women
Feat. Becky Arreaga
A show and tell from 'a badassery of women’, Raise Up is a three part fall series from AIGA Austin that lets you in the lives and careers of three phenomenally, bad ass women in the advertising industry. They will each share their story of how the got to where they are—partners and CEOs—in and what they do to remain there while continuously growing. They will each open their agency to us and marvel us with their secrets to succeed in a field predominately ran by men. Come out, get comfortable and enjoy fantastic tales. Refreshments and edibles provided.
Second up is Agency President Becky Arreaga, along with business partners Liz Arreaga (also her sister) and Lynn Currie, formed Hispanic marketing agency Mercury Mambo in 1999. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Mercury Mambo specializes in developing targeted experiential and influencer campaigns designed to drive sales at the point "Where Commerce & Culture Collide!". Current clients include Fiesta San Antonio Commission, Leo Schachter & Company, People en Español Festival, Recreation Equipment Inc. REI, SafePlace, Teasdale Quality Foods, and Vilore Foods. Becky earned a BA from Texas Tech University and a Masters in Advertising at The University of Texas at Austin. Becky currently serves on the Board of the Church's Partners Foundation, the National Board of Directors of the College of Mass Communications at Texas Tech University, the Institute for Hispanic and International Communications at Texas Tech University and the Board of Directors for the United Way for a Greater Austin. Becky is an award-winning graphic designer, having won 3rd place in her third grade fire prevention poster contest. http://mercurymambo.com @BeckyArreaga
Free for Members // $10 non-members