C.A. Long, MFA (she/her) is a digital learning architect and serial entrepreneur based in New York City. As the Director of Digital Learning & Entrepreneurship at The New School, Long has launched online courses that guide Creatives through how to start their own businesses. With over 10 years of experience Long has launched digital learning products at companies like The New York Times, The Wharton School, Vice, Sotheby’s, Columbia Business School and many more.

Long is also the founder of edCircle LLC, a learning experience design agency and #blkgrlswurld ZINE, a magazine and annual music festival that celebrates WoC in underground heavy metal/punk music. In this work Long has received an Arts Innovation Award Grant from The Sachs Program.

Long holds a Master’s degree from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, a business degree from The Haworth College of Business, and certification from Stanford’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. She also teaches entrepreneurship courses at The Center for Book Arts and through her new venture BlkGrlFounder™, a resource for Black womxn business owners.

Summits Attended: 2021 Debug

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