Meet Us: Jeanette Askew
Every business/organization needs a social media presence that is focused on engaging with their community, and that's Jeanette's expertise. From strategy to advertising, she does it all. Learn more about Jeanette through her quick Q&A session with DGCA.
Q1: What kind of project would you consider your dream project?
A: I am actually a HUGE Disney fan and would love to have the privilege of designing social media content for the company.
Q2: Whose your biggest inspiration in your respective field?
A: My biggest inspiration in my field is my eldest sister. From studying marketing in college to becoming an Estee Lauder beauty executive to starting her own blog focusing on the celebration of black-owned brands, she never ceases to amaze me in all she does in the world of marketing
Q3: What's your guilty pleasure?
A: Singing in the shower
Q4: Where are you from?
A: I was born and raised in New York!
Q5: What made you interested in your prospective field?
A: My passion for marketing and social media design came from my current major (psychology) and my desire to learn about what happens in an individual's mind that makes them interested, excited, and wanting to consume more of your content.
Q9: What are your thoughts on the importance of Black artists in the creative industry?
A: I think coming from a long history of under-recognition (which still remains an issue today), it is extremely important to see more Black artists in the creative industry. It's time to take up the spaces we're so often pushed out of!
Q10: What's your favorite life saying/quote?
A: "Good things are coming" - Keyzus
Fun Fact: I am a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Theta Nu Chapter chartered at the University of Maryland, College Park!