Blogging While Brown International Conference Call for Proposals

If 2007 has shown anything in the vast landscape of the Internet, it's that bloggers of color have power, and they're using it. The Callefor Workshops and Panels is now open for Blogging While Brown, the first international conference for bloggers of color.

Austin, TX, December 15, 2007 --( Blogging While Brown, the first international conference by, about and for bloggers of color, is currently accepting proposals for workshops that will be featured at the July 25-27, 2008 event at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

Deadline for submissions is February 5, 2008.

The three-day conference serves as an opportunity for bloggers of color to meet one another and their readers, discuss current and relevant issues, and learn about the latest technology available for their online publishing needs. The event will include workshops, seminars, panels, demonstrations and small group discussions.

Conferences workshops are categorized in three tracks related to: news, politics and social justice blogs; the business of blogging, including technology issues; and entertainment, gossip and lifestyle blogs.

Proposals are welcome by individuals interested in bloggers of color and the issues or interest to them. Individuals from for-profit, nonprofit, and educational institutions are also encouraged submit proposals for consideration provided the proposed workshop supports the theme, goals or workshop subject areas of the Conference.

Blogging While Brown is the creation of Gina McCauley. Ms McCauley is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Duke University School of Law, and was recently named to Essence magazine's "25 Most Influential of 2007". Ms McCauely is has won two Black Weblog Awards including "Judges' Choice for Blog of the Year" for her blog What About Our Daughters.

For more information, please contact about workshop and panel proposals, contact Michelle Austin at or 512-853-8686. For additional information about the conference, contact Gina at or 512-853-8686.

Blogging While Brown
Michelle Austin