Ilise Benun

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Ilise Benun is a national speaker on the business of creativity, the author of 7 business books for the “creatively self-employed,” and founder of

During her 30+ years in business, she has developed and delivered programming for creative professionals, notably as co-founder/host of the Creative Business/Design Entrepreneurship program of HOW Design Live and through her popular online courses for

Since 1993, Benun has been presenting on business topics through art schools and trade organizations that cater to creative professionals, including HOW Design Live, HOW Interactive Conference, Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (Canada), Graphic Designers of Canada, NY Designs (LaGuardia Community College/CUNY), AIGA, Spark, Graphic Artists Guild, SCAD, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), The School of Visual Arts (NYC), Pratt Institute, Kendall College of Art and Design, Sage College of Albany, New Jersey Creatives, The Freelancers Union, Editorial Freelancers Association, International Freelancers Day, International Association of Business Communicators, Business Marketing Association, NYU Entrepreneurship Summit, the 92nd St. Y and many more. (Videos and details here:

She tailors her one-on-one mentoring to the needs of each and every creative professional who engages her and helps you build the business that provides the freedom you want.

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