Brand strategist Elizabeth Hope Derby to speak at New Dominion Bookshop

New Dominion BookshopNew Dominion Bookshop (404 E Main St., Charlottesville) will host a brown-bag lunch talk with brand strategist and professional copywriter Elizabeth Hope Derby on Thursday, September 6, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

This event is free to attend and no reservations are required.

In this interactive brown-bag lunch & learn from copywriter and brand strategist Elizabeth Hope Derby, participants will uncover “How to Promote Yourself and Your Work (Without Feeling Like a Fraud or a Sleazeball).” Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches if they wish. This will be New Dominion Bookshop’s second brown-bag lunch talk event in partnership with local nonprofit WriterHouse.

Elizabeth Hope Derby is a coach and personal brand strategist for ambitious creatives and service-based entrepreneurs. A long-time writer and speaker, she’s an award-winning contributor to C-VILLE Weekly and multiple story slam winner with Big Blue Door, a true storytelling group in Charlottesville. Elizabeth began her career in fragrance marketing at a Fortune 500 company, where she developed new product concepts and helped sell them to brands like Febreze, Glade, and Bath & Body Works. Since starting her business in 2012, she’s helped clients all over the world find the words to define their purpose, attract potential clients, and build consistent brands online. These days, she blends personal growth tools with collaborative content development, guiding individuals to find their voice, own their value, and share their genius with the world. For more details, visit