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Digital Download: Canva for Graphic Design

On Tuesday August 3, 2021

What you will learn

Leadership Institute's Digital Download weekly training series teaches digital technology being used to shape America's electoral system.

Every Tuesday, this training series completes a "deep dive" into new digital technology and effective strategies about how to support your online activism and political efforts.

Become a digitally savvy activist and gain in depth knowledge of a variety of key topics in the digital field. With a mix of speaker presentations and panels, you will learn from center-right digital professionals how to best optimize your digital footprint.

August 3: Canva for Graphic Design

Graphic design can cost a fortune, but Canva lets you create top-notch designs for little to no cost. With over 4 million pro users, Canva is one of the fastest growing design platforms.

Canva's features include more than 250,000 templates, over 100 design types (social media posts, presentations, letters, and more), and hundreds of thousands of photos, font styles, and graphics.

This training will equip you with the knowledge necessary to navigate Canva like a pro and produce high-quality designs with ease. Specifically, you'll learn:

  • how to get more clicks and conversions to your website, social media accounts, blog, etc. using professional design principles;

  • strategies to design social media images for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and blogs; and,

  • how to build a strong brand identity & a brand style guide for your organization, campaign, or cause.

The training ends at 1:05pm Eastern / Washington D.C. time.


Starts Tuesday, August 3

Tue 3:   12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


This training is online.




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Ashtyn Rouland

Your faculty

Ashtyn Rouland

Ashtyn Rouland

Ashtyn Rouland is a junior at Truman State University in northeast Missouri, but is originally from central Illinois. Ashtyn is a political science and international relations major with a minor in political communications.

Ashtyn is also the state chair of Missouri for Young Americans for Liberty where she has helped plan state action trainings and Young Americans for Liberty's flagship conference, Revolution 2021. She is also the communications chair for her home chapter of Young Americans for Liberty at Truman State University.

Outside of politics Ashtyn is involved in Tri Sigma, purple pride, and Truman's cheerleading squad.

Ashtyn is the digital training intern.