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Presented by Washington Women's Foundation
Thursday, November 3 & Wednesday, November 9
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. Boxed lunch will be provided.
New Location! Town Hall at Eighth and Seneca
Discovery Days 2016 has a new location AND a new look! Timing is everything, and the 2016 Presidential election challenges us to acknowledge how race and gender shape informed discourse and decision-making. This year’s Discovery Days Planning Committee has reimagined a fresh format for Discovery Days that will examine and address how race and gender are both explicit and implicit influences on our thinking, our actions and our philanthropy. Be a part of this groundbreaking event and push yourself beyond your personal perspective. Invite a friend to join our conversation!
The event will be held on two days: November 3 & 9. Please register for each day you will attend, and feel free to come for the whole day or part.
DAY 1 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3
10:00 - 2:45 P.M.
10:00 A.M. Focus Speaker
C. Davida Ingram, Public Engagement Programs Manager, Seattle Public Library
10:40 A.M. Panel Discussion
Mauricio Ayon, Political Director, Washington Community Action Network
Megan Bang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Washington
Rebecca Saldaña, Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage
Moderator: Kim Powe, Principal, 3E Integrity
11:40 A.M. Lunch Break
12:45 P.M. Focus Speaker
Sili Savusa, Executive Director, White Center Community Development Association
1:15 P.M. Panel Discussion
Amy HyunAh Pak, Founder and Executive Director, Families Of Color Seattle
Gordon McHenry, President & CEO, Solid Ground
Sarah Tran, Executive Director, Nonprofit Assistance Center
Moderator: Michele Osborn, Race and Social Justice Manager, YWCA of Seattle/King/Snohomish
2:25 P.M. Closing Speaker
Jourdan Imani Keith, Founder and Director, Urban Wilderness Project
DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M. Keynote Speaker
Ana Mari Cauce, President, University of Washington
11:00 A.M. Panel Discussion
Kaaren Andrews, Principal, Interagency Academy
Thatcher Bailey, Executive Director, Seattle Parks Foundation
Valerie Curtis-Newton, Professor, Head of Performance, Directing, Acting, University of Washington School of Drama
Moderator: Laura Close, Founder of the Women's Intelligence Project
12:00 P.M. Lunch Break
1:00 P.M. Focus Speaker
Ralina L. Joseph, Ph.D., Director, Center for Communication, Difference and Equity, University of Washington
Special thanks to:
2016 Discovery Days Planning Committee: Chair Amy Michael, Vice Chair Nicole Fiset Resch, Past Chair Rosalie Gann, Joan Affleck-Smith, Elizabeth Choy, Maura Fallon, Catherine Gelband, Trish Keegan, Sarajane Milder, Kerry Oldenburg, Gale Picker, Page Pless, and Ginny Trethewey
Martha Kongsgaard & Peter Goldman
Whittier Trust Investment & Wealth Management