Monthly Archives: February 2013



February 27, 2013

Speaker Announcement: Jensine Larsen, Giving Women a Global Voice

Jensine Larsen

During her senior year of high school in rural Wisconsin, Jensine (Yen-See-Nah) Larsen experienced a moment of courage that would shape the rest of her life. As she broke through a paralyzing shyness, Jensine found her voice. That year, Jensine … Continue reading


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February 25, 2013

Speaker Announcement: Lillian Pitt and Toma Villa, Celebrating Heritage Through Art

Lillian Pitt and Toma Villa

For thousands of years, Lillian Pitt’s ancestors lived harmoniously in the Columbia River Gorge, a backbone of one of the largest trade networks in all Native America. But as dams were constructed and Native Americans were moved to reservations, some … Continue reading


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February 22, 2013

Speaker Announcement: Dmae Roberts, Experience to Action, Promoting Multiculturalism in the Arts

Dmae Roberts

When Dmae Roberts was a young woman, velocity meant rising above her lower income roots and creating a life that didn’t involve manual labor or poverty. Dmae vividly remembers, at the age of 10, the bigotry and isolation her interracial … Continue reading


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