"She Talks" - How can I help the world?
- Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
- MSU Alumni Foundation, Great Room
Thursday, March 28 | 5:30–7:00 p.m.MSU Alumni Foundation, Great Room
1501 South 11th Ave.
MAPPlease join us for four 7-minute “she talks” presentations by female leaders from campus and our community. The program will honor the 2019 Women's Center's Students of Achievement—those selected for promoting equality, demonstrating leadership abilities, excelling in school and serving as strong role models for their peers.Each guest speaker will highlight “how can I help the world?”Dr. Kayte Kaminski, Assistant Dean and Director of Student Success in the College of Education, Health and Human Development at Montana State University. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Compassion Project in Bozeman, MT, a project designed to teach kids and adults about compassion through education and art. Too often, we as humans contribute to sadness, divisiveness, and negativity. Dr. Kaminski’s goal is to bring positivity, kindness, empathy, and compassion to all individuals that may interact with the project.Emma Folkerts, current President of the HEART Initiative, is a junior combining political science, economics, and sociology in the Directed Interdisciplinary Degree program. Through on-campus and community-wide anti-human trafficking efforts, Emma works with The HEART Initiative and the Gallatin County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force to promote awareness and action on human trafficking, both in in Gallatin County and beyond; support anti-trafficking efforts and survivors; and use collaborative interdisciplinary approaches to fight human trafficking.Dr. Vanessa Simonds, Assistant professor in Community Health at Montana State University. Dr. Simonds uses community-based participatory research approaches to address health literacy issues ranging from chronic disease to environmental health among Native Americans. She is committed to strength-based, community-centered outreach strategies designed in partnership with Native American communities. For the past five years she has collaborated with Crow tribal partners to implement an environmental health literacy program.Bridget Wilkinson, Executive Director for the Community Foundation. Bridget hails from the bustling metropolis of Moscow, Idaho. In 2018, Bridget was a TEDxBozeman speaker on how community can be a solution to the epidemic of loneliness. The Bozeman Area Community serves to strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by investing charitable assets for today and tomorrow; connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas, and causes that matter; and leading and collaborating on important public issues.This event is co-sponsored by the MSU Alumni Foundation and the MSU Women's Center.The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 27.If you have questions regarding this event, please contact the MSU Alumni Foundation at 855-850-2586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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