At 40, something I realized that a series of brief "diversity immersion experiences" defined not only what I do but who I am. Encounters since childhood that have been centered around self-awareness, difference, bias, value and mindset determine the narrative we create surrounding every aspect of our life. I share my journey and expound on how it led me to my current career. My name is Lisa and I AM A DIVERSITY TRAINER.
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What am I doing here?
BY DANNY MALLINDER
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 19, 2015
Danny Malinder shares his love and passion for the river at the Whanganui River Institute. His experience started when he was a teenager and volunteer teacher. The Institute offers useful and recreation programmes based on maximum cooperation and minimum politics. His favored activity became the sculling boat with its calming effect and he believes sculling improves the number one life skill - the sense of humor!
I Am Not A Bologna Sandwich
BY LISA ACOSTA
@ VOL 2
ON JAN 21, 2016
“My mom used to say you are what you eat. And i was like ‘that’s ridiculous, I’m not a twinkie, I’m not a bologna sandwich’ but now i get it.”
In I Am Not A Bologna Sandwich from PechaKucha Night Dubuque’s 2nd Volume, Presenter Lisa Acosta asks us to ponder this questions: Wild foods, are there benefits to enjoying them? She invites you to discover how what we eat influences our lived experiences.
My Ideal Bookshelf
BY JO ANN SMITH
@ VOL 4
ON AUG 11, 2016
“My name is Jo Ann and I am a bookaholic.”
In "My Ideal Bookshelf" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 4, Jo Ann Smith shared the books that have affected her life. Jo Ann's ideal bookshelf includes books that led to travel, computer science textbooks that she authored, a special reference to Sherlock Holmes, and even a book worth $6,500. Her final book led to a musical “Good Night.”
The Courage to Face my Fears - A Kudoz Experience with Alex & Lisa Joy
Kudoz is a new learning platform for adults with cognitive disablities. It's about overcoming fears and trying experiences you’ve never done before... going to brand new places and meeting new people. Lisa Joy & Alex share their stories of overcoming fear and having courage to get out and explore the city & get up in front of a crowd at PechaKucha.
My Body and I
BY STEVE SCHWARTZ
@ VOL 34
ON JAN 30, 2018
Many chronically ill people in the world live with the sense that their bodies are waging war against them – that is, against the people they are. Steve believes that this is not only fruitless, it is self-destructive. Let's listen to his approach to two important questions: How can sick people remain sane? What would be a useful attitude to take?