At the 2018 Community Connections Conference we are proud to welcome four outstanding local women in leadership from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. for the panel discussion Envisioning Change and Leadership, an interactive conversation on equity and transformative leadership. Each panelist brings a wealth of experience in organizing to create change in their respective fields. Read about workshops and see the schedule on the Community Connections Conference Programming webpage.
Meet the Panelists
Andrea Jenkins – Minneapolis City Council Vice President
Jennifer Srey – #ReleaseMN8 Campaign
Patina Park – Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center
Patina leads the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, a 30-year-old nonprofit dedicated to providing culturally-appropriate holistic programming to heal, preserve and strengthen Native American women and their families. Patina has enjoyed working throughout Indian Country and with state and county government agencies nationwide, training on topics including Federal Indian Law, working with Native Communities, historical trauma, and poverty and the impact on families.
Terri Banaszewski – Vice President Business Development, Sunrise Banks
Last updated Jan 31, 2018