Zun Lee encourages thinking about community + belonging uncovering stories of identity and connection, amidst the sociopolitical dynamic of black dispossession due to debilitating dislocation patterns, in everyday black lives, worthy of respect, “Seeing ourselves, as we are.”
Content marketing keynote speaker and founder of Story Fuel, Melanie Deziel loves her flawless reds a little glossy and her decaf black. This classic combination of flawless attention to details, with the unerring determination to help others to tell their story better, has catapulted Melanie into the upper stratosphere of “Native” advertising’s meteoric rise to prominence, within the highly enigmatic advertising industry.
Rachel Proffit creates flawless relaxation for her ideal client by listening to their body, in order to reach the level of envious calm. Her, in the moment connection, is the key to providing a peaceful, tranquil, not a care in the world massage.
Marcia Jones’ oldest desire is to know what “secure belonging” feels like, by breaking with her family’s generational cycles, by creating large scale dark charcoal art forms in public performances, in order to share her practice of confronting the triple darkness of space.
Megan Alexandra Miller is from another planet, I’m guessing it’s Jupiter! Her mezzo-soprano tones are as whiskful as are her needs to fiercely shape her love for the arts and culture into the post-modern equivalent of a grand 19th century opera, replete with despair, renewal and the ultimate gift, inspiration!
Michael’s qualifications are years of obsessive and compulsive behavior as a mixed marshal arts warrior, which led him to two broken noses and other damaged bits and pieces. He is now a butt kicking personal trainer!
Common Market founder Blake Barnes delivers on his promise to feed Charlotte’s body & soul everyday, 365, with the time honored blend of delicious ingredients, found object-ivity and reverential grace.
How is that for exquisite!