Past Appleton Event: VOL 5

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Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

BY KATHY HANSEN
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Kathy Hansen is the Sales and Marketing Director for SportsFaith. She is a firm believer in what makes you uncomfortable in life makes you stronger. That playing it safe is not going to propel you forward. Her talk is titled 'Break Out of Your Comfort Zone.'

 

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Divserity in Education

BY RAYON BROWN
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Rayon Brown has more than 14 years of experience and leadership in higher education and student development.  Rayon is currently the Affirmative Action Officer and Diversity & Inclusion Services Manager at Fox Valley Tech. He will speak on ‘Diversity and Education.’

 

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Wasted Convenience

BY TERESA WEGLARZ
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Teresa Weglarz has her Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology and is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Fox Valley. She is actively involved in promoting environmental sustainability on campus. Teresa’s talk is ‘Wasted Convenience.’

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On Safari

BY OLIVER ZORNOW
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Oliver Zornow is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer where he served in Swaziland for two years. He is now the Community Outreach Manager at the Building for Kids and the Fox Valley Symphony. Tonight, he’ll take us ‘On Safari.’

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All You Need Is...

BY BILL WETZEL
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Bill Wetzel is the owner of a small cafe in downtown Appleton, caffeinating crowds for a cause. Prior, he was a sales and marketing executive for the Bemis Company. His talk is titled: "All You Need Is......"

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The Power of the Grocery Dollar

BY MELISSA WEYLAND
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Melissa Weyland works at Organic Valley where she oversees 100 farms across Wisconsin. As a farmer, Melissa witnesses the impact that the food supply chain has on our economy and culture. Her talk is on 'The Power of the Grocery Dollar.'

 

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Arvigo Support for Pregnancy & Beyond

BY ANJA FARIN
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Anja Farin is a licensed Midwife, practicing locally in a solo home birth practice as well as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant assisting breastfeeding families. Tonight she will speak on 'Arvigo® Support for Pregnancy and Beyond.'

 

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A Community Dream

BY YEE LEE VUE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Yee Lee Vue works at the Appleton Public Library as the Adult Services and Engagement Librarian. She owns two businesses, is currently working on her doctorate degree, and creates Hmong children's books. Her talk is titled 'A Community Dream.' 

 

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Gun Control

BY AALIYAH ALBERTS
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Aaliyah Roberts is coming clean with the facts on her talk of 'Gun Control'. She delivers a compelling argument on increasing gun control in the United States by comparing statistics of gun violence in the United States and the rest of the world. She goes straight to the source of the law that is not providing the correct amount of protection for Americans, and asserts that the government should be moving for change now.

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Murder and Honey: a Defiant Playbook for Community Engagement in the Midwest

BY ADRIENNE PALM
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Adrienne Palm is a director at Northeast Wisconsin Gener8tor for the gBETA program which provides support for early stage companies. Adrienne has worked extensively in the community through non-traditional programs and events. Tonight, she’ll speak on Murder and Honey: A Defiant Playbook for Community Engagement in the Midwest.

 

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Bibliomania

BY NICOLE VAN DEN ENG
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Nicole Van Den Eng is a bookseller, writer, reader, editor, collector, and marketer. She is the co-founder of the website ConquerBooks and an advocate for the depth that books bring to culture. The title of her talk is 'Bibliomania.'

 

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River Bookends: Headwaters, Delta, and Volume Stories in Between

BY JOANNA DANE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Judith is a teaching artist who has worked on the UW-Fox Valley campus since 1993. Joanna Dane is a writer who is working on a year long project chronicling visits to the Fox River. The collaborative talk is titled 'Excerpt from A Fox River Wanderer' with Writings by Joanna Dane and Images by Judith Waller.

Steve DeMay
Educator, Appleton Area School District in Appleton
Rayon Brown
Manager - Diversity & Inclusion Services, Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton
Ronald Dunlap
Retired Educator & Community Activist in Appleton
Kathy Hansen
Middle School Teacher, Sales and Marketing Director for SportsFaith, Kaukauna School District and SportsFaith in Wrightstown
Anja Farin
Midwife in Appleton
Adrienne Palm
Gener8tor in Appleton
Nicole Van Den Eng
Bookseller, Half Price Books in Appleton
Yee Lee Vue
in Appleton
Bill Wetzel
Chief Barista Officer, ACOCA Coffee in Appleton
Teresa Weglarz
University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley in Appleton