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05 APR


Pecha Kucha Seattle, in partnership with Amazon and AARP are proud to present PKN SEA vol. 73: Age-Friendly City: Care. Community. Vision. For All. Thursday, April 5, 6pm at the Central Seattle Library, 1100 Fourth Avenue. Hosted by AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond the evening will feature innovative discussions by regional and national leaders exploring the vision and central promise of AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States & Communities which strives to help create livable, equitable communities for everyone. Launched in 2012 in partnership with the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Program, communities enrolled in AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States & Communities program enhance livability through eight Domains of Livability: outdoor space, transportation, housing, social participation, social inclusion, civic participation, communication/information, and community/health services. Please join us as we explore the livability revolution shaping cities across the United States and around the world, celebrating Seattle’s emerging leadership as a groundbreaking Age-Friendly community.


+ Dr. Bill Thomas, CEO - Minka

+ Keren Brown Wilson, Founder & President - The Jessie F. Richardson Foundation

Irene Stewart, Age-Friendly Seattle Program Manager - City of Seattle

+ Marigrace Becker, Program Manager of Community Education and Impact - UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

+ Alan DeLaTorre, Co-Coordinator for the Age-Friendly - Portland & Multnomah Count Initiatives Cities

+ Denise Klein, Director - Wider Horizons Village

+ Amanda O’Rourke, Executive Director, 8 80 Cities

Ingrid McDonald, Policy Director, Seattle & King County Department of Public Health




About the City's Organizers

  • Ana Maria Pinto da Silva

    Ana Pinto da Silva serves as a Principal UX Design Lead for Amazon. Ana’s work synthesizes her interests in design, storytelling, architecture and emerging technologies with her deep passion for creative collaboration. Ana’s previous experience includes immersive technology envisioning, game development, architecture, and interactive media. She has lead design envisioning across a wide array of projects including healthcare, education, civics and workplace productivity. Her work has garnered several awards including the Al Falah from U.C. Berkeley in 2002 and a Webby Worthy Award in 2003. In addition to her media work, Ana has been an instructor at San Francisco State’s Multimedia Studies Program developing and teaching courses on the history of interactive media and portfolio development. Ana is deeply committed to serving the creative community. She is the founder of the Seattle Pecha Kucha speaker series, one of the longest running PK city series in the world. She currently serves on the board of directors for 4Culture, and most recently as board Vice-President for Design In Public and adviser to the Seattle Waterfront Design Oversight Committee. Ana received her B.A. in Architecture from U.C. Berkeley and her MDesS from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. She is a graduate of Seattle’s Leadership Tomorrow’s serving as class valedictorian in 2009.