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DON'T FORGET THIS: Wahine Forum 2020 Event Program

Wahine Lounge

October 20 & 21 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM
LIVE on Facebook

DAY 2 (OCTOBER 21)

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DAY 1 (OCTOBER 20)

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Tune into a Live Wahine Lounge on Facebook where we will cover a variety of interesting topics and important issues facing women and girls today. Plus, a closer look at some of our nonprofit organizations who are doing incredible work in the community, tips for setting up your home office, book suggestions to keep you inspired and motivated, easy and healthy recipes from women rocking our culinary scene, and more!

Hosted by

Wahine Lounge Hosts

Cheryl Oncea,
Publisher,
Hawaii Business Magazine

Yasmin Dar,
Executive Vice President & COO,
RKT Media

SCHEDULE

• Talk Story with Colleen McAluney, Director, Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership

• How to Set Up a Home Office presented by CEI Hawaii 

• Interview with Julia Fink, Director of Operations, Hoʻōla Nā Pua

• Five Practices for Effective Intention Setting with Lyndal Larkin

• Music by KEILANA

 

SCHEDULE

• Tips for Virtual Interviews with Sarah Kalicki-Nakamura, Co-Founder, TH!NK LLC

• Interview with Leela Bilmes Goldstein, Executive Director, Women's Fund of Hawaii

• Farm Fresh Foods with Lyndsey Haraguchi Nakayama, Co-Owner, Hanalei Taro & Juice Co.

• Interview with Tiffany Morrissey, Keiki and the Pineapple

• Wahine Forum Book Club

• Interview with Nanci Kreidman, CEO, Domestic Violence Action Center

• Interview with Shari Chang, CEO, Girl Scouts of Hawaii

• Music by Na Leo Pilimehana

OCTOBER 20: PROGRAM DETAILS

Talk Story with Colleen McAluney, Director, Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership
The Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership (MCBL) was established by YWCA Oʻahu, the U.S. Small Business Administration and a community of partners to become the only Women's Business Center (WBC) in Hawaiʻi. WBCs are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses, and seek to "level the playing field" for women entrepreneurs who still face unique obstacles in the business world. MCBL is named in honor of Patsy T. Mink for her dedication to helping women through legislative reforms. She was a transformative leader and a national voice for gender equality, education, peace, and so much more.

How to Set Up a Home Office presented by CEI Hawaii
Remote working is here to stay and creating a home office is now more important than ever. A well thought out workspace can make you healthier, happier, and more productive. Gain insights from two CEI Hawaii professional designers as they share their tips for your personal home office. 


Interview with Julia Fink, Director of Operations, Hoʻōla Nā Pua
Hoʻōla Nā Pua, meaning 'New Life for Our Children,' was founded to shine light into dark voids of violation, placing the health of Hawaiʻi’s youth at the center of its mission and vision for our community. The organization is committed to the prevention of child sex trafficking and providing care for children who have been exploited. During this interview, we’ll hear more about their integrated programming that reaches over thousands of youth and community members and stakeholders across the state of annually.

Five Practices for Effective Intention Setting with Lyndal Larkin
Join Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant, Lyndal Larkin, to leverage the unique personal and professional growth opportunities presented to us this past year. You will learn to cultivate five simple practices to mindfully set intentions and deliberately create conditions for success as you move into the final ten weeks of 2020.

Music by KEILANA
KEILANA is an award-winning musician and songwriter. She's written, performed, and placed songs for major and national television, some of her clients have been Disney, CMT, MTV, VH1, and many more. Widely known in Hawaiʻi's music scene for her eclectic musical style and efforts within Hawaiʻi's community, she uses her music to encourage, inspire, and captivate audiences of all ages. Her debut album "I AM KEILANA" is now available on all music platforms.

OCTOBER 21: PROGRAM DETAILS

Tips for Virtual Interviews with Sarah Kalicki-Nakamura, Co-Founder, TH!NK LLC
Sarah Kalicki-Nakamura of TH!NK LLC shares helpful tips so you can pop off the screen in your next virtual interview and wow your future employer or client. Sarah will teach you how to stand out from the virtual crowd in 5 easy steps. It is as simple as a S.M.I.L.E. And, most of this tips are absolutely FREE. 

Interview with Leela Bilmes Goldstein, Executive Director, Women's Fund of Hawaii
The mission of Women's Fund of Hawaii is to support innovative, grassroots programs that empower women and girls statewide. The Fund provides information and education on women's and girls' philanthropy, shines a light on women's and girls' issues, and increases the visibility of our grantees. Learn more about the organization and how you can support.

Farm Fresh Foods with Lyndsey Haraguchi Nakayama, Co-Owner, Hanalei Taro & Juice Co.
Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. was founded in 2000 as a value-added venture of the 6 generation family farm, W.T. Haraguchi Farm. Hanalei Taro provides unique family recipes that customers, as well as tour guests, can enjoy. Being a farming family, the Haraguchi's daily lifestyle embodies the "Farm to Table" concept. Their menu is constantly changing with the seasons so there's always something new, fresh and delicious to try! During this segment, Lyndsey will take you to the loʻi then show you how to prepare a delicious Hanalei taro burger. 

Interview with Tiffany Morrissey, Keiki and the Pineapple
Keiki and the Pineapple was created by local girl Tiffany Morrissey. Tiffany met her husband in Ireland while studying abroad and together have lived in both London and Singapore. After their son was born in London, Tiffany became a stay-at-home mom and quickly realized the importance and blessing of having somewhere to go with your little one. Hawaiʻi is one of the most amazing places for a child to grow up, yet it can be lonely for a parent/caregiver if you don't have any support. Keiki and the Pineapple is a safe place where you can allow your kids to play while you enjoy a moment over some coffee and food, too!

Wahine Forum Book Club
Discover our Wahine Forum speakers’ favorite reads and visit the Book Club page!

Interview with Nanci Kreidman, CEO, Domestic Violence Action Center
The Domestic Violence Action Center makes a difference in the lives of island families, children, marginalized communities across the State. The organization meets survivors on their journey, educates the community, and encourages youth to learn about healthy relationships. Its mission is to do what it can to bring hope and healing to the community. Learn more about domestic violence and how you can help those in need.

Interview with Shari Chang, CEO, Girl Scouts of Hawaii
The Girl Scouts of Hawaii's mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We’ll hear how the organization has pivoted to support our young leaders through engaging virtual events and experiences.

Music by Na Leo Pilimehana
It all started with three high school friends Nalani Jenkins, Lehua Kalima and Angela Morales, winning Hawaiʻi's biggest high school talent contest, Brown Bags to Stardom, in 1984. Their winning song, an original entitled "Local Boys", hit radio by storm, launched Na Leo's career and remains the #1 selling single in Hawaiʻi history. 36 years later, having written, recorded and performed more than twenty #1 hits, their music has marked life's milestones for our fans becoming the playlist to their lives. With a signature sound that reflects their name, they share the spirit of Hawaiʻi through a unique blend of Hawaiian contemporary and pop music.