February 25 to March 2, 2019
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Friday, March 1 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: The Future of Fort Collins Business

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As the population of Fort Collins increases, so shall its degree of diversity. What does this mean for businesses, entrepreneurs and artrepreneurs? What do the terms “diversity,” “equity” and inclusion even mean? Join this panel of concerned professionals for an interactive discussion of how we can achieve a truly equitable and inclusive Fort Collins business ecosystem.

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Phil Donaldson

Chief Operating & Creative Officer, PropelGrowth
Phil Donaldson is Chief Operating & Creative Officer at PropelGrowth, an online sales training company. With 25+ years of experience, Phil has helped companies with branding, content development, creative direction and media production. Phil has spoken and moderated panel discussions... Read More →

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Marc Marius Mueller

UX Designer
Marc Mueller works as a user experience designer in Colorado. Having lived in 4 countries led him to research how culture is shaped. He has worked with student exchange programs for 10 years, helped several local initiatives during his time in Savannah, GA, and leads a German culture... Read More →
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Carisa Clinton

Carisa Clinton came to The Arc of Larimer County with over 10 years of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from birth through adulthood. A native Virginian, Carisa relocated to Fort Collins, Colorado in 2010 to continue her work with... Read More →
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Leslie Nolte

Leslie Nolte has been an innovator in arts education in the Iowa City creative community for nearly two decades. Founder and Artistic Director of Nolte Academy, a well-regarded performing arts institution, she has embraced the area’s growing diversity. Nolte Academy’s 30 specialized... Read More →
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Meaghan Overton

Meaghan Overton is a Planner for the City of Fort Collins with a background in long-range planning, community engagement, and economic development. She coordinated the community engagement process for the Fort Collins Downtown Plan and is currently leading the engagement effort for... Read More →
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Caridad Souza

manager, Sweet Africa
Dr. Caridad Souza is the director of the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research at Colorado State University. Her teaching and research interests include contemporary race & ethnic relations and theories, women, children, & poverty, multiracial and decolonial feminisms... Read More →

Friday March 1, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm MST
CCC Gallery