Thrice As Nice: 3 Speakers, 1 Night


Come for bite size professional development from three of the talented session leaders from the August Activate! Summit. Each encore presentation will be 30 minutes, including audience Q&A.

Did you attend the conference but missed some of the breakouts? Were you out of town that weekend and want a chance to see one of the stellar presentations? Here's your chance!

Doors open at 6:00PM and the program begins at 6:30PM. Snacks and appetizers will be provided.

RSVP Below!

Confirmed Speakers

Dynamics of Oppression: Want to start conversations about diversity, but aren't sure where to start? Hearing problematic things at work, but feeling like you don't have the tools to interrupt? Gain skills for interrupting oppressive behavior and begin the lifelong process of practicing allyship. Most importantly, learn how to empower yourself and others to achieve social justice superhero status!


Ariella Frishberg, Prevention Specialist, YWCA Clark County Sexual Assault Program

Michelle Polek, Domestic Violence Prevention Specialist, YWCA Clark County

Heather Redman, CASA Program Specialist, YWCA Clark County


Identifying Purpose with the Personal Business Model Canvas: This workshop introduces the creative and interactive Business Model You exercise, which is a powerful, four-stage method to reveal the ways that individuals can adapt and refine their lives and careers to create the most satisfying work possibilities. Business Model You has been published in 17 languages and has helped tens of thousands of mid- career professionals reinvent how they work. The tools helps identify purpose and create a plan to pursue it.


Abby Chroman, Portland State University, Project Manager, Impact Entrepreneurs

Kate Rood, Beneficial State Foundation, Community Engagement Officer


Fail Forward: Failing forward teaches us the experience not available in advice or books. Failure is inevitable. It will happen. To develop a perspective to fail forward, means you learn from your mistakes and don’t let it get the best of you.


Nathan Webster, CEO, NW & Associates 

This event is wheelchair accessible. For other accessibility needs, please contact us at [email protected]

YNPN Portland charges a small fee to cover the costs associated with providing professional development events, but do not want the price to be an obstacle in attending. Please email Katie at [email protected] to request an exception to the fee. 

YNPN Portland will not issue refunds in response to canceled RSVPs for this event, unless there is an error during registration. We promise to put your money toward the development of future programming. Thank you.



September 28, 2016 at 6:00pm - 8pm


Taborspace (Copeland Commons Room)
5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215
United States
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Katie Frederick ·


Will you come?

$10.00 general admission