Thanks so much for joining us as we present virtual events open to friends of the DWPC.
Look below for a list of events. Scroll down if you don’t immediately see the one you’re registering for.
*NOTE: Please be sure to sign up for the event you meant to as ALL events are listed on this same page.
Seeking to embrace new ways of thinking, relating, and leading that are more inclusive, equitable, and diverse? Log on at 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY, April 8 to hear Juana Bordas discuss Salsa, Soul and Spirit, her book about the connecting points among Latino, Black, and Native American communities and the powerful ways they lead. Expand your diversity cache by learning about communities of color – their values, history, and how their leadership provides a model for our diverse and complex society.
Dr. Juana Bordas is the author of two award-winning books The Power of Latino Leadership and Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age. She was founding president of The National Hispana Leadership Institute, served as a trustee for the International Leadership Association and The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. She currently serves as board president of Lideramos – The National Alliance of Latino Leadership Programs. Among her awards: Colorado 2009 Unique Woman of the Year; Inductee The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame; selected as A Wise Woman by the National Center for Women’s Policy Studies. In 2020 she received the Life-Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association. She holds an honorary Doctorate from Union University.
Join us on Zoom at 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY, April 22 to hear Colorado’s own Dr. Dow Phumiruk discuss her path from pediatrician to author/illustrator, her passion for art, and how she’s learned the importance of diverse books for children. She’ll share a behind-the-scenes look at her work including Counting on Katherine, Maya Lin, and the recently released An Equal Shot: How the Law Title IX Changed America, from Christy Ottaviano Books.
Dow Phumiruk is an award-winning author and illustrator of several children’s picture books, including illustrations for the 2019 Cook Award winning picture book biography Counting on Katherine, written by Helaine Becker. Recent titles include One Girl, written by New York Times best-selling author Andrea Beaty, Hugsby, her author/illustrator debut, and An Equal Shot: How the Law Title IX Changed America, written by Helaine Becker. Dow is also a clinically retired general pediatrician working part time in academic medicine. Dow was born in Bangkok, Thailand and now lives in Lone Tree, Colorado with her family. She enjoys sewing and easy hikes.
Note this is on Thursday evening (not Sunday as usual)
Poetry by Andrea Moore
April is Poetry Month and poet Andrea Moore will read at this event. More details soon. You can pay and register below through PayPal.