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This event occurred on
December 5, 2019
2:00pm - 6:00pm CST
(UTC -6hrs)
St. Louis, Missouri
United States

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Ferrara Theater at America's Center
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, Missouri, 63101
United States
Event type:
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Bella and Lily Ibur

Rubi consists of sisters and St. Louis natives Bella and Lily Ibur.

Leilani Carver-Madalon, Ph.D

Dr. Leilani Carver-Madalon is a Communication Strategist, Leadership Expert and Professor who seeks to empower others through pragmatic communication strategies and effective leadership tactics.

Meridith McKinley

Founder of Via Partnership, LLP, a leading consulting group in the United States that facilitates public art projects. Working with public agencies, developers, cultural organizations and community groups, Via plans, curates and produces public art throughout the United States and Canada.

Rebecca Clark

Rebecca Clark is the Founder, Creator and Author of "Witty Kids: When Imagination Talks To You." Witty Kids is a children's book series that encourages creativity and literacy to children and families. Partnering with organizations, schools and businesses, helps to integrate diverse literacy into education.

Sophia E. Hayes, PhD

Sophia E. Hayes is a professor of chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis. Her group is focused on improving the basic understanding of the structure and properties of different types of inorganic systems, including semiconductors and other optically and electronically active materials. Her research interests include optically-pumped NMR and optically-detected NMR; quadrupolar NMR of clusters and thin films; and carbon capture, utilization and sequestration. Hayes has spoken about the importance of harnessing technical innovation to mitigate climate change.

Susan Maginn

Susan Maginn is the first female chaplain to serve an all-male training battalion at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.

Tishaura Jones

Hon. Tishaura O. Jones is the first woman to hold the office of Treasurer in St. Louis, Missouri, and the founder of a citywide children’s savings program.

Tonina Saputo

Tonina is a singer/songwriter, bassist, music journalist and poet from St. Louis, Missouri who performs her original music along with her arrangements of covers in both Spanish and English. Tonina comes from a family of music lovers that exposed her to many music styles, from funk, soul, and jazz to classical music.

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