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Theme: Possibilities

This event occurred on
May 13, 2023
Colorado Springs, Colorado
United States

Join us for an afternoon filled with ideas worth spreading!

Three Speakers and multiple Performers will be on stage - sharing ideas that will provoke thought, inspire conversation, and are sure to get you excited about being part of our community.

The afternoon ends with an optional Sound Bath hosted by Singing Bowls of the Rockies!

Pikes Peak Metropolitan Community Church
1102 S. 21st St.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80904
United States
Event type:
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Nhi Aronheim

Mediator and Author
Mediator and Author of Soles of a Survivor, Nhi understands what it is like to be a refugee as well as the struggles and triumph that come with it. Several anthologies including Kentucky Women: Two Centuries of Indomitable Spirit and Vision, Colorado Public Radio, and Harvey Brownstone Interviews have profiled her harrowing journey as a child refugee who escaped war-torn Vietnam in search of the American Dream. Her memoir has been featured in various media, including being on the front cover of the 2022 Colorado Country Life magazine and the Jewish Book Council.

Rob Dubin

Filmmaker & Serial Entrepreneur
Rob Dubin is an award winning filmmaker who traveled the world making TV programs and commercials for Fortune 500 companies. He is also a serial entrepreneur who created multiple 7 figure businesses. Rob has spent 25 years studying human happiness and fulfillment in countries throughout the world and now he gives back by teaching courses in happiness. He works with organizations to increase employee happiness increase engagement, reduce resignations and combat quiet quitting. Rob is a keynote speaker who combines life lessons with the science of human happiness to deliver sound strategies audience members can implement immediately to build team engagement and become happier people themselves.

Steven Hayward

Professor and Author
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Steven Hayward is a Professor of English at Colorado College. In addition to having directed the documentary feature The Block Plan, which won "Best Picture" at the 2022 Helsinki International Educational Film Festival, he is a founding member of IBILTA (the International Block and Intensive Learning and Teaching Association),and has published four books of fiction, including the Canadian national bestseller Don’t Be Afraid.

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Manitou Springs, CO, United States


Manitou Springs, CO, United States