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Sustainability Summit for South Sound Women+ in Business 2019

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

2nd Annual Sustainability Summit for South Sound Women in Business is Oct 5! Topics include financial sustainability, environmental equity, greening purchasing, branding sustainability, building community + more! Tickets are sliding scale and registration includes coffee + keynotes + breakout sessions + vegan/gluten free lunch! This event is open to anyone who identifies as a woman or nobinary person. Click TICKETS below to register via Eventbrite. Skip Eventbrite fees here: https://www.allisonbishins.com/events/sustainabilitysummit
9:00 Check-in, Coffee, Opening Remarks
9:45 Keynote Speech: Emily Pinkney
10:15 Keynote Speech: Thy Nguyen
10:45 Prompt: Donna Thompson
11:15 Breakout Session #1 – Choose 1 of 8
12:00 Lunch (vegan, gluten free)
1:00 Breakout Session #2 – Choose 1 of 8
1:45 Nurture Small Group Networking
2:45 Closing Remarks
3:00 Networking Hour

– Keynote #1: Emily Pinckney (Sustainable Tacoma Commission) on Economic Systems of Subjugation
– Keynote #2: Thy Nguyen (activist) on Survival: How Women of Color Sustain the World
– Prompt: Donna Thompson (Climate Reality Project) on Business Leadership on Sustainability

Breakout Sessions:
– Krista Perez (Tacoma Women of Color Collective): Community As Sustainability
– Krystina Jarvis (A Drop in the Ocean Shop): Why Reducing Waste is Important
– Katie Bray (Financial Vision Bookkeeping): Financial Sustainability
– Rachel (Lucere Designs): Branding Your Sustainable Business
– Zakiyah Cita (Chayah Movement): Conscious Consumption, A Journey to Mindfulness
– Kristina (Women’s Business Initiative): Business Sustainability for Women-owned Businesses in the South Sound
– Casey Hubbell (Yoga Wild): Self Care as Sustainability
– Nichole Lyons (Vesc Solutions): Developing a Sustainable Mindset

Thank you to our:
PARTNERS: Allison Bishins Consulting + Women’s Business Initiative + RAIN Incubator
SPONSORS: Just Call Susan Catering + Caitlyn Lunsford Photography + The Pioneer Collective
SUPPORTERS: Pierce County + MBDA-Tacoma Business Center
CONTRIBUTORS: The Art of Crunch – Handcrafted Artisan Biscotti + Valiente Coffee Company + Love Your Belly Foods + The Business Shoppe + Elliot Insurance Agency + Sound Credit Union + Field and Byway

This is not a kid-friendly event. Youth aged 14+ are welcome with an adult. Please note we would like to make this a fragrance free event. Please do not wear perfume or oils if possible. All linens are washed in fragrance free detergent.



October 5
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Allison Bishins Consulting