This is an online program. An email containing the Zoom link will be sent to all registrants an hour and a half before the program begins.
Speakers: Tina Firesheets, writer, editor, and associate creative director at Pace Communications, and co-founder and a co-producer for the AAPI storytelling initiative PAVE NC; and Christie Soper, former Lincoln Financial executive and founder and CEO of the travel and concierge services company Suncierge, and co-founder and co-producer for PAVE NC.
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and a chance to explore the contributions and diversity of AAPI families and individuals locally. Tina Firesheets and Christie Soper join us to talk about Pan Asian Voices and Experiences of North Carolina (PAVE NC), a storytelling initiative to amplify Asian American voices across our area. Visit their website at pavenc.org/.
Firesheets is a writer, editor, and associate creative director at Pace Communications, an integrated marketing agency based in Greensboro. She’s a Korean adoptee, wife to an amazingly talented artist, a boy mom, and a food and culture enthusiast. She’s the co-founder and a co-producer for the AAPI storytelling initiative PAVE NC and an advocate for bridge-building across differences. She’s a lover of words and a seeker of good stories.
Soper is a former Lincoln Financial executive and founder and CEO of the travel and concierge services company Suncierge. She represents a second generation of women and minority entrepreneurs in Greensboro. Currently, she is actively engaged in supporting other local women and POC business owners and nonprofit leaders through her consulting company Maunaleo Ventures Inc. Her passion is connecting people to create awareness, understanding, and opportunities, hence her work as co-founder and co-producer for PAVE NC.