Speaker Date Topic
Emily Barany, Pres. of Visionality Jul 26, 2018
Thomas Fire - Issues Continue
Thomas Fire - Issues Continue

Emily Barany has an insatiable need to solve problems, create efficient systems and empower people. In 2011 she launched VISIONALITY with a mission to help organizations dream big and a commitment to transform their dreams into reality. What’s Emily’s dream? She wants to be part of something BIG too – projects that are bigger than the people involved and causes that will change the world. Emily has been named one of the top 40 under 40 Business Leaders by the Pacific Coast Business Times; received Mayor Garcetti’s 2016 Small Business Recognition Award; is the 2018 Alumni of the Year for the Ventura County Leadership Academy; was awarded the 2018 Innovator of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Ventura County Chapter; and VISIONALITY was named the #1 best place to work by the Pacific Coast Business Times in 2018. 

Nan Young, Exec. Dir. of Art Trek Aug 02, 2018
All About Art Trek
All About Art Trek

Nan Young has been teaching art and communications for over 30 years. She started out as a small theater director, followed by 10 years as an English/drama teacher. Nan established Art Trek, a hands-on visual, literary and performing arts program. 

Nan currently chairs the 2016 Hands-on Activities for the Thousand Oaks Arts Festival at the Civic Arts Center and is a member of the Westlake Village Sunrise Rotary Club. As a frequent keynote or inspirational speaker, her voice of optimism and artful guidance has reached thousands of parents and art teachers, as well as general classroom teachers. 

Nan and her staff currently train 400 Art Trek docents and facilitate teacher extension workshops throughout Ventura County. The docents reach nearly 15,000 students at least twice per month. 

An artist herself, she knows that appreciating, having little knowledge of, and creating art all add immeasurable depth to our lives. 

TBD Aug 09, 2018
Fireside Chats Aug 16, 2018
Meeting Dark
Meeting Dark

Meetings move to small groups in private homes over a potluck dinner. 

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