Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:30am to 8:00pm
Navigating Two Worlds - Native All Ivy Conference
Native alumni and friends are cordially invited
It is with great pride and excitement that Natives at Penn (NAP) announces that we will be hosting the Annual Ivy Native Council Spring Conference at the University of Pennsylvania April 6th-April 8th, 2018. Each semester one of the eight Ivy League Schools hosts the Ivy Native Summit in the Fall and another school hosts the Ivy Native Conference in the Spring. Each conference brings together about 100 Native and/or Indigenous Students from Ivy League and surrounding prestigious institutions. The 2018 theme for the conference is “Navigating Two Worlds.” The events will feature speakers and conversations on success within the higher education system and the transfer of those skills, abilities, and experiences to make a positive impact on Indian Country. As a cohort, we are excited to host this conversation and hope you will join us along this journey of implementing change in our communities and the world. Thank you for your time and consideration.
All activities will take place on Penn's campus
Friday. April 6th
5pm- 12am: Registration
Saturday, April 7
8:30-9:30: Breakfast and Registration
Introductions: Ice breakers
10:30 – 11:30: Making a Path: Lessons from building a career as a Native researcher
Speaker: Deana Around Him
11:45-12:45pm: Workshop/Group discussions
2:00pm- 3:00pm: Navigating Two Worlds: I’m Always Indigenous
Speaker: Rebekah Horsechief
Speaker: Megan Red Shirt Shaw
6:00pm: New Generation of Indigenous Leadership: Make It Your Own
Speaker: Karen Diver
Sunday, April 8th
Link to Speaker Bios.
To register, link to the registration page here.
Activities will take place at Claudia Cohen Hall's Terrace Room and G-17, Penn Law School, and the Greenfield Intercultural Center.
Locations will be provided on the registration page.
Claudia Cohen Hall - 249 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Greenfield Intercultural Center - 3708 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Penn Law School - 3501 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104