Chrysalis Conversations Speaker Series

Chrysalis Conversations is our annual spring speaker series featuring local outstanding women sharing remarkable, educational, and mearningful wisdom. Featured speakers share their stories about their lives, the experiences they have had and the challenges they have faced.  We learn new ways of thinking, handling successes and challenges, and how their life experience can inform our own.

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wednesday, march 27, 2019
wednesday, april 17, 2019
wednesday, may 22, 2019

luncheons are from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
@ wakonda club

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in honor of chrysalis foundation's 30th anniversary, the conversations speaker series will demonstrate the spirit of our three founders louise noun, elaine szymoniak, and barbara barrett. 

  • in the spirit of louise noun, activitist and philanthropist, the first luncheon will feature: 

              vanessa espinoza and miyoko hikiji

  • in the spirt of elaine syzmoniak, elected official, conversation two will feature:

             shekinah young and christine hensley

  • in the spirit of barbara barrett, attorney, the final conversation will feature:

                               kim stamatelos