Next Oakland speaker

Maira Benjamin

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April 26, 8:30am • Pandora HQ (7th floor Backstage - Webster tower) • part of a series on Inclusive

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🎉 A very warm welcome to! 💖 We’re proud to announce they’ve joined the #CreativeMornings family as our Global Partner for Web Publishing! Read all about it over at and stay tuned for more info.⠀

🌟 Our event this month in #Oakland will be on August 25th — save the date & see you soon! 🌟⠀

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Dreaming of ceramic-making from Friday’s #creativemornings! s/o to @merrittceramics for capturing our out-of-this-world #CMOak host Trish! 🚀💓 — view on Instagram

“As we move into the 4️⃣th industrial age, how can we use AI to create equity? Join me in making sure we are all equal in the 👁eyes👁of the machine.” - Laura Montoya
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Goooooood morning Oakland! Excited for our first talk at the gorgeous and #artsy (is #artsy still a word?) Kapor Center!
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Hello, hello, hello #Oakland, you look beautiful this morning! Much like this month’s chalkboard illustration by the wonderful @ma_mariru. 😻💖✨⠀

Are you ready for #CMEquality? Don’t forget to #BYOM (bring your own mug) and we’ll see you soon!⠀

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It shouldn’t even have to be said. But, with the present state of affairs, we want to remind you that #CreativeMornings is open to EVERYONE. We believe in the power of community, and we bring together folks such as yourselves, driven by passion and purpose, confident you’ll inspire each other and inspire change around the world.⠀
Everyone is welcome. We’ll see you tomorrow.
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🍵 Three cheers to our friends at Guayaki Yerba Mate for fueling us this Friday morning at #CMEquality! #HellaEarly #HellaYerbaMate 🍵 #cmoak #cometolife — view on Instagram

⏰ Did you set your alarm?☕ Did you prep your coffee? Registration starts tomorrow at 11:00 AM sharp for #CMEquality 7/28! ✨ Grab your ticket then join us Friday at the Kapor Center to hear from Laura Montoya! — view on Instagram

Join us in celebrating our 3 year anniversary in collaboration with Oakland Museum of California during Black History Month! Oakland-born artist Sadie Barnette and her father, former Black Panther Rodney Barnette speak on the theme, Moments. Sadie Barnette has used the 500-page FBI surveillance file kept on her father as source material for a series of art works currently on view in OMCA’s All Power To The People: Black Panthers at 50 exhibition.

This Artist Turned Her Father’s 500-Page FBI File into Art
Read article by Antwaun Sargent on Artsy

Six years ago, when everything in Zakiya Harris’ life seemed to have turned upside down, “shape-shift” became her mantra. Read the East Bay Express article Zakiya Harris, Professional Shape-Shifter.

We’re excited to kick off 2017 by having Zakiya as our first speaker. The talk will be at Pandora 7th floor backstage and we’re looking forward to see you all this Friday!