Raw. Emotional. Powerful. One woman’s journey to compassion.

It’s easy to love your neighbor and do unto them when they treat you with kindness and respect. But what about those times when we’re shown the dark, ugly side of people and life? Where do we find compassion then? Can we maintain kindness towards others without compromising our identity and beliefs?

About the speaker

Owner, Pulp Paperie & Gifts in the Blackstone District

Erin Luong opened Pulp in May of 2015. Prior to starting Pulp, Luong was a relative free spirit, freelance graphic designer and marketing specialist in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A graduate of the University of Iowa, Erin has bachelor’s degrees in both Journalism and Communications. She was the recipient of the 2015 Emerging Entrepreneur grant from the Metro Omaha Women’s Business Center, and 40 Under 40 in 2016. Pulp was awarded Small Business of the Month for February 2017 from the Greater Omaha Chamber. She is currently Vice President of the Blackstone Business Association.

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