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Daimler Truck Campus,

4555 North Channel Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97217, United States (map)

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  • Thursday
    Dec 12 2019
    Simple X Mixer

    Business & Leadership: Blazing the Trail to Success About this Event REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT

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    Simple X Mixer highlights Black Leaders and Entrepreneurs. To Wrap up the end of the year we wanted to go BIG and host our event at Daimler HQ in Swan Island. The theme of the event is Blazing the Trail to Success, and both our panelists will share powerful stories that shaped them to be influential leaders. Tracy Mack-Askew of DTNA and Libra Forde of SEI, although in very different industries share the drive and passion to lead.

    Come connect with black professionals, hear amazing stories and enjoy food/beverages at the Simple X Mixer.

    ~This Event is for Black Professionals and Allies~

    About our guests: Tracy Mack-Askew

    Tracy Mack-Askew has made a name for herself at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), a $15B heavy duty, class 6-8 OEM truck and tractor manufacturer. She was first hired as the Vice President of Engineering of the Thomas Built Buses (TBB) OEM subsidiary of DTNA where she established the strategic mission, vision, and engineering culture of the organization. Under her leadership, she introduced a suite of safety technologies into the TBB product that became a significant enabler in driving increased sales for the business. Her success in this role led to her becoming Managing Director of HD Vocational Platform Development, where she oversees and promotes excellence across the full vocational segment.

    Libra Forde

    Libra is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Self Enhancement Inc., the second largest minority agency in Oregon. SEI provides culturally specific services for underrepresented youth and families in the Portland metro area. Libra's education leadership experience spans over 18 years to include leading the grassroots movement in 2007 for the first hybrid k-12 charter school in Hawaii which is now the largest charter in Hawaii. As a former pro athlete and business owner, Libra champions elite personal behavior. She uses her education and experiences to cultivate effective goal setting that is manageable and sustainable.

    ~Ticketing Information~ NAME YOUR OWN PRICE

    WE WANT TO MAKE THE EVENT AFFORDABLE, BUT ALSO HOLD OUR GUESTS ACCOUNTABLE. Limited Seating. Get your ticket before it's too late!

    Event hosted by: Daimler Trucks North America


    Daimler Trucks North America & Black Portland

    Simple X Mixer Highlights Black Leaders and Entrepreneurs. Website: www.SimpleXMixer.com

    Linkedin: Simple X

    Instagram: @SimpleXSeries

    YouTube: Simple X Series

  • Thursday
    Sep 20 2018
    Thriving in Multicultural Teams

    We will have a panel of professionals from industry-leading companies with considerable experience in multicultural settings (i.e. in different countries, with people from different ethnic groups and sexual orientations, etc.). Through a thought-provoking conversation and questions from our audience, the panelists will share their experiences and insights about multicultural awareness and how to use diversity to maximize the performance of teams.


    Nuno Silva - Senior Director, Global Digital Business Lead Nike

    Anahita Crawford - Diversity & Inclusion Manager Daimler

    Lynette Liwanag - Senior Product Designer Zendesk

    EPOP Exclusives are geared toward connecting emerging professionals with established civic and business leaders in the Portland region. EPOP Exclusives include a moderated Q&A session with featured guests as well as an opportunity to network with like-minded emerging professionals.

    Fees/Admission: Members $10.00 Non-Members $10.00 Complimentary appetizers, wine and beer. Online registration closes at 2:00 pm on September 20, 2018, but you can still attend by paying at the door.

    If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Rachael Arnold at 503-552-6772 or [email protected] for more information.

  • Wednesday
    Jun 14 2017
    Search Inside Yourself
    Daimler Truck Campus,

    Learn the emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, strong collaboration and effective leadership. Develop those elusive and critical soft skills necessary for entrepreneurs.

    Since our program was created inside Google in 2007, the Search Inside Yourself program has been experienced by tens of thousands of people around the world.

    It kicks off with an in-person and interactive 2-day session during which participants learn the scientific basis of mindfulness and how to enhance focus, increase resilience and develop greater self-awareness. The program is followed by a 4-week remote component with practices to sustain and integrate learning and growth from the inside out.

    Join us for our second year in Portland!