Speakers & Performers

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Emily and Amelia Nagoski

Winter Conference Plenary Speakers

Emily Nagoski, Ph.D., is a sex educator and author of Come As You Are: The surprising new science that will transform your sex life. Her job is to travel all over the world, training therapists, medical professionals, college...

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Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

Winter Conference Plenary Speaker

With a love of music as big as his last name, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu has been sharing joy and a vision for equity and justice through song for over a decade. Through a triumvirate of teaching, conducting, and performing, he has found a way...

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Kivi Leroux Miller

Summer Conference Plenary Speaker

Kivi Leroux Miller is the founder and CEO of Nonprofit Marketing Guide, where she helps nonprofit communications professionals learn their jobs and love their jobs through a variety of training and coaching programs. She has personally...

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Alan S. Brown

Winter Speaker

Alan Brown, principal of WolfBrown, is a leading researcher and management consultant in the arts and culture sector worldwide. His work focuses on understanding consumer demand for cultural experiences, evaluating support structures for the arts, and...

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Tom Clareson

Winter Speaker

Tom Clareson is project director of Performing Arts Readiness, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help performing arts organizations protect their assets, sustain operations, and prepare for emergencies. As senior consultant for digital and...


Antonio Cuyler

Winter Speaker

Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler’s participation in choirs dates back to his early childhood singing in his local church’s children’s choir in Winter Haven, Florida. From childhood well into adulthood he has sung in choirs of all sizes and types performing a range of...


Todd Estabrook

Winter Speaker

Todd Estabrook is a past chair of Boston's Handel and Haydn Society, where he continues to serve on the Board of Governors. His marketing career spans over 25 years with experience in both client and agency roles. He has managed integrated marketing...

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Matt Lehrman

Winter Speaker

Matt Lehrman turned a career that started as an advocate for big business into a mission for all voices to be meaningfully heard.

His career started as a Washington, DC lobbyist and he pulled up stakes and moved to Arizona as a newlywed in 1988 where...

Marcela Molinda

Dr. Molina has been affiliated with the Tucson Girls Chorus since 2006, first serving as Artistic Director and taking the helm as Executive Director in 2011. Under Dr. Molina’s guidance, the Tucson Girls Chorus has grown significantly in both programming and outreach. With her leadership, the...

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Janet Newcomb

Winter Speaker

Prior to becoming executive director of National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness & Emergency Response and the performing arts coordinator for the Performing Arts Readiness Project, Janet Newcomb led eight arts organizations, including the Rochester...

Mollie Quinlan-Hayes

Winter Speaker

Mollie Quinlan-Hayes is a freelance arts consultant specializing in state and regional arts organizations, strategic planning and evaluation, program and grant design and implementation, and readiness. She directs South Arts’ national initiative ArtsReady,...


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