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Make it Awkward Summit: The Revolution will not be Quarantined

November 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm | $45

This one day virtual summit will focus on elevating the BIPOC community voices. We aim to help steer the conversation in a direction that will give the audience real and tangible experiences and techniques to be an active participant in moving the needle.

Hosted by Jesse Lipscombe and Stephanie Harpe, this summit will feature many world renowned voices and performances in an action and informational packed evening.

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Jesse Lipscombe is an actor, activist, speaker and musician.

Stephanie Harpe is an international speaker, activist and survivor dedicated to making real and lasting change in all she does.

Live DJ: Matthew Wood (aka Creeasian)

Matthew Wood (aka Creeasian) is the founder of the Sampler Café and CypherwildYEG initiatives, as well a multi-disciplined practitioner of the arts. Matthew is an indigenous and urban arts practitioner who lives in Edmonton, Alberta and has utilized his experience to deliver arts programming and education with a focus on skills development and youth engagement within the community for over 15 years. Matthew practices traditional grass dance and breaking, DJs and produces music and he shares his knowledge through educational arts programming, workshop delivery and live music performance. He is currently working on educational curriculum development, music production projects and touring as a dancer for Juno-award winning group A Tribe Called Red.

Keynote Speaker: Ashley Callingbull

Ashley Callingbull is a Cree First Nations woman from the Enoch Cree Nation in the province of Alberta, Canada.

She is very devoted to her culture and people, and takes pride in her Native Cree heritage, and has shown this through her volunteer work with community Elders and youth.

Ashley is a model, actress, jingle dress dancer and First Nation’s activist who was the reigning Mrs. Universe 2015, an actress on the Gemini award winning series Blackstone, and a contestant on the Amazing Race Canada in 2016.

Ashley is also an international motivational speaker and role model for many educational institutions, workshops, conferences and award ceremonies. Ashley has spoken at Harvard University, TED Talks and WE Day. Ashley’s hard work and charity work was recognized as she received the Role Model Award at the Dreamcatcher Gala and she also received the Top 20 Under 30 Award in Canada. Ashley also received a role model award from the United Nations for Global Dignity Day.

Ashley has graced the magazine covers of Chatelaine, OptiMYz, Dress to Kill, Kind Magazine and has written for Flare and Fashion Magazine. Ashley is also a spokesperson and model for Hillberg & Berk, RW&Co and the Nike N7 organization.