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August Diamond Member Supper Salon, Featuring Lori Brown

August 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Our Early Supper Salons provide Diamond Members the opportunity to get to know other members in an intimate and compelling environment, introducing a thought leader to the group to stimulate conversation.

For our August gathering we are delighted to have Lori Brown as our thought leader. Lori will share her story as well as share some knowledge from experience in field of drones.

About Lori
With a 35-year career in high technology, Ms. Brown has significant success in growing international business ranging from start-up to multibillion-dollar organizations. Currently as President, Brown Unmanned Aerial Solutions, LLC, Ms. Brown is a commercial drone consultant expert at identifying customer needs and executing solutions. She addresses commercial applications, standard operating procedures, establishing and managing projects for the safe and effective use of drones. Also, as Executive Director of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Cascade Chapter she oversees the NW region for AUVSI – which is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community.

We hope you can join us for this special evening!

Event Schedule
5:15 – 5:30 Join Zoom
5:30             START
5:30 – 5:45 Update from Cindy about The Link
5:45 – 6:00 Speaker Share – Lori shares her career path and how she got to where she is now with drones
6:00 – 6:15 Group Share – Cindy hosts group share where each participant gets to share their career. Approximately 1 minute each.
6:15 – 6:30  Speaker Share – Lori shares her current role, goals, obstacles, and what she’s learned along the way about drones.
6:30 – 6:45 Group Share – Cindy hosts group share where each participant shares their goals, obstacles and what they’ve learned along the way as it pertains to Lori’s journey. Approximately 1 minute each.
6:45 – 7:00 What’s Next – Cindy shares next Link program and wraps up

Limited to Diamond Members only
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Address emailed to attendees separately.

Our past thought-leaders have included:

Felicia Hubber, Hood to Coast Relay & Race Series
 Daria Eliuk, Portland Media Personality
– Vanessa Hadick, Marketing Director at Sokol Blosser Winery
– Mara Zepeda, Co-founder of Switchboard
– Michelle Salvado, VP of Engineering, FireEye Inc.
Homer Williams, Williams and Dame Development
Susannah Morgan, CEO, The Oregon Food Bank
Melanie BillingsYun, author, negotiation expert
Bruce Carey, founder, Bruce Carey Restaurants
Hellen Nkuraiya, founder//director of Enkiteng Lepa School in Kenya
Tito Chowdhurry, creator, FashioNXT and Project Runway star, Becky Ross
Suzanne Stephens, Editor,Portland Business Journal
Sue Hennessy, former VP, Strategy at Kaiser Permanente
Carol Gardner, co-founder, Zelda Wisdom Inc.
Greg Bell, speaker, author of Water The Bamboo®
Gale Castillo, Former President/one of the founders of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
Sandra McDonough, Former President/CEO, Portland Business Alliance(HMC)
Nadya Okamoto, founder, Camions of Care and general rock star
Chris Farentinos, VP, Unity Center for Behavioral Health
Maureen Bradley, SVP/Chief Development Officer, Legacy Health
Emily Evans, Executive Director, Women’s Foundation of Oregon
Dr. Sarah Stebbins, organizational change management consultant
Teresa Younger, President/CEO Ms. Foundation for Women
Sean Suib, Executive Director, New Avenues for Youth
Vanessa Sturgeon, President/CEO, TMT Development and Board Chair for New Avenues for Youth
Pat Johnson, futurist/anthropologist/entrepreneur/founder, Root Whole Body
Michelle Lantow, Board Member extraordinaire

About The Link
The Link For Women is a community that helps you flourish and reach your full potential by connecting with respected experts and peers from all walks of life as reliable resources. Our events and seminars connect you with other interesting, accomplished women, provide knowledge to make informed decisions and inspiration to think beyond in a safe, relaxed environment.



August 10
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Link to Webex call will be emailed to attendees. + Google Map