Pecha Kucha: A Visual Guide to the Art (and Science) of Storytelling

8–8:30 a.m.

Clifford Meyer, Principal Caffeinator, Coffee Stain Communications; Dan Murphy, Grants Specialist +, Everett Community College; Lindsay Bailey, Foundation Relations Officer, Pacific Science Center; Andrea Dimond, Founder and Principal, DIMOND Design

Pecha Kucha is a quick-fire visual presentation format – 20 slides for 20 seconds each – that focuses on storytelling and imagery rather than (boring old) facts and figures. Our 2016 Pecha Kucha will focus on stories about storytelling to kick off your conference experience.

Presenter Bio: 
Clifford Meyer, Principal Caffeinator, Coffee Stain Communications: Cliff specializes in grantwriting, communications, and strategic planning for human service and arts organizations. He has been on communications or development staff at the University of Washington, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Richard Hugo House, and other institutions. His favorite grant application earned a horse for a therapeutic riding center.

Dan Murphy, Grants Specialist +, Everett Community College: Dan Murphy has spent more than 25 years as a food-industry journalist and editor-in-chief of several business magazines and websites for publishers based in Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix, and Kansas City. He is a self-described ‘concept specialist’ who’s made a career of refining complex technical and scientific subjects into clear, concise communications across both editorial and marketing channels.

Lindsay Bailey, Foundation Relations Officer, Pacific Science Center: Lindsay works energetically as the Foundation Relations Officer for the Pacific Science Center, where she has been a committed member of the development team for three years working with corporate and foundation partners large and small. Before entering her current role, she was in the chaotic and exciting world of strategic event planning and execution.

Andrea Dimond, DIMOND Design: Andrea Dimond is a graphic designer who is passionate about nonprofits that want their mission to BE HEARD. She uses attention-getting creativity to help them engage their communities in the work they do. Andrea comes to the field of graphic design as a nonprofit professional first. She has 15 years of experience working at small to mid-size nonprofits in positions ranging from Program Director to Director of Marketing & Communications.