VAKA Speaker Series - "First Lady"
VAKA is a speaker series platform for the Indigenous people of Oceania to share ideas, skills and experience through storytelling.
"First Lady" is Vaka's inaugural event showcasing some Mana Wāhine of Oceania. Daisy Lavea-Timo ( Daisy Speaks) will lead a talanoa about the innovation, adaptability, creative and collaborative thought processes of these change makers.
The feature speakers are:
1. Dannette Aperahama- Tiatia - Strengthfinders Coach & Māori cultural competency teacher.
2. Sina Tait -Engineer & Entrepreneur
3. Ella Guillemot-Mene- Singer / Songwriter
4. Pandora Togiaso- Oceania Powerlifter & Branch Manager (Kiwi Bank)
The session will conclude with an interactive panel discussion with all of the Mana Wāhine.
Cash bar on site, free nibbles provided.