Tina Popson '97 will be the featured speaker in the Diverse Paths of Leadership and Innovation speaker series on Tuesday, February 13. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 2 p.m. in Noyce 1023. The Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership is sponsoring the speaker series and associated course.

Tina Popson is the Assistant Director of Student and Recent Alumni Engagement at Creighton University. She oversees student and recent alumni programming, recruits and manages volunteers for the Omaha Recent Alumni Advisory Board, and serves as the liaison to the Student Leadership and Involvement Center as well as the EDGE Mentoring Program. Prior to her position at Creighton University, Tina was the Education Program Manager for Pottawattamie County Conservation based at Hitchcock Nature Center (HNC) and the Director of Education for the Salisbury House Foundation and Gardens. She serves on the board of directors for the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) and chairs the ANCA Leadership Awards Committee. She is past-president of the Iowa Association of Naturalists and previous board member for the Iowa Museum Association. Popson earned a M.A in Museum Studies/Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Nebraska and a B.A. in Anthropology from Grinnell College. She enjoys the creative aspect of working in education and is a lifelong learner--spending time observing the natural world and engaging her mind through board gaming with friends are two of her favorite pursuits.

Grinnell College welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. Accommodation requests may be made to Conference Operations.

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