Meet the Speakers!

Dick Pryor

KGOU Radio
Master of Ceremonies
Dick Pryor is general manager at KGOU Radio, which serves over one million Oklahomans....
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Marion Paden

Leadership Oklahoma
Master of Ceremonies
As President and CEO of Leadership Oklahoma, Marion Paden is responsible for the adult program, fundraising, community relations and board management....
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J.C. Watts

(“J. C.”) Watts is a former Congressman who has spent his career following his own moral compass, even when those around him wanted him to be someone else
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Garland McWatters

INPowerment guide, Live INPowered
Garland McWatters’ quest is to help individuals unleash their creative energy to live INPowered lives.
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Patrick Conlon

The Academy of Contemporary Music

Patrick Conlon is currently the Assistant Director of The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma
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Elizabeth Larios

Elizabeth uses her interpersonal and leadership skills to organize and assist in the redevelopment and growth of Oklahoma City and abroad.
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Zonly Looman

Studio Z Art Gallery and Tattoo

Zonly Looman is a well known Oklahoma based Native American Artist.
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Dr. Alyssa L. Provencio

University of Central Oklahoma (UCO)

Dr. Alyssa L. Provencio is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Master of Public Administration program
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Darrell A. Davis

Mayor Edmond Oklahoma

Darrell holds a variety of responsibilities in the Edmond / Oklahoma City Communities...
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James Pepper Henry

First Americans Museum

James Pepper Henry is the Director and CEO of the First Americans Museum (FAM), a new cultural institution located in Oklahoma City.
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James Cooper

Oklahoma City Council, Ward 2

Councilman Cooper works as an adjunct English professor at the University of Central Oklahoma and as an adjunct Film Studies and Philosophy professor at Oklahoma City University
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Iman Enchassi

PhD, Professor of Religion UCO

My experiences as a child surrounded by war and conflict have shaped my passion as an adult for promoting unity and understanding.
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MeShawn Green

Inclusion and Belonging Consultant, CSAA IG

MeShawn has worked in diversity, inclusion, and equity for nearly 20 years.
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