Wanona speaks, hosts and moderates panels at community, university, economic development and social impact conferences. For speaking fees and to invite Wanona to speak at your next engagement please complete the form below.

Moderator of the Design for Good Panel | MODA ATL | January 2019

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Recent Awards and Engagements:

  • Nationally-Recognized Circular B Accelerator Fall 2016 Cohort | Women Entrepreneurs

Recent Speaking Events:

Speaking + Engagement Highlights Include:

  • Durham Under Development, 2016

  • +Social Good-Mashable Summit Meet-Ups, Technology for Social Good, 2015

  • Recovering the Classics, Literacy Partnership with The White House, Plympton, CAN, 2015

  • Innovate Your Cool Diversity in Technology Conference, Designing Startup Communities, 2015

  • American Public Works Association, 2015

  • North Carolina Metropolitan Planning Organization, 2015

  • Developing Equitable Communities, Lecture, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2015

  • Urban Food Systems and Equitable Development Lecture, Duke University, 2015

  • Communities and Social Impact, Leadership Triangle, 2014

  • RTP 180 Ted Talk, Research Triangle Park, 2014

  • Paradoxos Innovation Conference, 2014

  • HUD Fair Housing + Healthy Communities Symposium, 2014

  • HUD Affordable Housing + Transit Symposium, 2013


Photo courtesy of MODA ATL 2019

Photo courtesy of MODA ATL 2019

MarketScale Industries AEC 2018

MarketScale Industries AEC 2018



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