Robbinsdale Area Schools

Indigenous Women in Leadership

Join us for a virtual panel discussion with local Indigenous women serving in leadership roles across the Twin Cities. Our panelists will share their stories and experiences as we highlight local women in recognition of Women's History Month.

The event will take place from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Monday, March 28. 

Panelists include:

  • Brook LaFloe, Owner and Operator of Niniijaanis One of Ones
  • Jennifer Simon, Director of American Indian Education Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Hannah Broadbent, Social Media Coordinator at Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Mary Kunesh, Minnesota State Senator

Additional details on how to access the event can be found at 

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