Friday, March 16 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Rising Stars

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Meet super star young professionals who are leading the charge in shaping "the next" in the arts, design, architecture, and public policy for the good to all. They are from diverse backgrounds, have specific mojos, and push the boundaries in their different worlds (occasionally overlapping). What they do share in common is the glow from their shooting star brightness and how that light uplifts their communities.

  • Moderator - Dorina Bustamante, Downtown Phoenix Inc, Director of Community Engagement
  • Nicole Pasteur, Office of Mayor Greg Stanton, Policy Advisor
  • Estrella Payton, City of Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture, Director of Arts Learning & Community Engagement
  • Lauren Henschen, Phoenix Center for the Arts, Deputy Director 
  • Connor Deeschemaker, Local First Arizona, Community Planning Coordinator
  • Nate Sonoskey, True Noth Holdings, Development Manager

Community Partners: PHXUDW, Artlink, AIA Metro Phoenix,  Downtown Phoenix Inc, Phoenix Community Alliance, MonOrchid, True North Holdings, Conceptually Social

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Dorina Bustamante

Partnerships, True North Studio

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Connor Descheemaker

Community Planning Coordinator, Local First Arizona
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Lauren Henschen

Deputy Director, Phoenix Center for the Arts
Lauren Henschen currently serves as Deputy Director for Phoenix Center for the Arts and has been working in marketing, public relations, social media management, and web/graphic design since 2005.Lauren serves as Vice President (Marketing) on the Executive Board of the Hance Park... Read More →
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Nicole Pasteur

Policy Advisor, City of Phoenix
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Estrella Payton

Director of Literary Arts & Community Engagement, City of Phoenix
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Nate Sonoskey

Development Manager, True North Holdings

Friday March 16, 2018 2:30pm - 3:20pm
monOrchid 214 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

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