Beyond Us and Them Lightning Keynotes

These “lightning keynotes” will kick off the Beyond Us and Them event Saturday morning, June 11, with 5 to 10 minute talks.

Dustin Monroe

dustinDustin Monroe is an activist for indigenous rights, a graduate of the University of MT and the founder of Native Generational Change.

Robert Rivers

robertRobert Rivers is co-founder of Imagine Nation Brewing Co. He and his wife, Fernanda, started the country’s first combination of microbrewery and center for community transformation in Missoula after working as a specialist in international peacebuilding and civilian peacekeeping in a dozen conflict zones over 15 years.  He has trained over 4,000 civilians from nearly 100 countries to work in war zones around the world.

Tricia Parks

IMG_2455Tricia Parks is an expert in the field of being “labeled” and bullied, stemming from the 13 different schools she attended while her parents were trying to decide what they wanted to be when they grew up.  Her 20 years experience in the Optical Field allowed her to see and understand the complex views of the masses.

An Award winning speaker, she strives to affect everyone’s day with a joyfilled smile, a streak of silly and abundant energy!  Tricia is happily married and blessed with the opportunity to raise 3 fine young men.