Hollis Wong-Wear
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SPEAKING & APPEARANCES

 

SPEAKING & APPEARANCES

Hollis has appeared at conferences, conventions, speaker series, college and high school campuses, and more as both a keynote speaker, a spoken word performer, event host and panelist. 

 
 
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YO, IS THIS RACIST? EPISODE: "T-SHIRTS USING NINJA AS THE N-WORD" FEATURING HOLLIS WONG-WEAR

Hollis Wong-Wear joins Andrew to talk about t-shirts that interchange the word ninja for the n-word. 

 

TedX: University of Washington

"A Family Tradition": Hollis shares how her experience growing up in the kitchen of her mother's Chinese restaurant informs her creative approach. 

 

oneAmerica Gala

An original spoken word poem written in honor of the clients and work of One America, an immigrant rights advocacy organization, performed at the Westin Ballroom in Seattle. 

 

YWCA Annual Luncheon

An original spoken word poem written in honor of the clients of the YWCA King County - Snohomish, performed at the Seattle Convention Center. 

 

other select appearances

2017

+ Festa!: Arts Corps' Annual Gala
+ Equivox: Hedgebrook's Annual Fundraiser
+ Planned Parenthood Northwest & Hawaii Annual Luncheon
+ Election Night Party for Nikkita Oliver for Mayor
+ Complexity Launch Party
+ DreamSeries: Authentic Creativity - An Asian American Perspective, hosted by DreamMaker 3D
+ The Poetry of Rising & Resistance feat. Eve Ensler & Kimberle Crenshaw

2016

+ "The New Deciders": The Asian-American Vote with Maria Hinajosa
+ Eileen Fischer Leadership Institute
+ Powerful Voices Annual Luncheon
+ GOODFest presented by Good, Inc. 
+ Planned Parenthood Teen Council Lobby Day
+ Seattle Globalist Annual Gala

2015

+ Hedgebrook Presents: A Conversation with Gloria Stienem & Cheryl Strayed, Benaroya Hall
+ Upgrade Seattle Launch Celebration @ Town Hall
+ TedX University of Washington
+ Leadership Tomorrow's Art & Culture Challenge Day
+ Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass Breakfast Series
+ UW Multicultural Graduation Ceremony

2014

+ Creative Mornings Seattle: "FREEDOM"
+ Town Hall's Talk of The Town
+ Seattle University Pep Talk: Creative Writing
+ IN-NW Digital Marketing and Social Media Conference
+ Hyphen Magazine's Mr. Hyphen Annual Celebration
+ Center For Women And Democracy's Leadership Institute And Food For Thought
+ Citizen University
+ OneAmerica Annual Celebration / Fundraiser
+ YWCA Inspire Luncheon Series
+ Highline Community College APIA History Month