2017 has been a pretty quiet year for Secret Knowledge. Thanks to the folks who have turned out for our Secret Knowledge Exchange Happy Hour Events. You've been helping to keep the spirit of Secret Knowledge alive this year.
Welcome Annie Rose Shapero & Ethan Parker Wright to the Secret Knowledge Board of Directors
Secret Knowledge is pleased to welcome two of our most engaged volunteers Annie Rose Shapero & Ethan Parker Wright to the Secret Knowledge Board of Directors. Annie Rose has been instrumental in developing our Secret Knowledge exchange programming. Ethan was a participant in the first Whisper Posse, coordinated our happy hour events in 2017 and will lend his graphic design skills to Secret Knowledge in 2018. Welcome aboard!
Once each quarter Secret Knowledge gathers Portland's creative community together to engage in peer exchange. Designed to welcome introverts and extroverts alike, each SECRET KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE HAPPY HOUR event is designed to facilitate resource and insight exchange between attendees. It's not another schmooze-fest.
Join us: Tuesday August 22nd, 2017 from 6pm - 9pm
At: Rogue Ales & Spirits East Side Pub & Pilot Brewery - In the BARREL ROOM (inside the brewery, follow the signs)
You might recognize Kalie as Secret Knowledge's illustrator. Getting people to understand something new or innovative is such a key part of making Secret Knowledge succeed. Kalie has contributed so much to making Secret Knowledge instantly understandable. Her illustrations helped attendees at the first Secret Knowledge Conference see themselves and the value of the conference for the first time. More recently Kalie helped us convey the sense of brave adventure surrounding The Whisper Posse. As we were working on The Whisper Posse poster Kalie said, "This is a program I NEED MYSELF. I'm......
It's been a pretty exciting week for the WHISPER POSSE We've been doing the tactical plan meetings with participants, to go over the reccomendations from our Whisper Posse Expedition Planning Team (Noah Kleiman, Melanie Boekee, and R.Michael Menzies, jr.)
It's been amazing watching the pieces come together for the participants. Here are some highlights from this week:
WHISPER POSSE moment #1 (Wednesday) Helping Gwen overhaul her website to transform it into a more effective web store for her fine jewelry. Go Gwen! (yes, we'll share the link, but not today). Her studio has a swing!
Hats off to our five brave Whisper Posse participants: Sean, Frank, Ethan, Kalie, and Gwen. Two musicians, a graphic designer, an illustrator, and a jewelry artist who set out to grow their creative careers with support from Secret Knowledge, in an adventure which runs through November. It's about providing the support it takes to do the brave work required to build a creative career.
Join Secret Knowledge for a 6 month adventure in creative career growth.
The Spring 2016 Whisper Posse is underway - We're riding through November 2016.
You can join the Winter Whisper Posse, when it starts in December. In the meantime anyone can benefit from the same great career advice, anytime through Secret Knowledge's Insight Sessions (info here).
Spring Whisper Posse info
The Secret Knowledge Whisper Posse is your back-up and support team as you blaze a new trail for your creative career.