Grants, 2018 Conference Date, New Board Members, and 2018 Keynote Speaker

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!

You may have noticed that we......

Secret Knowledge Exchange Happy Hour - Tuesday Aug 22nd 2017

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)

928 SE 9th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97214


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We're Backing Kalie Stanton: Fireborn

Join Secret Knowledge in backing the first Kickstarter Campaign to come out of The Whisper Posse.

Kalie Stanton's FIREBORN: a fantasy webcomic about a troubled tattooed girl.

 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......

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August 2016 Whisper Posse Update

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!



Whisper Posse Update - July 2016

Whisper Posse UPDATE !

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.

Whisper Posse - a six month adventure in creative career growth from Secret Knowledge in Portland, Oregon

Kalie Stanton - Illustrator for Secret Knowledge......

Whisper Posse

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.


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