Asian Festival 2014

By Ambassadors Team Member, Ashley Abedini

Great performances. Delicious food. And a lot of peace signs. If you have lived in Wichita for a long enough time (circa creepy Joyland years), then you probably have heard of the Asian Festival. If not – it is a long standing annual celebration that…

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Restaurant Gems in Wichita

By Ashley Abedini, Ambassadors Action Team Member

I spend way too much time eating. Between my endless food discoveries searching for Wichita’s favorite pho, taste testing all the hummus this city has to offer, and trying all the ICT food trucks, I could pretty much never stop trying restaurants if I didn’t…

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The Friends of the Keeper

Hosts 40th Anniversary celebration

Amanda Roth, chair of the Mosaic action team, recently interviewed Sue Seal to get more information about the Friends of the Keeper organization. Sue is the chairperson of the organization, and a passionate advocate for Native American preservation. Can you tell us a little about…

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YPs Enjoy Korean Cuisine at Hana Next Door

Hosted by the Mosiac Action Team

By Ashley Abedini, CarMax Ambassadors Team Member Last week a group of young professionals met at Hana Next Door for our monthly Dine Around. I consider myself an amateur foodie, or fatty as my friends and family like to graciously put it. My big foodie…

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Community Culture

The Mosaic Action Team

By Ashley Abedini, CarMax Ambassadors Team Member Do you like being exposed to the various world religions and cultures? Do you enjoy sampling delicious ethnic cuisines? Last and most importantly: do you like champagne?   If you answered yes to any of the previous questions,…

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YPW Action Team Volunteer Plans Event

First-Ever Night of the City Sensational Honors local figures

By Lamont Anderson, ALA Enterprises Leadership Link Action Member It is our mission to celebrate the culture, innovation, and diversity in Wichita with an awards and ceremony dedicated to highlighting these attributes which make Wichita great. Wichita is a city filled with a passionate community,…

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TKAMM Launching New Networking Group

While you are out and about this Friday for Final Friday, you might want to stop by the Kansas African American Museum for the launch of their new young professional group, T-Net. T-Net is a vibrant group of adults 21 to 45 who come together…

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Diversity at home and at work

Team Mosaic has assembled an excellent panel to discuss how diversity issues have affected their personal and professional lives including a discussion on the challenges of recruiting a diverse workforce. The panel includes Brian Black, Spirit Aerosystems; Victor Scott, Westar Energy; and Michlene Tucker, McConnell…

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YPs Get Inspired By A Remarkable Woman

You may or may not know that October is disabilities awareness month. The group of YPs that met recently at Cargill to hear Cindy Lawrence’s story realize that for some people, disability awareness is a lifelong thing. In 1997 medical complications led to Cindy losing…

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Diversity Through the Eyes of an Air Force Major

Alaska. Seattle. Colorado. Boston. Germany. Alabama. Wichita. These are some of the places that Major James Eldridge Davis has lived throughout his life and his career in the United States Air Force. Each new place brought with it diversity issues that Major Davis had to…

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Welcome to W

Same mission. New name. Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) is now W. Join us as we move forward into our next chapter of building tomorrow’s leaders today.