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Connect with us on Networked, as we introduce you to the people and organizations who are leading innovation in the region.

ABOUT NETWORKED.

Connect with us on Networked, as we introduce you to the people and organizations who are leading innovation in the region.

 

Join us every week as the NCW Tech Alliance team interviews individuals driving change in technology, entrepreneurship, and STEM education. Get inspired, engaged, and Networked.

 

Networked is hosted on the NCWLIFE Channel, based in Wenatchee, WA. Learn more about NCWLIFE and its programming at www.ncwlife.com

Entrepreneur Journey & Fostering Community Growth | NCW Tech Networked TV S11 E4 2024
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Entrepreneur Journey & Fostering Community Growth | NCW Tech Networked TV S11 E4 2024

In Episode 4 of Season 11 on Networked TV, hosted by David Mabee from NCW Tech Alliance, we get into the stories of local entrepreneurs and the collaborative efforts enhancing North Central Washington's economic landscape. In This Episode: Segment 1: Mayra Garcia's Journey: From the inception of Evergreen Picnics to the rise of Evergreen Luxury Events, Mayra Garcia discusses the evolution of her business, balancing entrepreneurship with family life, and her vision for the future. Segment 2: Community Impact: Steve Wilkinson of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, alongside Mayra, explores the integration and support of minority-owned businesses through the Hispanic Business Council, highlighting the council's role in fostering a unified business community. Key Takeaways: Insights into starting and growing a business in today's competitive environment. The importance of community support structures like the Hispanic Business Council for minority entrepreneurs. Strategies for achieving work-life balance as an entrepreneur. For Viewers Interested In: Real-life entrepreneurial stories and challenges. Community development and economic initiatives. Networking and support for businesses in North Central Washington. Subscribe to stay updated on how technology and collaboration are driving growth in our region. Share your thoughts in the comments! #NetworkedTV #Entrepreneurship #CommunityDevelopment #NCWTechAlliance #WenatcheeValley
Empowering Innovation: UpSkill-A-Thon & Success Stories | NCW Tech Networked TV S11 E1 2024
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Empowering Innovation: UpSkill-A-Thon & Success Stories | NCW Tech Networked TV S11 E1 2024

Welcome to the premiere of Season 11 of Networked TV, hosted by David Mabee from the heart of North Central Washington. This episode is a deep dive into the synergy of technology, education, and innovation, brought to you by the NCW Tech Alliance. In this episode, we're excited to feature Conrad Billman, the dynamic Technology Programs Manager at NCW Tech Alliance, and Juan Servin, the visionary owner of Servin Tech Enterprises LLC. Discover how their paths in digital learning and skill development are shaping the future of our community. 🔹 What's Inside: Insightful background on our guests and their journey with the Community Skills Initiative and the UpSkill-A-Thon Competition. In-depth discussion on the goals of the Community Skills Initiative, its partnership with giants like Microsoft and LinkedIn, and its impact on technology accessibility. Exclusive stories from Juan Servin on his transition from a pizzeria to tech entrepreneurship and winning the UpSkill-A-Thon. A closer look at how the UpSkill-A-Thon is revolutionizing skill acquisition in North Central Washington, with a special focus on AI courses and the motivational triple point system. Join us as we explore these transformative journeys and the impact of technology in education and beyond. Get ready to be informed, inspired, and interconnected with the vibrant pulse of our community. For more inspiring stories and tech insights, subscribe to our channel and hit the notification bell to stay updated on the latest episodes of Networked TV. #NetworkedTV #NCWTechAlliance #TechEducation #Innovation #UpSkillAThon #CommunitySkillsInitiative #DigitalLearning
Rosa Pulido Revitalizing Downtown Wenatchee's Heart | S 10 Ep 9 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023
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Rosa Pulido Revitalizing Downtown Wenatchee's Heart | S 10 Ep 9 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023

Join us on this special episode of "Networked" where we feature Rosa Pulido, a community leader and Executive Director of the Wenatchee Downtown Association (WDA), who is passionately revitalizing downtown Wenatchee. 🌆 Meet Rosa Pulido: A Hometown Hero: Born and raised in the Valley, Rosa brings her expertise in Public Relations and her rich experience with non-profits to the forefront of community development. As the Executive Director of WDA, she's committed to enriching the downtown experience for everyone. 💖 We Love Downtown Campaign: Rosa shares insights into the 'We Love Downtown' campaign, a heartfelt initiative focusing on community building and showcasing the diverse businesses and entrepreneurs of downtown Wenatchee. 🌙 Night Market on the Avenue: Explore the vibrant Night Market, a collaboration that transforms the city center into a nocturnal wonderland of art, music, and food. It's a celebration of local culture and creativity, showcasing Rosa's dedication to enhancing Wenatchee's cultural landscape. 🎨 Wenatchee First Fridays: Discover the magic of First Fridays, a monthly event uniting the community through art, performances, and local cuisine. It's a testament to the power of community engagement in creating a lively, engaging downtown scene. 🤝 WDA's Community Initiatives: Rosa will discuss the Main Street Tax Credit Incentive Program and the WDA's innovative Partnership program. Learn about various ways individuals and businesses can contribute, including committee involvement or board service. Don't miss this insightful episode with Rosa Pulido as we delve into the transformative projects making Wenatchee a more vibrant, connected community. Remember to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell for more inspiring stories!
Summer Hess on Digital Equity & Nonprofit Innovation | S 10 Ep 8 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023
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Summer Hess on Digital Equity & Nonprofit Innovation | S 10 Ep 8 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023

Join us in an inspiring episode where we explore the multifaceted world of community building and digital equity with Summer Hess, the dynamic Owner of Sage Step Consulting. 🌿 Meet Summer Hess: A Consultant, Author, and Community Builder: Summer Hess is not just an entrepreneur; she's a passionate advocate for community development and digital equity. With an impressive background as a manager for the Community Building Campus in Spokane and managing editor for Out There Outdoors magazine, Summer brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her endeavors. 🖥️ Digital Equity: A Vision for the Future: In our first segment, we delve into the critical issue of digital equity. Summer has been instrumental in advancing this cause, contributing to Digital Equity Plans, initiating the Digital Access and Equity Coalition, and securing grant funding prospects. Learn about her impactful work in bridging the digital divide and fostering equitable access to technology. 🔍 Sage Step Consulting: Pioneering Nonprofit Consulting: Next, we take a closer look at Sage Step Consulting, Summer's platform for offering expert consulting services. Discover how Summer is carving out a unique niche within the nonprofit ecosystem, providing innovative solutions and strategies. 📚 'One-Block Revolution': Insights into Philanthropy and Community Building: Finally, we discuss 'One-Block Revolution: 20 Years of Community Building,' a book edited by Summer that offers a deep dive into the world of philanthropy and effective community building techniques.
Meg Kappler Bridging Art & Mental Health in NCW | S 10 Ep 6 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023
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Meg Kappler Bridging Art & Mental Health in NCW | S 10 Ep 6 | NCW Tech Alliance Networked 2023

In this episode of Networked TV, we're privileged to have Meg Kappler, the dynamic Executive Director of the NCW Arts Alliance, with us. Originating from the charming town of Ephrata, WA, Meg's professional canvas boasts a myriad of vibrant experiences. From captivating stages as an actor with her BFA in Theatre Arts from Pacific Lutheran University to illuminating the world behind the curtains as a scenic artist, Meg's artistic journey has been nothing short of inspiring. Yet, the allure of mental health counseling beckoned, and Meg heeded the call. With specialized training in creative arts therapies, she carved a niche for herself at Columbia Valley Community Health. But the siren call of arts remained ever-present, leading her to co-found the Full Circle Theatre Company. As the helm of the NCW Arts Alliance since August 2022, Meg channels her multifaceted experiences to champion the arts. Today, she'll shed light on the exciting trajectory of the NCW Arts Alliance, including deep dives into the Regional Artist Index and their collaboration with Visit Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Downtown Association to rejuvenate Wenatchee's First Fridays. Join us on this immersive journey into North Central Washington's burgeoning arts landscape. This episode promises a blend of inspiration and passion, perfect for art aficionados and anyone with a penchant for creativity. Remember to subscribe for more enriching conversations and insights into the world of arts!
TikTok's Impact on Family Business: Kaitlyn Thornton, Apple Girl | S 10 Ep 4 | Networked 2023
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TikTok's Impact on Family Business: Kaitlyn Thornton, Apple Girl | S 10 Ep 4 | Networked 2023

In this episode, we dive into the captivating world of TikTok, the platform that's taken the internet by storm with its mesmerizing short-form videos and viral sensations. TikTok has become a global craze, reshaping the way we create, consume, and connect with content. With its 15 to 60-second videos, this social media powerhouse has become a cultural phenomenon, capturing the hearts and minds of millions worldwide. From uproarious lip-syncing challenges to heartwarming dance routines and educational gems, TikTok has emerged as a potent medium for self-expression, entertainment, and even social activism. But that's not all! We have a very special guest who's harnessed the power of TikTok and social media to shine a spotlight on her family's business. Joining us is the incredible Kaitlyn Thornton, better known as "Your Favorite Apple Girl" and an AG Influencer. Kaitlyn is a Senior studying Marketing at WSU's Carson College of Business and was honored as the STEM College Student Innovator of the Year at the NCW Tech Alliance Innovator Awards. Hailing from the picturesque landscapes of Tonasket as a fourth-generation orchardist, Kaitlyn utilizes her impressive social media following of over 400,000 to spread awareness and knowledge about the incredible journey of those mouthwatering apples you savor from your local market. Get ready for an enlightening conversation that delves into the intersection of TikTok, family business, and the art of storytelling. Subscribe now and hit that notification bell to stay updated on this exhilarating episode and more!
CAFÉ: Nurturing Education and Community Growth in NCW | S 10 Ep 3 | Networked 2023
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CAFÉ: Nurturing Education and Community Growth in NCW | S 10 Ep 3 | Networked 2023

In this episode, we have the privilege of introducing you to an organization that's making an incredible impact in North Central Washington—CAFÉ, the Center for Advancement of Family and Education. CAFÉ stands as a non-profit organization on a noble mission to advance family and community growth through the power of education. Their vision transcends traditional learning, encompassing leadership development, civic and social engagement, literacy enhancement, and academic progress, all designed to uplift our culturally diverse community. Behind the scenes of this remarkable organization, there are dedicated individuals propelling their mission forward. Today, we have the pleasure of talking to Jazmin Sanchez, the Communications Coordinator at CAFÉ. With over seven years of experience crafting compelling content for social media platforms, Jazmin plays a pivotal role in connecting CAFÉ's programs, resources, and events with the community. Her responsibilities include crafting engaging social media posts, scripting radio interviews, and even making appearances on live interviews at local Spanish radio stations. Here at Networked TV, we celebrate organizations like CAFÉ, where education extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Through heartfelt interviews and captivating stories, we shed light on the profound impact of education and the strength of community bonds. Join us today as we embark on a journey to uncover untold stories, explore transformative educational experiences, and meet extraordinary individuals like Jazmin who are making a difference through CAFÉ's unwavering commitment. Subscribe now and hit that notification bell to stay updated on this inspirational conversation and more stories of education and community empowerment!
Inside the Inspiring Journey of Brooklyn Holton | S 10 Ep 1 | Networked TV 2023
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Inside the Inspiring Journey of Brooklyn Holton | S 10 Ep 1 | Networked TV 2023

📺 Get ready for an inspiring interview by Jenny Rojanasthien with Brooklyn Holton, the incredible Owner, and CEO of Firm Foundations Community Consulting! Introducing Brooklyn Holton: a dynamic individual with a diverse background and a passion for creating inclusive spaces. Brooklyn is a dual-major, single-minor graduate from Western Washington University (WWU) in Bellingham, WA. As a retired professional athlete, she has competed as an All American T&F Athlete, All American Women's Professional Football Player, and a 3x Bobsled Medalist for Team USA. Alongside her athletic pursuits, Brooklyn's love for outdoor recreation is evident as she regularly engages in activities such as hiking, snowboarding, dirt biking, and horseback riding. Her vibrant personality and natural extroversion make her a perfect fit for any role that requires sociability. Recognized as a "30 under 35" award recipient in 2020, Brooklyn has dedicated herself to creating inclusive spaces since her college days. She actively works with the Spanish-speaking community and is committed to achieving fluency in Spanish to better serve and connect with others in a meaningful way. Brooklyn Holton is an inspiring individual who continues to make a positive impact through her diverse experiences and lifelong dedication to inclusivity. Join us on Networked TV, hosted by @NCWLifeChannel , for the full interview with Brooklyn Holton. You won't want to miss this engaging conversation that will leave you feeling inspired and motivated! 🎥 Be a part of Season 10 of our TV show, Networked, and share your inspiring story with a wide audience! 🌟 Whether you're an entrepreneur, business leader, educator, or part of a nonprofit, we want to hear from you. Connect with the community and showcase your impact! Apply now: https://ncwtech.info/networked Don't miss this opportunity to shine and make a difference through Networked! Email us at info@ncwtech.org for more details. #NetworkedTV #shareyourstory Chapters: 00:00 - 00:15 Intro 00:16 - 02:06 Opening Segment 02:14 - 23:24 Interview with Brooklyn
Larry LaMotte of ReCapurit and Dave Winters on Blockchain | Networked TV 2023 | Ep. 2
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Larry LaMotte of ReCapurit and Dave Winters on Blockchain | Networked TV 2023 | Ep. 2

Join us for an exciting episode as we dive into the world of innovation and sustainability! In this episode, our first guest is Larry LaMotte, Founder & CEO of ReCapurit. Larry has revolutionized the construction industry by creating a marketplace for salvaged building materials, increasing their flow back into new construction and new use. Learn how ReCapurit is making a significant impact on sustainability and resource conservation. We're also thrilled to have Dave Winters as our second guest. Dave is an expert in Blockchain, Crypto, and the Metaverse. Join us as he shares his insights and educates us about these cutting-edge technologies. Discover how Blockchain, Crypto, and the Metaverse are shaping the future and opening up new possibilities. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that explores innovation, sustainability, and the exciting frontiers of technology! Tune in and join the conversation. 🎥 Be a part of Season 10 of our TV show, Networked, and share your inspiring story with a wide audience! 🌟 Whether you're an entrepreneur, business leader, educator, or part of a nonprofit, we want to hear from you. Connect with the community and showcase your impact! Apply now: https://ncwtech.info/networked Don't miss this opportunity to shine and make a difference through Networked! Email us at info@ncwtech.org for more details. #NetworkedTV #shareyourstory #InnovationAndSustainability #ReCapurit #Blockchain #Crypto #Metaverse Chapters: 00:00 - 00:15 Intro 00:16 - 02:06 Opening Segment 01:24 - 11:21 Interview with Larry LaMotte, Founder & CEO of ReCapurit 11:30 - 21:06 Interview with Dave Winters expert in Blockchain, Crypto, and the Metaverse.
Cori Bautista, Founding Member of Women's Service League of NCW  | Networked TV 2023 | Ep. 3
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Cori Bautista, Founding Member of Women's Service League of NCW | Networked TV 2023 | Ep. 3

We're thrilled to introduce you to a remarkable member of our community, Cori Bautista. With a long history of community engagement, Cori has received numerous accolades for her outstanding contributions. Cori is a beloved resident of Wenatchee and serves as a Residential Loan Officer at Banner Bank. She is also a founding member of the Women's Service League of NCW, where she plays a pivotal role in making a positive impact. Additionally, Cori serves as a board member for local organizations, including Confluence Health and Pybus Public Market. Join us as we sit down with Cori to learn more about her inspiring work with the Women's Service League and what exciting plans are in store for 2023. You won't want to miss this enlightening conversation! Join us on Networked TV, hosted by @NCWLifeChannel, for the full interview with Cori Bautista. You won't want to miss this engaging conversation that will leave you feeling inspired and motivated! 🎥 Be a part of Season 10 of our TV show, Networked, and share your inspiring story with a wide audience! 🌟 Whether you're an entrepreneur, business leader, educator, or part of a nonprofit, we want to hear from you. Connect with the community and showcase your impact! Apply now: https://ncwtech.info/networked Don't miss this opportunity to shine and make a difference through Networked! Email us at info@ncwtech.org for more details. #NetworkedTV #shareyourstory Chapters: 00:00 - 00:15 Intro 00:16 - 01:33 Opening Segment 01:38 - 22:03 Interview with Cori Bautista
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