Luncheon Speakers

May 5, 2005–Stories of Women Pilots–Sandi Sumner

Sumner shares stories of women pilots by Carole Mercer Sandi Sumner arrived in Alaska on Amelia Earhart’s birthday: July 24 in 1994. “This was a coincidence,” she notes, “but I think it was an omen of what brought me here.” Sumner spoke to Alaska Press Women at the May luncheon, where she shared stories about […]

March 3, 2005–Exploring the world–Nan Elliott

Exploring the world with Nan Elliott by Sherrie Simmonds Nan Elliott, Alaska Press Women’s March speaker, kept the APW audience engaged and entertained with stories of her experiences. The author, cruise ship lecturer, assistant professor, journalist, and filmmaker, having worked on assignments around the world, for an Alaskan governor, the White House, and the federal […]

Jan. 6, 2005–Narrative Journalism–Amanda Coyne

Coyne sets the scene on narrative journalism by Tara Witterholt After years of waiting for our invite to lunch, Anchorage Press writer Amanda Coyne admitted she felt like “the dorky girl at the dance.” But on January 6, Alaska Press Women motioned her to the popular table and asked her about working for the alternative […]