Speaking

Nancy Chang is available to speak to your group.

Nancy Chang is a Seattle based culture shifter and social entrepreneur. She is the founder/board chair of Skate Like a Girl, an action sports leadership program for young women, and executive director of Reel Grrls, a pioneering media training program for girls.  She was the first Asian-American woman to become a L’oreal Women of Worth in 2008 for her commitment to creating a more inclusive world for young women, and she has been featured in the Atlantic discussing her role launching Reel Grrls’s mobile initiative. Nancy is active in Seattle community groups and sits on the Seattle Sports Advisory Committee, Seattle Arts Leadership Team, and other committees. She holds an MPA and a BFA from the University of Washington.

Nancy has a long and dynamic career in culture shift. She has dedicated her life to community building in the arts, feminist spaces, youth culture, and activism. As an entrepreneur Nancy has a strong ability to engage audiences and capture them in a diverse web of topics. Nancy is well respected and sought after to speak and facilitate panels, key note speaker, and amongst the art community.

Speaking Engagements, Articles, and Podcasts:

  • October 2016 – Hillary Clinton Fundraiser Panel Facilitator, Seattle, WA
    Facilitated panel of women film makers
  • September 2016 – The Vera Project’s Women’s Creative Industries Forum, Seattle, WA
    Inspiring young women to pursue work in creative industries
  • August 2016 – Creative Advantage Institute at Seattle Art Museum
  • August 2016 – Ghosts of Seattle at Seattle Design Center
  • June 2016 – Boss Up
  • March 2016 – Puget Sound All Girls Film Challenge, Redmond, WA
    Opening speaker and small table discussions on the future of women in film.
  • March 2016 – The ACLU Student Conference, Seattle, WA
    Hosting a talk on the power of mobile content creation and the role of young people in media
  • Jan 2016 – The Low Dao – Pod Cast on growing up Taiwanese-American
  • 2016 Creative Advantage Speaker Professional Development Series
  • September 2015 – Geek Girl Con, Seattle, WA
    Hosted Live at Geek Girl Con! a workshop, panel, and hands on learning opportunity to make mobile content.
  • August 2015 – The Vera Project’s Women’s Creative Industries Forum, Seattle, WA
    Inspiring young women to pursue work in creative industries
  • July 2015 – City of Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture’s SALT Kick-off, Seattle, WA
    Featured inaugural speaker on why artists and arts administrators do creative work
  • December 2015 – Podcast Women in Film
  • August 2014 – Lemelson Center Innoskate – MOHAI Seattle
    Spoke about how Skate Like a Girl disrupted the Seattle skate scene through building community.
  • August 2014 – Mahfia Sessions: Speaking To Women Authentically: Tools To Start The Conversation, Portland, OR
    Speaking to action sports leaders on connecting with young women in action sports, and what authentic community building looks like.