Open Coffee with Shonna Dorsey

November 7, 2017 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
No More Empty Cups, 1502 South 10th Street #100, Omaha, NE

Open Coffee with’ is an opportunity to get a meeting with our city’s most impacting and influential people. You’ll hear their personal story and perhaps ask that key question that might inspire a new idea for you! All events are free and open to the public.

Join us Nov 7th for Open Coffee with Shonna Dorsey, VP of Community Engagement, Marketing and Member Services for AIM and hear her story as she candidly shares her experiences including successes, failures, and lessons learned along the way to hopefully inspire listeners to reach beyond any self- or otherwise imposed limitations. This is definitely not one to miss!

“Open Coffee with” agenda
8a – Open networking
8:20 – Presentation and Q&A
8:45 – Intros & Community announcements
More about Shonna:
Shonna graduated from Omaha North High School in 1997 and she is an alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO) where she earned both Bachelor’s (2003) and Master’s of Science (2010) degrees in Management Information Systems (MIS). Her career includes training facilitation, project management, and web development. She has earned the PMP and PMI-ACP certifications through the Project Management Institute.

Shonna is a Women’s Center for Advancement Board Member and Co-Chair of its Development Committee, Creighton Tech Professional Advisory Committee Member, a Business Ethics Alliance Trustee, a Heartland 2050 Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Executive Committee Member, a UNO Alumni Association board member, a President’s Advisory Council (Hank Bounds, University of Nebraska) Council Member, a Heartland Workforce Solutions Youth Council Member, a Nebraska Department of Education’s Department of Postsecondary Career Schools Community Council Member, and Co-Chair of the Omaha Public Schools Information Technology Advisory Board.

In 2016, Shonna was nominated for and accepted a Women in Technology Award from InformationWeek. She is one of five Omahans selected for the 2016 Changemaker award (Greater Omaha Young Professionals), one of ten Omahans selected for the 2015 TOYO award (Omaha Jaycees), the 2015 recipient of the Tech Community Builder of the Year Award (AIM), a Leadership Omaha graduate, and a 2014 recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award (Midlands Business Journal).

As a panelist or sole speaker, she has discussed topics of opportunities in tech, women in tech, empowerment and leadership.


What is “Open Coffee”?
It’s about creating juxtaposing collisions of inspiring people – a catalyst to think outside the box and expose us to new connections. Every Tuesday leaders, entrepreneurs, activists, philanthropists and anyone invested in creating a better community gather for a casual coffee together. More info at Open Coffee Omaha Fb page