Ms. Moniki Gunn-Cannon, Community Advocate
Please join us on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 as we learn from Ms.Moniki Gunn-Cannon as she covers the following discussion points:
· Explore where biases come from and how this impacts our views of different races
· How to make the unconscious conscious
·Strategies for building strong communities and workplace
Moniki Gunn-Cannon is an advocate for her community which is displayed in all aspects of her personal and professional endeavors. Moniki serves as the Employment Director for Step-Up Omaha!, a youth employment program in Nebraska. In addition she is a national speaker, development coach and consultant with Gunn & Cannon Empowerment Group where she focuses on helping people and teams increase their performance.
Prior to starting Gunn & Cannon Empowerment Group, Moniki was a District Human Resources Manager at Kiewit Corporation where she was also trained as a Certified Gallup Strengths Performance Coach. Cannon holds an undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management and graduate degree in Organizational Leadership.
Moniki is passionate about youth development working with educational institutions and serves multiple local districts on a regular basis discussing ways to develop talent and enhance culture, including Omaha Public Schools and Elkhorn Public Schools. She serves in a variety of capacities throughout the educational system, including speaking to middle and high school students, working with families in the Family Leadership Institute, facilitating with Minnesota Humanities, Chairing the District Citizen’s Advisory Council or serving on her children’s PTA. All of these spaces have led her to a dream job as the Employment Director for Step-Up Omaha, a youth and young adult employment program.
Cannon is an adjunct instructor at Metropolitan Community College in the Social Sciences department and has spoken at the National Title 1 Conference. In addition to her professional career she serves on many boards and advisory committees, including the Women’s Fund of Omaha and Greater Omaha Chamber YP Council.
If that is not enough, Moniki is a wife to her middle school sweetheart Jaron and one cheering, coaching, yelling sports mom to their children Jayla, a sophomore at Omaha North High School and Jaron Jr age, a seventh grader at Jesuit Academy.
Moniki’s personal mission and life’s work is to reach as many people as she can and provide an arsenal of information that allows individuals and teams to explode to the next level.
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