Naya has been an ecstatic facilitator and speaker for panels, classrooms, graduation ceremonies, and professional health fairs and meetings. This list highlights selected public and private events where you'll find Naya speaking and/or facilitating. To partner for your group/organization, connect here. Events open to the public are marked with an asterisk*. 


January 14 | Spa Day with Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman*

Meditation Guide, Austin, TX, USA

February 11 | Women of Color Retreat

Workshop Facilitator, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA  

April 6-8 | Association of American Geographers Conference

Presenter for Geographies of Slow Violence & Panelist for Doing Critical Human Geographies, Boston, MA, USA

April 20 | First Annual Healing Indigenous Project

Meditation facilitator, hosted by Texas State University / Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, San Marcos, TX, USA 

April 22 | WeCon (Women's Empowerment Conference)*

Meditation co-facilitator, hosted by Women's Community Center of Central Texas,  Austin, TX, USA

May 30-June 1 | Race in the Marketplace (RIM) Conference

Scientific Committee Member & Participant, Washington, DC, USA

June 1-June 3 | Marketing and Public Policy Conference

Race in the Marketplace (RIM) Panel, Washington, DC, USA

June 26 | Center for Healthy Living Staff Retreat

Keynote speaker, Dell Medical Center - Center for Healthy Living, Austin, TX, USA

July 13 & 20 | Beyond Food Deserts Tour (info

Research presenter w/ policy and non-profit stakeholders, Austin, TX, USA

July 26 | Grasp the Root Meditation Circle at allgo

Meditation facilitator, Austin, TX, USA

July 28 | Intersections: Where Ideas, Experiences, and People Meet - Via Hope Conference

Keynote speaker, Georgetown, TX, USA


Upcoming 2018: 

April 10-14 | American Association of Geographers Meeting

Panelist, Public Engagement; Presenter, Ceremonies for Ourselves: Re-Visioning Land Justice Through the Black and Brown Body, New Orleans, LA, USA


Past Events + Partnerships

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