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EAWLC Dialogue with CBC Music Executive Producer: Say Yes with Kai Black
September 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
What if your life plan is different from the plan life has for you? At age 15, Kai Black learned he was going blind. What has he learned over time?… that we must let go of the life we planned and accept the one that is waiting for us. “Just say yes to new experience” offers Kai, who is now an Executive Producer at the CBC, an exciting career creating award-winning projects. Hear his story, with engaging audio and video of some recent projects.
Time: Friday, September 24, 2021, at 7:30 – 9:00 P.M. (Eastern Time)
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Guest Speaker Bio:
Kai Black is an Executive Producer at CBC Music. Over the 20 years at the CBC, he has created original radio shows, podcasts, TV specials, and contests, including the award-winning initiative ‘Volkswagen Beetle Roadtrip Sessions,’ and the ‘TD Rock Your Campus’ contest. He is also the leader behind The creation of the CBC Music Festival that has engaged tens of thousands of concertgoers.
Kai is legally blind. He studied classical guitar performance and landed in broadcasting by happy accident. Today Kai is a charismatic team leader at the CBC, recognized for his mentoring activities, and passion for authentic engagement both with audiences, colleagues, and stakeholders. He works to find ways to include more people with disabilities in media, spearheading the creation of the first paid placement program for people with disabilities at the CBC.
The East and West Learning Connections is very much honored to have Kai with us. Let’s listen to his fabulous life stories and music projects, and have a free dialogue with him. It is surely to be a beautiful, uplifting evening!
Professionals or home-makers, grown-ups or young students, everyone is welcome!
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