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The national dialogue is brimming with polarizing, barbed comments about diversity. How is that conversation playing out here in Northeast Indiana and why should you care? In an increasingly diverse and connected world, our economic survival may very well depend on our willingness to step outside our comfort zone and have a conversation about just who is welcome in our region. Are you ready to talk?
Courtney Tritch currently serves as the VP of Marketing at the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
and has a shared love for community and positive change. Through her work at the Regional
Partnership, she has led nationally-recognized marketing campaigns and, most recently, she
spearheaded the Our Story Project to discover the region’s authentic and compelling story to market to
the world. With 15 years of brand building experience and her empathy for the underdog, she
constantly challenges herself and her community to be better than we are today.
She is an ATHENA Award nominee; a recipient of Business Weekly’s “40 Under 40” Award; and she won
Best in Show for her original, one woman show “The Identity Itch” performed at Fort Wayne Fringe Fest.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at