Unlocking the Untapped Potential: Navigating Alaska Native Rural Communities for Successful Collaboration

Sep 15, 2023 | Fairbanks Luncheon

Don’t miss this professional development discussion that will help you gain the results and buy-in you need to be successful in the work you do — no matter where you are in Alaska.

What you’ll take away from this session:

  • Understanding and respecting the unique cultural values, traditions and protocols of Alaska Native rural communities
  • Building strong relationships based on trust, mutual respect, and active engagement
  • Engaging local leadership with an understanding of cultural protocols
  • Understanding rural challenges such as geographical isolation, communication limitations and limited infrastructure

Date: Thursday, Oct. 12
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Location: 519 1st Avenue Fairbanks, AK 99701 – The meeting space is called “Venue” – Lunch is included

Register today!

About Charlene Ostbloom:

Charlene Ostbloom is the founder of Bloom Communications, a business established in June 2019 that is proud to be Alaska Native and woman owned. Ostbloom is a skilled strategist in the field of communications and public relations, having successfully directed several successful campaigns and initiatives centered around stakeholder engagement and public relations.

Born and raised in Tanana, Alaska, and hailing from Nulato, Alaska, Ostbloom is deeply rooted in her Native heritage. As a shareholder of Doyon, Limited and Gana-A’ Yoo, Limited, she possesses invaluable firsthand knowledge and experience in working with Alaska Native regional and village corporations, as well as tribal entities. Throughout her career, she has spent significant time in over 60 rural communities across the vast State of Alaska.

Ostbloom’s genuine passion lies in the art of cultivating relationships. She believes in the power of building strong connections and is dedicated to contributing to the success of the organizations she works with throughout Alaska.