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Looking ahead

Panel discussion: The Future of Seattle

Wed. Feb. 10, 2016      7:30 p.m.

Kane Hall 130, UW Campus

Enrique Cerna, moderator

David Rolf, Trish Millines Dziko, Ruby Love and Eric Carlson, panelists

The 2016 History Lecture Series focuses on Seattle’s fascinating history; complete the experience with a lively discussion of Seattle’s future. KCTS9’s Enrique Cerna leads a panel featuring nationally-recognized labor leader David Rolf, Technology Access Foundation founder and education advocate Trish Millines Dziko, social benefit entrepreneur Ruby Love and sustainable development innovator Eric Carlson, ’70, ’76, to discuss the big questions: What will Seattle look like in 20 years? Can we keep this city vibrant and livable? Will the things that people love about Seattle today still be here? What does the future have in store for the Emerald City?

Brought to you by the UW Alumni Association and the Office of External Affairs.

Broadcast journalist Enrique Cerna has anchored current affairs programs, moderated statewide political debates, produced and reported stories for national PBS programs in addition to local documentaries on social and juvenile justice, the environment and Latinos in the state of Washington. He has earned five Northwest Emmy Awards and numerous other honors. In June, 2013, he was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest Chapter’s Silver Circle for his work as a television professional.


David Rolf is known nationally as an innovative labor leader and is currently serving as president of SEIU 775, representing 44,000 home care and nursing home workers in Washington state and Montana.

Trish Millines Dziko is an education advocate and the co-founder and executive director of the Technology Access Foundation.

Ruby Love is a co-founder of Swurveys and the former chief impact officer at VentureScale, a Seattle-based social purpose consultancy firm.

Eric E. Carlson, ’70, ’76, is a sustainable development innovator with more than 30 years’ experience in the energy, environment and education fields. He has completed energy efficiency, green technology and renewable energy projects for public agencies and private organizations at the local, state, national and international levels.

Brought to you by the UW Department of History and the UWAA, Excavating Seattle’s Histories, the 2016 History Lecture Series, is series of lectures that explore Seattle’s remarkable past. Learn more at

For more information, contact the UW Alumni Association at 206-543-0540 or