Big Red Talks

Big Red Talkssuccess beyond the classroom

Unique to Nebraska, Big Red Talks provide entertaining and inspirational messages that showcase the formative impact of experiences outside the classroom. Through short 20-minute stories and interactive dialogue, alumni and community members will inspire students and one another.

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Katie Brossy

This speaking event is co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services (OASIS) and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Katie BrossyWednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 | 7 p.m. | Nebraska Union Auditorium

Welcome back Katie Brossy (UNL '01)! Katie earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001 and her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2005.

She recently was named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by Trending 40 in Washington, D.C., and a Woman of Distinction by the Lyre magazine, the national publication for Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Brossy was a member of the legal team that helped reach one of the largest Indian water rights settlements in U.S. History, which provided $460 million to the Crow Tribe. She is a member of the Ponca Tribe and is also Santee Sioux. She is a past president of the Native American Bar Association of Washington, D.C., and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Notah Begay III Foundation.

A free dessert reception will follow in the OASIS Student Lounge. Stick around to get to know Katie.

More About Katie

Rising Star: Akin Gump's Katie Brossy from Law 360
Ponca lawyer helps tribes win massive water settlements from the Lincoln Journal Star
Real. Strong. Women. from Alpha Chi Omega
Board of Directors bio from the Notah Begay III Foundation

If reasonable accommodations such as interpreters, large print, special seating, etc. are needed to accommodate a disability, please contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to discuss accommodations at least 2 weeks prior to the event to ensure we can make appropriate arrangements.


Katie Brossy

Katie BrossyWednesday, November 8, 2017

Senior counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, in Washington, D.C., Katie shares how her campus experience led her to pursue her passions for Native American heritage through law and advocacy..

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This event was co-sponsored by OASIS and the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Tyler Riewer

Tyler RiewerTuesday, March 28, 2017

As the Brand Content Lead at charity:water, a nonprofit organization on a mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to every person on the planet, Tyler discusses his incredible privlege of traveling around the wold to tell stories about the impact of their work and how he got started in advertising.

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This event was co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement.

Funding made possible for this series by ALLO Communications.

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