JAWA Lunch With Leaders brings together Washington state leaders and K-12 students in a no-cost, virtual format to inspire students and prepare them for a stronger tomorrow! Leaders share their stories and discuss the skills and qualities necessary to succeed in their field and give advice on how to plan for a rewarding future.

Enjoy the following recordings of past Lunch With Leaders speakers.

The format for each session is a 15-minute presentation from the speaker, and 15 minutes for Q&A. All sessions will have a live American Sign Language interpreter and all recorded sessions are closed captioned.


Gina Steiner
Managing Attorney
Port S’Klallam Tribe

Eric Cremers
President & COO
Potlatch Deltic

Tasleem Kachra
Senior Program Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Nabra Nelson
Director of Arts Engagement
Seattle Rep

Amelia Ransom
Senior Director of Engagement & Diversity
Avalara

Jen Mueller
Mariners TV & Seahawks radio broadcaster

Ethan Stowell
Nationally renowned Seattle restaurateur & chef