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Tsunami Talk Series – Dr. Alison Thompson

April 11 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Tsunami Talk: Once in a lifetime Presentation by Dr. Alison Thompson.

Dr. Alison Thompson, a dedicated humanitarian, has received prestigious awards such as the Dr. Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award and the “Woman of Peace” award. She served as a first responder during the 9/11 attacks in NYC and founded the non-profit Third Wave Volunteers (TWV), which has grown into a global network of over 30,000 volunteers. Following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, she co-founded a Community Tsunami Early-warning disaster Center and a children’s learning museum in Sri Lanka. Alison has worked with diverse communities worldwide, from indigenous tribes in Colombia to victims of wildfires in Maui. She will be giving a presentation at the Pacific Tsunami Museum on April 11th, with limited seating available.

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April 11
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm


Pacific Tsunami Museum
130 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
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