About the Facilitator:
Regan Byrd is a recognized anti-oppression activist, speaker, and trainer. She was named a “Woman to Watch” by the Denver League of Women Voters, and received the Lily Ledbetter award from 9to5 Colorado. She was recently named “Woman of the Year” by the Business and Professional Women of Denver.
Regan holds dual bachelors’ degrees in Public Policy and Sociology from the University of Denver, with minors in Gender and Women’s Studies and English. She is also an alum of the Denver Metro Chamber’s “Impact Denver” leadership class, the Citizen Academy program (formerly run by Transit Alliance), and Emerge Colorado, class of 2017.
Regan is known for her empathy, humor, and surgical precision in discussing typically difficult topics. She creates an environment of curiosity and mutual respect so that people are engaged and eager to grow. She trains people from all backgrounds and knowledge levels, focusing on the concept of oppression and how we can identify and resist it, together.
Regan is based in Denver, Colorado.