CreativeMornings: Trent Grable + Barbara Belli de Oliveira, preservation through growth

Fort Wayne’s May CreativeMornings event featured Trent Grable and Barbara Belli de Oliveira, speaking on the theme of “preserve.”

Trent and Barbara shared two different personal journies that led them to a similar conclusion: You might have to adapt parts of yourself and your environment to reach new heights and goals, but you still need to retain the central aspects of your character.

CreativeMornings Fort Wayne is a local chapter of a global breakfast lecture series that began in New York City in 2008 and has since spread to more than 170 cities around the world. Input Fort Wayne is proud to be a media sponsor for the Fort Wayne chapter. Learn more at


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Kara Hackett is a Fort Wayne native fascinated by what's next for northeast Indiana how it relates to other up-and-coming places around the world. After working briefly in New York City and Indianapolis, she moved back to her hometown where she has discovered interesting people, projects, and innovations shaping the future of this place—and has been writing about them ever since. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @karahackett.
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