By Ifeoma Akobi
September 21, 2021
Konye Ori, director of the Women’s Health Service Line with IU Health, discusses his experience with the Presidential Site in this brief interview.
Q: Please introduce yourself and give us a short bio.
A: My name is Konye Ori. I am the director / service line administrator of women’s health at Indiana University Health Physicians at IU Health. I am resident in Carmel, Indiana, and I am married with four children. I play soccer on weeknights and coach pre-K soccer on weekends. I enjoy cooking as well as singing!
Q: Tell us about how you got connected with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.
A: My first interaction with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site happened in 2017 when I received an invitation to speak at a Future Presidents of America (FPA) session. Since then, I have had opportunities to speak to students and engage with these young leaders at more FPA sessions.
Q: What has been your most significant experience at or with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site?
A: Speaking to the students and engaging with them has been my greatest experience. The FPA leadership program prepares young people for civics and leadership, and I enjoy being a part of the journey
Q: What future experiences do you look forward to at the Presidential Site?
A: I am looking forward to further conversation about the Project POTUS, and the opportunities for creativity and education it provides for young children. In addition, I am excited about the ongoing expansion project at the Presidential Site and how it translates to new ideas and programs.
Q: What do you think about #GiveTheExperience 2021?
A: I am impressed by the Giving Tuesday 2021 campaign, and I am happy to support the campaign and Give the Experience!
This interview is part of our 2021 Giving Tuesday campaign. Kindly show your support for the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and the many valuable experiences it offers by GIVING A GIFT TODAY. Make your contribution known on social media by tagging the Presidential or using #GiveTheExperience.
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