Kathy Colon

 Expertise:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access)
  • Develop database systems using MS Access
  • Develop websites using .html code, some  javascript and WordPress
  • Some development skills in Drupal and Joomla
  • Video production and editing
  • Skills in teaching software applications in graphics, MS Office,  video instructions, html and video / video editing
  • Develop files for .swf and flash
  • Professional Artist
  • Helpdesk support
  • E-commerce using Paypal
  • Contracting Officer on government contracts
  • Event Speaker for technology topics and art  topics



Skills include:  Creating training curriculum and conducting instructor lead courses for Web development, application development, graphics, video and artwork.  Develop Powerpoint Presentations, writing training manuals, 10-key operator,  standard operating procedures for processing and System Life Cycle Documentation on database systems.  Other programming  languages nclude Dbase III, Foxpro, and Lotus Approach.


Artist:  Participated in the La Strada Dell Arte Festival, Liberty Memorial, produced a 8” x 10” chalk drawing – 1998,1999, 2000 and 2001. Artist in the Wildflower Festival, Richardson, Texas – 1999, 2000 and 2001. Chalk drawing – 1999, Freedom Fountain.  Chalk Drawing – 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 in the Juneteenth Celebration, Olathe Kansas.  Chalk Artist, Missouri Festival of the Arts – 1999, 2000, 2001 Columbia, Missouri. Draw Portraits in Pencil. Design Logos for organizations and design animated 3-D graphics for Businesses. Worked with NAACP in designing history poster – 2001 for Henry Gueary,  Featured Artist, YWCA Kanas City, Kansas.   Featured Artist at the Texas State Fair 2005.


Try-Visions, LLC – Computer Business was Established in 1998, over 18 years of experience. 


Community Involvement:


Juneteenth Celebrations in Olathe, Kansas; Kansas City, Kanas, Niles Home for Children, Kansas City, Missouri; Turnhouse, Kansas City, Kansas; Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, Kansas, Black Chamber of Kansas City, Missouri.  Committee Member past/present for the programs:  Blacks in Government, Hispanic Program, Asian-Pacific Program, American Business Women of America (ABWA) – Visionaries Chapter, United Minority Media Association, IMAGE in Kansas City, Kansas.

Awards:


Organizations awards have been received from:  The NAACP, UMMA Time Well Spent, Blacks In Government, General Services Administration, various government awards, and United Way