Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Carolina De Robertis, Dr. Robert Bullard, Raffi Cavoukian

Happy Tuesday everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers:   Hats off to Carolina De Robertis, whose novel The Gods of Tango has received a Stonewall Book Award — the Barbara Gittings Literature Award, from the American Library Association. The book also was named a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

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Weekly Roundup: Sandra Steingraber, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Happy Tuesday! Get into the week by checking out what some of our headlining speakers are up to:   Reporting live from Paris:  Dr. Sandra Steingraber gives us a first-hand account of the Paris Climate Summit, where the enthusiasm is palpable for making change and paving the way toward renewable energy and a decarbonized future.

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bruce Campbell

Hope everyone is enjoying the week! Here’s what’s happening with some of our awesome speakers making headlines:   ‘Tis the season – for science!  Watch Dr. Ainissa Ramirez break down the hot facts about what makes winter so cool. Holiday lights, snowflakes, and more!   In anticipation of the new Star Wars movie, who better

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Weekly Roundup: Annie Leonard, Arsalan Iftikhar, Raffi Cavoukian

Happy December! Check out the latest news from some of our change-making speakers:   Annie Leonard shares her thoughts on the #BlackLivesMatter movement, signaling the importance of using a collective voice to create change and calling for us all to speak up for justice. Head over to greenpeace.org  to read her post and get inspired!

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Steven Strogatz, Hassan Abbas, Dr. Charles Johnson

Hope everyone is having a festive fall week! Check out the latest news from a few of our speakers making headlines:   This month, Steven Strogatz celebrates the hundredth anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity with his article in the New Yorker. But can we truly understand what Einstein actually accomplished, and how?  Let

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bas Lansdorp, Rinku Sen, Ntozake Shange

Happy Tuesday! Ease into the week with the latest updates from some of our speakers making headlines:   How do you get excited about science? Let Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bas Lansdorp, founder and CEO of Mars One show you! IFL Science spoke to the host of Emmy Award nominated StarTalk about bringing science to

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Lateefah Simon, Lorene Cary

Hope everyone had a great  weekend! This week, check out what some of our change-making speakers are up to:   This past Sunday, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez officially launched her new podcast, Science Underground, in which she shares her mission to make science fun and accessible for everyone. Forbes.com spoke with Dr. Ramirez about the show,

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Weekly Roundup: Kyle Thiermann, Susan Douglas, Dr. Steven Strogatz

Happy Tuesday! Here’s the latest news from some of our inspiring speakers:   Check out this video from The Inertia in which pro surfer Kyle Thiermann “redefines cool” by pursuing his passion for the environment.  Truly an inspiration!   Then head on over to inthesetimes.com where Susan Douglas shares her thoughts on Josh Gamson’s “deeply

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Robert Bullard, Ted Conover, Spencer Overton

Hope everyone is having a great week! Check out the latest news from a few of our awesome change-makers:   Big congratulations this week to the Father of Environmental Justice, Dr. Robert Bullard – winner of not one but TWO awards: The American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Environment, Energy, and Resources Stewardship, and

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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Charles Johnson, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Tuesday! Stay updated with what some of our change-making speakers are up to:   Haven’t you always wanted to know why that age-old decision maker – the classic coin toss – is random? Let award winning scientist Dr. Ainissa Ramirez explain!   Renowned author and living legend Charles Johnson invites us to take a

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Weekly Round Up: Bruce Campbell, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Hope everyone is having a great week! Here’s the latest news from some of our speakers who are making headlines:   Bruce Campbell  stars in the new television incarnation of the cult classic Evil Dead series: Ash Vs Evil Dead. Read what he has to say before it premiers on STARZ  on Halloween!   Astrophysicist

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Weekly Round Up: Kathleen Hanna, Raffi, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

Happy Tuesday! Hope you’ve all had a great summer. Here’s the latest from some of our fantastic speakers that are making waves:   Start your week right by listening to the previously unreleased “Ocean Song” from Bikini Kill and let frontwoman Kathleen Hanna rock your socks off!   In other music news, beloved children’s singer Raffi gets

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Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lilly Ledbetter

Happy Tuesday! Check out the latest from some of our amazing speakers:   Read Jessica Valenti’s piece from The Guardian on the significance of growing up feminist in the modern technological world, as she enlightens us on how young people can inspire change through being informed.   Watch Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson describe what he

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Weekly Round Up: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Michael Tougias, Kyle Thiermann

Here are the latest updates from our speakers who have been making headlines:   We want to extend a HUGE congratulations to Dr. Ainissa Ramirez on winning the 2015 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics.   Disney has released the first trailer of

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