Daisy Hernandez

Weekly Round Up: Dr. Amir Aczel, Daisy Hernandez, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

Check out the latest updates from our awesome speakers and activists:   Head over to The New York Times for their review of Amir Aczel’s latest book:  “Finding Zero”.  “Finding Zero” is Dr. Aczel’s story of his quest for the origins of the most elusive of numbers: zero. It is zero, Dr. Aczel points out, …

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Trending Now: David Quammen, Steven Strogatz, Daisy Hernandez

Get the latest from our speakers with this collection of good reads from around the web:   The New York Times reviews famed science writer David Quammen’s timely new release.  “In  Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus, Mr. Quammen puts the frightening reality of Ebola — and the heightened language and hyperbole surrounding it — …

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Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Michael Tubbs, Jeffrey Simon

Ready for some spectacular news?! Political aficionado, Spencer Overton, has recently been appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans.   A round of applause to the devote community organizer of Stockton, California and muse of documentary True Son, Michael Tubbs, who has been accepted into Stanford’s Design School Fellowship. Check out the talk he had with Google about the documentary …

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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish …

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