Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ainissa Ramirez, Kathleen Hanna

Hope everyone is having a fantastic week!  Read on to find out what our speakers have been up to!   University of Massachusetts Class of 2015 graduates got a final lesson before receiving diplomas Friday evening – words of wisdom from master astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.   Head over to ScienceMag.org and check out Dr. Ainissa Ramirez’

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Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ainissa Ramirez, Charles Johnson

Check out the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers and change-makers:   Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson makes Tuvok’s cloaking frequency cake from Star Trek Voyager on the set of Nerdy Nummies.   Innovation Hub has a great article on two of our favorite science evangelists,  Dr. Ainissa Ramirez and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson!   Don’t

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Facing the unknown

This week’s post starts by quoting something the great Tom Hanks who once said:   “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.”   All of us have “unknowns” in our lives that can be particularly frightening or uncomfortable to face- the new job/school, moving into a new neighborhood, raising a child for

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Weekly Round Up: Football and the Farm Bill

We are gearing up for the NACA 2014 Conference right here in our home city of Boston! We look forward to seeing everyone there!   We hope that everyone enjoyed the Super Bowl! Congratulations to our friends in Seattle and condolences to our friends in Denver!   Be sure to check out NPR’s sit-down with

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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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