Trending Now: Sandra Steingraber, Rinku Sen, Lilly Ledbetter

Hope everyone is having a wonderful week! Check out the latest headlines from some of our speakers in the news:


Sandra Steingraber has taken an amazing journey to crusade for the environment, leading to a ban on fracking in New York. Read about her accomplishments as she prepared to discuss her life’s work on toxic chemicals at a gala for the wildlife protection organization WildEarth Guardians in Santa Fe on Friday.


Colorado State University held its 15th annual Diversity Symposium last Thursday, hosting Rinku Sen as the keynote speaker. She “focused on strategic framework for advancing racial justice by discussing emotional skills, equity, equality and intent vs. impact.” Check out what had to say about her encouraging speech and conversation.


Huge congratulations to Lilly Ledbetter, who was just awarded one of’s 2015 Women Who Shape the State for her tremendous contribution to women’s equality! Tickets for the celebratory awards luncheon on Thursday, November 5th may be purchased here.


That’s it for the week! Gear up for fall and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!