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, which you can read here. They urge you to listen to it, and so do we!


Civil Rights leader Lateefah Simon motivated students at Tennessee Technological University on October 20 with her inspiring talk on how to improve society and self. Read some snippets of her speech over at the TN Tech Oracle and become inspired to overcome!


Lorene Cary, Founder of “SafeKidsStories,” a new publication onwww.medium.com is on a mission to “shine a light on those creating safe schools for kids with the goal of encouraging others to do the same.” Read what Cary has to say about the project in this interview and visit https://medium.com/@safekidsstories for more information, and to read an array of stories shared across class, culture, and race.


And there you have it! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!