Adventures in Science Literacy - Astrophysicist, author and visionary piquing the scientific curiosity of the next generation.
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Legendary icon -- singer, activist, scholar, artist -- inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word
Best-selling journalist and author reveals the biological, ecological, political, and social collisions creating today's world. He focuses on the intersection of science, technology, and commerce.
The courageous woman whose discrimination battle inspired the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act; An Advocate and voice for equal pay for women
Uncompromising and impassioned author, activist and founder of the popular website Feministing.com -- encourages both women and men to see why feminism still matters
Dynamic, award-winning math scholar, author and lecturer captivates audiences with his passion for calculus through compelling explanations on its importance in keeping our universe in order
Ecologist, author, and the voice of anti-fracking -- linking environmental factors, human rights and health.
President and Executive Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and Publisher of Colorlines Magazine
Legendary writer and National Book Award-winner for Middle Passage, prolific philosopher, novelist, essayist, short story writer, scholar and political cartoonist!
An American proponent of sustainability and critic of excessive consumerism, she is most known for her animated film The Story of Stuff about the life-cycle of material goods
Called "the Father of Environmental Justice," Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism -- as well as the foremost scholar of environmental justice since the Movement began in the '80s. A truly tireless human rights activist.
Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute, named one of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in research science
Shattering the Stereotype in Science: Scholar, Inventor and Science Evangelist
Biologist, Adventurer, Deep Sea Explorer, Innovator & Inventor, who -- through her organization ORCA -- is changing the nature of aquatic conservation!
Life-long expert on the use of hacking and innovation to create and solve social systems and industries.
Contributing writer for National Geographic -- a leading science writer -- shares his insights into global issues of science and conservation! Author of the chilling book on pandemics, Spillover
Latin American journalist and international authority on the growing dominance of Latin America in the global economy
Award-winning Afghan-American Filmmaker, Author, Human Rights Activist, Philanthropist, and Freedom Fighter who gives a voice to the voiceless