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, …Read More

Congrats to all Boston Marathon Participants!

We want to start our weekly round-up by extending our congratulations to everyone who competed in the Boston Marathon yesterday.  Boston Strong!   Now…on to the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers, activists and change makers:   Head over to the American Scientist and check out Dr. Ainissa Ramirez‘  newly published essay entitled, “A …Read More

Today is Equal Pay Day!

Today (April 14, 2015) is Equal Pay Day. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.   We want to applaud fair pay champion and speaker Lilly Ledbetter for her tireless efforts to highlight this issue and ensure it remains a part of …Read More

Trending Now: Dr. Stephanie Coontz, Jessica Valenti, Lorene Cary, Kyle Thiermann

Check out what our speaker’s have been up to this week!   Head over to the Guardian and check out Dr. Stephanie Coontz’ article about the UK’s new parental leave laws.   Feminist author and Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti has secured her latest book deal: She told the Cut that her fifth book, Sex Object, …Read More

Week in Review!

Check out the latest updates from our awesome speakers and activists:   The Final Four is set to get underway in Indianapolis this weekend and Indiana’s new law protecting businesses that turn away gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds is going to be a major topic. Wade Davis, a former NFL player and executive …Read More

Trending Now: Rinku Sen, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary Hirshberg

Here are the latest updates from our speakers who have been making headlines:   Head over to the HuffingtonPost and read Rinku Sen’s open letter to Starbucks and USA Today.   National Geographic Channel’s new Late-Night Talk Show, StarTalk Hosted by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, is set to premiere on Monday, April 20, at 11 PM ET. …Read More

Week in Review!

Check out the latest updates from our speakers!   In an interview with MTV News,  Amber Madison (a therapist and writer on sexual health) discusses why social networks need to update their policies on censorship and safe sex.   “Many places like Twitter and Facebook are censoring sexual health content from reputable orgs simply because they …Read More

Trending Now: Kyle Thiermann, Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Discovery Digital Networks has added another video network to its portfolio with the launch of Seeker.  Starring in one of the network’s inaugural shows — Pro-surfer Kyle Thiermann shares his passion for waves and preserving the oceans that are his playground.   Head over to EcoWatch and read Dr. Sandra Steingraber’s remarks to the chief commissioner of the …Read More