Novelist/Roboticist Daniel H. Wilson- a closer look

Happy Wednesday! This week, we want to feature roboticist/novelist Daniel H. Wilson. He’s well-known for his New York Times best-selling novels, and is about to take a great leap forward with the publication of The Andromeda Evolution. Daniel H. Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its …Read More

Equal Pay Activist Lilly Ledbetter- a closer look

Happy Wednesday! As we are deep in the midst of our customers finalizing their plans for Spring 2020, for programs like Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’re taking a closer look at Lilly Ledbetter! The best explanation of what happened to Lilly at Goodyear comes from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion in …Read More

Environmental Activist/Biologist Sandra Steingraber – a closer look

Happy Wednesday! As part of our focus on our most-requested speakers for Spring 2020, we’re going to take a closer look at biologist/activist Sandra Steingraber.      The Sierra Club declared that Dr. Steingraber was “the new Rachel Carson”. That’s quite a reputation to live up to! But because of her scholarship, her writing, and her …Read More

Daisy Hernandez- Journalist, Memoirist, Author Daisy Hernandez- a closer look

Happy Wednesday! For the next few weeks, we’re going to review the speakers everyone’s asking us about for their Spring 2020 events!   This week, we’re going to take a closer look at journalist/memoirist/creative writing professor Daisy Hernández! Describing her newest publication, Daisy notes “ with my comadre, the author Bushra Rehman, I co-edited the …Read More

Environmental Justice scholar/activist Robert Bullard – a closer look

Happy Wednesday!  We’re going to use the next few weeks to highlight speakers on topics and issues of interest to people planning Spring 2020 events; especially folks planning for the King holiday, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and/or Earth Day.   This week, we’re taking a closer look at Dr. Robert Bullard, the ‘father …Read More

STEM Activist Christine McKinley – a closer look

Happy Wednesday! This week, we’re going to take a closer look at Christine McKinley! Christine is a mechanical engineer running her own engineering firm and managing industrial and commercial construction projects… but that hardly scratches the surface of her experiences and interests! She has also hosted two television shows: Under New York on the History …Read More

Annie Leonard – Greenpeace USA Executive Director/Story of Stuff creator- a closer look

Happy Wednesday! This week, we’re taking a closer look at Annie Leonard, the founder of the Story of Stuff Project. Annie Leonard is a tireless fighter for the environment and a longtime leader in the movement to change the way we make, use, and throw away Stuff. She has been the Executive Director of Greenpeace …Read More

Climate Change- Special Edition: a closer look

Happy Tuesday!  We’re going a day early.   This week, instead of looking at one speaker specifically, we’re going to look three of our speakers whose work involves climate change related issues. Remember, this Friday, Sept. 20, is the beginning of the Global Climate Strike, and Boston in general (and our office in particular) will …Read More