Jodi: Scuba Diving

Jodi Solomon, our fearless leader, scuba diving in Bermuda. To learn more about Jodi and why she founded her progressive speakers bureau, click here.

On Location: Arn Chorn Pond

Our friend Arn Chorn Pond recently visited the University of Michigan (and this extremely old carillon) to give a profoundly moving speech about the Cambodian genocide and his path to becoming a human rights leader. Click here to learn more about Arn Chorn Pond’s inspirational story. [ Photo by Ken Fischer, President of Michigan’s University …Read More

Ban pythons: Snakes pose a real threat

Check out the Miami Herald piece below about creating a plan for invasive pythons in SW Florida. Margaret Lowman, speaker and the “grandmother of canopy research” is responsible for creating this plan. “As a Senate hearing so aptly pointed out last week, the United States needs to take control of the exotic species that have …Read More

Un-Safe Cosmetics

Treehugger recently posted a wonderful article: 5 Ugly Truths You May Not Know About the Beauty Industry featuring our friend Stacy Malkan, who shared some of the startling facts about the beauty industry. We’ve listed a few below, but please visit Treehugger for the complete article. Did you know . . . many companies that …Read More

Sneak Peek: "Enlightened Sexism"

Here’s a sneak peek at Susan Douglas’ new book “Enlightened Sexism” Starting with Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place and Ally McBeal in the 1990s and ending with Gossip Girl, Grey’s Anatomy and the 2008 presidential race, Enlightened Sexism chronicles the widening gap between the images of women in the mass media and the everyday lives …Read More

Video Friday: Edith Widder AND Neil deGrasse Tyson!

Yup, you read that right. It’s a special Video Friday with a NOVA Science Now clip that combines to of our favorite science speakers: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Edith Widder. Follow the link below to learn more about Edith Widder’s work as a biologist and explorer who has engineered new ways to spy on a …Read More

Jodi: Track Day

Jodi Solomon, our fearless leader, riding her BMW R850R on Track Day. To learn more about Jodi and why she founded her progressive speakers bureau, click here.

Back to School!

Since school is back in session, maybe it’s time to get to know a few of our professors! Robert Bullard is the Ware Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He’s also called the “father of environmental justice” and is the author of 15 books. Stephanie …Read More