Posts Tagged ‘Feminism’

Weekly Round Up: Bruce Campbell, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Hope everyone is having a great week! Here’s the latest news from some of our speakers who are making headlines:

 

Bruce Campbell  stars in the new television incarnation of the cult classic Evil Dead series: Ash Vs Evil Dead. Read what he has to say before it premiers on STARZ  on Halloween!

 

Astrophysicist superstar Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson ponders the concept of life throughout the universe, and hints at why we need to keep the search going.

 

Jessica Valenti – the “Pioneer of modern feminism” –  explains what feminism means to her and tells us how young women and girls can get involved in an interview with inforum, before speaking on Thursday at North Dakota State University.

 

That’s all for this week! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, activists, scientists and change makers!


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Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lilly Ledbetter

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Happy Tuesday! Check out the latest from some of our amazing speakers:

 

Read Jessica Valenti’s piece from The Guardian on the significance of growing up feminist in the modern technological world, as she enlightens us on how young people can inspire change through being informed.

 

Watch Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson describe what he considers the funniest thing about the universe – what REALLY happens to you in a black hole.

 

Women’s rights crusader Lilly Ledbetter returned to her home state of Alabama, where she gave an inspiring speech at the University, sharing the story of her courageous journey to get her namesake Fair Pay Act passed into law.

 

That’s all for this week! Enjoy the final weeks of summer and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!

 

 


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Trending Now: Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

What does the anti-fracking and the climate movements have to do with one another? EcoWatch posted a speech by Sandra Steingraber, who has been campaigning for anti-fracking, explaining the correlation between the two.

 

Host of  “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson, was featured on a  “StarTalk”  broadcast with the creator of  “Cosmos,” Ann Druyan. Get a peek into what it’s like behind the scenes of this Emmy-winning science documentary!

 

Jessica Valenti, author of  The Purity Myth and advocate for third-wave feminism, wrote an interesting column about virginity on The Guardian US.

 

Cornell professor and mathematics wiz, Steven Strogatz, writes about how simple physics and trigonometry can determine the inclination of a steep hill  on Huffington Post.

 

Join Emery Jones – Boy Science Wonder on his latest adventure:

 

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