Posts Tagged ‘Peace’

Weekly Roundup: Annie Leonard, Arsalan Iftikhar, Raffi Cavoukian

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Happy December! Check out the latest news from some of our change-making speakers:

 

Annie Leonard shares her thoughts on the #BlackLivesMatter movement, signaling the importance of using a collective voice to create change and calling for us all to speak up for justice. Head over to greenpeace.org  to read her post and get inspired!

 

A hearty thank you to Arsalan Iftikhar, who generously organized a gift package for a young boy who donated his savings for an iPad to help a vandalized mosque in his community. Read about this good Samaritan and wonderful donation here.

 

Did you grow up listening to Raffi Cavoukian’s catchy tunes and fun ditties?  Well, so did the adults who relived these cherished musical memories at Hamilton Place in Ontario, where Raffi recently performed some oldies but goodies.  Check out this clip and maybe you’ll find yourself singing along!

 

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, scientists and change makers!


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Trending Now: Bas Lansdorp, Arn Chorn Pond, Bruce Campbell

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Hope everyone is having a wonderful week! Check out the latest news from a few of our speakers making headlines:

 

Bas Lansdorp has been making waves these days with his innovative and groundbreaking Mars One project. He’s bringing space travel to the forefront with his mission and keeping you informed with DESTINATION MARS, a short-form documentary series that explores Mars One’s goal to land the first humans on Mars in 2027 and helps explain the mission to a large audience. To Mars and beyond!

 

Humanitarian and musician Arn Chorn Pond gave an emotional talk at the inaugural Kampot Writers and Readers Festival  in Cambodia, sharing his hope that the festival will “bridge the gap between emerging Cambodian artists and the expatriate community.” Read more about the powerful event and its importance for preserving Cambodian culture.

 

As the weather cools down, the TV heats up with Bruce Campbell, who has been all over the airwaves with the Ash Vs. Evil Dead series, as well as a guest starring role on the current season of Fargo in which he plays Ronald Reagan.  The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Campbell about his portrayal of Reagan, and the exciting early renewal of Ash Vs. Evil Dead!

 

That’s a wrap for this week! 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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