Mark Ferdig of Mercy Corps describes working in the most difficult challenges a nonprofit can have.
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RainmakersTV host Stan Emert introduces the interviews from the 2014 Converge@Seattle Innovation Summit.
Bank innovator Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank, describes how banking for the community can really work.
David Ramsay, Minister of Tourism and Industry, Northwest Territories, Canada, and also President of Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER), discusses economic opportunities that can be achieved through working together.
Global Washington named Akhtar Badshah, PhD, as its 2014 honoree. Badshah, former Microsoft corporate social responsibility executive, discussed the changing role of social enterprise in society.
Innovation on the Fast Track: Egils Milbergs, Center for Accelerated Innovation, describes advances in IT, aviation, agriculture, and more industries in the Pacific Northwest Economic Region.
Premier Bob McLeod discusses economic progress and opportunities in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
Plan 2025 for Washington State: David Giuliani, Washington state Business Alliance, describe the collaboration needed for comprehensive economic progress.
Calgary Bow Legislative Assembly member Alana DeLong discusses opportunities in this Canadian region.
What’s the surprise? They are girls! Watch the Atlantis ROV Team — Haley McConnaughey, Annika Hustad, and Hannah McConnaughey — fight age-old stereotypes as they challenge their Romanian hosts with their superior robotics’ knowledge.
Dr. Anne Condon, Computer Science Department chief at the University of British Columbia, describes latest innovations in IT.
Brier Dudley, veteran technology and business reporter, discusses the resurgent IT industry in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Fledge helps entrepreneurs fly! Michael “Luni” Libes, serial entrepreneur, describes an innovative business incubator program for businesses to help the world.
The Honorable Pedro Acosta, Honorary Consul from Brazil, discusses the positives and negatives of his home country.
Scilla Andreen, Indieflix — the Netflix of Independent Films — addressed independent filmmaking, especially how women have great opportunities as filmmakers.
Kristiina Hiukka, Women in Innovation, discusses a collaborative environment where women and men can thrive in the workplace.
Jennifer Gilhool, former Ford executive, owner of Pink Streak Ink, on opportunities for women: the glass ceiling still exists.
Kristin Smith, CEO of Code Fellows — “Coding is the new literacy” — details advantages of learning to code in the job market.
Ellen Newhouse, author of “Nothing Ever Goes on Here,” discusses how she found joy in her life after overcoming abuse as a child.
At age 12, Dr. Ntaiya wanted to go to school so badly that, instead of getting married, she agreed to undergo the tradition of female genital mutilation. She later returned to start her own school for girls (with Pape Gaye of Intrahealth and Gannon Gillespie of Tostan).
Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya: CNN Hero, UN Youth Advisor, One of Newsweek’s 150 Women Who Shake the World — all she wanted to do was go to school (with Linda Lockhart and Mary Mwende, of the Global Give Back Circle).
Stories from the internment camps in the U.S. West in WWII. Tom Ikeda, Densho, describes the lessons to be learned.
Psychiatrist Ron Sterling has done extensive research on ADD and discusses his surprising findings. Is ADD even a disease?
Solutions to everything? Paul Shoemaker, Executive Connector, says yes!