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Dissecting the Diversity Problem: How Can Leadership Make an Impact?
Published on Feb 19, 2015
Digital technologies are ubiquitous, but the people who build them are hardly representative. In fact, the programmers and designers creating the tools we use—tools that are increasingly being used to make policy decisions at the highest level of government—are rarely from the populations who need them most. Women and people of color represent fewer than 30 percent of STEM professionals—a number that has declined since 1990. There’s clearly a failure in the system.
Introduction Georgia Bullenm Senior Data Analyst, Open Technology Institute, New America @georgiamoon
Megan Smith U.S. Chief Technology Officer, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy @USCTO
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission, @JRosenworcel
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America @SlaughterAM
Aliya Rahman, Program Director, Code for Progress @AliyaRahman
Moderator is Alan Davidson, Director, Open Technology Institute, Vice President, New America, @abdavidson
Manager of Discovery and Experience at Taronga Zoo. Paul has been working Paul Paul Maguire is Manager of Discovery and Experience at Taronga Zoo for 17 years. Paul Maguire works at the Taronga Zoo and is passionate about not only the animals themselves but also about youth. TEDxDubbo focused attention on what we call FACETS -- Food, Agriculture, Climate, Energy, Topsoil and Sustainability. .
TEDxDubbo focused attention on what we call FACETS -- Food, Agriculture, Climate, Energy, Topsoil and Sustainability.
International mining giant Rio Tinto's plans to develop a massive copper mine there would leave a depression in the ground the size of the Winslow meteor crater, drain the aquifer and destroy important streams, springs and wildlife habitat.
Oak Flat is also home to numerous species of wildlife, including an ocelot that was killed on a nearby road several years ago. The area was formally withdrawn from mining by presidential order 50 years ago, but Congress recently approved a land swap that allows the company to obtain private control of the land and evade environmental laws in the process.Published on Feb 10, 2015 by Center for Biological Diversity.
The very agencies created to protect our environment have been hijacked by the polluting industries they were meant to regulate. It may just turn out that the judicial system, our children and their children will save us from ourselves, Mary Christina Wood, a legal scholar, tells Bill Moyers this week.
The very agencies created to protect our environment have been hijacked by the polluting industries they were meant to regulate. It may just turn out that the judicial system, our children and their children will save us from ourselves, Mary Christina Wood, a legal scholar, tells Bill Moyers this week. Published on Jan 2, 2015
Stunning story about indigenous Harakbut people exploring their ancient past in the Peruvian Amazon with the discovery of an enormous carved stone face 'rostra' in the cliffs of the jungle. The 'rostra' had never been documented before. Perhaps the discovery of these ancient monuments could help prevent the exploration of gold mining and petroleum companies encroaching upon their territories. You can find other short films on a similar issue at If Not Us Then Who:
The films are a culmination of more than two years of participatory filming by Handcrafted Films. From Indonesia to Peru, we have been working with local partners to articulate individual stories through film.
Using the powerful visuals they are now organising a global roadshow in the lead up to COP21 in Paris. Our aim is to draw attention to the wider issue of deforestation, community-based solutions and ultimately to put pressure on governments and their commitment to slow climate change.
Portlander Marcelo Bonta is founder and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity & the Environment. He was interviewed at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) by Andrea Huggins of AASHE in Portland, Oregon on October 28, 2014. Produced by Portlanders Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of Geospirit.tv.
In this video Annie Leonard emphasis the commitment of Greenpeace USA to environmental and social justice: "Our core values are reflected in our environmental campaign work: We 'bear witness' to environmental destruction in a peaceful, non-violent manner. We use non-violent confrontation to raise the level and quality of public debate. In exposing threats to the environment and finding solutions we have no permanent allies or adversaries. We ensure our financial independence from political or commercial interests. We seek solutions to environmental dilemmas and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices."
She was interviewed at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon on October 28, 2014. Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv.
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