Tag: "ideas festival"

ESPN's Tom Farrey: Raising a Child Athlete? (VIDEO)

ESPN’s Tom Farrey: Raising a Child Athlete? (VIDEO)

June 23, 2014 with

Watch genConnect interview ESPN Correspondent Tom Farrey on youth sports and how they’ve changed over the decades

Annie Lennox: 'You Can Become a Change-Maker'

Annie Lennox: ‘You Can Become a Change-Maker’

June 2, 2014 with

Legendary singer, activist says we are ‘obsessed with nonsense’ of celebrity culture; we need to put efforts, money into being agents for positive change

Laura Lauder on Philanthropy: 'The Number of Zeroes Doesn't Matter'

Laura Lauder on Philanthropy: ‘The Number of Zeroes Doesn’t Matter’

April 11, 2014 with

Venture capitalist turned venture philanthropist from the Lauder Foundation says you don’t have to be rich to effect change

Mayor Mitch Landrieu: Katrina and the Third New Orleans Renaissance

Mayor Mitch Landrieu: Katrina and the Third New Orleans Renaissance

March 3, 2014 with

Mardi Gras is Tuesday! Watch as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talks about Katrina the Third New Orleans Renaissance…

Vivek Wadhwa on Immigration, U.S. 'Reinventing Itself' With Tech

Vivek Wadhwa on Immigration, U.S. ‘Reinventing Itself’ With Tech

January 8, 2014 with

One of the most influential minds in tech says biggest obstacles to innovation in U.S. are immigration system and negativity

PBS Chief: News Audiences Want More Substance, Not Less

PBS Chief: News Audiences Want More Substance, Not Less

July 18, 2013 with

Paula Kerger believes public expects more than short-form stories, breaking news headlines

HBO's 'Girls' Is Realistic Portrayal of Many Girls in Their Twenties

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Is Realistic Portrayal of Many Girls in Their Twenties

July 11, 2013 with

Sarah Heyward talks about what makes ‘Girls’ so popular, comparisons to Sex and the City, and her rapid rise to becoming a show writer

Steve Adler of Reuters: Not Embracing New Tech Is a 'Mistake'

Steve Adler of Reuters: Not Embracing New Tech Is a ‘Mistake’

July 11, 2013 with

Reuters News chief on the new Reuters app, how today’s ‘new professional’ trusts news from social media & how news orgs will regret not embracing new tech

Girl Rising: Educating Girls Can Make the World a Better Place

Girl Rising: Educating Girls Can Make the World a Better Place

July 5, 2013 with

With groundbreaking film Girl Rising, Tom Yellin doesn’t just tell a story – he informs people on how to advocate for a great cause

'It's the Most Extraordinary Time' to Be Young on International Front

‘It’s the Most Extraordinary Time’ to Be Young on International Front

July 3, 2013 with

Climate change, drugs, human trafficking, nuclear proliferation are global problems linking the younger generation