University Calendar Event Details
Innovator in Residence-Joan Blades
- Wed, September 25, 2013 @ 07:00 PM
- The Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center
- Ticket Info
- This event is free and open to the public.
Description: The Innovators in Residence event will feature Joan Blades, a champion for Human Rights causes. This event will be held on Wednesday September 25 at 7 p.m. in the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.
About the Speaker: Joan Blades is a co-founder of LivingRoomconversations.org an open source effort to rebuild respectful civil discourse across ideological and party lines while embracing our core shared values as well as a co-founder of MomsRising.org and MoveOn.org. She is co-author of The Custom-Fit Workplace:Choose When Where and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line, winner of a Nautilus book award in 2011 http://customfitworkplace.org/ and The Motherhood Manifesto, which won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize in 2007. A mediator (attorney) by training and inclination, she is an entrepreneur (a co-founder of Berkeley Systems- best known for the flying toaster and game You Don't Know Jack.), nature lover, artist and true believer in the power of citizens and our need to rebuild respectful civil discourse while embracing our core shared values.
Ticket Info: This event is free and open to the public.