Bill Arning, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, explains how the museum’s job in engaging the extremely diverse and young audiences of Houston, Texas differs from any other city, and how that role allows the museum to take more chances, be more flexible, and be more provocative.
Jason Hodges, Executive Director of Anchorage Concert Association, explains how the organization recruits artists and the variety of programming. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Telle Whitney, President & CEO of Anita Borg Institute, explains the importance of focusing on retention and representation of women in leadership roles in technology, and the impact that it has on encouraging younger generations of women at entry-level careers in engineering.
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was born from her observation of a population of pregnant, homeless women and families in need of resources for a better future.
Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, explains the museum’s unique approach in telling the back-story of Walt Disney, whose unwavering dedication to preserving his vision of an animated world ultimately defined his legacy.
Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect our planet inspires patrons to visit one of the largest cultural institutions on the West Coast.
Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of Anchorage Park Foundation, discusses the origin of the foundation and how they encourage volunteer support. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.