Sue Gardner reflects upon the explosive growth of the Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia and its other free knowledge projects during her six years of leadership as Executive Director.
Executive Director Sue Gardner discussed the challenges of stewarding an international community that develops, contributes to, and uses the world’s largest free knowledge project. Interview from 2009.
Technology continues to change our lives, and a surprising portion of this tech originates through contributions by individuals, collaborations and research efforts that receive little recognition.
President Jennifer Cover Payne discusses developing and promoting the DC region as an arts and cultural capital.
Executive Director DeMaurice Smith discusses labor issues of NFL football players within the context of the larger labor movement.
CEO Dr. Greene discusses curating to audience, encouraging accountability among executives, and using technology that engages museum visitors in narrative.
Music Director Ben Simon highlights the orchestra’s business model of try-before-you-buy free admission concerts bolstered by a robust membership program.
President & CEO Deborah Gilpin discusses how founders demonstrated exhibitions’ benefit to children before the Museum became funded.
President & CEO Deborah Gilpin discusses what happens when staff challenge children by allowing them, rather than their parents, to define play.
Dean Kwang-Wu Kim discusses keeping curriculum fresh by incorporating the ideas of others.
Dean Kwang-Wu Kim discusses the merger of the design and arts schools at Arizona State University, and how the interests of students and faculty remain front and center.
Director Letitia Chambers discusses updating the Heard Museum’s exhibitions, and the contributions of artists of both native and non-native descent.
Director Letitia Chambers discusses the economic importance the museum serves as a tourist destination for people all over the world.
President & Director Bill DeWalt discusses the common relationship to music that humans share.
Head of School & CEO Leah Fregulia-Roberts discusses the founding of a public charter school for the arts, and how it’s situated in the larger context of education in Arizona.
Head of School & CEO Leah Fregulia-Roberts discusses her school’s choice to be a public charter school rather than a private independent school.