“Any product that is used to construct the building, finish the building, or furnish the building is comprehended within our standard,” Wendy Vittori on Electric Ladies Podcast (then known as Green Connections Radio) The green building sector is booming, and expected to grow to $433 billion by 2024, in efforts to combat climate change, since… Continue reading What Are Green Building Materials? Wendy Vittori, HPD Open Standard
“Innovation is …the heartbeat of the company, and as we strive for increasing diversity and inclusion, at the heart of that is… Because when doing so, it actually brings forth the best ideas, the best results, and just a higher level of creativity and solving problems.” Barbara Whye, CDO of Intel on Electric Ladies Podcast… Continue reading New Apple Diversity Chief! – Barbara Whye, formerly CDO at Intel
“Employers need to be providing re-onboarding to every employee and for that matter for even every guest that comes into the building, because…..it comes down to each and every individual and their commitment to these new protocols and policies.” As we prepare to return to our offices, schools, coworking spaces, and houses of worship, while… Continue reading Is Your Office Covid-Safe? – Rachel Gutter, Int’l Well Building Institute
“There’s an imagination gap.” Rachel Kyte on Electric Ladies Podcast Rachel Kyte, CEO of the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All program articulately describes the challenges of developing a clean energy infrastructure with 21st century technology with every country on earth – and as fast as possible, because populations are at grave risk. Implementing the… Continue reading Bringing Clean Energy to All – Rachel Kyte, CEO, UN Sustainable Energy for All
Women triumphed in part “by bringing in elites, both society and social women and men of position, power and influence, and many of them were publishers, editors…and had direct access to the levers of media.” Brooke Kroeger on Electric Ladies Podcast (then known as Green Connections Radio) As we embark on a crucial presidential election… Continue reading Strategies for Women’s Rights – Brooke Kroeger, Professor, Author, ‘The Suffragents”
Business Interruption & Disaster Insurance Explained & Redefined “When you think about what you are claiming from an insurance perspective, it’s partly property damage, but it’s largely also business interruption. So, your lack of sales, your lack of being able to produce things, your lack of being able to distribute things.” Tina Kirby on Electric… Continue reading Insurance For How We Live – Tina Kirby, Insurance Innovators
As COVID-19 spreads across the world and every country is aching for treatments and vaccines to stop it, listen to Joan’s conversation with a remarkable innovator tackling some of the toughest medical challenges. Dr. Maria Freire is President of the Foundation of the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and she developed a unique structure for expediting medical innovations. What can we learn from her? This interview was conducted before the coronavirus pandemic but Dr. Freire’s methodology is relevant to address it.
“There are environmental issues that are very important to people on a local level…(but they are) being covered (by the local news media) based on everyday issues in local communities… because it affects tourism, it affects the economy, it affects a lot of things, not to mention the places that we live…(and) because it affects their taxes.”Wanda Lloyd on Green Connections Radio podcast – Wanda Smalls Lloyd former senior editor at USA Today and at local newspapers, and a former Washington Post executive, and the author of a new book – “Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism.” She provides valuable career advice to
To solve today’s most intractable problems – from climate change to inequality to combating terrorism and corruption – as well as business challenges, we need the most creative ideas we can find, figure out how to do them, and then find ways to implement them. So, when I met my guest today, I knew I needed to introduce you to her. Listen to my interview with Courtney Bickert, social innovator and comedienne, with her thoroughly different take on social innovation.
When you send a photo from your smartphone, it asks you to choose a size of photo to send. Which size should you choose and why? Each smaller size means the image is more compressed, so each size is a trade-off between bandwidth and detail. The smaller you go, the less bandwidth you use, yet you… Continue reading 8 Tips For Generating Creative Ideas From The Mind Of A ‘Genius’ Woman Scientist