Change from Without with Dr. Heidi Stieglitz Ham

Dr. Heidi Stieglitz Ham is a social entrepreneur, autism researcher, adjunct professor at Rice University, and founder of Spectrum Fusion. After listening to parents across multiple continents share their concerns regarding the lack of opportunities and positive outcomes for their adult children on the autism spectrum, she created a vision to shape the future of […]

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100% Backed by Science with Catherine Barton, Ph.D.(c)

Catherine Barton is a “Business Scientist,” a Ph.D. candidate, and owner of Future Thinking Consulting – a consulting firm that works with entrepreneurs all the way to large corporations. Her goal is always to increase production numbers, professional skillsets and confidence levels – ethically. Catherine enjoys working with companies that actually want to make money! […]

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A True Scholar-Practitioner Bridges the Urban-Rural Divide with Dr. Teresa Spaeth

Teresa Spaeth, Ph.D. currently serves as the Veden Chair of Rural Engagement and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the University of Minnesota – Crookston.  Dr. Spaeth catalyzes engaged scholarship campus-wide and off-campus, developing robust relationships with business and community partners.  Previously, Dr. Spaeth has held executive director positions at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute and […]

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My Life with a Robot…and a Doctoral Student with Dr. William Barry

William J. Barry, Ph.D., is a former visiting professor of philosophy and ethics at the United States Military Academy at West Point, TEDs speaker, and is an Emerging Technology Ethicist. Professor Barry is a trailblazer and internationally recognized expert in the use and ethical development of socially advanced artificial intelligence (AI). He is an award-winning […]

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Tuff Talker Walks the Walk with Dr. Charlotte Pullins

Dr. Charlotte Pullins is an educator and a mother. Before earning her doctoral degree, she taught elementary education for nearly 15 years. Dr. Pullins then parlayed that experience into becoming a principal founder of Antioch Christian Academy, where she currently serves as both chief administrator and member of the board of directors. Dr. Pullins is […]

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The Entrepreneurial Doctor with Dr. Justin Baeder

Justin Baeder, PhD is Director of The Principal Center, where he helps senior leaders in K-12 organizations build capacity for instructional leadership. A former principal in Seattle Public Schools, he is creator of the Instructional Leadership Challenge, which has helped more than 10,000 school leaders in 50 countries around the world: Confidently Get Into Classrooms Every Day […]

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The Power of the Right Advisor with Dr. Matthew Montgomery

Dr. Matthew Montgomery is the superintendent of Revere Local School District in Bath, Ohio, where he has overseen major building projects, spearheaded a district-wide 1:1 technology initiative, and resolved crisis situations as they arose. Dr. Montgomery earned his Ph.D. while juggling a myriad of competing priorities, including a family with four children and an up-and-coming […]

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Leading from Loss with Dr. Angelia Griffin

Dr. Angelia Griffin (aka: Dr. A.) is a passionate philanthropist who serves as the Founder and CEO of IGMA, Inc. (I Give Myself Away), a charitable nonprofit organization she founded in memory of her son, William. IGMA, Inc.’s mission is to host community initiatives which provide empowering experiences thereby promoting self-sufficiency through training and development […]

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