Notice: Undefined index: options in /home/customer/www/changemakerspeakerseries.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/elementor-pro/modules/theme-builder/widgets/site-logo.php on line 192
Changemaker Speaker Series - Changing the world, one story at a time.
Menu Close

Storytelling. Unleashed.

Changemaker Speaker Series is a touring program of celebrated explorers, award-winning journalists, photographers, filmmakers, astronauts, innovators, and artists who are actively engaged in creating a better tomorrow. One by one, these acclaimed thought leaders are striving to solve big problems, inspire environmental stewardship, document the world around us, and bridge the distances between us. In short, they are changing the world, one story at a time.

2023-24 Season

Whales 4 Credit Brian Skerry
Brian Skerry Outdoor Portrait Credit Steve de Neef
Tue April 23, 2024
@ 7:30 pm

Brian Skerry – Photographer

Whales have singing competitions, have regional cuisines, live together in language-based clans and even take vacations at their favorite beaches in the summer. They are an alien intelligence living on Earth that are more like us than we ever imagined.

Venue
Overture Center for the Arts
Location
Madison, WI
Tue April 23, 2024
@ 7:30 pm

David McLain – Photographer

Join photographer David McLain on a globetrotting journey to discover the practices people share—oceans apart—to live long, healthy lives beyond 100.

Venue
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Location
Kansas City, MO
Wed April 24, 2024
@ 7:00 pm

Ami Vitale – Photographer

After decades covering wars and conflict, photographer Ami Vitale had an epiphany: We can’t solve our problems without taking nature into account.

Venue
Mayo Performing Arts Center
Location
Morristown, NJ
Thu April 25, 2024
@ 7:00 pm

Kevin Fedarko – Adventure Writer
Pete McBride – Photographer

More people have stood on the surface of the moon than have completed this 750-mile journey.

Venue
Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Location
Eugene, OR
Tue April 30, 2024
@ 7:30 pm

Pete McBride – Photographer
Kevin Fedarko – Adventure Writer

More people have stood on the surface of the moon than have completed this 750-mile journey.

Venue
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
Location
Appleton, WI
Fri May 10, 2024
@ 7:30 pm

Cristina Mittermeier – Photographer

Cristina “Mitty” Mittermeier has dedicated her life to safeguarding the world’s ocean and inspiring millions to do the same.

Venue
Campbell Hall
Location
Santa Barbara, CA