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Theme: Create and Empower

Bangor, ME, United States
January 11th, 2014

About this event

Our event is all about opportunities for students in Maine; ideas, career paths, work that needs to be done, initiatives to join, values to uphold. This event should empower Maine students to stay in Maine and make it a better place.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Roger Doiron
    Gardening in the Curriculum
  • Rafael Grossmann
    Google Glass/Technology Innovation in Medicine
  • Judy Taylor
    Maine artist, painted the labor mural
  • Alan Lishness
    Maine's Economic Potential
  • Serena Galleshaw
    Builds places for students to live and thrive in.
  • Serena Galleshaw
    Builds places for students to live and thrive in.
  • Habib Dagher
    Off-shore wind project in Maine
  • Zoe Weil
    Institute for Humane Education, More Good/Less Harm education
  • Robert Shetterly
    Illustrator for "Americans Who Tell the Truth" Will speak on integrity's importance for students...
  • Ina and Esu
    Barka Foundation: they go to Burkina Faso and construct wells for communities to get water.
  • Graham Morehead
    The Maine student experience, and finding your career.
  • Susan Mackay
    Entrepreneur and composite materials engineer, innovator.
  • Gabrielle Russell
    Architect rethinking a mill in Lewiston to create a farmer's co-op for the community
  • Abe Furth
    Founder of Verve Burritos
  • Jon Amory
    Will speak on the Baxter Academy project-based curriculum

Venue and Details

The Gracie Theatre
Husson Cir
Bangor, ME, 04401
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

This event occurred in the past.
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Diego Grossmann
Holden, ME, United States

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Eric Duncan

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Julia Leslie
Anna Bryan
Haley Deluca Lowell
Lydia Mackay
Student Volunteer Organizer