8 August 2015

W.J. Powell

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Best-selling Author Toastmasters International Award Recipient   BIOGRAPHY: W.J. Powell is a New York best-selling author, poet, screenwriter, playwright, and publishing consultant who is recognized for his prodigious literature in Urban Street Fiction. Raised in Rochester, New York, he has worked successfully as a freelance graphic arts designer and television producer. Currently, he is working […]

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6 August 2015

George Payne

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Community Activist for Nonviolence Activist for Environmental Justice through Nonviolence   BIOGRAPHY: For the past 15 years George Payne has been involved in a diverse array of campaigns and projects related to the work of social justice activism and education. He has collaborated with groups such as ACORN, Rochester AmeriCorps, the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, the Interfaith Alliance […]

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6 August 2015

M. Andre Primus

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Andre Primus is the Founder and Director of RocShare, an organization that serves to help encourage the growth of alternative economies in Rochester, NY. A student at SUNY at Buffalo earning a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Cartography, Andre is a native Rochesterian who has studied Urban Planning, Geography, and Dance, and has a habit of nerding […]

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6 August 2015

Cassidy Putney

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Cassidy Putney is a senior Public Policy student with a minor in Environmental Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She currently serves as the Co-founder and President of RIT’s Student Environmental Action League and is Chair of the Student Sustainability Oversight Committee. Cassidy is an intern at the New York State Energy Research […]

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5 August 2015

Benjamin Woelk

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Benjamin Woelk is the Principal and Founder of Slow Road Consulting, a Marketing, Public Relations, and Placemaking firm that specializes in businesses and project development rooted in local advocacy and community development. He is the Founder and Host of Slow Road Travel, a spirit of place documentary series that captures the people and places found […]

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4 August 2015

Bill Self

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Bill Self believes in spreading new ideas that will improve the way we live and work together. With more than 25 years of business leadership, he has studied how human-centered performance results in high-achieving community projects. Bill shares customer success stories of how passionate groups have learned to transform their communities by focusing on the success and sustainability […]

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4 August 2015

Judith Shenouda

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Judith is owner of Shenouda Associates Inc., a business that researches, writes, and edits the professional publications that launch products, streamline processes, and promote each client’s brand. She is a member of the Rochester Professional Consultants Network and has achieved recognition as a Toastmasters International Advanced Leader Bronze and Advanced Communicator Bronze. Judith presents seminars and webinars on topics […]

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14 November 2014

Jacqui Biernat

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Jacqui Biernat is a life coach, author, and speaker who is passionate about helping others discover their true purpose, shine, and achieve their dreams. A graduate of State University of New York College at Potsdam, Jacqui also has certificates in Dream Coaching® and True Purpose™ Coaching, enabling her to lead the way to personal empowerment. Jacqui […]

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12 November 2014

Hannah Morgan

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A speaker and author, Hannah serves as a guide in today’s treacherous job search terrain. Hannah is passionate about sharing the latest trends in online visibility and social networking strategies to help job seekers and solopreneurs stand out and succeed. Her newest book, The Infographic Resume (McGraw Hill Education), includes examples and logic for creating a visual […]

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4 March 2014

Annette Ramos

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Ms. Ramos recently became Wolftrap Director and Manager of Educational Services for Young Audiences of Rochester. Ms. Ramos has significant teaching experience with organizations like the RCSD, Writers & Books, Kuumba Consultants, Quad A and various other School Districts. She has proven to be an excellent Performer and Teaching Artist and a wonderful asset to […]

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