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Join Basic Rights Oregon for IGNITE -- a Gala Celebration of LGBTQ Progress

Buster Ross | Posted 10.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Buster Ross

The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

We Must Act Now for Science and Technology to Drive Gender Equality

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

We have been addressing gender inequality globally for well over a century, and women and society cannot afford to wait any longer. We must put an expiry date on discrimination against women.

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Global Women Leaders in Tech to Demand Gender Equality

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

Sheryl Sandberg has been outspoken in encouraging and mentoring other women and girls to be leaders -- a critical component that is often overlooked in discussions around the lack of women leaders, which we hope to highlight in IGNITE.

Join Me to End the Gender Gap in Technology

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.14.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Women and girls still face overwhelming obstacles to accessing and shaping technologies. The digital gender divide might be getting worse.

Being a Woman Is a Privilege

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

We create worlds. We inspire communities. We ignite transformations. And yet and because of this, the divine feminine has been repressed for millenn...

Louis Efron: Why You Can't Find a Job You Love

Louis Efron | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Louis Efron

The company is pitching its most attractive side -- whether real or perceived -- and the candidate is tailoring who he or she is to meet the needs of the company. Six months down the road, both sides are unhappy.

Paying It Forward: Teachers Model a Passion for Learning

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Lydia Dobyns

Dave was a disengaged 14-year-old. Everything about his world suggested he would fail. He came to class, eyes glazed over, seeing little relevance in school. He was lost. That is, until a teacher found ways to reach him.

It's Just Not True That Women Are Bad At This

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women

One female mathematician is tired of people assuming that the lack of women in STEM fields is due to women just being worse at math and science than m...

WATCH: Introducing 'Raising Ms. President'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women

How can we get more women elected to public office? Raising Ms. President, an upcoming documentary, explores why girls and women aren't putting the...

Why the World Needs You to Be the Real You!

Erin Cox | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Being the real you might cause some discomfort and change. Not everyone will like it when you are more connected and genuine. That's okay. You will now attract just the right people -- those who will love you, support you, and lift you up.

Teachers Are Students, Too

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In this video I interview incredible Spirit Junkies like, Louise Hay, Cheryl Richardson, Danielle Laporte, Kris Carr, Mastin Kipp and more! We share with you what we learned from each other at Ignite!

The Life Out Loud: Sometimes You Need To Shut Up

MeiMei Fox | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

Think meditation is only for those "spiritual types"? The kind of people who chant "Hare Krishna" as they dance about in their orange robes? So did I. Until I really tried it, that is.

Ignite Smithsonian Features Visions of the Future of Museums

Alexander Howard | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

The institutions that preserve cultural memory are becoming even more important. The Smithsonian Institute is profoundly engaged in capturing our culture's digital transition.

The Meaning Of Life (According To The Internet) (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At O'Reilly's Ignite Event in Seattle, Vanessa Fox detailed her quest to uncover the meaning of life, according to the Internet. In keeping with the ...

Corporate Social Media Usage: No one really knows how and we're all in the same boat.

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Denis Campbell

"Authentic voice" and "customer dialogue" were the buzzwords as 400 corporate marketing experts gathered for a day-long social media conference in London.