Pixar - The Disruptive Power of Imagination and Storytelling

For over two decades Pixar has delivered the most epic animation films of all time. And I saw all 20 recently! They infuse the minds and hearts of audiences worldwide with fast moving and attention-grabbing storytelling. They offer our eyes a simple yet mythic message about our connectedness as people and the innocence of a moral imagination.

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Henry Cross grew up in sunny Miami, Florida. Upon graduating high school, he moved to the politicized Washington, D.C. and double majored in History and Politics at the Catholic University. He served as a social studies teacher in Prince George’s County Public School in 2008-2009. In the fall of 2009, he moved to New York City to continue and grow his work in education and service.

He joined Hosh Yoga in 2011 as a teacher and Program Director. And since 2013, he founded and expanded programming for the organization with Hosh Kids and Hosh Seniors. Henry's entrepreneurial spirit helped developed the organizational, program, and financial capacity of the nonprofit to deliver self-sustaining and self-supporting health and wellness services to over 3,000 children, adults, and seniors every month in a cost-effective and fairly-priced way. And from 2014 to 2016, he participated in a philanthropic role by expanding the programming, policy, and public advocacy efforts of the Sonima Foundation as Community Relations Director.

His work has been featured by the Huffington PostElephant JournalBlog Talk RadioThe NYC Social Innovation FestivalSocial Venture Institute, and multiple Brooklyn and Queens newspapers. He is an appointed New York City official of Community Board 5 in Queens, serves on a Department of Youth and Community Development Neighborhood Advisory Board, and on the board of directors of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. And in 2015, Henry was selected as an etsy.org business fellow and awarded Top 40 Under 40 Nonprofit Rising Star. He finds joy in his community work service everyday and loves ballroom dancing!

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Michelle Fetsch is a serial entrepreneur and visionary. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the largest TEDxWomen event on the planet, The Founder of STAND, a full service agency that supports businesses in discovering and delivering on what they stand for.  She’s helped numerous organizations launch and grow their business and is passionate about community building, branding + storytelling. 

After a 16-year struggle with eating disorders, self confidence, and body image issues, she founded Women Enough with the sole purpose to support women in owning their worth and stepping into their greatness. When Michelle isn’t working on BARE, WE, or her agency, STAND, she’s a life and business mentor to women all around the world. Her favorite things involve traveling, playing in the ocean, singing on stage, and riding around on her scooter. To contact her, email Michelle@WomenEnough.com

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