Author Archives for Cassidy Seckman

2021 NextGen Program Focuses on Equity & Young Women in STEM

September 24, 2021 2:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

HATCH awards $48,000 in scholarship funds to under-represented students around the United States thanks to our partners Kimberly-Clark, Steelcase, Yellowstone Club Community Foundation, Moonlight Community Foundation, the Gallatin River Task Force, and many individual contributions from the HATCH community.  HATCH is excited to announce our 2021-22 NextGen program in conjunction with our 25th HATCH […]

Oneness vs. The 1% with Vandana Shiva | Global Living Room

July 30, 2021 1:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A Global Living Room Recap || May 27, 2021 Author of “Oneness vs. The 1%” Vandana Shiva shares her inflection points as she unravels her journey through the 1970s until now. Her insights justify her fight against centralization and the importance of understanding nature based and indigenous technologies. Having seen and been active in […]

How Love & Technology Can Save the World | Global Living Room

May 13, 2021 1:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Our April Global Living Room featured HATCHer, activist, architect, inventor and urban planner, Guto Requena. “When you lead with love, it’ll meet you there.” – Guto Requena Thoughts from Guto Think beyond form & function to evoke and spread empathy Adding diversity to his team led to a changed perspective and approach to projects […]

Finding Your Spark | Global Living Room

April 5, 2021 10:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

with Featured Guests Ed Catmull, Elyse Klaidman & Harold O’Neal “Real magic happens when you feel ego leave the room.” -Ed Catmull Thoughts from Ed Whenever you reach a goal, you no longer have it and have to create a new one. It’s important to know you won’t always be right all the time, […]

Biomimicry & The Genius Design of Nature | Global Living Room

August 14, 2020 2:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Theme: Biomimicry – The Genius Design of Nature with Guest Speaker Janine Benyus Summary by HATCHer Ben Von Wong – see original version HERE Summary:: [[Yarrow Kraner]] and [[Byrony Schwan]] interviewed [[Janine Benyus]] on the amazing work that she’s been doing with the [[Biomimicry Institute]]. We explored her journey, the lessons that have been […]

Manifesto for a Moral Revolution | Global Living Room

July 13, 2020 12:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Theme: Manifesto for a Moral Revolution with Guest Speaker Jacqueline Novogratz “Dare to put our shared humanity and the earth at the center of our systems.”  Traits of a Moral Leader Moral courage Understanding the community you serve Grittiness Humility Anti-fragility Listening from a place of inquiry rather than certainty Bridging the gap of […]

HATCHer made Holiday Gifts

December 5, 2019 9:21 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The holiday season is upon us once again! As you’re browsing gifts for friends and family, consider supporting the creative HATCHers we have here in our community. WANT US TO ADD SOMETHING? CLICK HERE. FIRST – Add this “Amazon SMILE Chrome extension”  that redirects any page to, which makes giving to charity […]

Student Bill of Rights Passed Unanimously in LA School District > Born at HATCH Montana

June 24, 2020 8:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

THE CHALLENGE: How might we redesign the educational system to help young adults navigate the changing world? THE SOLUTION: A “For Students by Students” Bill of Rights PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  A huge congratulations to our NextGen students Valeria Gonzalez, Victoria Salcedo, and HATCHer / educator Kip Morales for the hard work and dedication to manifesting […]

Audience Awards Impact Award Honors Yarrow Kraner

December 4, 2019 9:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On Dec 6th, 2019, the Audience Award’s Audfest Film + Innovation Fest honored Yarrow Kraner, Founder of HATCH and with the Impact Award. Past recipients of the Impact Award include actor Matthew Lillard (Founder Five Slamma Jamma), Jacques Thelemaque (President of the Los Angeles film collective Filmmakers Alliance), Effie T. Brown  (producer, Rocket […]

HATCH: World-changing ideas born in Montana Think Tank

October 28, 2019 7:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

STORY BY MICHAEL SOMERBY. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN EXPLORE BIG SKY ON OCTOBER 25, 2019. SEE ORIGINAL POSTING — EMIGRANT – Somewhere at the intersection of a TED Talk, a think tank, a professional networking event and, in many respects, a Ken Kesey party, lays HATCH. To reduce the event to single descriptors or with […]