Author Archives for Shannon Hughes

HATCH Superhero Series: Kimberly Motley

November 9, 2017 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“The rule of law means nothing if there is no role of law… we need to use laws to keep people protected.” -Kimberly Motley at HATCH Big Sky 2017 Kimberly has been a practicing attorney and litigator since 2003 and has worked in Afghanistan since 2008.  Founder of Motley Legal Services and cofounder of […]


HATCH Superhero Series: James Anderson

November 2, 2017 10:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Love is the most powerful, innovative tool we’ll ever have at our disposal. – James Anderson at HATCH Big Sky 2017 James is a human rights activist focused on social entrepreneurship. In his evolution from drug addiction, gang membership and prison to double honors UCLA graduate and entrepreneur, James co-founded the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, one of […]


We Are Doers. Not Dreamers.

October 5, 2017 12:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

HATCH Big Sky 2017 participants had the honor of being deeply grounded and profoundly inspired by Samantha Ramirez Herrera’s talk about her experience as a businesswoman, activist, mother, and one of the United States’ 800,00 DREAMers.  Call your Member of Congress TODAY and urge them to sign onto and pass a bipartisan Dream Act:  http://bit.ly/2yJ29G2 […]


#becauseofHATCH: Hannah Herbst shares her life changing experience at HATCH

September 16, 2017 11:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Every HATCH Experience takes a heartfelt investment of thousands of volunteer hours, generous financial support, and a limitless commitment to helping current and future leaders HATCH a better world.  That’s why emails like this from HATCH NextGen’ers like Hannah Herbst move us so profoundly, and keep us focused on bringing together the hearts, minds, and […]


HATCH Activation at Sustainable Brands ’17 Detroit

August 14, 2017 2:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From May 22nd to the 25th, a team of HATCHers converged at the Cobo Convention Center for the 2017 Sustainable Brands Conference in Detroit, focused on Redefining the Good Life.  HATCH was invited to participate after a successful first year of partnering with Sustainable Brands (SB) as our key Sustainability Partner at HATCH Experiences. […]


#becauseofHATCH: Panamanian Artist Uses Creativity to Combat Climate Change

August 1, 2017 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

HATCH is a convergence of creative minds, focused on using their skills and passions to rapidly develop and implement next generation solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Diwigdi Valiente tapped right into that Venn Diagram of heart, mind & taking action during the 4.5 days of HATCH Latin America.  Hearing climate action leaders […]