Author Archives for Shannon Hughes

Global Living Room 14 || Roadmap to Reparations

June 18, 2020 10:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We are long overdue time for a massive shift of collective consciousness to transform hearts, minds, and habits of purposeful people and beyond to end racism – from protests to policy. Our challenge this week was to identify ways we can step off the sidelines and unify allies, in a call for a moral revival. […]

HATCH Global Network Expands with Inaugural Mexico Summit

May 31, 2019 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On April 1st the inaugural HATCH Mexico Summit launched in Rodavento, Valle De Bravo, two hours outside of Mexico City. By all counts it was amazing and inspiring. The land is magic. So are the people. Nine Lab Sprints were executed covering food, accessibility, climate change, ocean plastics, refugee crisis, and more. Musicians included Blind […]

HATCH Continues Six Year Relationship with C2 Montreal

May 31, 2019 6:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This year marked the sixth year of collaboration and relationship-building between the HATCH network and C2, a Montreal-based summit focused on the intersection of creativity and commerce.  A dinner hosted by HATCH the night before the official event start introduced 20 HATCHers from different cohorts to C2 organizers, guests and partners like Elevation Barn.  […]

HATCH Superhero Series: Kimberley Motley

January 12, 2018 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.” -Kimberley Motley at HATCH Big Sky 2017   Kimberley has been a practicing attorney and litigator since 2003 and has worked in Afghanistan since 2008.  Founder of Motley Legal Services and cofounder […]

HATCH Superhero Series: Cady Coleman

January 8, 2018 11:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“Our planet is a giant spaceship and we are the crew.” – Cady Coleman at HATCH Big Sky 2017    As one of few female astronauts to travel to space, Cady’s HATCH talk focused on the importance of giving our next generation a level playing field to achieve their dreams.  She also stressed the […]

HATCH Superhero Series: Mark Brand on the beauty of food, compassion, and social enterprise

January 8, 2018 3:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Mark Brand is one of Canada’s most recognized social entrepreneurs. Having successfully created 11 businesses in Vancouver, he has become a prominent example of a new generation of leadership that focuses on passion and purpose – a power shown in the superhero illustration created by HATCH illustrator Stephen Downer. During HATCH Experience 2017 […]

HATCH Superhero Series: Oman Frame

December 23, 2017 9:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“Every single person has the ability to make change.  It may just be a matter of checking our privilege to see where we can make a difference…I don’t need allies.  I need accomplices.” – Oman Frame at HATCH Big Sky 2017 Oman has 20 years of experience in teaching and diversity leadership; most recently […]

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’ HATCH talk focused on the transformative power of love. Illustrator Stephen Downer created the superhero image of James Anderson, reflecting the changes he’s made by harnessing that strength.   James is a human […]

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: […]

#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 […]

HATCH + C2 = Creativity and Commerce Come to Life

July 21, 2017 6:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Goodbye cynicism. Hello new ideas.  This May, for the fifth year in a row, HATCH was invited to curate a specific tribe as guests to the C2 (creativity + commerce) conference in Montreal.  And we are genuinely grateful and inspired by the collaborative opportunities we’ve found in this partnership.  C2 is an impressive conference showcasing […]

#becauseofHATCH Impact Oaxaca Challenge

December 3, 2016 12:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

During the first week of November, members of the global HATCH Network and Mexican thought leaders converged in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico for a design thinking lab focused on select local challenges, curated by local influences.  The inaugural Oaxaca Challenge is the first of what HATCH intends to be the beginning […]