Author Archives for Shannon Hughes

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:  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 […]