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Category: HATCHer Profile

HATCHer made Holiday Gifts

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 www.amazon.com page to smile.amazon.com, which makes giving to charity easy […]
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Audience Awards Impact Award Honors Yarrow Kraner

On Dec 6th, 2019, the Audience Award’s Audfest Film + Innovation Fest honored Yarrow Kraner, Founder of HATCH and H360.ai 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 Science, […]
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Dr Sylvia Earle Activates the HATCH Network

HATCH SPENDS 1000 HOURS FINDING & CURATING 100 PEOPLE IN THE ROOM WITH THE INTENTION THAT THE RESULTS WILL IMPACT THE LIVES OF 100 MILLION.   Dr. Sylvia Earle came to HATCH at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana last fall, two weeks after appearing on the cover of TIME Magazine.  Watch Time’s short video on […]
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HATCH Superhero Series: Kimberley Motley

“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 of […]
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HATCH Superhero Series: Cady Coleman

“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 need […]
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HATCH Superhero Series: Oman Frame

“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 as […]
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HATCH Superhero Series: James Anderson

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 rights […]
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Whurley on the Intersection of Creativity, Technology & Equality

Funk Bassist.  IBM Master Inventor.  Best Evil Genius . Chief Technology Officer.  Gender Equality Advocate. These are just a sampling of the titles earned by Whurley (born William Hurley) since graduating from a Texas high school in 1989.  Whurley is now globally known as one of the pioneers in the open source software community, and as […]
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KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz on Whole Systems Thinking and Solution-Finding

Koann is the Founder and CEO of Sustainable Life Media and Sustainable Brands whose involvement with the intersection of environmental and human issues in business dates back to the mid-1980s.  Since 2003, she has devoted her full attention to the emerging field of social and environmental sustainability, launching Sustainable Life Media in 2004. Tell us […]
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14 year-old Royce Mann on White Boy Privilege and Unschooling

After winning a slam poetry competition at his school, 14-year-old Royce Mann was surprised when the school’s on-line video reached 40,000 views. The video of his performance was soon taken down when the school could no longer monitor the comments. “I thought, well, going viral was cool,” said Royce, “I could check that off the […]
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Meredith Walker on the Power of Humor, Authenticity and Dirt Biking

Meredith Walker is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, an organization “dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves…a place where people can truly be their weird and wonderful selves.”  Meredith has also produced the Peabody and Emmy award-winning Nick News, and served as Head of the Talent Department at Saturday Night Live. […]
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The HATCH Network: Stu Robertson and Peace in 10,000 Hands

“The most powerful thing in the world is not a man, a woman, a country, or a bomb. The most powerful thing is an idea.” That was the opening statement from Stu Robertson’s talk about his groundbreaking project Peace in 10,000 Hands on day 2 of HATCH Experience 2015; simultaneously reminding all of us of the power and […]
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The HATCH Network: Grimanesa Amoros on Channeling Creativity

“I love sharing creativity with others through my work, and I am lucky to encounter things in my surroundings that inspire me, such as nature.” – Grimanesa Amoros, HATCH Experience 2015. Creating a strong sense of place and fostering connections to nature is a huge part of the HATCH Experience.  For a dozen years, the vast horizon […]
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Finding My Voice at HATCH

What could I possibly have to offer at Hatch? That was the questioned that plagued me for the months leading up to the creativity summit in Big Sky, Montana. I was a volunteer, trying to hide in the shadows as I soaked in the energy from the genius minds around me – filmmakers, designers, writers, musicians […]
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HATCH Founder Yarrow Kraner featured in Talent for Humanity

We are all born with the power to imagine what does not yet exist. What if we used that power to create the world we all dream of living in–for ourselves and others? That’s the premise for Patrick Gaffney’s new book “Talent for Humanity”; a close look at seven innovators “who used their passion and creativity in […]
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DJ Spooky’s “The Book of Ice” inspires action on climate change

Climate change can be a daunting topic to approach.  The scope and complexities of the issue can often prove to be overwhelming, rather than engaging.  Fortunately, some of the preeminent creative minds of our generation are choosing to educate and inspire our society into action. HATCHer DJ Spooky (aka Paul Miller) is choosing to do just […]
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