The Connector Series brings thought leaders from around the world to the south coast of Massachusetts, to help share ideas and expand the impact of their work, locally and beyond. In small and large venues, we have introduced people with cutting edge ideas to audiences with a thirst for knowledge and a passion for positive change. These events have focused on health, social justice, sustainability, responsible business, and individual potential.
A HISTORY OF CONNECTING FOR CHANGE
For 10 years the Marion Institute’s community dialogue efforts were centered around the multi-day “Connecting for Change” conference, a festival of ideas and art that energized thousands of participants and inspired dozens of social change projects. In those 11 years hundreds of renowned speakers from around the world shared their passions in keynote speeches and intimate workshops, including luminaries such as Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, environmentalist Bill McKibben, social innovator Van Jones, entrepreneur Paul Hawken, physician Dr. Thomas Rau, and author Naomi Wolf. By DVD and online media, those presentations have been spread throughout the world and many of them are available in our Library and on our YouTube Channel, MarionInstituteTV.
The Connector Series is brought to you in part through the generous support of the following sponsors: