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COVID's Eco-Lesson in Behavior Change

About This Webinar

Sustainability expert Peter ter Weeme, behavior scientist Amy Bucher and artist Danielle Siembieda, managing director of Leonardo, examine how behavior change in the COVID crisis can influence and speed the necessary societal behaviors that can address the climate crisis. In conversation with Ian Edwards, Broto founder. 40 minutes, plus live Q&A with the presenters. Free admission.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
VP Behavior Change: Design Mad*Pow
Amy Bucher, Ph.D., is Vice President of Behavior Change Design at MadPow. Amy crafts engaging and motivating solutions that help people change behavior to achieve personal goals, especially related to health, wellness, learning, and financial well-being. The digital interventions Amy has helped design include health risk assessments, chronic health management programs, behavioral health interventions, and wellness programs. Amy has also worked on custom programming to support medication/therapy adherence and lifestyle changes for patients using specialty medications, medical devices, or other intensive treatments. Her research interests include motivational design, patient and user engagement, happiness, how social relationships influence health and well-being, and cross-cultural behavior change strategies. Prior to joining MadPow, Amy worked with CVS Health as a Senior Strategist for their Digital Specialty Pharmacy, and with Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Group as Associate Director of Behavior Science. Amy received her A.B. magna cum laude in psychology from Harvard University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Amy is the author of the Rosenfeld Media book Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change.
Webinar hosting presenter Ian Edwards
Ian Edwards, MBA, is a journalist by background, a sustainability and communications consultant and founder/producer of Broto: Art-Climate-Science and TEDxProvincetown. He's focussed on big ideas, synthesis and innovation.
Webinar hosting presenter
Managing Director of Leonardo/ISAST & Alter-EcoArtist
Danielle Siembieda is an Alter Eco-Artist and the Managing Director of Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST). As a bold strategist on transdisciplinary programs, STEAM and creative technology, Siembieda develops collaborative explorations through partnership-driven programs such as Leonardo Education and Art Forum, art-science residencies with Djerassi Program and Nokia Bell Labs, and the rapidly growing LASER Talks program with over 40 partner sites around the world. She also fosters global scientific and artistic literacy through promotional leadership of Leonardo Music Journal and Leonardo journal, which has become the leading peer-reviewed publication of 50 years in art, science, and technology research.

Siembieda brings over 15 years of leadership experience in community development and strategic communications. She has served on the board of the Women Eco Art Dialogue, an organization founded on the mission to share art at the edge of social justice and the environment. She has been a leader and fellow at Emerging Arts Professionals where she received a MADE grant and was nominated for the Ebony McKinney Leadership award. She was the Community Engagement Manager for ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network where she designed and developed communities around art and technology through the App Lab and Art Ambassador Program; the Co-Project Manager of the San Jose Climate Clock Initiative, an ideas competition for green public art with the City of San Jose, San Jose State University, Montalvo Arts Center and ZERO1; the Managing Editor of SWITCH, the online Journal of New Media (no longer in publication); and a member of the San Jose Public Art Advisory Committee.

Siembieda has an MFA in Digital Media Art at San Jose State University at the CADRE Laboratory for New Media with a focus on green technology and sustainable materials. As the founder of Art Inspector: Saving the Earth by Changing Art, Siembieda has turned this social practice project into a business, acquiring funding from Silicon Valley Energy Watch and working with the City of San Francisco Department of Environment to help artists work healthier and safer. She defines her art at “Alter-Eco Art” bridging Eco-Art practice and New Media at the intersection of environment, technology, and community. Her work has been presented globally including the 01SJ Biennial in the heart of Silicon Valley, the National Gallery in Copenhagen and the Education Center of the National Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Webinar hosting presenter
VP, Social Purpose & Stakeholder Engagement: BC Lottery Corporation
Peter, MBA (specializing in environmental management), is a 25-year veteran of the sustainability, social purpose and social justice movements who has lived and worked in North America, Europe and Asia
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