Join us for episode 9 of The Torch of Progress with Danica Remy, President of B612 and Co-founder of Asteroid Day.
Astronauts, Asteroids, Astrophysicists and Rock Stars
Learn about asteroids – their role in the formation of our universe, how asteroids can pave the way for future exploration and most importantly how we can protect our planet from asteroid impacts. Danica Remy leads B612 as well as Asteroid Day which celebrated its 5th-anniversary last year. Learn more about celestial bodies known as Asteroids and how they are part of our everyday life and our shared future.
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Transcript – The Torch of Progress — Ep. 9 — Danica Remy, President of B612 Foundation
Guest Speaker Danica Remy:
Danica is President of B612 Foundation and leads the organization’s global efforts to protect Earth from asteroid impacts. She co-founded Asteroid Day, a United Nations day of education and awareness. She is a well respected Silicon Valley strategist and operations executive. She has successfully led numerous startups, companies, and non-profits at the forefront of pioneering technology, internet services, education, scenario planning and philanthropy. She is a recognized expert in information technology, facilities, human resources, finance, and government relations. Danica Remy has a passion for getting things started and getting them right. In addition to being a Silicon Valley insider, she serves on the Boards of the Network for Good, Long Now Foundation, Asteroid Foundation, Greenwood School, as well as president for Point Foundation, the former publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog.
Previously on The Torch of Progress:
- Episode 1 with Dr. Matt Bateman
- Episode 2 with Tyler Cowen
- Episode 3 with Patrick Collison
- Episode 4 with Dr. Max Roser
- Episode 5 with Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
- Episode 6 with Joel Mokyr
- Episode 7 with Noor Siddiqui
- Episode 8 with Antone Howes
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