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* March 2019 - [https://youtu.be/6U9mk_djgwE Awesome Miami video]
* March 2019 - [https://youtu.be/6U9mk_djgwE Awesome Miami video]
* May 2019 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUQYhWw_HOg Origins of the Awesome Foundation] (11 mins) – Featuring Tim Hwang.
* May 2019 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW8XE5EmTCE Thematic Chapters in the Awesome Foundation Ecosystem: How Do They Work, and What Can We Learn?] (47 mins) – A panel of deans from thematic chapters discuss how their chapters work, some of the most awesome projects they've supported, and what might be next. Featuring Stephen Calnan (Awesome Vegan), Josh Finnell (Awesome Libraries), and Tiffany Yu (Awesome Disability). Moderated by Avi Caplan.
* May 2019 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvgmIBVAuxY Learning from Chicago Grant Winners] (55 mins) – A panel of Chicago winners discuss their projects and what a relationship with the Awesome Foundation has meant for them. Featuring Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Cedric Hurst, Shawn Lent, Jamie Caitlin Lovell, Billy McGuinness, and Rhoda Rosen. Moderated by Erin Watson.
* July 2019 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcEPBuaj76I&feature=youtu.be&t=120 Kali Wasenko at Creative Mornings DC]
* July 2019 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcEPBuaj76I&feature=youtu.be&t=120 Kali Wasenko at Creative Mornings DC]

Revision as of 09:40, 18 August 2019



  • October 2017 - What Makes an Awesome Foundation Chapter Sustainable (55 mins) – A panel of trustees and deans from chapters that have been running successfully for many years discuss what the secrets have been to their success, including how they have managed turnover and avoided burnout. Featuring Kara Brickman, Jesse Chan-Norris, Alex Dickinson, and Terry Olson. Moderated by Tim Hwang.
  • October 2017 - Awesome Around the World (50 mins) – A panel of trustees and deans from chapters outside North America share how the Awesome Foundation model works in their countries, and discuss the future of the Awesome Foundation globally. Featuring Andrew Beattie, Lisa La Bonte, Renato Orozco, and Lucinda Roberts. Moderated by Christina Xu.



  • September 2014 - Tim Hwang (San Francisco), Emily Daniels (Ottawa), and Ana Luisa Santos (Rio de Janeiro) on CBC Radio, in Ottawa, ahead of Awesome Summit 2014 (10 minutes).



  • October 2012 - Gabriel Platt's (Awesome Nurenberg) Ignite Talk. Slide Deck, Slideshare
  • September 2012 - Christina Xu (IHAS/Awesome Boston) at FEAST. Annotated slide deck here.


  • June 2011 - Christina Xu (IHAS/Awesome Boston) at TEDxBoston. A later version of the talk's slides are here (9 minutes)


  • April 2010 (old school!) - Tim Hwang (IHAS/Awesome San Francisco) at Ignite Boston. (5 minutes)