Presenter: Jessica Robinson Co-Founder, Detroit Mobility Lab Chairwoman, Michigan Mobility Institute Entrepreneur-in-Residence, The Henry Ford
Presenter: Mark Zachos Executive Vice Chair of Programs, SAE Detroit President of DG Technologies
Recorded on October 2, 2020
Manufacturing: Past Forward
A special virtual program to celebrate Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). As manufacturers seek to fill 4.6 million high-skill, high-tech and high-paying jobs over the next decade, MFG Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive.
Innovating for Results™ (IFR) is a high-energy program designed to help individuals and organizations move from idea to delivery. Louis Patler will gear his workshop to meet the needs of student innovators and entrepreneurs. Participants leave the IFR workshop armed with a personalized plan to generate real results.
Presenter: Louis Patler President, The B.I.T. Group Louis Patler is an award-winning author, speaker, consultant and president of The B.I.T. Group, a strategic business consulting company. He brings pioneering technologies for identifying emerging business trends, developing top leadership skills, organizational innovation and strategic initiatives to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, universities and foreign governments.
Innovating for Results Workshop was provided with support from the William Davidson Foundation.
Recorded on: February 17, 2021
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain
Presenter: Zaretta Hammond
Zaretta is a national education consultant and author. She is a self-described "former writing teacher turned equity freedom fighter.” Her passion for the intersectionality of equity and culturally responsive teaching led her to write the book Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. This publication has been utilized in many educational programs for pre-service teachers.
During this event, Hammond discussed her book, research and best practices that can be implemented in the classroom.
Recorded on: February 24, 2021
THF Conversations | Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, presented by MDOT.
Presenter: Matt Anderson Curator of Transportation
Join us for THF Conversation in honor of National Engineers Week, presented by Michigan Department of Transportation, with mobility experts from Arrow Electronics and Kettering University as they discuss the future and social impact of autonomous vehicles.
THF Conversations | Tiffany at The Henry Ford: The Exhibition, The Man and our Collection
Presenter: Charles Sable Curator of Decorative Arts
Join Curator of Decorative Arts Charles Sable for a preview of the exhibition, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from The Driehaus Collection, highlighting some must-see pieces. Mr. Sable will also provide insight into Tiffany’s life and influences, and share behind-the-scenes stories about Tiffany treasures in The Henry Ford’s collection.
Social Transformation in Education: A Conversation on Student Empowerment
Presenter:Eunique Jones Gibson, Founder of Because of Them We Can
Eunique Jones Gibson is known for developing the award-winning campaign "Because of Them We Can" and other products that ignite conversation, introspection and social change. During this event, she discussed social transformation in education and its influence on student empowerment.
Recorded on: March 23, 2021
THF Conversations | Driven to Win: Sneak Peek
Presenter: Matt Anderson & Wing Fong
As we prepare to open our major new exhibit, Driven to Win: Racing in America, join us for a preview of the Sports Car Performance Center. Explore the story of the Ford GT from inception to success at the 2016 Le Mans 24-hour race, and learn how engineers optimized the car through aerodynamic design, high-tech materials, and careful data analysis.
THF Conversations | There’s Only One Greenfield Village
Presenter: Curator Donna Braden
Curator Donna Braden has spent decades researching and interpreting buildings in Greenfield Village, but it was only when she authored The Henry Ford's Official Guidebook that she truly realized how unique it is. In this partly serious, partly humorous virtual program, she reveals her top 10 favorite stories, little-known facts and interconnections from the village.
THF Conversations | Creating the Eagle Tavern Food Experience
Presenter: Curator Donna Braden
Mock turtle soup? Macaroni straws? How did these items land on menus at Eagle Tavern in Greenfield Village? Senior Curator and Curator of Public Life Donna Braden was instrumental in developing the original 1850s dining experience at the tavern nearly 40 years ago. Join us for a virtual program to hear her stories from those early days, including the original ideas and the steps that brought the tavern to life.
THF Conversations | Imagining the Jim Henson Exhibition
Presenters: Curator Donna Braden and Guest Curator Barbara Miller
Join curator Donna Braden and our guest, curator Barbara Miller from the Museum of the Moving Image, for a virtual trip behind-the-scenes of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited. In this relaxed interview, Donna will query Barbara about her perspective on creating the exhibit and how it provides insight into the life and career of the legendary creator.