Wednesday Night Live: Heidi Quante

October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
RCAH Theater
362 Bogue Street, Snyder-Phillips Hall, Terrace Level
East Lansing, MI
United States

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, RCAH students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the RCAH in welcoming environmental activist and HighWaterLine co-coordinator Heidi Quante for the second Wednesday Night Live of 2014-15.

Listen to an interview about climate change and the HighWaterLine project via WLRN, a Miami NPR affiliate.

About Heidi Quante:

Heidi Quante devoted the last 14 years to designing and running a wide array of environmental campaigns. She has worked on the Hill, lobbying Congress to pass climate change legislation to managing grassroots energy campaigns. She has worked on all aspects of running a campaign from leading community trainings on storytelling and media to coordinating multi-stakeholder coalitions and designing campaign strategies for organizations. For the last 8 years, Heidi has focused on designing creative communication campaigns for a wide array of organizations including the viral videos for The Story of Stuff Project, Free Range Studios, Breast Cancer Action and for the global climate change organization 350.org. 350.org projects included coordinating EARTH, a participatory global art exhibit that took place in over 16 countries around the world and was photographed by satellites; Insert_Here, an interactive climate solution project with artist Eve Mosher; a song remix contest with MTV Intl., collaborating with graffiti artists worldwide and creating various other multi-media projects for 350.org. For the last 2 years she has served as the Co-Coordinator for the HighWaterLine project, a multi-disciplinary project that draws upon science, art and community engagement to help localize and personalize climate change. Heidi received a B.S. in Science and a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley.