We sat down with the leaders responsible for defining the mission of Cincinnati's National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. See what they have to say about the purpose of the center, and the importance of promoting freedom worldwide.
We're a throwaway society. This doesn't bother some of us. Some of us it bothers a lot. We like throwing things in the trash so we just don't have to think about them. These guys are doing something about that.
This $50 million complex houses an 18,000-square-foot exhibition/concert facility, 7,500-square-foot ballroom and 12,000-square feet of meeting and board rooms, as well as a 150-seat restaurant and bar and a 168-room hotel.
For hundreds of millions of people all over the world, the idea of clearly seeing the landscape, people and details around them is unfamiliar. Eye care and corrective lenses are an expense many people simply cannot afford, and their lives are affected each day by their poor vision.
DCI was established 20 years ago to aid in the revitalization and restructuring of an ailing downtown district within Cincinnati. At that time, there was a significant decline in Cincinnati’s downtown districts.
Now it's alive and thriving. We sat down with some of the key players.
Thinking of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden likely brings to mind trips to the zoo as a child, or perhaps taking your own children there. But let’s move to the business side of things. That’s what the Zoo is, after all – a business. And by all accounts, it’s a pretty successful one.
What happens when a country boy from Indiana decides he wants to follow his passion of marine biology from the swaying cornfields of Batesville to the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean? For Peter Hillenbrand, the result is the Central Caribbean Marine Institute.
This year, TEDxCincinnati is expanding their reach to include high school students who are leaders, thinkers and doers. "Accelerate" will mark the inaugural year that TEDxCincinnat Youth will assist in the event's production.