Maine Live Videos

BOLD TALES OF CREATION, GRIT, AND VISION

Joshua Broder | Tilson

Tilson CEO Joshua Broder, the “accidental technologist from Maine,” speaks abut his experiences in the military leading highly motivated people, working together in the service of a bigger mission, and how those experiences helped him establish a company that builds … Continue reading

Andrea Cianchette Maker | Pierce Atwood LLC

In her Maine Live talk Andrea Cianchette Maker discusses her private sector-led initiative, Focus Maine, that works to accelerate job growth in Maine and how her work left her feeling energized and motivated. “I have always believed that when people … Continue reading

Shane Diamond | Speak About It

At Maine Live, Shane Diamond shared his personal story of transitioning and how he learned to communicate in new ways. According to Shane, who founded a consent awareness group called Speak About It, using accessible language can make sex better and more … Continue reading

Amanda Beal | Maine Farmland Trust

Amanda Beal of Maine Farmland Trust discusses the importance of food policy and begs the question “is there really a food movement underway?”

Abigail Carroll | Nonesuch Oysters

Through fun facts and anecdotes, Abigail Carroll, founding farmer at Nonesuch Oysters, reveals the surprising connections between humans and oysters: reinvention, community, and competition.

Ekhlas Ahmed | Refugee and activist

Ekhlas Ahmed is a refugee and activist from Sudan, a teacher at Westbrook Middle School and the vice president and co-founder of Darfur Youth of Tomorrow. At Maine Live, Ekhlas told the story of her journey to Maine and asks … Continue reading

Kifah Abdulla | Artist and writer

Artist and writer Kifah Abdulla moved the crowd to its feet during his September Maine Live talk. Abdulla recounts the story of his more than eight years as a prisoner of war in Iran. He describes the heat, the hunger, the torture, … Continue reading