Albany, NY – Jane Hartwell combines art and technology to produce animated films. Most recently, Hartwell was the associate producer for the PDI/Dreamworks feature, 'Shrek'. Hartwell was also involved in the production of the animated feature 'Antz' and worked with Walt Disney Productions on 'James and the Giant Peach'. In this story, Hartwell speaks about the role science and technology play in producing an animated feature.
Albany, NY – Kathryn Born is a medical illustrator whose work appears everywhere from medical textbooks to films. In this story, Borne speaks about combining art and science to help people understand the human body.
Albany, NY – Volcanologist Kathy Cashman knows what it's like to be inside a volcano. Her research has taken her around the world to study how and why volcano's erupt. In this story, Cashman speaks about her work studying volcanology. Ms. Cashman's webpage: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~cashman/
Albany, NY – Kellie-Bea Cooper wears a lot of hats. As a digital animator, an art director, a story teller and a digital puppeteer, Cooper combines art and technology to tell stories to her audience. Cooper's Bio can be found here: http://women.animation.org/1999/kellie-bea_cooper.html
Albany, NY – Entrepreneur Lena West makes other people's business her business. West helps business owners decide how technology can help them. She then helps them find the right computer solutions to meet their needs. In this story, West speaks about her life long dream of running her own business.
Albany, NY – As vice president of EMS technologies, Linda Cook helps create products that build satellites. In this story, she talks about how she helps build satellites and explains how these satellites work. For more information, please visit: http://www.emsstg.com/
Albany, NY – Lynn Moore, currently Manager of Saturn's body paint operations, uses her background in electrical engineering to help build cars for Saturn. Moore speaks about how her background in engineering prepared her for work at Saturn
Albany, NY – Mary Howell Martins operates an organic farm with her family. Martins began her career as a plant breeder, and uses her background in biology and plant physiology to help her run the farm successfully. In this story, Martins talks about the science of farming.
Albany, NY – Natasha Katz is a Tony Award winning lighting designer who has designed the lights for a long list of Broadway shows including Disney's 'Aida' (for which she won a Tony), and the recent John Lithgow show, 'The Sweet Smell of Success'. In this story, Katz discusses the important role of lighting in a play. For more information, please visit: http://www.disney.co.uk/MusicalTheatre/beautyuk/play/nkatz.htm
Albany, NY – Ninfa Saunders began her career as a nurse. In this story, Sauders speaks about how she combined a love of nursing and a business degree to help make hospitals a better place for the patients and the staff. For more information, please visit: http://www.virtua.org/