Speaker Zoe Weil is an educator and author with a passion for creating a world in which all can thrive. Zoe provides both a vision as well as practical methods for achieving a just, healthy, and humane future. Audience members will find themselves inspired and ready to embark on the path to become a solutionary and educate others to be solutionaries.
Why book speaker Zoe Weil?
- Zoe will not only inspire you; she will give you the tools to meaningfully and powerfully make a difference in your community, your educational institutions, and the world.
Dedicated to building a positive future, Zoe teaches audience members about the power of educating a solutionary generation with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to address and solve the problems we face.
- Zoe will help your educational institution to transform curricula and pedagogy in ways that enliven classrooms, enthuse students and teachers alike, and lead to real-world accomplishments that make a meaningful difference.
“The most profound and significant way to create positive change is to ensure that our students have the knowledge, skill, and conviction to do the most good and the least harm” -Speaker Zoe Weil.
Speaker Zoe Weil co-founded the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) in 1996. She is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement, which works to create a compassionate, healthy, and a just world for all people, animals, and the environment through education. Zoe created IHE’s online M.Ed., M.A., and graduate certificate programs, as well as its acclaimed workshops and courses.
Zoe is the author of seven books, including The World Becomes What We Teach: Educating a Generation of Solutionaries (2016); Nautilus Silver Medal winner, Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life (2009); and Moonbeam Gold Medal winner for juvenile fiction, Claude and Medea (2007). She has also written numerous essays and has been featured in publications such as Forbes, O Magazine, Edutopia, Yes!, Psychology Today, and Education Week. She has appeared frequently on radio, podcasts, TV, and in the upcoming documentary 8 Billion Angels.
In 2010, Zoe gave her first TEDx talk “The World Becomes What You Teach,” which became among the 50 top-rated TEDx talks within a year. Since then she has given five other TEDx talks. In 2017, Zoe was named one of Maine Magazine’s 50 independent leaders transforming their communities and the state, and in 2016 Good Housekeeping included her in their women over 50 “groundbreakers shaking the world.” In 2012 she was honored with the Women in Environmental Leadership award from Unity College, and her portrait was painted for the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series.
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