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Special Evening with Kenny Ausubel

November 6, 2014


We cordially invite you to join us for a special dinner and evening with Bioneers CEO and Co-founder, Kenny Ausubel, at the beautiful Whidbey Institute on Thursday, November 6th from 6:30—8:30 pm.
Help us kick off our 5th Annual Whidbey Island Bioneers Conference—and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Bioneers—while enjoying a delicious, local meal crafted by our executive chef, Christyn Johnson. A very limited number of tickets are available – we hope you’ll join us for this rare opportunity!

Kenny is an award-winning social entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Bioneers, an internationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. He launched the annual Bioneers Conference in 1990 with his business partner and wife Nina Simons, Bioneers co-founder and president. Kenny1

Kenny is a writer, filmmaker and media professional. Since 2004, he has served as executive producer and co-writer of the award-winning international radio series The Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature. He acted as a central advisor to Leonardo DiCaprio’s feature documentary, The 11th Hour, and appears in the film.

He has written four books and edited several volumes of the Bioneers anthology book series. His most recent book, Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature (Chelsea Green 2012), won the Nautilus Grand Gold prize in the Ecology-Environment category. He writes for the Huffington Post.

Kenny co-founded the national company Seeds of Change in 1989 and served as CEO until 1994 to restore backyard biodiversity into the food web through marketing organic, biodiverse heirloom seeds to gardeners.

In addition to his ongoing work with Bioneers, Kenny is currently developing several film projects.

Tickets are $250, with proceeds benefiting our Rising Leaders Scholarship Fund. Your investment in the Fund directly supports young and low-income individuals who are stepping up to make a big impact in their communities.


November 6, 2014