M. Sanjayan: Conservation Scientist
Momentum 2012: Scientist M. Sanjayan and Zorongo Flamenco
The University of Minnesota's Momentum series brings top environmental visionaries to the Twin Cities for a night filled with engaging ideas and entertainment. Presenters will discuss engaging and inventive new ideas as they move the conversation forward from global problems to game-changing solutions. M. Sanjayan is lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy, where he specializes in human well-being, Africa, wildlife ecology, media outreach and public speaking on conservation issues. There will also be a special performance by the Zorongo Flamenco Dance Company, an ensemble composed of international artists, dancers and musicians who are renowned for bringing the power, passion and virtuosity of the art of flamenco to American audiences. Hosting the evening will be Jonathan Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment and professor and McKnight Presidential Chair in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of the Minnesota.
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For more information, read M. Sanjaya’s _Nature _blog or see his Nature biography.
About the Ticket Supplier: Institute on the Environment at University of Minnesota
Ensia Live (formerly Momentum) will bring top environmental visionaries to the Twin Cities for a night filled with engaging ideas and entertainment. Presenters will open your eyes and enrich your mind as they move the conversation forward from global problems to game-changing solutions. Encompassing science, arts, social entrepreneurship and more, Ensia Live will inspire new ways of looking at the world and our place in it