Organizations

Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education The mission of The Cloud Institute is to ensure the viability of sustainable communities by leveraging changes in K-12 school systems to prepare young people for the shift toward a sustainable future.

EduChange, Inc. EduChange® provides professional development; creates content, curriculum & assessment systems; and conducts program evaluation services for the K-12 educational community. Our clients and collaborators include public and independent schools, universities, non-profit organizations, and corporations.

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) is a leading research institution where more than 200 research scientists seek fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution and future of the natural world.

New York Hall of Science: the New York Hall of Science is now New York City's hands-on science and technology center. Since 1986, NYSCI has served more than five million children, parents and teachers. NYSCI's mission is to convey the excitement and understanding of science and technology to children, families, teachers and others by galvanizing their curiosity and offering them creative, participatory ways to learn.

New York Botanical Garden Founded in 1891, the Garden is one of the world’s great collections of plants, the regionís leading educational center for gardening and horticulture, and an international center for plant research. The Garden is alive with opportunities for discovery, from an "ecotour" of the world in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to an innovative indoor/outdoor science museum for kids to 50 exquisite gardens and plant collections, all on a 250-acre National Historic Landmark site in New York City’s Bronx borough.

Womensphere Womensphere is a global community of individuals, leaders, networks, organizations, and companies, aligned by a shared mission and purpose: Empowering and connecting the world’s women to unleash potential, create opportunities, and inspire impact. And bringing together leaders - women, men, organizations – to collaborate on solving important global and local issues of our time.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: WHOI is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization.

 

WINGS Fellows' Organizations

Biomimicry Guild In 1998, WINGS Fellows Janine Benyus co-founded the Helena, Montana-based Biomimicry Guild with Dr. Dayna Baumeister. The Guild is an innovation consultancy providing biological consulting and research, workshops and field excursions, and a speakers’ bureau. The Guild helps designers learn from and emulate natural models with the goal of developing products, processes, and policies that create conditions conducive to life. 

Braille Without Borders Since September 2002 WINGS Fellow Sabriye Tenberken and Paul Kronenberg changed the name of their organization into "Braille Without Borders". This name carries two important meanings: "Without Borders" so the organisation can work anywhere in the world and "Without Borders" since the organisation doesn't want to set any borders for blind people.

Maya Abdominal Massage WINGS Fellow Rosita Arvigo's site which includes information about her Maya Massage and Rainforest Remedies, the company she founded to make the natural plant medicines of Belize available to the public. The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Massage TM are founded on the ancient Mayan technique of abdominal massage which is an external non invasive manipulation that repositions internal organs that have shifted, thereby restricting the flow of blood, lymph, nerve and chi.

ORCA: Ocean Research and Conservation Association  In 2005, internationally recognized deep-sea explorer WINGS Fellow, Dr. Edith Widder and corporate executive Keith Paglen founded the Ocean Research & Conservation Association, a new scientific and conservation not-for-profit focused on reversing the trend of oceanic and near-shore marine ecosystem degradation.

The Rob Palmer Blue Holes Foundation A nonprofit Organization, founded by WINGS Fellow Stephanie Schwabe, dedicated to the scientific and physical exploration of water filled caves within the Bahamas and related environment. The Rob Palmer Blue Holes Foundation was created to continue the scientific exploration of the caves and to coordinate safe access to these subterrestrial frontiers for exploration, research, and education.

The Jane Goodall Institute Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, JGI is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. We are creating healthy ecosystems, promoting sustainable livelihoods and nurturing new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.

 

Production

Caste Builder Design Castle Builder Design, Ltd., was founded by Amélie Walker, a web designer who has been constructing a wide variety of websites since 1997. Currently located in NYC, Castle Builder Design works with clients throughout the U.S.

Historicus, Inc. At Historicus, Inc., our work addresses an important question: How can new media tools enhance and extend the best teaching, research, and public exhibitions in the arts and humanities?  We provide a unique combination of scholarly expertise, technical skill, and pedagogical inventiveness that weds the fruits of professional research with the most promising new technologies.

EverWild Media: a team of award-winning filmmakers dedicated to telling astonishing stories about our precious planet and those courageous enough to protect it forever. They work in a wide range of media including feature films, network specials and series, public service messages, corporate branding, music videos and educational outreach.

Firehaus Studio Firehaus Studio, Inc. is an award-winning web design company specializing in User Experience and the Agile Development process. Since 2003, some of the best companies in the world have come to us to design online experiences.  Projects range from marketing campaigns for clients including Georgio Armani and NBC The Biggest Loser to dynamic scalable sites for Prevention's Flat Belly Diet and vh1 Celebrity Fit Club. See below for a selected list of clients, please visit our portfolio to see specific projects.