Scientist and Author Ainissa Ramirez

3-2-1 Contact Put Me on My Path

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist and the author of The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another. Before speaking at a Zócalo/Issues in Science and Technology event, “Do Inventors Bear Responsibility for the Effects Of Their Inventions?,” Ramirez spoke in the green room about the inventor of the ice cream scoop, Louis Armstrong and Albert Einstein, and how her mom recently won a science fair.

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Songwriter and Actor Mary Steenburgen | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Songwriter and Actor Mary Steenburgen

I’ve Made 70 Movies, but People Still Ask Me Most About Stepbrothers

Mary Steenburgen is an actor, singer, and songwriter who currently stars in the NBC series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, which resumes this Sunday. Before speaking at a Zócalo event last March, titled “How Does …

New York Times Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic Vanessa Friedman | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra

My Mom Taught Me How to Sew

Bibhu Mohapatra is a luxury womenswear designer. Before launching his eponymous label at New York’s Fall 2009 fashion week, he was design director at J. Mendel. His designs have been embraced …

Fashion Historian, Curator, and Author Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Fashion Historian, Curator, and Author Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

The Best Part About Being a Curator Is You Get to Touch Stuff

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell is a fashion historian, curator, and author of three books, most recently, The Way We Wed: A Global History of Wedding Fashion. Before joining a Zócalo/Natural History Museum …