Select Podcasts, Webinars, and Lectures:

  • Awareness, Attitudes, and Usage of Zoos and Aquariums: Evolving to Engage Millennial Audiences. Trends Committee. Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Kansas City, MO. September 2013.
  •  Keynote: Leading Through (Social) Innovation. Iowa Museum Association. Iowa City, IA. October 2012.
  • AZA Director’s Session: The Importance of Online Engagement in Building Connections & Inspiring Visitation.  Association of Zoos and Aquariums Director’s Session. Phoenix, AZ. September 2012.
  • Museums and Attractions- Marketing to Millennials. California Travel Association Conference. Sacramento, CA. June 5, 2012.
  • The Best of the Best in Online Engagement. Hosted by the Carnegie Science Center for community visitor serving organizations. Pittsburgh, PA. April 24, 2012. Press Release. 
  • Personal Branding Using Social Media. Sol Price School of Public Policy. Graduate Policy Administration Community. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA. March 29, 2012.
  • The Best of the Best in Online Engagement. Hosted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium for community visitor serving organizations. Monterey, CA. October 13, 2011
  • Using Social Technology to Engage Zoo & Aquarium Audiences. Workshop hosted by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Association of Zoos and Aquariums Mid-Year Meeting. Chattanooga, Tennessee. March 23, 2011. (summary).


Select Interviews with Colleen:


Other, select writings:


Know Your Own Bone has been listed as required reading for select classes and educational initiatives:

  • Drury, Peter. Class Syllabus- Fundraising: Nonprofit Funding Streams and Strategies. Required reading and assignment. MUS 558. Museum Studies Graduate Program. University of Washington. Fall, 2010.


Articles have been reprinted in the following publications, listserves and initiatives by popular thought leaders:

  • Minnesota Historical Society. Newsletter. April 2012 Issue. Barriers for Adapting a Social Media Strategy: Radical Trust. May 2011 Issue: 6 Big, Societal Changes that have Already Happened. October 2011 Issue: Why Your Organization Needs a Social Media Hub


You can also find me in these publications, blogs, and discussions:

  • Brazen Careerist.  and . For a list of articles featured on the site’s homepage, see