Guest 1: San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering
Sara Pagano, Managing Director of the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering, is joined by Annie Garcia, Social Impact Specialist for Viasat, Inc., and Sarah Burnett, Senior Analyst—Science & Technology for Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE), to talk about the 11th Annual Festival that will attract 25,000 children, parents and STEM enthusiasts to EXPO DAY on Saturday, March 2 at Petco Park. Pagano discusses the myriad week-long activities of Festival Week from March 2-10, while Garcia and Burnett chat about their respective companies’ involvement with the Festival.

Guest 2: San Diego Writer’s Festival
Marni Freedman, Co-Founder of the San Diego Writers Festival, and Mahshid Fashundi Hager, a memoir writer, talk about the April 13 Writers Festival that will be held at the downtown San Diego Public Library. Freedman, discusses the free, community-based event, and Hager chats about her family’s journey from Iran to Germany to the United States.

Guest 3: CPR-Media, Amal Gold Nutrients, Frequency Today and Bioveta
Denise Mahaffey, Principle of CPR-Media, talks about her longtime work with emerging industries in the CBD arena. Mahaffey is joined by Jessica Fabricius of Frequency Today, Dino Changanaqui, of Amal Gold Nutrients and Jonathan Pike, Founder and CEO of Bioveta, to discuss recent passing of the Farm Bill and the emerging cannabis market.

1 San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering
2 San Diego Writer’s Festival
3 CPR-Media, Amal Gold Nutrients, Frequency Today and Bioveta