By Wesley Kerrick Originally published in Voice-Tribune in March 2015 I’s hard to imagine a career more rewarding than saving lives for a living. But it’s just what some people do. Indeed, being a hero is all in a day’s work for one prominent New York City doctor, who happens to be a Louisville native….
The power of KTW lies in our message — in print, on social and digital media, and through our conversations with our associates, friends, and family.
Our message always focuses on people who are achieving at the highest levels, and whose lives and careers illuminate the heart and soul of what it means to have strong Kentucky ties. This simple message can impact perceptions of Kentucky at home, across the nation, and around the world. Above all our goal is to inspire people to promote a positive narrative about Kentucky and become image-changers themselves.
Kentucky to the World presents Louisville native Dr. Sander Florman, a national transplant expert who will share his journey from University of Louisville Medical School to rebuilding the transplant program in post-Katrina New Orleans to running one of the most successful transplant centers in the country.
One of the “10 Most Influential Experts in Intelligence Reform” and one of Louisville’s own – Amy Zegart is now on the board of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.
“A Legend in the TV Music Business Louisville’s Jonathan Wolff Tells All” – Actors Theatre, August 2014 Jonathan Wolff returns to Louisville to talk about his career, his experiences, and the inspiration behind writing popular theme songs of shows like Seinfeld and Will & Grace.
“Jonathan Wolff is Featured Speaker at Kentucky to the World Lecture” – Jewish Louisville, August 2014 Jonathan Wolff returns home to Louisville and discusses his career, experiences, and writing popular theme songs of shows like Seinfeld and Will & Grace.
Congrats to Louisville’s Jonathan Katz who won the prestigious Cornelius Ryan award from the Overseas Press Club for his book: “The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti.” Katz was the only U.S. journalist on the ground when the earthquake hit Haiti in 2010.
“Ellen Miller: Keeping an Open Mind” – LEO Weekly, April 2014 Ellen Miller, co-founder and executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit based in DC and focused on increasing government openness and transparency, speaks about her experiences.