Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Dr. Britt Wray

Dr. Britt Wray is a Human and Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the mental health impacts of climate change. She is the creator of the weekly newsletter about “staying sane in the climate crisis” Gen Dread (gendread.substack.com) and author of Generation DreadFinding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis, a book that investigates the psychological underpinnings and impacts of the climate crisis (Knopf 2022). She has hosted several podcasts, TV and radio programs with the BBC and CBC, and is a TED speaker.

brittwray.com