Speaker Date Topic
Hon. Thomas Drechsler Sep 27, 2018 12:45 PM
The Massachusetts Superior Court

The Honorable Thomas Drechsler is a Massachusetts Superiour Court Justice, Marblehead Resident, and a member of the Boston Yacht Club.

Drechsler began his career as a law clerk in the Superior Court in 1978 before serving as an assistant district attorney for six years in Middlesex and Essex counties. He has been a litigator with Byrne & Drechsler since 1985.

He graduated with honors from New York University, has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, and a law degree from Boston College Law School, where he graduated with honors.

Dr. Binish Desai Oct 04, 2018 12:45 PM
There is nothing useless in this world - what might be a waste to you is someone’s asset
There is nothing useless in this world - what might be a waste to you is someone’s asset

Dr. Binish Desai is an innovator and a Social Entrepreneur from Gujarat,India. He is a second generation Rotarian from Valsad district 3060 and was awarded Paul Harris fellow in 2010 by his host district 6440 during his rotary youth exchange year. He is also District 3060 Alumni co-chair for year 18-19. 

He is know for his works on industrial waste recycling and management. He holds a masters degree in environmental engineering and an honorary PhD in Environmental Sci and technology. He started his journey at a very young age, 11 by carrying out home based experiments with chewing gum and paper. He currently has 150+ eco-product under the EcoEclectic Technologies banner in India and have received many national and international awards for his contributions such as being one of the youngest to be  awarded with "Rotary International Alumni Global Service" award for South Asia, He also was recently named in Forbes in Asia’s 30 Most successful social entrepreneurs under 30 years and Top 25 Social Entrepreneurs of India list. He is know as Waste Warrior and Recycle Man of India for his works in recycling more than 700 tonnes of Industrial waste. 
“The recycle man” a book based on his life and work is being written by world renowned best seller author Dr Nikhil Chandanwani. 

He believes that the concept of "Waste" does not exist in Nature, the waste was generated by human consumption, Thus it is our duty to sustainably get rid of it. With a vision to eliminate the industrial waste from landfills; he founded Eco Eclectic Technology in 2016, a lab that focuses on providing cost effective eco-friendly technologies and solutions for various industrial wastes and using them for social impact. His famous quote is “There is nothing useless in this world what might be a waste to you is someone’s asset”

Monica Zani, Right Whale Researcher Oct 25, 2018 12:45 PM
Northern Right Whales

Speaker:  Monica Zani, Right Whale Researcher at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, and North Atlantic Right Whale Data Coordinator
Monica will tell us everything we ever wanted to know about the Northern right whales and discuss her field work with these amazing creatures. 

Ken Furuyama, Bug Bite Farm Dec 13, 2018
Sustainable Food Solutions