Jennifer is a Bay Area writer and social activist, and co-founder of ModNomad Studio. Over the years she's been a political activist, a fellow at both Working Assets/Credo and the Washington-based think-tank NDN/New Politics Institute, a co-founder of the international school-building non-profit BuildOn, and publisher of Pulitzer Prize-winner Glenn Greenwald's first book, the New York Times best-seller, How Would a Patriot Act? Nix was also editor-at-large for Chelsea Green Publishing, a producer for National Public Radio's “On the Media” and a staff writer for Variety. Her freelance work has appeared in New York, The New York Observer, The Nation, The National Law Journal, The Village Voice and Wired, as well as on Salon, Huffington Post, Poetry Foundation, The Rumpus, Longreads, Alternet and many political blogs. She is currently at work on a book and campaign about her family's journey with kidney disease as advocacy for Medicare for All (drawn from “I Love My Socialist Kidney”) and was a producer and interviewer for the 2017 Emmy Award-winning documentary, “Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy” (airing on PBS stations around the country). Her essay, “Pressing On” is featured in the anthology, Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives.
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Steve is a finance and technology consultant in the energy industry with 25 years of experience across 4 continents, and co-founder of ModNomad Studio. His career began in microfinance and business development in Botswana with the Peace Corps followed by project management in Malawi with Habitat for Humanity. Since the mid-1990's, Steve's primary focus has been building software solutions for financial planning and analysis, billing and rate design for major investor and municipal-owned utility companies across the U.S., Europe and Australia. Steve is currently looking at off-grid solar power options for ModNomad.
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