Search our database of 391,824 cutting edge ideas.
Join 290,083 entrepreneurs, innovators and CEOs who rely on our weekly trend report to stay ahead of the crowd. You'll get special access to premium content and trend research that cannot be found anywhere else.
Presentations by Jok Church, like his cartoons and comics, are full of simple, but often overlooked truths. Throughout his career, he has helped children learn the basic foundations of science using a fun, endearing format. His 1991 comic strip, 'You Can with Beakman & Jax' would eventually grow into a series of books and inspire the CBS television show Beakman's World.
As with his cartoons, presentations by Jok Church do not hammer points into his viewers' heads, but rather leave them to connect the dots themselves. As a boy growing up in Ohio, Church was persecuted and abused for being gay. Jok explains that were it not for the compassion of a single teacher, his life would have been ruined before it really began. He eventually left Ohio for San Fransisco, taking with him a reverence for compassion that has remained with him since.
Featured Keynote - Circles of Compassion
Jok Church Reveals why Empathy is an Important Life Attribute
In his keynote on tolerance and acceptance, American cartoonist Jok Church enters the stage dressed in a full red and black leather outfit and humorously jokes with the audience that he writes children’s… Read More