Melinda Pillsbury-Foster - Board Member of Agents Green
Melinda studied the evolving dynamics of political and social change and how these intersect with commerce looking for ways to encourage better, more equitable outcomes. Then she began to think about sustainability. If we want sustainability why haven't we found a way to make activism sustainable?
The seed of the idea came from her grandfather, Arthur C. Pillsbury. He advised his son, Melinda's father, to find his passion and then arrange his life so he could make this his profession. His passion was born as he stood in a Yosemite meadow, waist high in wildflowers in 1895. Determined to awaken people to the beautiful integrity of nature he used photography and film to extend human vision. The first nature movie – 1909. The first lapse-time motion picture camera for showing the life of flowers, opening and closing, living and dying – 1912. The firs