Latest Past Events

Ethos of Exploration 2022: Down the Rabbit Hole with Jad Abumrad


Join Hidden Compass’s co-founders and Radiolab founder Jad Abumrad for an intimate discussion about storytelling, journalism, and exploration.
From Radiolab to Dolly Parton’s America, Abumrad has pioneered a “new aesthetic” in broadcast journalism — exploring (and explaining) the world through musical storytelling. On Tuesday December 6, join Abumrad and Hidden Compass’s co-founders for an insightful discussion during the 2022 Ethos of Exploration event, an annual Hidden Compass event featuring speakers whose work embodies the modern age of exploration.


2022 Pathfinder Prize Live Pitch Event


Hidden Compass is proud to present our inaugural Pathfinder Prize Live Pitch Event! The 2022 Pathfinder Prize finalist teams will pitch their ideas live — for a chance to receive a $15,000 grant to fund a global expedition of the modern age. Explore the event page to learn more about the finalists, and take note: While the event is free, registration is required.


Seeking Coexistence: A Multimedia Storyteller Explores Human-Elephant Conflict in India


In India’s eastern Himalaya, where humans and Asian elephants inhabit the same shrinking forests and foothills, a story of struggle unfolds. In “Seeking Coexistence,” multimedia storyteller and explorer Kim Frank will share this story live from the field during the height of conflict season. Frank has highlighted this issue on a global stage, but it is the individuals and animals on the ground whose voices she hopes to capture, and who will ultimately lead the way from conflict to coexistence.