Trish speaks at the Denver, Colorado Civic Center alongside Colorado local and state Representatives Jared Polis, Chris Kennedy, Edie Hooten, Andy Kerr, high schooler and Denver Public School Board Candidate Tay Anderson, Reverend Brad Laurvick, and more. APRIL 2017.
Trish in the News:
Political Blog featuring a profile of Trish alongside of Colorado Politicos Jared Polis, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Michael Hancock, Ed Perlmutter, Mark Udall, Ken Salazar, Joe Salazar, Cary Kennedy, & Mike Johnston. June, 2017 (no interview provided)
Los Angeles Times: "What happens when scientists leave their labs to experiment with politics?"
L.A. Times science writer Melissa Healy dives in to study what happens when scientists like Trish consider leaving their careers for politics. June, 2017 (interviews in early 2017)
KGNU Community Radio: "Community Music Night: Protest Edition"
KGNU's Sarah Dalgleish interviews Trish, the Founder and Principal Director of "CoMusica", on their upcoming event featuring protest songs from local musicians and comedians, as well as activism and engagement from dozens of local nonprofits and activist groups.
Your Call: Standing Up For Science on Public Radio KALW with Rose Aguilar
"We speak with scientists about the Trump administration’s attacks on science. Guests: Michael Eisen, UC Berkeley ; Trish Zornio, Stanford University School of Medicine ; Shaughnessy Naughton, founder of 314 Action"
Denverite: Tax March Issue by Kevin Beaty
Trish stands at the stage alongside other notable speakers including the pictured former Colorado Rep Polly Baca (left).
VICE News: 314 Action Conference for Scientists Considering Public Office
A glimpse of a new organization called 314 Action, a non-profit aimed at recruiting and training scientists to run for public office.
SCIENCE Magazine: "At a political boot camp for scientists, enthusiasm and anxiety"
A great write up by Ryan Cross at Science Magazine featuring Trish and the 314 Action training in Washington, D.C. in April, 2017.
Proud to march in Denver, Colorado with the 500 Women Scientists Boulder Pod. These amazing women scientists are part of an organization helping to bring women's voices to the table!
As a first time marcher, the Women's March quickly became one of the more poignant moments in Trish's consideration to leave academia for a life of public service. After months of reading campaign laws and studying policy, she felt first hand the desire for change and realized as a young, progressive female scientist she was ready to help bring it however possible. Trish encourages everyone to respectfully raise their voice for causes of which they are passionate about.
Brief profiles of scientists considering running for office at the American University Washington College of Law, in Washington, D.C. 2017. Trish was one of approximately 60 scientists from all over the country in attendance.
Trish may be a scientist by training, but she is also the founder and director of a community music program in Boulder County, Colorado. A long-time pianist and lover of the arts, the program began in 2013 on her front porch and now features dozens of local musicians and hundreds of attendees. Trish supports the arts and continues to be an active voice in the arts community.
After she and two close friends became passengers in a severe car accident, Trish returned to the stage nearly two years later to give her first talk since the accident. In a nerve-wracking presentation, she talks candidly of her experience with the socioeconomic changes and what it means to ask for help. While Trish was lucky in recovery, she is grateful for the assistance she received and sends a strong message to others why we must always remember to extend the benefit of the doubt.