Will Hatch is a unique speaker, educator and presenter. He's traveled throughout the United States, educating tens of thousands of children and young people in areas of diversity and value, geography, chemistry, physics, light, video and audio production. After establishing a children's museum in an East Texas community, he went on to develop a mobile children's interactive science program, introducing youngsters to science through twelve "hands-on" science exhibits. This "mobile museum", consisting of 12 portable exhibits, was one of the very first in the nation to bring the science museum experience into school gymnasiums, serving rural, suburban and urban communities. To date, this "Science Safari" has visited over 400 schools in 30 states and interacted with more than 400,000 children, parents and educators. It's success led the "Kidz Science Safari" to become a part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs of the University of Texas.
Additionally, Will has performed in over 36 states as "Professor Newton and his Science Show". He has performed magic and ventriloquism with his sidekick Chester Mouse. Most recently Will has developed the innovative "Things that require ZERO Talent" program, which conveys leadership concepts through a unique presentation. Will weaves this program with entertaining science demonstrations, designed to leave a lasting impression.
Born in Detroit and raised with his sister in the proverbial nuclear family, Will Hatch learned early the value of hard work, teamwork, and perseverance. He started his own business in his youth as a performer, learning ventriloquism and appearing on television at the age of 11. Will also has used his talents as a syndicated cartoonist, and as an art director of a major broadcast industry publication.
Immediately following graduation he began traveling throughout the US, visiting 48 states and working in 36. This assisted Will in developing his skills in relationships and appreciating the cultural differences in our country.
Will's leadership abilities and natural gifts earned him positions in a number of high profile professions. Broadcaster, art director, educator, innovator, and performer. He's used his talents in educating students of all ages in a wide variety of subjects. He's brought his programs to students in elementary schools, middle and high schools as well as juvenile detention facilities and hospitals. He's also been a board member of several non-profit and charitable organizations, in addition to volunteering for a variety of charitable causes.