Bradley Lusk, PhD earned his degree in Biological Design from Arizona State University, where he also acquired his BS in Biology and a certificate in the Philosophy of Science. As a research scientist, he investigates utilizing extremophilic microorganisms in biotechnologies to filter wastewater, convert organic wastes into power sources, and to recapture precious metals from contaminated mines. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at South Mountain Community College and as Chief Technology Officer for Precient Technologies- a start-up company which uses membrane biofilm reactor technology to recover precious metals from contaminated mines using bacteria. In 2016, he founded www.ScienceTheEarth.com, a no-profit initiative which emphasizes the importance of empathy and narrative for communicating science. For this initiative, he presented in over 40 universities, science conferences, and public spaces representing greater than 30 countries and more than 30 states within the USA, and shared his narrative in an open online forum. He also participated in STEAM outreach in Title One elementary schools in the greater Phoenix area for ten years, serving as chair, vice chair, membership development coordinator, and as a general member. He has also served in STEAM educational outreach in many other capacities including: serving as chief judge coordinator and grand judge at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair; serving as grand judge at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair; organizing and participating in science related panels and workshops at Phoenix Comicon; presenting and engaging in community dialogue at local libraries in science cafes; volunteering and presenting at events for the Association for Women in Science, the Society for Women in STEM, and the Arizona Science Center; co-initiating a summer film series with Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination titled the History of the Future; and as chief marketing officer for Helping Hands for the Homeless- an organization which raised funds for a school for homeless children. His primary role in the Global Network for Sustainable Development is to recognize an international pool of potential collaborators and funding opportunities to catalyze partnerships, write grants, and develop scholarships. He hopes to use his communication skills to continue his passion of engaging is global dialogue concerning the utility of empathy, compassion, and narrative in the pursuit of enhanced science literacy and global sustainability.