Jenny Buccos is a multi-award winning director and producer. She is the founder and creator of the ProjectExplorer education series and an agent for global citizenship.
In 2003, before the existence of YouTube or widespread online video, Jenny founded ProjectExplorer.org as a means to educate children and families about global cultures and histories. To date, she has directed and produced more than 500 webisodes. Under her direction ProjectExplorer.org reaches a global audience of over 6 million viewers.
Jenny is a three-time recipient of the prestigious GOLD Parent’s Choice Award for Excellence in Educational Programming. She is a 2010 recipient of the National Award for Citizen Diplomacy; honored alongside Academy Award winner Robert Redford for her exemplary work as a citizen diplomat. In July 2012, she was named a White House Champion of Change.
Jenny’s work has taken her to more than 70 countries. Currently, she is filming a family-focused ProjectExplorer TV series with Kari Byron (Mythbusters) and Intuitive Content for broadcast in spring of 2019. She serves as the Show's Creator and Executive Producer.
In this episode, Jenny discusses the role ProjectExplorer plays in educating children and families about global cultures and histories. She also shares her one way ticket to Mars!
Jenny is just one of the accomplished guests featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket, no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.
Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty; Journalist-Humorist-Actor Mo Rocca; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.