Not Your
Bee Guy

From big-stage impact to small-screen intimacy, Noah's humility and earnestness always touch an audience.


As a scientist with a Ph.D. in bee health, author of The Bee: A Natural History (Princeton University Press), and MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate, Noah actively collaborates with researchers at Harvard University, Boston University, National Geographic, NASA and other renowned institutions.

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Consider For Your Next Event

Bees are buzzworthy. Professional audiences comprised of business practitioners, non-profit leaders, policy wonks, and scientific researchers alike always walk away from a presentation about the wonder of bees with a memorable new insight about our world.

Here are a few sample topics to consider for your next event:


What Bees Teach Us About Leadership, Governance, and Democracy


Citizen Science: How to Help Save the Bees One Hive at a Time


How Beehives Improve Human Health


Big data & Bees: How corporations can play a vital role in saving the bees.

"Wonderful charisma, incredible expertise, and complete command and love of his subject.

The audience loved him, and we were grateful that he interacted with them throughout the day. Highly recommended."

Hospitality Design Summit

"I loved your presentation and am contacting you to see if we might be able to do something with Best Bees here at State Street."

Director at State Street Global Advisors

Mark Halliday

"Thanks to you, last night’s Our Future with Bees event was a triumph! You really were terrific."


Tucker Hiatt

"This presenter was wonderful (and his presentation). Incredibly informative and fun. Makes me really want my own honey bees."

U.S. Botanic Garden

"I just wanted to follow up and say thank you for coming to campus to give a talk.  It truly was one of the best talks that have been given in the ES Program in my five years here, a testament to your passion, intellect, and humor!

Hope that at some point in the future we could bring you back to campus."

Colby College

Lia Morris

The Bee: A Natural History

Bees pollinate more than 70 fruit, vegetable, and seed crops that we rely on to survive. Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world.

In this richly illustrated natural history of the bee, Noah Wilson-Rich and his team of bee experts provide a window into the vitally important role that bees play in the life of our planet.

Princeton University Press

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Hungry for Data?

With years of experience in academic and applied research, Noah can bring the data—and explain it effectively to a non-scientific audience. 

(He can even deliver original insights specific to the location of your event!)

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