- Zainab Salbi
- Loung Ung
- Jaha Dukureh
- Wynton Marsalis
- Temple Grandin
Called "One of the 25 Women Changing the World" by People & “100 Leading Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy Magazine, the founder of Women for Women International, Bestselling Author and TV Host of #Me Too, Now What?, the PBS, five part series broadcast nation-wide, taking the discussion of Sexual Harassment to another level. View her full page for her wide-ranging lecture topics.
The activist and bestselling author of First They Killed My Father: A daughter of Cambodia remembers, now a critically acclaimed feature film produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, released by Netflix. Loung Ung shares her story of survival during the Cambodian genocide and her work as an activist in a lecture that delivers "an empowering message of survival, activism and gratitude."
Mark Mathabane, author of the international bestselling memoir,
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of A Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, challenges both blacks and whites to use the language of the African philosophy of Ubuntu to overcome the stereotypes, half-truths, misconceptions, and mistaken beliefs they have of each other so they can connect as human beings to achieve racial healing.
The veteran New York Times journalist is author of seven books including: the New York Times bestseller The Working Poor: Invisible in America; Arab and Jew, which won the Pulitzer Prize, Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword and Rights at Risk: The Limits of Liberty in Modern America, among others. He addresses a range of critical issues from poverty to free speech to civil liberties, and more.
Dr. Sanjiv Chopra
A Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, world-renowned healer and teacher and the author of nine books, including the bestselling double memoir co-authored with his brother Deepak, Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny and the American Dream. His latest book, also available as a lecture, is The Two Most Important Days: How to Find Your Purpose — And Live a Happier, Healthier Life (written with Gina Vilo, Dec. 2017). He has spoken in more than 25 countries on topics relating to medicine, leadership, happiness and living with purpose.
TRANSparency Trans Panel
TRANSparency Speaking Our Truths is a Panel Conversation with three Trans Survivors of Domestic and Cultural Assault Featuring Contributors of the book Written on the Body: Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Edited by Lexie Bean. The panel takes audiences beyond stereotypes to meet real people and share real stories, to humanize and foster and understanding of the reality of being trans.
Produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is based on the bestselling memoir by Loung Ung.View Speaker
The film is based on Loung Ung's bestselling memoir • Netflix Release, September 2017View Speaker
At TED with "Women, Wartime and the Dream of Peace"View Speaker
David A. Wilson, Journalist and Founder of theGrio.com, presents his MSNBC award-winning documentary in his lecture/film/conversation event.View Speaker
At TED with "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds"View Speaker
Zainab Salbi hosts a national primetime five-part series on PBS beginning Friday, February 2 at 8:30pm ET/7:30pm CTView Speaker