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Nate Boyer

Nate Boyer

Former Active-Duty Green Beret and NFL Player for Seattle Seahawks, World Traveler and Philanthropist, Host of Indivisible on NFL Network

Nate Boyer is what many would deem a renaissance man. The Army Green Beret is also a philanthropist, humanitarian, and former football player for the Texas Longhorns (despite never playing…

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Blair Braverman

Author of Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube

Blair Braverman is an author and dogsledder whose stories are equally riveting on and off the page. She and her dogs have traveled through thousands of miles of wilderness in…

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Jeff Haden

Leading Speaker on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Personal Development

I worked my way through James Madison University as a forklift driver and all-around gofer at a printing plant. I liked manufacturing and production work, so after graduation I took…

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Mae Jemison

First African American Woman in Space, Founder and President, the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, Two Medical Technology Companies

Dr. Mae C. Jemison broke more than the sound barrier in 1992 when she climbed aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and became the first woman of color to travel into space.  She…

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Sian Proctor

First Black Civilian Astronaut

Dr. Proctor is a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut.

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Merryl Tengesda

African American Woman USAF U-2 Pilot

Colonel Merryl Tengesdal (ret.) is the first and only African American woman to fly the United States Air Force’s U-2 “Dragon Lady” high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. As a former Naval Aviator…

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Diana Trujillo

Mission Lead on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission

Meet Diana Trujillo, a rocket scientist, and trailblazer who explores the planet Mars and is currently serving as Mission Lead on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission. Her story from Colombia…

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