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Kwame Alexander

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Poet, and Educator

Kwame Alexander is the New York Times bestselling author of 35 books, a regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, and the Founding Editor of VERSIFY, a publishing imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt whose mission is…

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Lindsey Stirling

Trailblazing Violinist, Composer, and Dancer YouTube Phenom with 13M Subscribers and Over 3 Billion Views

Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. An acclaimed violinist from Gilbert, Ariz., Lindsey has entered a futuristic world of electronic big beats…

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Chris Bashinelli

Actor-Turned-Activist, Host, Founder and Executive Producer, Bridge the Gap TV, National Geographic Explorer

For socially conscious members of the modern world, Chris Bashinelli, the Cross-Cultural-Explorer, takes us on an introspective adventure walking in the shoes of people halfway around the world on his…

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Lorraine Bracco

Lorraine Bracco

Actress, American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” Spokesperson

Lorraine Bracco is best known for her roles as Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the hit HBO TV series, The Sopranos and Karen Hill in Goodfellas.  At the podium, Bracco delivers an inspiring…

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Sarah Copper

Best selling Author & Viral Comedian and Writer

In April 2020, Sarah Copper went viral with her brilliant satirical lip-sync impressions of our current president. She has been retweeted and praised by the likes of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben…

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Liza Donnelly

Award-Winning Cartoonist, The New Yorker

With award-winning cartoons covering a gamut of topics from global politics, to pop culture, to gender equality, New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly proves that pen and ink are a powerful catalyst…

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Punkie Johnson

Punkie Johnson

Comedian, Writer, and Actor, and Cast Member on Saturday Night Live

Punkie Johnson is a comedian and writer from New Orleans, Louisiana who just joined the cast of Saturday Night Live for its 45th season. Recent credits include Space Force (Netflix), A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO), Corporate (Comedy Central), Adam…

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Amanda Kloots

Co-Host, CBS' The Talk, Former Broadway Dancer and Radio City Rockette

Amanda Kloots is a former Broadway dancer and Radio City Rockette turned entrepreneur and celebrity trainer. Now, a co-host on CBS’s The Talk. Amanda approaches life with positivity despite what challenges…

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Nick Kroll

Actor & Comedian Writer Producer

Nick Kroll has established himself as one of today’s most sought-after creators, writers, producers, and actors in film and television.  Nick co-created, writes, produces and performs over 30 voices on…

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Adam Met

12X Platinum Award-Winning Musician with the band AJR

Adam Met is an interdisciplinary thinker, performer, humanitarian and academic. He is a 12X platinum award winning musician with the band AJR and completed his BA, MA and will submit…

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Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani

Critically Acclaimed Actor, Comedian, and Writer

Kumail Nanjiani is an Oscar-nominated writer and critically acclaimed actor and comedian.

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Martin Short

Celebrated Comedian, Actor and Writer

Martin Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on Saturday Night Live almost 30 years ago and…

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Aminatou Sow

Co-host, Call Your Girlfriend Podcast, Cultural commentator

Writer, cultural critic, and entrepreneur Aminatou Sow are renowned as co-host of the hit podcast Call Your Girlfriend, which tackles the intricacies of feminism, pop culture, and the latest in politics.…

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Maysoon Zayid

Comedian, Writer and Disability Advocate Princeton University Arts Fellow for 2021-23

Renowned comedian, actress, writer, and disability advocate Maysoon Zayid jokes that if there were a competition called the Oppression Olympics, she would win gold. “I’m Palestinian, Muslim, I’m a woman…

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