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Cecile Richards

Co-Founder of Supermajority & Gender Equity Advocate; Former President of Planned Parenthood

Cecile Richards, Co-Founder of Supermajority and Former President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund (2006-2018), is a globally respected activist and social justice leader.

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Vanessa Bayer

Seven-Season Saturday Night Live Cast Member, Comedian and Actor

Vanessa is best known for her seven seasons on legendary comedy series, Saturday Night Live, where she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her hilarious and memorable work.  She…

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Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich

Iconic environmental activist and consumer advocate

Say the name Erin Brockovich and you think, strong, tough and stubborn. Erin is all that and more. A formerly-unknown legal researcher who became a 20th century icon overnight thanks to…

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Ashley Judd

Award-Winning Actress, Political Activist and Vocal Figure of the #MeToo Movement, Global Humanitarian

Heralded for starring in both box office hits and for her unforgettable performances in independent films, Ashley Judd is a renowned actress, humanitarian, and political activist.  

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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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Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn

Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist and Most Successful Female Skier of All Time, Winner of Four World Cup titles

Lindsey Vonn is a recently retired Olympic gold and bronze medal‐winning alpine ski racer for the U.S. Ski Team as well as a New York Times bestselling author. She is the most…

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Brian Michael Bendis

Legendary Comic Book Writer and Artist

Brian Michael Bendis is a Peabody award winning comics creator, Amazon and New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics.

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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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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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Nicole Byer

Nicole Byer

Actress, Comedian, Writer, Host of Netflix's Emmy-Nominated Nailed It

Nicole is one of the most versatile and recognizable voices in the comedy landscape today. She currently stars as host of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated competition baking series Nailed It, which was just…

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Julián Castro

Julián Castro

Democratic Presidential Candidate for the 2020 Election, Political Analyst, NBC News and MSNBC

Julián Castro has distinguished himself as a strong leader and successful public servant for nearly two decades. A former Democratic candidate for President, Castro served as the 16th Secretary of…

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Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari

CEO and Founder, Uncommon James, 3-Time NYT Bestselling Author, TV Personality and Host

Born in Denver, Colorado, the Rocky Mountains couldn’t have predicted what was in store for Kristin Cavallari when she headed west to live with her father and brother in Laguna…

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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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Wendy Davis

Founder of Deeds Not Words, Texas State Senator (2009-2015), Advocate for Women's Rights

Former Texas State Senator and Founder of the non-profit, Deeds Not Words, Wendy Davis is renowned as a passionate advocate for women in social, economic and political spheres.

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Glennon Doyle

Author, Activist, and Founder of Together Rising

Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller UNTAMED, a Reese’s Book Club selection, which has sold over two million copies. She is also the author…

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