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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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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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Sara Sidner

Multi Award-Winning National and International CNN Correspondent

Sara Sidner is CNN's multiple award-winning national and international correspondent.

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MJ Acosta -Ruiz

Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster, Host of NFL Total Access on the NFL Network

MJ Acosta-Ruiz is the host of NFL Total Access on the NFL Network. Acosta-Ruiz is the first ever Afro-Latina and woman of color to host a show at the NFL Network. Fully…

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Stacey Abrams

First Black Woman to be a Gubernatorial Nominee of a Major Party in the U.S.

Political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and three-time New York Times bestselling author of While Justice Sleeps, Our Time is Now, and Lead from the Outside, Stacey Abrams made history and captured the nation's…

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Deshauna Barber

Miss USA (2016), Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, President and CEO of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

Deshauna Barber is a former Miss USA and award-winning international speaker, coach, and entrepreneur with a bold approach to inspiring and encouraging her audience. Deshauna uses her experience as an…

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Ursula Burns

Former CEO & Chairman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation

Ursula Burns made history as the first Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company when she became CEO of Xerox in 2009. Her journey from the lower east side…

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Austin Channing Brown

Leading and Inspired Voice on Racial Justice

Austin Channing Brown is a speaker, writer and media producer providing inspired leadership on racial justice in America. She is the author of New York Times' bestselling I’m Still Here: Black Dignity…

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Ann Curry

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Executive Producer & Reporter; PBS Series "We'll Meet Again", Host, TNT/TBS Series "Chasing the Cure"

What is the Ann Curry difference? She is more than a highly esteemed, award-winning journalist. Ann brings stories to life. Her reporting is raw, bold, and deeply personal, because she…

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Tiffany D. Cross

Host of The Cross Connection on MSNBC, Bestselling Author, Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy

Tiffany D. Cross is the host of The Cross Connection on MSNBC, the bestselling author of Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy (Amistad/HarperCollins) and a 2020 Resident Fellow at the…

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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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Felicia Day

Producer, Actress, TV Writer, and Award-Winning Web Series Creator, New York Times Bestselling Author

Fans of Felicia Day know her as one of their favorite actresses from such shows as Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Supernatural, and as creator of The Guild, the hit web series about gamers.

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Morgan DeBaun

Founder and CEO of Blavity Inc., Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Small Business Advisor, Host, The WorkSmart Podcast With Morgan DeBaun, Activist

Morgan DeBaun is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the…

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Julia Gillard

27th Prime Minister of Australia

Julia Gillard was the 27th Prime Minister of Australia.

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Matt James

TV Personality, Entrepreneur & Activist

Matt James is an American television personality, entrepreneur, and activist, most recently known for his historical role as the first Black male lead on ABC’s hit show, The Bachelor.

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