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Ben Affleck

Academy Award-Winning Producer

Ben Affleck is an Academy Award winner who has been widely recognized for his work as a director, actor, writer and producer. During his impressive and long-running career, he has appeared in…

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Terry Crews

Actor, Artist, Author & Activist

There are motivational speakers, and then there are “motivational do-ers.” Terry Crews is the latter. This bonafide powerhouse—actor, activist, best-selling author, former athlete, and beyond—has inspired countless individuals to “do…

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Rachael Denhollander

Attorney, Author, Educator, and Victim Advocate

Rachael Denhollander is an attorney, author, advocate, and educator who is recognized as a leading voice on the topic of sexual abuse.

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Ann Dowd

Emmy Award-Winning Actress

Though best known for her Emmy-winning role on Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Ann Dowd’s story is its own dramatic tale—the story of a woman who would stop at nothing to protect…

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Barbara Ehrenreich

Political Activist & Author of Nickel and Dimed and Living with a Wild God

Barbara Ehrenreich reflects with biting humor on her journey as a writer and activist, taking audiences inside her Nickel and Dimed experience and sharing anecdotes and lessons learned from each of her…

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Gary Grice

Founding Member of Iconic Hip-Hop Group Wu Tang Clan, Co-founder of The Science Genius Program

On stage, Gary Grice shares anecdotes from his childhood and the genesis of his scientific curiosity growing up in the inner city of Staten Island. With deft lyrical skill, he…

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Barack H. Obama

44th President of the United States of America

Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States. Few presidents have walked a more improbable path to the White House.

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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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Ana Kasparian

Co-Host & Producer of The Young Turks

With a sharp sense of humor and pointed wit rivaling anyone in the industry, Ana Kasparian has captivated viewers as host and producer of the online news show The Young Turks and…

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Rory Kennedy

Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy is a masterful storyteller and a compelling speaker who shares her unique viewpoint of living American history. A dedicated activist, Kennedy challenges audiences to share her…

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Amanda Knox

Exoneree, Best-Selling Author & Host of The Scarlet Letter Reports

On any given week, the international criminal justice system sees wrongful convictions, prosecutorial misconduct, aggressive interrogation techniques, and cases that test the limits of our empathy and morality.

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Kati Marton

Journalist & Acclaimed Humanitarian

Marton brings over 30 years of journalistic experience for a unique discussion on the state of global politics and human rights. She speaks candidly about the role that the U.S.…

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Joanne Molinaro

Attorney, Chef, Author, Blogger & Influencer aka “The Korean Vegan”

Known to millions as “The Korean Vegan,” Joanne Molinaro began her blog of the same name in 2016 after adopting a plant-based diet.

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Anne Morriss

Executive Founder of The Leadership Consortium

Anne Morriss is driven by an infectious commitment to help people realize their full potential as leaders and change-makers. She is a highly sought-after leadership coach and the Executive Founder…

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Javier Muñoz

Actor & Activist

Javier Muñoz is an actor and activist whose impressive body of work spans theater, film and television. Muñoz is best known for starring as "Alexander Hamilton” in the cultural-phenomenon musical Hamilton on…

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