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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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Anupam B. Jena

Physician-Economist, Host, 'Freakonomics, M.D.' Podcast, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jena is an economist, physician, and professor at Harvard. As one of a small group of physician-economists in the world, and one of the most creative and prolific social scientists…

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Yves Behar

Designer & CEO, fuseproject

Named one of TIME's "Top 25 Visionaries," designer Yves Behar has produced some of the new millennium's most coveted objects, like the Leaf lamp, the Jawbone headset, and the XO laptop for…

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Helder Guimarães

World Champion of Card Magic

In 2006, at the age of 23, Helder Guimarães became the youngest ever World Champion of Card Magic. He was awarded the title after his performance in a triennial competition,…

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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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Justin Baldoni

Justin Baldoni

Actor, Director, Producer, Entrepreneur and Changemaker, Co-Founder, The Wayfarer Foundation, Author of Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity

Justin Baldoni is an actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, and changemaker whose efforts are focused on creating impactful media and entertainment. As a creative entrepreneur with a mission, Baldoni is the…

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Ayah Bdeir

Innovator, TED Fellow and CEO of litteBits

Ayah Bdeir is the founder and CEO of littleBits, the award-winning company that invented the electronic building block and whose mission is to empower kids to be change-makers through invention…

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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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Dr. Kate Biberdorf

Leading Expert in Robot Ethics; Researcher at MIT Media Lab & Fellow at Harvard Berkman Center

At the University of Texas, Dr. Kate Biberdorf is breaking stereotypes and blowing stuff up—all in a good pair of heels.

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Sir Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

Sir Richard Branson is the founder of the Virgin Group, a leading international investment group controlling more than 400 companies, and one of the world's most recognized and respected brands.…

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Dr. James Canton

Futurist, Author & Visionary Business Advisor

Dr. James Canton is a leading global futurist, social scientist, keynote presenter, author, and visionary business advisor.

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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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Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio

Award-Winning Chef and Restaurateur

Tom Colicchio spent his childhood immersed in food, cooking with his mother and grandmother. It was his father, however, who suggested that he make a career of it.

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Susan David

The Visionary Behind "Emotional Agility"

Dr. Susan David is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning psychologist at Harvard Medical School. Co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at Harvard/McLean Hospital,…

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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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