- Zainab Salbi
- Loung Ung
- Wynton Marsalis
- Temple Grandin
- Daniel Ellsberg
The founder of Women for Women International, Bestselling Author and TV Host is Executive Editor and Host of #METOO, NOW WHAT?, the new PBS, half hour, five part series taking the discussion of Sexual Harassment to another level, engaging both women and men from all generations and walks of life in dialogue about these difficult issues. It premiered nationwide on February 2nd at 8:30 pm ET (Check your local listings).
The activist and bestselling author of First They Killed My Father: A daughter of Cambodia remembers, now a critically acclaimed feature film produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, released by Netflix. Loung Ung shares her story of survival during the Cambodian genocide and her work as an activist in a lecture that delivers "an empowering message of survival, activism and gratitude."
Attorney Monica Ramirez is Co-founder and President, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (National Farmworker Women’s Alliance). She wrote Alianza's
Anne K. Ream
The founder of The Voices and Faces Project, a founding co-chair at World Without Exploitation, and the author of Lived Through This: Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors presents "OUR STORIES ARE OUR POWER: The Role of Survivor Testimony in Personal Healing and Social Change," an interactive multimedia lecture & conversation.
Mark Mathabane, author of the international bestselling memoir,
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of A Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, challenges both blacks and whites to use the language of the African philosophy of Ubuntu to overcome the stereotypes, half-truths, misconceptions, and mistaken beliefs they have of each other so they can connect as human beings to achieve racial healing.
The veteran New York Times journalist is author of seven books including: the New York Times bestseller The Working Poor: Invisible in America; Arab and Jew, which won the Pulitzer Prize, Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword and Rights at Risk: The Limits of Liberty in Modern America, among others. He addresses a range of critical issues from poverty to free speech to civil liberties, and more.
Produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is based on the bestselling memoir by Loung Ung.View Speaker
The film is based on Loung Ung's bestselling memoir • Netflix Release, September 2017View Speaker
At TED with "Women, Wartime and the Dream of Peace"View Speaker
David A. Wilson, Journalist and Founder of theGrio.com, presents his MSNBC award-winning documentary in his lecture/film/conversation event.View Speaker
At TED with "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds"View Speaker
Zainab Salbi hosts a national primetime five-part series on PBS beginning Friday, February 2 at 8:30pm ET/7:30pm CTView Speaker