Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Michael Kang

Visiting Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Producing Writing Directing

James Roberts, Ph.D.

Director, Centre for Nonprofit Leadership and Service, Professor - Marketing · Baylor University

Expert on consumer behavior, human-computer interaction, compulsive buying, and effects of consumerism & technology on individual happiness.

Consumer Psychology Consumer Behavior Marketing Consumer Culture Materialism

Juliana Schroeder

Associate Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Judgment and Decision Making Social Cognition Interpersonal and intergroup processes

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

Dr. Tyagi leads GRAVIS in India nd has made global contributions to healthy ageing programs and dialogues

Occupational Health Public Policy and Advocacy Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Diana Wilkie

Professor · University of Florida

Diana Wilkie has devoted her research program to cancer pain and sickle cell disease management, palliative care and end-of-life issues.

Cancer Pain Palliative Care End-of-Life Issues

Benjamin Soares

Director, Center for Global Islamic Studies · University of Florida

Soares currently directs the project “Islam in Africa in Global Context.”

West Africa Christian-Muslim Relations Religion & Politics Islam and Muslim Studies Religion & Media

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Ford Saeks

Business Growth Innovator · Prime Concepts Group Inc

Business Growth Innovator|Keynote Speaker |Consultant

Innovation Marketing & Sales Business Success Franchise Consulting Business & Leadership

Linda Hon

Professor, Director of Public Relations and Social Advocacy Project · University of Florida

Linda Hon's current research focuses on grassroots activism in the digital era.

Public Interest Communications Public Relations Campaign Public Relations Research Public Relations Strategy Social Advocacy

Hylton Gudmanz

Director · Focused People Consulting

Executive Coach, Leadership Facilitator, Team Engager

Leadership Development Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Employee Engagement Identity

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD

The Helen and William O'Toole Dean, Villanova School of Business; Professor of Management · Villanova School of Business | Villanova University

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, has vast expertise in leadership and management development, negotiation and executive coaching.

Business Women in Business Leadership Psychology Negotiations

Thara Pillai

Director - Alumni Programs and Engagement · Harvard Innovation Labs

Thara Pillai is a marketing and business development professional who mentors and advises companies and entrepreneurs.

Brand Management Start-Ups Entrepreneurship Strategy Social Media

Versie Johnson-Mallard

Associate Dean For Student Affairs · University of Florida

Versie Johnson-Mallard’s research is in women’s health, reproductive health promotion and sexually transmitted infection prevention.

Vaccines Sexually Transmitted Infection Management Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention Women’s Health

Taryn Allen

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Taryn Allen researches the educational experiences of traditionally under-represented students, particularly Latino, in higher education.

Qualitative Research Methods Inclusion in Higher Education Diversity in Higher Education Equity in Higher Education Higher Education Leadership