Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Tanya Rhodes Smith

Instructor in Residence and Director, Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work · University of Connecticut

Tanya Rhodes Smith specializes in policy development, nonprofit administration, voter engagement and legislative advocacy.

Electoral Participation Social Workers in Elected Office Voter Registration, Education and Outreach in Community Agencies Nonproift Adminstration Political Advocacy

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Irit Eizips

CEO · CSM Practice

Customer Success strategy and technology services

Customer Success Business Intelligence Salesforce

Meredith David, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. David focuses on marketing strategies with an exploration of new technologies.

Strategic Planning Marketing Marketing and Communications Consumer Preferences Well-Being

Sara Harris

Professor of Teaching, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences · University of British Columbia

Sara Harris's current research explores how people learn climate science.

Science Education Climate Change Energy Systems and Public Policy University Teaching Public Speaking

Scott Bradley

VP Product Development · CENDUIT Limited

Scott Bradley is a digital and eClinical technology expert, business leader and entrepreneur.

Patient Engagement Technology Medical Devices

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Oeldorf-Hirsch's research focuses on information sharing on social media, particularly in the areas of news, science, and well-being.

Science Communication News Engagement Computer-mediated communication Communication Technology Social Media

Megan Ennes

Assistant Curator · University of Florida

Megan Ennes supports science interests using family museum programming, professional development and climate change communication research.

Civic Engagement for the Environment Climate Change Education Family Science Museum Education Science Career Aspirations

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

U.S. Resettlement of Refugees Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Children's Rights Migrant Children

Linda S. Sprague Martinez, Ph.D.

Director, UConn Health Disparities Institute · University of Connecticut

Linda Sprague Martinez, Ph.D. has expertise in health equity and the social determinants of health.

Participatory Research Health Disparities Health Equity Community Health Social Determinants of Health

Ashley English

Assistant Professor · Texas Christian University

Ashley English is an expert in contributions and community engagement strategies of faith-based organizations.

Megachurch Involvement in Economic Development Community Engagement Strategies Faith-Based Organizations

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

Steve Peters

Founding Partner / Chief Creative Officer · No Mimes Media

Emmy®-winning transmedia experience designer, consultant, speaker and digital content strategist.

Transmedia Game Design Entertainment Location Based Games AR / VR

William Perez

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Immigration Status & Nationality Race and Ethnicity Diversity Social Identity Motivation

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

Matthew Vernhout

Founder, Author and Speaker · EmailKarma

Digital Privacy & Marketing Advocate

Deliverability DMARC Email Authentication Omni-Channel Marketing Email Markerting

Tom Tresser

Co-Founder · The CivicLab

Creativity champion. Civic educator. Public defender.

Non-Profits Research Public Speaking Social Change Creativity

Ali Ghafour

Founder & CTO · Viafoura

Engaging speaker with a unique mix of backgrounds in tech, business, and competitive athletics

User Engagement as It Relates to Online Publishers The Relationship Between Sports and Business Startup Fundraising and Growth