Linda Naiman

Founder & President · Creativity at Work

Design Thinking, Arts in Business, Leadership Development, Creativity and Innovation skills development, Coaching, Training, Facilitating

Creativity Innovation Design Thinking arts based learning Leadership Development

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Adam Barbu

Independent Writer and Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Winner of the 2015 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

Curating Art Design Exhibiting Canadian Heritage

Karen Busby

Professor of Law & Director, Centre for Human Rights Research · University of Manitoba

Karen Busby teaches Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, Human Rights and Administrative Law

Constitutional Law Human Rights Sexual Violence Assisted Human Reproduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Katerina Zacharia

Professor of Classics, Chair of Classics & Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Jodi McDavid

Owner · McDavid Brodie Consulting

Public sector folklorist with experience in non-profits, higher education, museums and archives.

Folklore Cultural Practices University-Community Engagement Initiation Hazing

Dr Joseph Yannielli

Lecturer, History · Aston University

Dr Yannielli’s main fields of interest are slavery and abolition, with a special focus on America during the nineteenth century.

Social Movements Slavery in the United States Slavery Abolition Slavery in West Africa

Professor Sarah Whatley

Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research · Coventry University

She has expertise across a range of contemporary dance theory & practice, such as with artists, dance companies & cultural organisations.

Digital Dance Performing Arts Dance Dance and Cultural Heritage Dance and Disability

Ana Maradiaga-Bunker

Senior Lecturer of Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Second Language Acquisition Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Jeffrey Lefstin

Associate Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: lefstinj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4682 / Office 355-200

Patent Law Patent Litigation Biotechnology Contract Law Intellectual Property Law

Julia DeLancey

Professor of Art History · University of Mary Washington

Dr. DeLancey is an expert in the art history of early modern Italy, 15th & 16th century Italian painting, history of art in Venice & more

History of Disabilities Pigments Color Sellers Art History of Renaissance Italy Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-century Italian Painting

Adam W. McKinney

Associate Professor of Dance · Texas Christian University

Adam McKinney is an expert in dance and trauma studies, as well as artistic practice dealing with issues of race, identity and history.

Artistic Practice and Identity Dance and Trauma Studies Dance and Cultural Studies Dance in Community Settings Artistic Practice and Race

Lynn Salsi

Author, Storyteller, Teacher, Historian, Speaker · Lynn Salsi Consulting

With boundless enthusiasm, Southern history and folktales come alive with this Pulitzer Prize Nominated author & storyteller

Fiction Editing & Writing Teaching Public Relations Marketing Communications

Judith H. Katz, EdD

Public Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Thought leader, practitioner, educator, and strategist for more than 40 years in organization development, inclusion, and strategic change.

Organization Development White Awareness Inclusion Covert Processes Strategic Change

Brooks Keel, PhD

President · Augusta University

Dr. Brooks Keel is an expert in the field of reproductive endocrinology and serves as President of Augusta University.

Economic Development Reproductive Medicine and Biology Education Higher Education Administration

Kirsten Fermaglich

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in American Jewish history, American memory of the Holocaust, and American antisemitism

Ethnic History Antisemitism in the US Immigration History

Daniel (Dan) Melanson

President · Trend Tec Canada

Over the years Dan has earned a reputation as a leader with a make it happen attitude.

Helicopters Aircraft Maintenance General Aviation Aircraft Safety Commercial Aviation