Karen King

Keynote Speaker, Business & Career Consultant, Facilitator, Coach, Diversity Expert, Author · Productions Without Borders

Award Winning Producer and Network Exec Challenges Diversity from the Top Down.

Inclusion Leadership Diversity

Melina Kibbe

Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kibbe’s expertise is in open and endovascular surgery and in novel therapies to treat cardiovascular disease

Mentorship and Career Development Gender Inclusion Sex Bias Biomedical Engineering Nanotechnology

Victoria Graf

Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Teacher Education Catholic Inclusion Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education School Reform

Jason Matzke

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jason Matzke is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mary Washington.

Ethics Philosophy

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

Kate Ratliff

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Kate Ratliff’s research investigates implicit biases and other barriers to diversity and inclusion.

Race Attitudes Implicit Bias Diversity & Inclusion Gender Attitudes Prejudice & Stereotyping

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Arezoo Najibzadeh

Women in Politics Advocate · Young Women's Leadership Network (Femmepower)

Arezoo works on addressing the barriers against young women's involvement in grassroots and institutional politics.

Women in Politics Canadian Politics Politics & Public Policy Women's Rights Young Women

Corinne Post, PhD

The Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership, Professor of Management · Villanova School of Business | Villanova University

Corinne Post, PhD, is an expert in workplace diversity with a focus in women on boards, in top management teams, and in leadership roles.

Corporate Governance Workplace Diversity Diversity & Inclusion Organization & Management Business

Teal Benevides, PhD, OTR/L

Associate Professor & Director of Faculty Development, Institute of Public and Preventive Health · Augusta University

Teal Benevides has a passion for addressing disparities among those on the autism spectrum, including racial and ethnic minorities.

Mental Health Research Autism Adults With Autism Services and Support Autism Research and Treatment

Amanda Herring

Associate Professor of Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Art History

Art History Ancient Greek Art & Architecture Ancient Roman Art & Architecture

Thomas Craemer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Thomas Craemer is an expert on slavery reparations, racial bias and the psychology of racism.

Slavery Reparations Diversity and Inclusion Race Related Policies Race Relations Psychology of Race

Mike Benevento

Principal, GC & Head of Admin · Orange Maker LLC

listener | educator | adviser | risk-taker | counselor | facilitator | speaker | innovator | life-long learner

Hedge Funds Entrepeneurship Taxation for Owner Managed Businesses Tax Consequences of Offshore Investments Education and Technologies (Icts)

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

John Meisner

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Director COEHD Accreditation · Southern Utah University

Specializing in content area literacy, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and second language and curriculum development

Data Driven Instruction in Education LGBTQ+ Suicide in Utah Educator Preparation Education Second Language and Curriculum Development

Maia Hoskin

Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

School Counseling Mental Health Counseling Diversity & Inclusion Structural Racism Antiblack Racism

Suzanne Wenzel

Richard M. and Ann L. Thor Professor in Urban Social Development · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Interdisciplinary researcher, specializing in the health-related needs of vulnerable populations.

Substance abuse treatment sexual risk behavior and risk reduction Post-traumatic stress disorder in women Homelessness and homeless women HIV and AIDS

Elizabeth Taylor

Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Elizabeth Taylor is director of the STEM outreach and K-12 education programs.

Community Engagement STEM Outreach K-12 Education

M. Francyne Huckaby

Associate Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Studies · Texas Christian University

M. Francyne Huckaby works to create experiences that engage students with the world and introduce them to the depth and breadth of pedagogy.

Feminism and Research Philosophy & Education Film as Research Education and Equity Women and Gender Studies

Imogen Coe

Dean, Faculty of Science · Ryerson University

Dr Imogen R. Coe is a scientist who is internationally recognized for her advocacy in promoting equity & diversity in science in Canada

Science Education Women in STEM Membrane Protein Cell Biology Membrane Protein Cell Biochemistry Clinical Research