Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Sam Davidson

Author, Keynote Speaker, and Social Entrepreneur

Engaging and experienced speaker that uses stories to motivate and inspire any audience

Nonprofit Management Social Entrepreneruship Community Leadership Simplify Your Life Personal Development

Giovanna Mingarelli

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder · M&C Consulting and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc.

Giovanna Mingarelli is an entrepreneur, crowdsourcing expert, public speaker and writer

Social & Digital Media Strategic Communicaitons Entrepeneurship Public Speaking Politics

Dr. Adey Nyamathi

Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

Dr. Nyamathi conducts studies among vulnerable groups, including homeless, drug-addicted and incarcerated persons and gay/bisexual youth.

Vulnerable Populations Tuberculosis Role of Nursing Hiv/Aids Hepatitis

Avtar Nordine Zouareg

President/Owner · Avtar Wellness

Health and Fitness Expert ♦Former World Champion/ Mr. Universe ♦ Keynote Speaker ♦ Author

Motivational Speaking Wellness Stress Management Optimum Performance Weight Loss

Dr. Fiona Aspinal

Research Fellow · York University

Fiona Aspinal is a research fellow at York University, United Kingdom

Social Policy Re-enablement Palliative Care Provision and Quality

Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Financial Inclusion Labor Markets Early Childhood Development and Education Impact Evaluation Poverty Alleviation

Dr Giles Birchley

Research Fellow in Population and Health Sciences · University of Bristol

Specialist in medical ethics with a core focus on the decision-making processes that impact children's treatment

Adult Decisions on Child Healthcare Health Law Bioethics Health Sciences Medical Ethics

Carly Alyssa Thorne

CEO - Collaborative Empowerment Implementer & Muse · Linked Local Network

Multi-Sensory, Multi-Media Conscious Business Transformations - Link Locally - Connect Globally

We Leadership Social We Media Paying It Forward the Ripple Effect Conscious Business Collaborations Compassionate Passionate Communications

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenetics, Head of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing (NIHA) · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Rhonda Armstrong

Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Armstrong is an expert in Southern and Appalachian Literature, Death and Culture, and Perceptions of Rural America.

Perceptions of Rural America Appalachian Literature Southern Lite Death and Culture

Dr. Rick Kirschner

Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Bestselling Author · The Art of Change LLC

Change is inevitable, but progress is not. We help YOU make the difference!

Communication Persuasion Leadership Conflict Resolution Communication With Difficult People

Jonathan Rothchild

Professor of Theological Studies and BCLA Associate Dean · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Contemporary Moral Issues Christian Theology Christian Ethics Theological Ethics Law and Religion

James Williams, PhD

Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics · Soka University

Professor Williams examines education using Baudrillard's perspective on consumerism and simulacra

Clasical Rhetoric Psycholinguistics Assessment Neoliberalism Higher Education

Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communications expert, focusing on the politics of media

Media Selection New Media Political Communication Health communication News

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Tema Frank

Chief Instigator · Frank Reactions

Customer Experience in the Digital Era, & Women in the Workplace // L'experience client, service à la clientèle, & Femmes au travail

Customer Experience Digital Marketing User Experience (UX) Women & Work