Majora Carter

President · MCG Consulting

MacArthur "genius" Fellow; One of 6 talks that launched TED.com in '06; Peabody Award winning broadcaster with ThePromisedLand.org; and Urba

Visionary Leadership Cost Reductions Through Smart Planning Small Business Incubation

Jacek Lubecki

Associate Professor, Political Science and International Studies · Georgia Southern University

Jacek Lubecki is an expert in Polish and European military history.

Global Political Economy Counter-Insurgency Middle East Polish Politics and History East-Central Europe

Cliff Schecter

Principal & President · Libertas, LLC

Enter Stage Left: Liberate your perspective with Libertas's progressive PR guy, columnist, We Act Radio co-founder, and bestselling author

Progressive Journalism Public Relations & Earned Media Strategy New Media Strategy & Execution Polling & Message Development Media Training

Ariel Garten

Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer · Muse

Global speaker, female tech founder, and expert in brain, neuroscience, psychotherapy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and women in business.

Neuroscience of Meditation Brain Computer Interface Start Up Mindfulness Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

George Loewenstein

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

George Loewenstein helped to found the fields of behavioral economics and neuroeconomics.

Neuroeconomics Behavioral Economics

Toby S. Daly-Engel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Daly-Engel's research uses genomics, field ecology and modelling to study shark populations.

Molecular Ecology Shark Behavior Marine Biology Field Ecology Genomics

Dr. PANKAJ DHUSSA Ph.D. & Sc.D.

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

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

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

James Wynn

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

James Wynn's research and teaching explore science, mathematics and public policy from a rhetorical perspective.

Professional Writing Rhetoric Mathematics Technical Writing and Communication Citizen Science

Jonathan Hiskey

Associate Chair of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.

Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration

Andrea Kirkwood

Associate Professor · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Aquatic Ecology | Algae | Water Research | Water Quality | Water Pollution | Invasive Species | Environmental Microbiology

Aquatic Ecology Aquatic Invasive Species Algae algal blooms blue-green algae

Andrea Hershatter

Associate Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management; Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Design Thinking Management Education Economics Millennial Generation Entertainment

Gregory Ruzzin

Associate Professor of Production, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Production Film & Television at Loyola Marymount University

Directing (Narrative and Documentary) Directing as a Design Medium Documentary Filmmaking Teaching Filmmaking Short Films

Matt Weeg

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neuroethology, brain behavior, and neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience Human Pathophysiology Fish Audiology Communication & Behaviour Audition

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Nation-State building in the Americas Political Theory Latino Politics Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Public Law

Adam Fung

Associate Professor of Art · Texas Christian University

Adam Fung's art studies issues such as climate change, patterns of nature and the universe.

Art Exhibitions Disappearing Ice Masses Demonstrating the Close Relationship between Art, Music and Science Painting and Drawing

Amanda Ravenhill

Founder · Syntropy International

Biochar and other Comprehensive Anticipatory Sustainable Solutions for a world in flux

Biochar Biochar Stoves Sustainable Business Buckminster Fuller Design Thinking

Puspa Adhikari, Ph.D.

Expert in marine and environmental chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Puspa Adhikari uses the ocean floor and water column to investigate the impact of Florida's red tide, organic pollutants and nutrients.

Gulf of Mexico Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) Nutrients Organic Pollutants Marine and Environmental Chemistry