Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Justin Taillon

Assistant Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Prior to returning joining academia Justin worked for six years in the hotels, two years in F&B, and one year in event management.

Community Branding Market-Based Conservation Socio-Cultural Sustainability Sustainable Tourism Volunteer Tourism

Joel Judd

Director of Graduate Studies in Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Action Research applied to school settings, promoting teacher autonomy, and democratizing teacher knowledge.

Educational Policy and Reform Educating Diverse Populations TESOL Educational Leadership Program Development

Sheri Atwater

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Cognition Individual and Group Counseling Sessions Pedagogy Clinical Counseling Emotion

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Dean Duncan, Ph.D., M.U.A.

Research Professor, UNC School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Research Professor in the UNC-CH School of Social Work

Program Evaluation Management of Human Services Agencies Research Methods Community Collaboration The Achievement Gap

Diane Kratt, Ed.D.

Expert in expanded school mental health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Diane Kratt works to support student well-being and create inclusive classroom environments.

Teacher Training Professional Development Schools (PDS) Teacher's Role in Expanded School Mental Health Inclusive Classroom Environment Field Experience and Student Teaching

Teresa Márquez-López, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Preparing educational leaders

Dual Language Education Teacher Leadership Administrator Leadership in School Organizations Parent, Teacher and Community Collaboration Teacher Induction and Retention

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

Sarah Red-Laird

Advisory Board Member · The New York Bee Sanctuary

Executive Director at Bee Girl

Grant Writing Community Outreach Beekeeping

Sherri Green, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor Department of Maternal and Child Health, Research Fellow Sheps Center For Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor in the Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in substance use disorders and chronic health conditions rural populations

Rural Health Care Access Opioids Maternal and child health Drug Addiction and Treatment Public Health Policy Research

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change