Julie Lawson

CEO · Sentient Strategy

Julie Lawson has 20 years' experience as a CEO, leadership trainer, strategy consultant and women's leadership expert.

Women's Conference Health & Healing Social Ventures Victimization Leadership Development

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

Taryn Allen

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Taryn Allen researches the educational experiences of traditionally under-represented students, particularly Latino, in higher education.

Qualitative Research Methods Inclusion in Higher Education Diversity in Higher Education Equity in Higher Education Higher Education Leadership

Neil MacKinnon, PhD

Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs · Augusta University

Dr. Neil MacKinnon is a senior university administrator, academic health leader and an expert in population health and public health.

Opioid agonist maintenance treatment (i.e. addictions treatment via Methadone and Suboxone) Opioid Abuse Rural Health Care Access & Delivery Rural Health Medication Error

Abbie Robinson-Armstrong

Vice President for Intercultural Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Robinson-Armstrong provides leadership to conceptualize, define, assess and cultivate educational equity and inclusive excellence.

Higher Education Leadership Diversity & Inclusion Educational Equity

Roxane Cohen Silver

Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress, traumatic events, coping, disasters, health psychology and social psychology.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

Linda Sharkey

Executive Director · Executive Networks, Inc.

HR specialist who develops high potential leaders through proven talent processes that yield improved capabilities and business results

Executive Development and Staffing Six Sigma Leadership Strategies Leadership Development Performance Management Innovative Approaches to Resource Constraints

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Professor Simon McKeown

Professor in the Institute of Modern Art in the School of Arts and Design · Teesside University

He is a specialist in the creative and digital arts and in animation.

Film Production Digital Arts Gaming Animation Arts

Simon Tam

Author | Musician | Activist · The Slants Foundation

13-time TEDx speaker & performer, and storyteller who focuses on anti-Asian racism. Founder/bassist of The Slants and The Slants Foundation.

Racism in American Music Anti-Asian Racism Marketing Strategy Transparency Civil Rights