Helen Land

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

Helen Land focuses on how culture, gender, stress, coping, and spirituality affect physical and mental well-being in vulnerable populations,

Health Spirituality Gender Social Work Education Social Work

Judy Helm Wright

Author and Speaker · Artichoke Press LLC

Enthusiastic keynote and conference speaker on RESILIENCE and being a Bounce-Back person. Brings scientific study and life examples of the p

Resiliency - Bounce Back Person Power of Encouraging Words Motivational Respect Responsibility & Resiliency Broke But Not Broken

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Neil Ihde

Speaker · Life IQ

Helping individuals and groups work, play, relate...and live intelligently. "Fresh...Humorous...Insightful"

Emotional Intelligence Teambuilding Personality Testing Myers-Briggs Management

Eli Berman

Professor of Economics · UC San Diego

Eli Berman is known for applying rational choice analysis to the behavior of radical religious groups.

Applied Econometrics Labor Demand and Technological Change Economics of Religion and Demography Development and Conflict Labor Economics

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Daniel J. Meara, M.D., DMD, FACS

Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Hospital Dentistry · ChristianaCare

Dr. Dan Meara leads ChristianaCare’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Hospital Dentistry.

Jaw and Mouth Pathology Facial Injury / Trauma Obstructive Sleep Apnea Oral Surgery Maxillofacial Surgery

David Bringhurst

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

Dr. Bringhurst is a social worker with experience in teaching and military social work with the United States Air Force.

Military Social Work Social Work

Jens Naumann

CEO · Green-First Technologies Inc.

Inner Strength Prevails: moving Mountains with a positive attitude...

Renewable Energy Abilities and Empowerment Redefining Barriers

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University · Movable Type Management

From nightlife to insight! Discover the beauty & transformative teachings of the Greek metaphysical philosophy of Plato and Pythagoras

Holistic Health & Wellness Philosophical Counseling Treatment of Addictions

Bernardo Javalquinto

Economist · Humanizing the Economy

Humanizing The Economy, The new global industrial revolution and the role of social business

Bioceanic Corridors Asia-Eu Latin America Integration Latin America Business Economic Polititics Social Business

CJ Blennerhassett

Registered Midwife · Association of Nova Scotia Midwives

Registered Midwife and activist with a focus on informed choice, reproductive rights, & the provision of inclusive care for LGBTQ families.

Pregnancy Pregnancy and Abuse Pregnancy and Postpartum Issues pregnancy and sport Pregnancy Loss

Robert Hernandez

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Educates and engages in practice-driven research to address critical areas of society.

Social Work Adolescent Gang Intervention Adolescent Social Issues Youth Development and Resiliency

Alice Cepeda

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

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education

Jungeun Olivia Lee

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

Jungeun Olivia Lee focuses on a relationship among SES, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, and its comorbid mental health.

SES Childhood Adversity Life Course Human Development Substance use

David Sperling

President · DEFIANT LOVE

David J. Sperling

Addiction & Recovery Tactical Communication & Crisis Intervention Success & Failure Video Production & Editing Screenplay Writing