Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

Kim Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition · University of Guelph

Associate Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies

Oral history and Indigenous knowledge translation Community-based Indigenous research Indigenous Masculinities Indigenous feminism Gender and Indigenous peoples

Heather Bryant, MD, PhD

Expert Advisor, Cancer Control · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Heather Bryant is a cancer control leader whose expertise spans the continuum - prevention and screening to diagnosis and clinical care

Epidemiology Public Health Cancer Clinical Research Health Policy

Sandra Weiss, M.D., FACC

Interventional Cardiologist · ChristianaCare

Sandra Weiss is an interventional cardiologist, with a special interest in both coronary and peripheral interventions.

Interventional Cardiology Peripheral Interventions Coronary Interventions Internal Medicine

Karl Peace

Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Jiann-Ping College of Public Health · Georgia Southern University

Karl Peace researches biostatistics, clinical trials and drug research and development.

Clinical Trials Pharmaceutical Research Health & Disease Health Sciences Biostatistics

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

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Simone Immler

Professor of Genetics and Reproduction · University of East Anglia

Her research focuses on the genetics and genomics from parents to offspring and germ line to gametes.

Sexual Reproduction Genomics Reproductive Biology Genetics Sperm

Claudia Fletcher

Founder · Third Degree Parenting

Humor and Experience from author and mom of twelve woven together to apply to many situations.

Parenting Survival Tips Management Principles Learned From Parenting 12 Kids

Alicia Partnoy

Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Bryna Kranzler

Publisher; Author · Crosswalk Press

Approachable, attractive speaker who uses humor to motivate and make her points

The Art of Optimism The Perks of Procrastination

Li Dai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Political Violence Emerging Markets Multinational Corporations Institutional Theory Firm Strategy in Hostile Contexts

Kirk Garratt M.D., MSc

Medical Director of Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Garratt oversees one of the nation's busiest heart programs, renown for its exceptional speed in heart attack response times.

Cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Heart Health

Naresh Pandit

Professor of International Business · University of East Anglia

His current research examines industrial clusters – thriving locations where businesses settle, congregate, & feed off collective success.

Clusters Corporate Insolvency and Turnaround Financial Services International Business Road to Net Zero

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Inez Caudill Jr. Distinguished Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University · VCU

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

Cell-generated traction forces Extracellular matrix biology Cellular mechanotransduction Mechanobiology of fibrosis Matrix mechanics and signaling in the tumor microenvironment;

Karen Christman

Professor, Bioengineering & Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Engineering · UC San Diego

Karen Christman's research group focuses on developing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

Biomedical Engineering Heart Attack Regenerative Medicine Heart Failure Bioengineering

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time