EPA Administrator under President Obama
A career public servant in both Democratic and Republican administrations, Gina McCarthy has been an advocate for common sense strategies to protect public health and the environment for more than thirty years.
NBA Legend & NY Times Best Selling Author
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in 1989 at age 42, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more MVP Awards or logged more seasons; but his most important triumph was beating cancer.
Co-Founder, Apple Computer, Inc.
Speaker Steve Wozniak changed the computer world when he designed Apple's first product line: Apple I and II. He is also a philanthropist focusing on computer use in schools.
First Female President of Liberia
Africa's "Iron Lady," President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first woman to lead an African nation. She won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
A former Green Party candidate for president, Ralph Nader fights for the people on the issues that matter most: healthcare, safety, environment, ethics, education, and economic & social equality.
Provocative Public Intellectual
A provocative public intellectual and champion for racial justice, Dr. Cornel West weaves together the traditions of the Black Baptist Church, progressive politics and jazz in his influential speeches.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning NYT Columnist
A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, Nick Kristof offers a compassionate glimpse into such issues as global health, poverty and gender in the developing world.
ABC News Veteran & Host, What Would You Do?
John Quiñones shares moving presentations that focus on his odds-defying journey, celebrate the power of education, champion the Latino American Dream and provide insights into human nature and ethical behavior.