Pemberton’s story is about defying the odds—overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed speaker.
Maria Hinojosa is a trailblazer in news and investigative journalism and anchors NPR's Peabody-Winning Latino USA. Her reporting focuses on the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad
Cleve Jones’s career as an activist began in the 70s when he befriended Harvey Milk. Since then, he founded the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and is an activist for AIDS awareness, treatment and education.
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.
An award-winning jazz musician, McBride is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Color of Water, a memoir that has become a modern classic. The book was adapted into the film Miracle at St. Anna.