CEO, Tina Brown Live Media & Founder, The Daily Beast
A legendary editor and CEO, Tina Brown has led a career propelled by her talent for re-invention and leading organizations through extreme disruption. She inspires with her unique worldview and passionate mission.
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.
President, Mary Robinson Foundation
One of the world’s most respected advocates for human rights and Ireland’s first woman President, Mary Robinson leads the mission of the Mary Robinson Foundation—Climate Justice.
Personal Aide to President Barack Obama
Ferial Govashiri has one of the most interesting jobs: gatekeeper of the Oval Office. As Obama’s personal aide, she has spent the past ten years within arm’s length of one of the world’s most powerful leaders.
First Female Prime Minister of Norway
Former prime minister of Norway and director-general of the World Health Organization, speaker Gro Brundtland has dedicated herself to making the world a better place.
Nobel Prize-Winning Human Rights Activist
Tawakkol Karman is a Yemeni journalist, politician, human rights activist and the co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. As the face of the Yemeni uprising, she was instrumental in helping shape the Arab Spring.
Two Time Olympic Judo Gold Medalist
Kayla Harrison made history as the first American to win two gold medals in Judo. A survivor herself, she founded the Fearless Foundation to help survivors of child sexual abuse through education and sport.
Filmmaker, Miss Representation
Jennifer Siebel Newsom is a filmmaker, former actress, and advocate for women and girls. She has been recognized for her work in writing, directing and producing, the award-winning documentary Miss Representation.