Educator & Best-Selling Author
Teacher and NYT best-selling author, Jessica Lahey, inspires audiences with her rallying cry to allow children to experience failure as an integral part of becoming successful, resilient and self-reliant adults.
Digital Citizenship Expert
A workshop leader and consultant, Dr. Devorah Heitner founded Raising Digital Natives to serve as a resource for schools and organizations wishing to cultivate a culture of responsible digital citizenship.
Educator, Parent Expert & Social Activist
Rosalind Wiseman has had only one job since graduating from college—to help communities shift the way we think about children and teens’ emotional and physical wellbeing.
Washington Post Columnist & Author
Selingo has spent his journalism career covering colleges and universities worldwide. His book, College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, explores the college of tomorrow.
Father of Trayvon Martin & Community Activist
Since the 2012 death of his son, Trayvon, in a violent confrontation, Tracy Martin has committed his life to transforming tragedy into change.
Mother of Trayvon Martin
Since the death of her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, during the violent confrontation in 2012, Sybrina Fulton is dedicating her life to transforming family tragedy into social change.
Author, Miracles from Heaven
Christy Beam is the author of Miracles from Heaven, a NYT bestseller that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah.
Co-founder of GoodThink & Author
The only person to be named a Point of Light by two Presidents, Amy Blankson co-founded GoodThink and was a key driver in developing and scaling the company as it sought to bring the science of happiness to life.