Charlayne Hunter-Gault is a journalist in all types of media. She relives her historic entry into the University of Georgia as its first black woman and the road she took through the Jim Crow South to get there.
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.
International Affairs Expert
Prendergast is a human rights activist and best-selling author. He is the co-founder of the Enough Project, and working for the Clinton Administration, he was directly involved in a number of peace processes in Africa.
Renowned Global Economist & Author
Named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People In the World” and recipient of the Friedrich Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a renowned global economist.
Nobel Laureate & Human Rights Activist
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a world-renowned human rights activist and Nobel Laureate. Beginning with his opposition to apartheid in South Africa, he has worked tirelessly to spread peace, justice and democracy.
Author of Left to Tell
Immculee Ilibagiza is the author of the bestseller Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust. She has established the Left to Tell Charitable Fund to help others heal from the effects of genocide.
Grandson of Nelson Mandela
Ndaba Mandela is ensuring that his grandfather’s legacy lives on through his work to brighten Africa’s future. Among Ndaba’s efforts is the Africa Rising Foundation to increase employment and education.
Race & Gender Justice Activist
The daughter of Archbishop Tutu, Nontombi Naomi Tutu is an expert in international finance and third-world development. She helps groups deal with conflict.