Former French Minister of Foreign Affairs
The founder of Doctors Without Borders, Bernard Kouchner is known as an independent thinker. He offers his skilled perspective on uniting people behind a purpose and the value of redirecting organizations.
Recipient of Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
A Nobel Prize recipient for his work on "markets with friction," speaker Christopher Pissarides studies the effects of economic fluctuations on employment.
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.
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.
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist
Speaker Joseph Stiglitz helped create a new branch of economics, "The Economics of Information." He discusses market performance and government intervention.
Nobel Laureate & Global Leader
The former President of Poland, speaker Lech Walesa won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending Poland's Communist leadership.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
As President of Finland, Martti Ahtisaari helped steer the nation in its accession to the EU. He is known for his efforts in international peace mediation and conflict resolution.
Former President of the Soviet Union
One of the world's most pivotal leaders, President Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in ending the Cold War. He inspires us to lead the way towards peace and global democracy.