Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist
Journalist and best-selling author of Half the Sky, Sheryl WuDunn offers a compelling perspective on current economic, political and social issues such as women's rights.
CEO, Citizen University
Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University, which promotes and teaches the art of powerful citizenship, and the executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program.
Advocate For Victims of War Crimes
The subject of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph from the Vietnam War of a young girl running naked down a road, her skin on fire, Kim Phuc became a victim of war at the tender age of nine.
World-Renowned Theoretical Physicist
Dr. Michio Kaku is an authority in Einstein's unified theory field, innovation, and "the future of the future.” He explores the science of tomorrow from computing power and AI to communication and genetics.
Global Leadership Expert & Executive Coach
Jane Hyun is the author of Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling, co-author of FLEX, and Founder of Hyun & Associates. She is an executive coach and leadership strategist to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and more.
Victim of Post-9/11 Shooting Spree
Rais Bhuiyan has a remarkable story — one that continually inspires people to interview him about his campaign, World Without Hate. His captivating speeches educate others on the regenerative power of forgiveness.
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.
Hailed as “one of the most insightful writers of our time,” Gish Jen balances analysis with storytelling. She brings brilliance, wit and warmth to pressing questions of culture, identity, and globalization.