Boston Marathon Bombing Hero & Author
A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a national hero, Jeff Bauman shares his story in a presentation that will uplift and inspire.
Animal Scientist & Autism Self-Advocate
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes, is portrayed in HBO’s film Temple Grandin.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Author
Ron Suskind is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author, founder of Sidekicks, teacher, essayist and speaker whose impassioned presentations mix monologue with reportage, and pathos with humor.
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor
On April 15, 2013, Marathon Monday in Boston, Heather Abbott set out on an annual tradition with friends: attending a Red Sox game, followed by a walk to the marathon finish line. She didn't realize this day would change her life forever.
Engineer & Founder, Limbitless Solutions
Albert Manero is the founder of Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit devoted to bringing 3-D printed bionic arms and hands to children at no cost. He’s focused on making a positive impact even on the smallest scales.
Champion Snowboarder & Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor
Kevin Pearce, former professional snowboarder, is the co-founder of the LoveYourBrain Foundation. He is an advocate for the prevention of brain injuries and the promotion of a brain healthy lifestyle.
Author & CBS Contributor
After ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff was wounded in Iraq, he and his wife, speaker Lee Woodruff, penned the best-selling In an Instant to help others cope with crisis.
Chairman, Special Olympics
Tim Shriver is a social leader, an educator, author, film producer, and entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of Special Olympics, and in that capacity he serves with over 4.4 million Special Olympics athletes.