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, 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.
Founder, Homeboy Industries
Father Gregory Boyle is the founder and CEO of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention and re-entry program in Los Angeles County.
Provocative Public Intellectual
A provocative public intellectual and champion for racial justice, Dr. Cornel West weaves together the traditions of the Black Baptist Church, progressive politics and jazz in his influential speeches.
Award Winning Actress & Inspirational Speaker
Best known for her role as "Maggie O'Connell" in the Emmy Award-winning CBS series Northern Exposure, Janine Turner is an acclaimed actress, civic engagement advocate and conservative commentator.
Senior Exec., Walgreens Boots Alliance & Author
Pemberton’s story is about defying the odds— overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed speaker.
Social Worker, Activist & Author
Maryum Ali, affectionately known as May May, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and is the eldest child of boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s nine children
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.