Social Commentary

• Columnist & author of several books, including Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town

• Bestselling author of White Rage & One Person, No Vote

• Human and civil rights advocate

• Expert on African American history & 20th century politics

• Author of four critically-acclaimed novels & A More Perfect Reunion (2020)

• The founder of Shared_Studios and Portals

• Former White House Social Secretary

• Author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

• Former White House Social Secretary

• Author of Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life.

• Author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community

Pulitzer Finalist, Peabody & duPont Award-winning journalist

• Author of several books, including Homewreckers

• Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

• Author of Islamic Exceptionalism

• Award-winning sex educator & healthy relationships advocate for the #MeToo & #TimesUp era

• Award-winning journalist & author of Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention

NY Times Bestselling author of several books including, The Age of American Unreason

• Staff writer & financial columnist at The New Yorker

• Author of the NY Times Bestseller Black Edge

• Journalist who specializes in outsiders and underdogs

• Bestselling author of the books Factory Man, Truevine and Dopesick

• Founder of the Moving Up Media Lab on the American Dream

• Journalist & author of The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America

NY Times Bestselling author of several books including, Code Girls

• Gun safety activist & author of For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety

• Bestselling author & law professor on mental health and #MeToo

• Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

• Author of Dream Hoarders

• Senior Event Manager for Global Events at Nike

• Champion for trans workers' rights

• Peabody Award-winning communications expert and former public radio host

• Author of Outspoken

• Award-winning journalist & author of This Is All I Got

• Lecturer at UC Berkely's Haas School of Business

• Author of Practical Wisdom

• One of TED’s most popular speakers

• Political correspondent

• Author of The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore


• Worldwide leading expert on veganism and coveted speaker on body positivity and social justice issues

• Author of the memoir Always Too Much and Never Enough and The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan

• Prize-winning author of The Newcomers, Soldier Girls, & Just Like Us

• Speaks with compassion about the journeys of refugees who have been invited to resettle in the US


• Professor Emeritus at Brown University

• Author of many books including the Pulitzer-winning The Radicalism of the American Revolution.