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2022 Speakers

We're busy confirming an AMAZING lineup of experts and trailblazers for our 2022 events.
Speakers for our November 30th Conference In-Person and December 1st virtual Conference Anywhere (ticketed separately - learn more here) will appear below as they are confirmed. Stay tuned to this page and to your email for more speaker announcements!

Nov. 30 "Conference In-Person" Speakers

Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD

Dr. KIZZMEKIA S. CORBETT, PhD, is an assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Shutzer Assistant Professor at Harvard’s Radcliffe ...
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Viola Davis

VIOLA DAVIS is the first black actress to win Tony, Oscar, and Emmy awards. Davis starred in the ABC series How to Get Away with Murder. Davis received two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a ...
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Jameela Jamil

JAMEELA JAMIL is a one-of-a-kind multi-hyphenate who works as an actress, writer, host, and advocate. Jamil was first seen on American television starring as Tahani in Golden Globe-nominated series The Good Place. ...
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Nov. 30 "Conference In-Person" Special Guest Speakers

Brian Reaves

BRIAN K. REAVES serves as chief belonging, diversity, and equity officer of UKG. In ...
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Dec. 1 "Conference Anywhere" Keynote Speakers

José Andrés

JOSÉ  ANDRÉS, named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in both ...
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Misty Copeland

MISTY COPELAND is a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre and the author of ...
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Reese Witherspoon

REESE WITHERSPOON is an award-winning actress, entrepreneur, producer, and New York ...
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Dec. 1 "Conference Anywhere" Special Guest Speakers

Master of Ceremonies, Celeste Headlee

CELESTE HEADLEE is a journalist, professional speaker, and author of the books We ...
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Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of leadership ...
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Dec. 1 "Conference Anywhere" Breakout Session Speakers

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

​​CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE is an award-winning author born in Enugu, Nigeria. ...
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Brittney Castro

BRITTNEY CASTRO ​​ is a leading speaker, host, and brand ambassador and has ...
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Liz Fosslien

LIZ FOSSLIEN and Mollie West Duffy are the co-authors (and Liz is the illustrator) ...
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Frances Haugen

FRANCES HAUGEN, born in Iowa City, Iowa,  is the daughter of two professors and ...
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Marlee Matlin

MARLEE MATLIN received worldwide critical acclaim for her film debut in Children of ...
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Stephanie Mehta

STEPHANIE MEHTA is the CEO of Mansueto Ventures and former editor-in-chief of Fast ...
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Daniel Pink

DANIEL PINK is one of the best-selling nonfiction authors of the last decade with ...
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Christine Porath

CHRISTINE PORATH is an associate professor at the McDonough School of Business at ...
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Gabby Rivera

​​GABBY RIVERA is dedicated to empowering people and improving our marginalized ...
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Elizabeth Uviebinené

ELIZABETH UVIEBINENÉ is a multi-award-winning author and columnist at the Financial ...
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Ximena Vengoechea

XIMENA VENGOECHEA is a user researcher, writer, and illustrator. An experienced ...
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Mollie West Duffy

MOLLIE WEST DUFFY and Liz Fosslien are the co-authors (and Liz is the illustrator) ...
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Dec. 1 "Conference Anywhere" Session Hosts

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller

KAMEELAH BENJAMIN-FULLER inspires transformational change as an activist, champion ...
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Monisha Dabek

MONISHA DABEK, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer, USA, is an accomplished executive ...
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Dec. 1 "Conference Anywhere" Learning Bursts

Nancy DiBattista

NANCY DIBATTISTA is a senior vice president, transition, at Commonwealth Financial ...
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Heather Geronemus

HEATHER GERONEMUS  is director of corporate affairs and corporate social ...
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