Communication & Human Nature Expert
As an NPR host and journalist, Celeste Headlee has interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life. Through her work, she has learned the true power of conversation and its ability to both bridge gaps or deepen wounds.
Award-Winning Poet, Performer, & Educator
Denice Frohman is an award-winning poet whose work explores the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and the “in-betweenness” that exists in us all.
Author & Actress from Orange is the New Black & Jane the Virgin
Named one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch by Variety magazine, Diane Guerrero draws from her personal and professional experiences to inspire audiences that success is possible—no matter the obstacles in your way.
Learn to unlock your creative potential and embrace innovation and risk, as this internationally recognized graffiti artist and author reveals the keys to being extraordinary in any competitive environment. Virtual Programs Now Available
Rapper & Actor, Law & Order: SVU
Ice-T not only invented gangster rap, he lived it. He is the embodiment of LA Hip-Hop, an actor, and a cultural icon. Through his music, books, and lecture tours of America’s prisons, high schools, libraries, and colleges Ice-T has become an influential spokesman for America’s youth, regardless of color.
Founder of The Aesthetics of Joy
Ingrid Fetell Lee discusses the powerful connection between our surroundings and our emotions, and empowers people to find more joy in daily life through design.
Burn Survivor, Army Veteran, Actor, & Bestselling Author
J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. J.R. travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism and does it all with a smile.
Rockstar Concert Pianist
Jade Simmons creates mind-blowing, MainStage experiences for audiences worldwide — with captivating storytelling and a riveting concert adventure — awakening people to a redefined sense of purpose and inspiring transformative leadership along the way.