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Writer, teacher, and advocate
Two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winning actor
Award-winning humanitarian and former United Nations Senior Advisor on Gender Equality
Angela Duckworth, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO of Character Lab, and the Rosa Lee and Egbert Chang Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
Author, "How to Raise an Adult" and "Real American"
Founding member of the Honors BIPOC Coalition, Loyola University Chicago
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry
27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church
The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee
Twelfth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago (2008-2020)
Founder, Lunch on Me
Producer, writer, speaker, and mindfulness meditation teacher
Ian Rosenberg, J.D.
Assistant Chief Counsel for ABC News and author, "The Fight for Free Speech"
Michael Signer, J.D., Ph.D.
Author and former mayor of Charlottesville, VA
Award-winning author and associate professor at the University of Iowa
“Ask Polly” advice columnist and essayist
Author and award-winning journalist
Michael Patrick Shiels
Author, travel writer, and award-winning syndicated radio host
Poet, essayist, and cultural critic
Award-winning author, editor, poet, playwright, performer, educator, speaker, and rapper.
Sherry Turkle, Ph.D.
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, MIT
Rabbi Wendi Geffen
Senior Rabbi at North Shore Congregation Israel