Dr. Maya Angelou

2017-06-04T12:29:59+00:00

Dr. Maya Angelou On May 28th, 2014 the world lost a true American hero, Dr. Maya Angelou. Dr. Angelou inspired thousands of lives through her poems, books, music, movies, and lectures. Although she may no longer be with us, her work and her legacy will continue to inspire others to fulfill their greatest potential and [...]

Dr. Jackson Katz

2017-07-16T22:52:01+00:00

Dr. Jackson Katz An educator, author and filmmaker, Dr. Jackson Katz is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education with men and boys, particularly in the sports culture and the military. He has lectured on hundreds of colleges and high school campuses and has conducted hundreds of professional [...]

Byron Hurt

2017-10-27T01:06:56+00:00

Byron Hurt Byron Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, published writer, anti-sexist activist, and lecturer. He is also the former host of the Emmy-nominated television show, REEL WORKS with BYRON HURT. Since 1993, he has been using his craft, his voice, and his writings to broaden and deepen how people think about gender, race, sex, [...]

Rolonda Watts

2017-06-04T12:30:00+00:00

Rolonda Watts In thought leadership, Rolonda Watts has the opportunity to reach millions globally. She wants to be known for inspiring and motivating people to live a life of passion, making positive change in their lives and in the lives of others. While Rolonda faced many adversities in her life, she was unstoppable because of [...]

Kate Price

2014-10-27T00:24:08+00:00

Kate Price Kate Price is a child commercial sexual exploitation survivor. To support his drug addiction, Price’s father prostituted her from infancy to adolescence at backyard parties, child pornography ring events, and truck stops. Additionally, she survived sexual abuse by multiple members of her parents’ families. Bruises went unquestioned by neighbors, teachers, and coaches. Family [...]

Dr. Tess Onwueme

2017-06-04T12:30:00+00:00

Dr. Tess Onwueme Africa’s best known female dramatist, Dr. Tess Onwueme’s provocative and humorous writing and speaking, often poke into taboo and controversial subjects, which reveal the untold hidden stories of young women and the poor, who are caught in various crossfires with family, tradition, race, class, gender, culture, and politics. But then, they still [...]

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

2017-08-12T18:35:02+00:00

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Jesse Tyler Ferguson is the star of ABC's Emmy and Golden Globe winning series Modern Family. Tyler Ferguson's character Mitchell Pritchett raises a little girl with his husband Cameron, a relationship rarely if ever seen on network television today. Presented in an intimate moderated interview format, Tyler Ferguson will be sharing some of [...]

Stephanie Covington Armstrong

2017-10-10T20:55:03+00:00

Stephanie Covington Armstrong Stephanie Covington Armstrong is a playwright and screenwriter. Her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, vividly describes her struggle as a black women with bulimia. Her battle with an eating disorder takes a unique perspective as this disease is consistently portrayed as a white women's problem. This insightful and [...]

Jean Kilbourne

2017-10-27T00:18:13+00:00

Jean Kilbourne Jean Kilbourne is internationally known for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. Through her illustrated lectures & her award-winning films and publications, Kilbourne explores the serious cumulative impact of advertising on individual attitudes, values, & behavior and on the society as a whole. With [...]