These are our speakers
In 2008, President Obama appointed Melanne Verveer to be the first ever Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues at the US Department of State. Ambassador Verveer spent the past four years working on behalf of Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to coordinate… Read more
Jane Mosbacher Morris is the Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET | Survivor-made Goods, a social enterprise focused on the promotion of goods made by and stories told by survivors of conflict, abuse, and disease. She previously served as the Director of Humanitarian Action… Read more
Pamela Cantor, M.D. leads Turnaround for Children, a nonprofit organization that partners with low-performing public schools to understand and address obstacles to teaching and learning that stem from the stress of poverty. By translating learnings from neuroscience and… Read more
Dr. Walker’s research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examines how biological research in genetics, epigenetics, and other biological analytes (hormones, antibodies, and chemicals) can complement social research to promote healthy behavior, fortify… Read more
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Illuminate creates an environment where individuals and cultures celebrate the ingenuity of the human spirit, and our common ability to spark positive change in the world. Our presenters are the most creative and courageous across a broad range of fields, including the arts, sciences, business, and international relations.
We are actively looking for innovators to present their ideas and inspire Illuminate audiences. If you believe that’s you, let us know!