Tanya Selvaratnam

Tanya Selvaratnam is a writer, arts and social justice organizer, and Emmy-nominated and Webby-winning filmmaker. The author of The Big Lie and Assume Nothing, her essays have been published in The New York Times, Vogue, CNN, Glamour and…

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Liz Plank

Liz Plank is an award-winning journalist, the host of "Positive Spin" at NBC News and the author of For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity.

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Mariane Pearl

Mariane Pearl is an award-winning journalist and writer who works in English, French and Spanish. She was most recently the managing editor of CHIME FOR CHANGE, and is the author of the books A Mighty Heart and In Search of Hope.

Emily Oberman

Emily Oberman is a partner at Pentagram and an award-winning multidisciplinary designer whose work encompasses strategy, brand identity, motion graphics, packaging and advertising. Her clients include Warner Bros., Saturday Night Live and…

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Ayana Eliza Johnson

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist and policy expert who builds community around climate solutions. Founder of the nonprofit think tank Urban Ocean Lab and the consultancy Ocean Collectiv, she co-hosts the podcast “How to Save a…

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is the only female director to have received two Academy Awards by age 37. She has made over two dozen award-winning films in over 16 countries, including Student Athlete, Girl in the River, Song of Lahore and Saving Face.

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Paola Mendoza

Paola Mendoza is a director, activist, author and artist whose work focuses on human rights. A co-founder of The Women’s March, she served as its artistic director. Paola’s most recent book is the YA novel Sanctuary.

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Emily Ladau

Emily Ladau is a disability rights activist, writer and speaker. She is the editor in chief of the Rooted in Rights blog and co-hosts "The Accessible Stall" podcast.

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Mona Chalabi

Mona Chalabi is a data journalist and writer. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Guardian and more. She has written for radio and TV including Netflix, BBC, NPR and National Geographic.

Rebecca Carroll

Rebecca Carroll is a writer, cultural critic, host and managing editor of the podcast “Come Through with Rebecca Carroll” at WNYC Studios. Her memoir, Surviving the White Gaze, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.