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Eric Berlow (US) – American ecologist and entrepreneur researching networks and environmental sustainability

Boniface Mwangi (Kenya) – Kenyan photojournalist and founder of Picha Mtaani, a youth-led national reconciliation initiative in Kenya

Dominic Muren (US) – Open-source fabrication advocate, product designer and founder of The Humblefactory, a product-development consultancy

Guido Nunez-Mujica (Venezuela) – Venezuelan writer and scientist working on LavaAmp, a pocket-size thermal cycler for rapid PCR

DK Osseo-Asare (Ghana) – Ghanaian-American architect and co-founder of DSGN AGNC, an activist design think-tank, and Low Design Office, an architecture studio

Teru Kuwayama (Afghanistan/Pakistan/Kashmir) – American photojournalist covering humanitarian crises in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir and Iraq

Su Kahumbu-Stephanou (Kenya) – Kenyan entrepreneur promoting the development of an organic food industry in Kenya

Erika Bagnarelo (Costa Rica) – Costa Rican writer and director (her most-recent film tells the story of atomic bomb-survivors aboard Peace Boat)

Roshini Thinakaran (US) – Founder of Women at the Forefront, a multimedia company that examines the challenges faced by women living in conflict zones

Olatunbosun Obayomi (Nigeria) – Nigerian biotechnologist inventing new means of alternative energy production from organic waste

Mubarak Abdullahi (Nigeria) – Nigerian aircraft engineer who, at 24, built a homemade helicopter out of car and motorbike parts

Milena Boniolo (Brazil) – Brazilian chemist developing methods to detect emerging contaminants in the environment

Walid Al-Saqaf (Sweden) – Yemeni programmer and founder of Yemen Portal and alkasir -- software that gives individuals access to blocked websites

David Gurman (US) – San Francisco-based installation artist whose work makes invisible events (such as seismic data from nuclear testing) visible

Nina Dudnik (US) – American geneticist and CEO of Seeding Labs, an organization providing up-and-coming researchers with lab equipment and other resources

Veronica Reed (Ecuador) – Ecuadorian architect working in sustainable design and low-income housing

Lope Gutiérrez-Ruiz (Venezuela) – Venezuelan editor, writer and co-founder of The Gopher Illustrated magazine and the Plantanoverde Foundation, a platform for emerging artists

Iyeoka Okoawo (US) – Nigerian-American poet and recording artist currently based in Boston

Adital Ela (Israel) – Israeli designer and artist incorporating indigenous knowledge into sustainable design

Camilo Rodriguez-Beltran (Benin/Philippines/Argentina/Basque Country) – Mexican scientist, filmmaker and gallery founder focusing on human health, biodiversity and cross-cultural collaboration

Sanjana Hattotuwa (Sri Lanka) – Sri Lankan human rights activist and founder of Groundviews, a citizen-journalism initiative

Joseph Foster Ellis (China) – American artist, living and working in China, whose work bridges gaps between East and West

Richard Move (US) – American dancer, choreographer and filmmaker exploring the intersection of the human body and digital media