Yeonmi has recently been the subject of major articles in the Washington Post, The Independent & The Guardian. Her story is extraordinary. She defected from North Korea aged 13 and is a passionate advocate for freedom.
Ray and Vi's 16 year old son was nurdered in 2001. They found a way through their suffering through restorative justice. This is what they say: "We want people to understand what it is like to be a victim and through that knowledge prevent them from creating more victims.”
One of London's most passionate and uber-cool restauranteurs; Jackson talks about food with huge passion and profound knowledge. THis is what the Guardian say about his restaurant: THe short and simple way of describing Brunswick House Cafe is to say it is perfect.
Aral's talk for the RSA "Free is a Lie" went viral - he is an entrepreneur, digital wizard, creative technologist, a renaissance man with extraordinary plans for the future of digital.
Sahar brought the coffee cafe culture to the UK in the 90's with her chain Coffee Republic. She sits on the Entrepreneurs Panel for the government and was voted one of the 10 most influential thinkers in the UK alongside Sir Tim Berners Lee, Sahar is also a fantastic speaker and we can't wait to hear her.
Iby is 90 years old, she is an Auschwitz survivor who only began to share her story about 10 years ago. She is one of very few survivors in the UK and the author of a remarkable memoir "The Woman Without a Number"
Dave is an adventurer and the students loved him on our 2011 day - he has had more hits for his talk than any of our other speakers. He is coming back to inspire the students with his "Say Yes More" campaign