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Theme: TRUST

This event occurred on
November 3, 2017
Columbus, Ohio
United States

The currency of our time, TRUST. We will explore education, food, cancer, blockchain, music and more.

77 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio, 43215
United States
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Adam Winter

Software Engineer

Barry Halpern


Doris Korda


Emma Goldsby


Hannah Estabrook

CATCH Court Administrator

Hannah Rose Adler


Ken Lee, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Food Innovation, The Ohio State University

Lauren Purkhiser

Design Researcher

Mark Lomax

Grants and Research Manager

Maya Rossio

Singer / Songwriter

Melat Eskender


Movement Activities

Aerial Artist

Orie Kristel

Social Psychologist

Piper Kerman

Author, Criminal Justice and Prison Reform Activist
Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison from Spiegel & Grau. The book has been adapted by Jenji Kohan into an Emmy Award-winning original series for Netflix. Piper works with nonprofits, philanthropies, and other organizations working in the public interest and serves on the board of directors of the Women’s Prison Association and the advisory boards of InsideOUT Writers and JustLeadershipUSA. She has been called as a witness by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights to testify on solitary confinement and women prisoners, and by the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs and Homeland Security Committee to testify about the federal Bureau of Prisons. Piper has spoken at the White House on re-entry and employment to help honor Champions of Change in the field, as well as the importance of arts in prisons and the unique conditions for women in the criminal justice system.

Tamekia Smith

Health Advocate

Timothy Cripe

Chief, Oncology, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Victor Ladele

Global Health Expert, Doctor

Organizing team


Columbus, OH, United States


Columbus, OH, United States
  • Acacia Duncan
  • Allyson Kuentz
    Team member
  • Kimberly Goldsmith