Trainer + Author + Inventor
Anders has helped tens of thousands of people improve their sleep, asthma, physical fitness, ability to concentrate and reduce their stress, by doing something as simple as improving the way they move air in and out of their lungs.
Nobelist + Scholar + Writer
Prof. Sir Angus Stewart Deaton, British American economist who received the 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics. Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University
Visionary + Generous + Passionate
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America and is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. She also served as the Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.
Environmentalist + Author + Optimist
Ashlee Piper is a former political strategiist-turned-sustainability expert, author & media personality focused on making transitioning to personal eco-friendly habits warm, welcoming & fun.
Optimstic + Love + Guide
Bela Gandhi has been helping people find love since she was in college. She is a media expert on dating and relationships and has spoken on the topic on local and national news and talk shows.
Founder and Executive Director at Interfaith Youth Core
Eboo Patel is the founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, the nation's largest interfaith organization, and has consulted with multiple White House administrations on interfaith and bridge building initiatives.
Director of Concussion Care at Rush at Rush University Medical Center
Is a neuropsychologist who has spent her career dedicated to the assessment and treatment of individuals who suffer concussions. She works with individuals ranging from children to professional athletes
Researcher + Advocate + Facilitator
A University of Wisconsin researcher in the biomedical sciences and current president of the advocacy nonprofit, Future of Research.
Performers + Educators + Healers
Funkadesi blends Indian music — bhangra, Bollywood, Indian folk — with reggae, funk, and Afro-Caribbean grooves. The band hails from Chicago, proudly representing the diverse multi-ethnic communities within the city
Keynote Speaker | Empathy Enthusiast | COO | Unapologetic Nerd
Dr Kristen Donnelly is a social worker who has studied trauma for nearly twenty years, including studying conflict zones in Rwanda, Colombia, South Africa, and Northern Ireland.
Integrative + Medicine + Innovator
Melinda Ring serves as Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University and has spent over two decades witnessing the transformative power of food as medicine.
Pam Johnson Davis
Award-Winning Author | Certified Student Coach | Genre-Defying Performance Artist
Pam R. Johnson Davis is an historian, poet, and singer who believes there is powerful poetry in all of us, if we just allow ourselves to release it.