Non-Profit Strategist & Activist
Aniya is a non-profit strategist and activist, working to reimagine traditional school to ensure all students receive the resources, support, and knowledge necessary to succeed in the real world.
Author & Community Leader
Brandon Lovee is an author, activist, community leader, and entrepreneur who uses spoken word to help heal himself and his community, and uses his platform to help others do the same.
Brianna Hogan is a Cloud Engineer and received her B.S. in physics and B.A. in French from the University of Virginia and her Ed.M. in Education Policy and Analysis from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Chris Burton is the Director of the Leadership Institute at Union Presbyterian Seminary. As someone who lives with Lupus, Chris has spent ample time pondering human suffering, and shares his testimony to spread awareness and empathy about a topic that is usually avoided.
Brand & Video Specialist
Dominique Colbert has been working in film and production since 2012—from local production companies in Virginia to working on set of high-profile productions in Georgia. In 2016, she began to branch out into creative design and videography with a focus on people and the stories they have to share. As a naturally curious person, Dominique has aways enjoyed connecting with people and learning about how their life experiences have shaped their perspectives. She hopes to inspire others to do the same and to keep the rewarding skill of social interaction alive.
Dr. Nicole Perrotte
Dr. Nicole Perrotte is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician, speaker and a coach. She has over 18 years of experience in the clinical setting and played a pivotal role in many quality projects to
improve patients’ care. Her focus shifted to burnout after her own experience with twins, including one with special needs while working in the clinical environment. Dr Nicole is a speaker on preventing burnout and how that can be specially applied to parents of special needs children. She has done international workshops to help health departments with their culture and interpersonal employees’ communication skills. This talk is Dr. Nicole’s teaching on the solutions parents can use when they have children with special needs and her wish to lift off the burden feeling they are not doing their best for themselves and their families.
Parent-Teen Transformational Life Coach
Dr. Unnatti Jain (Ph.D.) is a researcher, author, and a change agent with a focus on youth behavioral patterns.
Robert Throckmorton is a professional theatre artist and management consultant who applies his passion for storytelling in both worlds. He is an alumna of The National Theatre Institute and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and currently serves Fortune 500 clients in his position as a Principal at Prophet Brand Strategy.