Ashley Brown with Serving Herself: The Life and Times of Althea Gibson

Ashley Brown is Assistant Professor and the Allan H. Selig Chair in the History of Sport and Society at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an expert on sport history, women's history, and African American history. About Serving Herself: The Life and Times of Althea Gibson From her start playing paddle tennis on the streets of Harlem as a young teenager to her eleven Grand Slam tennis wins to her professional golf career, Althea Gibson became the most famous black […]

Gabriella Kellerman with Tomorrowmind: Thriving at Work with Resilience, Creativity, and Connection―Now and in an Uncertain Future

Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, MD, has served as chief product officer and chief innovation officer at BetterUp, founding CEO of LifeLink, and an advisor to healthcare, coaching, and behavior change technology companies. Trained in psychiatry and fMRI research, she holds an MD with honors from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a BA summa cum laude from Harvard University. Her work has been published and featured in The Atlantic Online, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Forbes, and many more. Tomorrowmind is her […]

Zee Clarke with Black People Breathe: A Mindfulness Guide to Racial Healing

Zee Clarke has spent over 20 years leading teams at Fortune 500 companies and tech startups in Silicon Valley. After experiencing a number of race related challenges, from racial profiling and harassment by the police to microaggressions in the workplace, she realized that mindfulness and breathwork were much more powerful outside of the yoga studio and in the context of our everyday lives. Trained in India, Zee leverages her toolkit of yoga, meditation, breathwork, sound healing, and Reiki, to ensure […]

Jacqueline Baker with The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You

Jacqueline M. Baker is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Scarlet and operates as a global trainer in the areas of everyday leadership and modern etiquette. As a speaker on the leadership-for-all concept and the author of Leader By Mistake, she hosts training sessions at Fortune 500 companies and community organizations around the world, geared towards continued leadership development. About The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You Effective leadership isn’t confined to easily identifiable silos. It appears everywhere, and […]

Hal Harvey with The Big Fix: Seven Practical Steps to Save Our Planet

Hal Harvey is the chief executive of Energy Innovation, a nonpartisan climate policy firm that advises leaders around the world on how to drive down greenhouse gas emissions. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from Stanford University. About The Big Fix: Seven Practical Steps to Save Our Planet  Dozens of kids in Montgomery County, Maryland, agitated until their school board committed to electric school buses. Mothers in Colorado turned up in front of an obscure state panel […]

Geoffrey L. Cohen with BELONGING: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides

Geoffrey L. Cohen is a Professor of Psychology and the James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business at Stanford University. He lives in Palo Alto, California. About BELONGING: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides We live in enormously polarized times. From politics to race, religion, gender, and class, division runs rampant. In 2020, 40 percent of each political party said that supporters of the opposing party were “downright evil.” In 2019, hate crimes reached […]

Orly Lobel with The Equality Machine: Harnessing Digital Technology for a Brighter, More Inclusive Future

Orly Lobel is an award-winning author and the Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego. She is the Director of the Program of Employment and Labor Law as well as the founding faculty of the Center for Intellectual Property and Markets. She is the author of two previous books, You Don't Own Me: How Mattel Vs. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side, which was reviewed by Jill Lepore in The New Yorker and has been optioned […]

Kelly Richmond Pope with Fool Me Once: Scams, Stories, and Secrets from the Trillion-Dollar Fraud Industry

Kelly Richmond Pope is the Barry Jay Epstein Endowed Professor of Forensic Accounting at DePaul University in Chicago. Pope's research on executive misconduct culminated in directing and producing the award-winning documentary, All the Queen's Horses, which explores the largest municipal fraud in US history. In 2020 the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and CPA Practice Advisor named Pope as one of the twenty-five Most Powerful Women in Accounting. About Fool Me Once: Scams, Stories, and Secrets from the […]

Jenny Odell with Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock

Jenny Odell is a multidisciplinary artist and author. Her first book How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy was the New York Times bestseller. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Sierra magazine, and other publications. She lives in Oakland, California. About Saving Time In her first book, How to Do Nothing, Jenny Odell wrote about the importance of disconnecting from the “attention economy” to spend time in quiet contemplation. But what if you don’t have time to spend? In order to answer this seemingly […]

Carol Kauffman with Real-Time Leadership: Find Your Winning Moves When the Stakes Are High

Carol Kauffman is an international leader in the field of coaching and has more than 40,000 hours of practice with C-level leaders and their teams, elite athletes, and creatives. She was shortlisted by Thinkers50 as one of the top eight coaches in the world. She is a founding member of Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, where she was ranked as the number one leadership coach in the world. Carol is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, a visiting professor at […]