Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist, Author, & Associate Editor of The Washington Post
Bob Woodward is an associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first in 1973 for the coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Veteran Democratic Political Strategist
Always candid and insightful, Donna Brazile brings a refreshing perspective and practical sensibility to the discussion of today's political headlines.
President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County
During his 20-year run as president of UMBC, Dr. Hrabowski has transformed a young university into a research institution recognized as one of the most innovative in the country. His goal: continue building a campus that’s first-rate in research and instruction, and that prepares students of all backgrounds for success.
Educator & Founder of The Freedom Writers Foundation
Erin Gruwell has earned an award-winning reputation for her steadfast commitment to the future of education. Her impact as a change agent attracted Hollywood’s attention, and in 2007, Paramount Pictures released Freedom Writers, starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank as Erin.
Pop-Culture Writer & Podcaster
Kara is passionate about telling the stories of people of color. She is a former staff writer for "Grown-ish," senior writer for Jezebel, and co-host of Crooked Media's pop-culture podcast "Keep It."
Disruptive Innovation Leader
At some time, someone somewhere is going to disrupt your entire industry. Shouldn’t it be you? Luke Williams, author and globally recognized authority on disruptive innovation, reveals a way of thinking that has the power to transform your business and stay ahead of the game.
MSNBC Political Analyst & Former Chair of the Republican National Committee
Michael Steele examines the crux of business, politics and race. Steele draws from his unique combination of experience to deliver a relevant and insightful perspective on the day’s most important issues affecting individuals and businesses across the country.