Viet Thanh Nguyen

September 19, 2019 | Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and MacArthur genius fellow.
Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

Defensive end with the New England Patriots, and author of Things That Make White People Uncomfortable.
Priyamvada Natarajan

Priyamvada Natarajan

Priyamvada Natarajan is a professor of Astronomy and Physics at Yale and the author of Mapping the Heavens

Sheena Iyengar

Social psychologist Sheena Iyengar is one of the world’s leading experts on choice

David Cole

David Cole is the national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Janet Mock

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Janet Mock is an author, TV personality and one of the nation’s most important advocates for transgender rights.

Christopher Field

Director of Stanford's Woods Institute and leading author of IPCC climate reports

Eric Shinseki

First Asian American 4-star general and former Secretary for Veteran's Affairs
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Lonnie Bunch

Founding Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture