Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
Luvvie Ajayi is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. A fourteen-year blogging veteran, she is the voice behind Awesomely Luvvie, a widely-respected humor blog that covers everything pop culture.
Susan Schachterle, Director of the Ahimsa Group, believes that we have only scratched the surface of the power and possibility inherent in the human mind and heart. She assists individuals and organizations to find and implement their inherent power, wisdom, and joy.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into thirty languages. A recipient numerous awards, she is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. She divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.
Hollie Carr is Co-Founder and Director at Rainmaker Foundation. She was voted one of the top 3 ‘Women In Technology under thirty’ in the UK. She is the author of “An Invitation …To the Life of Your Dreams”.
Becca Stevens is an author, speaker, priest, social entrepreneur, founder and President of Thistle Farms, the largest social enterprise in the US run by survivors. She was recently named a 2016 CNN Hero.
Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. She travels in this and other countries as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born Dutch-American activist, author, and former Dutch politician. She is a leading opponent of female genital mutilation, as well as a feminist and atheist.
Alexis Jones is a television personality, author, female empowerment motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. She is best known for creating the I Am That Girl organization and for her participation on CBS’s Survivor.
Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, author, and public speaker. She is an internet pioneer and founder of the Webby Awards and the co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.