Guest Speakers

OUR 2020 SPEAKERS

David Perlow

David Perlow

Artistic Director of ATTENTIONTheatre Actor/Director Broadway credits include: "La Cage Aux Folles," "Wicked," "Once on this Island"

Garland Mclaurin

Garland Mclaurin

Peabody Award-Winning Filmmaker Producer/Director of "Pops," "180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School" and "Hartsville"

Julie Christeas

Julie Christeas

Founder and CEO of Tandem Pictures, Producer for award-winning films "The Sleepwalker," "Blood Stripe," "Wildlife," and "Dukale's Dream" Executive Producer of "The Eyes of my Mother" Upcoming projects include: "Bushwick Beats"

Hosted by - Zack Tawatari

Hosted by - Zack Tawatari

Spectrum News NY1 Sports Reporter, NYU 2011 Alum

OUR 2017 SPEAKERS

Ashley Bell

Ashley Bell

Darius Clark Monroe

Darius Clark Monroe

Rebecca Alexander

Rebecca Alexander

Lydia Dean Pilcher

Lydia Dean Pilcher

Academy Award Nominee (Best Documentary - Cutie and The Boxer) Producer (Queen of Katwe, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The Talented Mr. Ripley)

Hosted by - Zach Tawatari

Hosted by - Zach Tawatari

Spectrum News NY1 Sports Reporter, NYU 2011 Alum

Ryan Deitsch

Ryan Deitsch

Co-Founder and Content Creator of 'March for Our Lives'

Avalon Fenster

Avalon Fenster

Northeast Regional Director of 'March for Our Lives' & Co-Founder for 'March for Our Lives: Long Island'

Yvonne Russo

Yvonne Russo

Award-winning Producer, Director, and Writer for Film and Television. Credits include: "The Rescuers: Heroes of the Holocaust", and upcoming projects "Kelly's Bar," and "The Earth Above"

Brianna Baker

Brianna Baker

Social Justice Educator Advocacy Program include: Freedom Fighters Youth Program "Racial Justice Advocacy Seminar," Justice for Black Girls

OUR 2018 SPEAKERS

Amanda Rach Lee

Amanda Rach Lee

JasonHarper

JasonHarper

Jennifer Takaki

Jennifer Takaki

Alixx Schottland

Alixx Schottland

Ali Kolbert

Ali Kolbert

OUR 2019 SPEAKERS

OUR 2020 SPEAKERS

Ka Ling Chung

Ka Ling Chung

Donald J. Shorter

Donald J. Shorter

Bianca Marroquin

Bianca Marroquin

Ron Simons

Ron Simons

Phil Chan

Phil Chan

Morgan Burns

Morgan Burns

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison

Jennifer Archibald

Jennifer Archibald

Keisha Katz

Keisha Katz

OUR 2021 SPEAKERS