Speakers on Journalism

Gemma Cairney Portrait

Gemma Cairney

is the force of generations.

Mona Chalabi

is taking the numb out of numbers.

Sandra Clark

sees every side of the story.

Andrei Codrescu

is an OG.

Maureen Corrigan

reads a lot, like, A LOT!

Adger Cowans

has seen it all.

Roxane Gay

is feminist AF.

Sarah Gerard

labors out of love.

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

is a brilliant tour guide to the most fascinating places.
Michelle Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg

calls it like it is.

Anand Gopal

learns by going.

Mary Annaïse Heglar

has hope for the future.

Dave Isay

is saving our stories for our great-grandchildren.

Jamal Jordan

is viewing things through a new lens.

Brian Klaas

keeps tabs on authoritarianism. He’s pretty busy most days.

Jacki Lyden

is a good person to have with you in a war zone.

Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

is tearing down boundaries.

Debbie Millman

knows why design matters.

Natalia Molina

makes sense of community.

Tonya Mosley

asks all the right questions.

Julian Brave NoiseCat

will get it all done.

Carina del Valle Schorske

translates beautifully.

Jennifer Senior

knows how you feel.

Sarah Smarsh

knows which way the wind is blowing.

Virginia Sole-Smith

feeds our minds, bodies, and souls. 

Andrew Solomon

writes important books about the most important things.

Jason Stanley

knows that words matter and why.

Luis Alberto Urrea

is a literary badass with a rock and roll heart.