Disability and Mental Health Awareness Speakers

These author speakers shed light on conditions that affect millions with inspirational stories of perseverance and crucial looks at systemic issues that affect the vulnerable.

Jean Guerrero

Award-winning multimedia reporter and author of the memoir, Crux

James Hatch

Retired member of the Naval Special Warfare Development group, author of Touching the Dragon, and founder of Spike’s K9 Fund

Steve Silberman

Award-winning science writer and New York Times-bestselling author of NeuroTribes

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Carine McCandless

Author of New York Times bestseller The Wild Truth and consultant and contributor to Jon Krakauer's book and Sean Penn's critically acclaimed film Into the Wild

Travis Mills

Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant and Recalibrated Warrior

Cheryl Strayed

Author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and "Dear Sugar" columnist

Erika L. Sánchez

National Book Award-nominated author of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Ayelet Waldman

Acclaimed memoirist and author of Bad Mother and Love and Treasure