New Speakers

From bestselling authors and award-winning journalists to world-changing activists and business mavens, these new speakers are a who’s who of important voices, offering fresh perspectives on a wide range of topics.

Ariel Lawhon

Critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and cofounder of

Mike Lupica

Prominent sportswriter and New York Times bestselling novelist of Travel Team and Heat

Eduardo Porter

Economics reporter at The New York Times and author of American Poison

Dr. W. Lee Warren

Neurosurgeon, Iraq War veteran, and author of I've Seen the End of You

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Ken Armstrong

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and co-author of Unbelievable

Rachel Cargle

Activist, speaker, and author of I Don't Want Your Love and Light

Adam Davidson

Co-founder of Planet Money, award-winning journalist, and author of The Passion Economy

Kwame Onwuachi

James Beard Award-winning Chef and author of Notes from a Young Black Chef

Jerry Saltz

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for New York magazine

Bren Smith

Restorative ocean farmer and co-founder of GreenWave

Ocean Vuong

Poet and author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous