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    Gordon Adams

      Professor of International Relations, School of International Service, American University, Washington

    Margot Adler

      New York City Correspondent, National Public Radio

    Justo Almario

      Recording Artist; Educator, Pasadena

    Arturo Ardila-Gómez

      Urban Transport Specialist, The World Bank, Washington

    Judith Armatta

      Attorney; Author, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Ramin Bahrani

      Filmmaker, New York City

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Musician, Denver

    Rony Barrak

      Musician, Beirut

    Noa Baum

      Storyteller; Educator, Silver Spring, Maryland

    David Bender

      Host, Ring of Fire, Trinidad, California

    Chip Berlet

      Senior Analyst, Political Research Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Charlie Bisharat

      Musician, Pacific Palisades, California

    Patrick Boel

      Strategy and Policy Advisor for Urban Development, Rotterdam

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Singer, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Roxanne Mankin Cason

      Chair and Chief Executive Officer, The Cason Family Foundation, New York City

    Oscar Castro-Neves

      Musician and Composer, Los Angeles

    Jaycie Chitwood

      Future Fuels and Environmental Strategy Manager, Advanced Technology Vehicles, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Torrance, California

    Tom Dark

      Literary Agent, Burbank

    Molly Day

      Portfolio Analyst, New Profit, Inc., Boston

    Robert Dreyfuss

      Journalist, The Nation, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Alexandria, Virginia

    Lou Dubose

      Journalist, Austin

    Charles Dusseau

      Managing Member, DACS Investments, Pinecrest, Florida

    Esther Dyson

      Chairman, EDventure Holdings, New York City

    Chaz Hammel-Smith Ebert

      Vice President, The Ebert Company, Chicago

    Roger Ebert

      Film Critic; Journalist, The Chicago Sun-Times

    Jim Emerson

      Writer; Film Critic; Editor, Seattle

    Michael Fink

      Visual Effects Supervisor, Los Angeles

    Robert George

      Associate Editorial Page Editor, New York Post, New York City

    Shafeeq N. Ghabra

      Professor of Political Science, Kuwait University

    Clare Giesen

      Executive Director, National Women's Political Caucus, Washington

    Dan Gillmor

      Director, Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Arizona State University

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Music and Video Producer; Composer; Arranger, Los Angeles

    Mel Gurtov

      Professor Emeritus, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

    Jay Harris

      Founder, Earthshaking Productions, San Francisco

    Werner Herzog

      Filmmaker, Los Angeles

    Jim Hightower

      Author; Political Commentator; Humorist, Austin

    Paul Hochfeld

      Emergency Physician, Corvallis, Oregon

    John Hockenberry

      Journalist; Host, The Takeaway, Public Radio International and WNYC Radio in collaboration with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston; Contributing Editor, Wired and Metropolis Magazines, New York City

    Barbara Ibrahim

      Director, Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, American University, Cairo

    Saad Eddin Ibrahim

      Wallerstein Distinguished Visiting Professor, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

    Andy Ihnatko

      Tech Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Westwood, Massachusetts

    Malou Innocent

      Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, Washington

    Charles Jess

      Consular Section Chief, United States Consulate General, Shanghai

    Andrew Kassoy

      Co-founder, B Lab, New York City

    Robert G. Kaufman

      Professor of Political Science, School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, Malibu

    Lorelei Kelly

      Director, New Strategic Security Initiative, Washington

    Rachel Kleinfeld

      Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Truman National Security Project, Washington

    Val Koromzay

      Economist, Belleme, France

    Achim Köddermann

      Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Oneonta

    Henry Levine

      Senior Director, The Albright Stonebridge Group, Washington

    Elizabeth M. Lozano

      Program Director, Latin American Studies, Loyola University, Chicago

    Mike Marlier

      Professor of Music, University of Denver

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Terrence McNally

      Radio Host; Media and Message Consultant; Screenwriter; Author, Los Angeles

    Judith Morrison

      Senior Technical Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC

    Gerald Murray

      Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville

    Daniel Odescalchi

      President, Strategic Advantage International, Pleasant Valley, New York

    Ruth Oratz

      Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, New York University, New York City

    Naomi Oreskes

      Provost, Sixth College, University of California, San Diego

    Tina Packer

      Founding Artistic Director, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts

    Kavita N. Ramdas

      President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Fund for Women, San Francisco

    Douglas Ray

      Associate Laboratory Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington

    Bill Reinert

      National Manager, Advanced Technology, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Torrance, California

    Sarah Rich

      Senior Editor, Dwell Magazine; Author, San Francisco

    Josh Rushing

      Co-host, Fault Lines, Al Jazeera English, Austin, Texas

    Kirsten Sanford

      Science Communications Specialist, Science Channel, TWiS, and TWiT, San Francisco

    Stuart Schoffman

      Writer, Jerusalem

    Howard Schultz

      President, Lighthearted Entertainment, Burbank

    Eric Selbin

      Professor of Political Science and University Scholar, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

    Troy Senik

      Contributing Editor, Center for Individual Freedom; Former Speechwriter for President George W. Bush, Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Tom Shadyac

      Film Director; Producer; Writer, Malibu

    Susan Shaer

      Executive Director, Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), Arlington, Massachusetts

    Adil Shamoo

      Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Senior Analyst, Foreign Policy in Focus Project, Institute for Policy Studies, Baltimore

    Shodekeh

      Beatboxer, Hip Hop Artist, Baltimore

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Laura Simms

      Storyteller, New York City

    Lewis M. Simons

      Journalist; Author, Washington

    E. Benjamin Skinner

      Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge

    Fintan Steele

      Director, Science Education and Communication, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge

    Michael Stoff

      Professor of History; Director, Plan II Honors Program, University of Texas, Austin

    Julia Sweeney

      Actress; Writer; Monologuist, Wilmette, Illinois

    Tjupurru

      Musician, Brisbane, Australia

    Nestor Torres

      Musician, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    Erika B. Wagner

      Executive Director, X Prize Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

    David M. Walker

      President and Chief Executive Officer, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation, New York City

    Janine R. Wedel

      Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Arlington

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Cora Weiss

      President, Hague Appeal for Peace, New York City

    Peter Weiss

      President, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, New York City

    Ike Wilson

      Colonel, United States Army; Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point