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    2011 Participants

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    Gordon Adams

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

    Zulfiqar Ahmad

      President, Eqbal Ahmad Foundation, Palo Alto

    Nina Alvarez

      Television Journalist, Filmmaker and Producer, New York City

    Arturo Ardila-Gomez

      Senior Urban Transport Specialist, Sustainable Development Department, World Bank, Washington

    Richard Aregood

      Professor of Journalism, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

    Adrienne Asch

      Director, Center for Ethics, Yeshiva University, New York

    Ronit Avni

      Film Producer; Founder/Executive Director, Just Vision, Washington

    Kevin Bales

      President, Free the Slaves, Washington

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Rony Barrak

      Musician, Beirut

    Monika Bauerlein

      Co-Editor, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    David Bender

      Broadcaster; Writer, Trinidad, California

    Guy Benson

      Political Writer and Talk Show Host, Washington

    Benedicte Berner

      Vice President, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights; Lecturer on Media and Democracy, Harvard University Extension School and School of Journalism, Institute of Political Studies, Paris

    Jello Biafra

      Singer; Spoken Word Artist; Proprietor, Alternative Tentacles Records, San Francisco

    Ron Blake

      Musician, NBC's Saturday Night Live Band; Professor of Jazz Studies, The Julliard School, New York City

    Terri T. Burke

      Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, Austin

    Andrew Butcher

      Chief Executive Officer, GTECH, Pittsburgh

    Jayni Chase

      Founder, GREEN Community Schools, Bedford, New York

    Joe Cirincione

      President, Ploughshares Fund, Washington

    Bill Clifford

      President and Chief Executive Officer, WorldBoston, Boston

    Liz Coleman

      President, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

    David Crosby

      Musician, Los Angeles

    Shonaleigh Cumbers

      Storyteller, Derbyshire

    Kevin Davies

      Editor, Bio-IT World; Author, Needham, Massachusetts

    Tricia DeGennaro

      Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Politics, New York University

    Robert Dreyfuss

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

    Lou Dubose

      Journalist, Austin

    Michael Elliott

      Editor, Time International, New York City

    Jim Emerson

      Writer; Film Critic; Editor, Seattle

    Adrean Farrugia

      Musician; Composer, Toronto

    Danielle Feinberg

      Director of Photography for Lighting, Pixar Animation Studios, Oakland, California

    Michael G. Franc

      Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    Robert A. George

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

    Dan Gillmor

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

    Colin Goddard

      Assistant Director of Victims and Youth Advocacy and Federal Legislation, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Washington

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Gooding

      Musician; Recording Artist; Composer, Los Angeles

    Alexander Grit

      Academic Dean, Stenden University, Qatar

    Azmat Hassan

      Visiting Professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

    Peter H. Hildebrand

      Director, Earth Sciences Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Washington

    Maria Hinojosa

      Anchor and Managing Editor, Latino USA, National Public Radio; Anchor, One on One with Maria Hinojosa, WGBH/La Plaza, New York City

    Paul Hochfeld

      Emergency Physician, Corvallis, Oregon

    Simon Hoggart

      Parliamentary Correspondent, The Guardian, London

    Brian Hollywood

      Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC Television News, London

    Gigi Ibrahim

      Political Activist and Citizen Journalist, Cairo

    Andy Ihnatko

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

    Frank F. Islam

      Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FI Investment Group, McLean, Virginia

    Lynne d Johnson

      Senior Social Media Strategist, R/GA, Brooklyn

    Robert G. Kaufman

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

    Lorelei Kelly

      Director, New Strategic Security Initiative, Washington

    Maggie Koerth-Baker

      Science Journalist; Science Editor, BoingBoing.net, Minneapolis

    Jeff Lieberman

      Artist; Scientist, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Richard Mack

      Sheriff (ret.), Graham County, Arizona

    Sanjoy Mahajan

      Visiting Associate Professor of Applied Science and Engineering, Olin College of Engineering, Needham, Massachusetts

    Mohammad Ja`far Mahallati

      Presidential Scholar, Islamic Studies, Department of Religion, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

    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

    Andrea Moffat

      Vice President, Corporate Programs, Ceres, Boston

    Jimmie Moore

      Judge, Philadelphia Municipal Court for the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    Judith Morrison

      Senior Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington

    Clare Muireann Murphy

      Storyteller, Galway, Ireland

    Gerald Murray

      Professor of Anthropology (emeritus), University of Florida, Gainesville

    Ted Nace

      Director, CoalSwarm, San Francisco

    William Nack

      Writer and Television Essayist, Washington

    Derek Nash

      Musician; Composer; Record Company Director, Producer and Engineer, Bexley, Kent

    Graham Nash

      Musician, Los Angeles

    Tina Packer

      Founding Artistic Director, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts

    Jay M. Parker

      Colonel (ret.), United States Army; Professor of International Security Studies, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington

    Sidney Perkowitz

      Professor of Physics, Emory University, Atlanta

    Julie Butcher Pezzino

      Executive Director, Grow Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

    Bette Phimister

      Deputy Editor, The New England Journal of Medicine, Boston

    Reza Ramazani

      Professor, Department of Economics, Saint Michaelís College, Colchester, Vermont

    Kavita Ramdas

      Senior Advisor, Global Fund for Women, San Francisco

    Douglas Ray

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

    Evelyn Resh

      Nurse Midwife; Sexuality Counselor, Ashfield, Massachusetts

    Susan B. Rifkin

      Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics; Visiting Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    David Rosenman

      Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

    Steve Sauer

      Personal Manager and Producer, Media Four, Los Angeles

    Stuart Schoffman

      Writer, Jerusalem

    Howard Schultz

      President, Lighthearted Entertainment, Burbank

    Larry Schweiger

      President and Chief Executive Officer, National Wildlife Federation, Reston, Virginia

    Alan Senauke

      Vice Abbot, Berkeley Zen Center; Director, Clear View Project, Berkeley

    Tom Shadyac

      Film Director; Producer; Writer, Malibu

    Susan Shaer

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

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Vivian Siegel

      Director, Center for Science Communication; Research Professor of Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

    Kyrsten Sinema

      Arizona State Senator, Phoenix

    Jon Sinton

      Progressive Media Entrepreneur, Marietta, Georgia

    Gail Smith

      Chief Executive Officer, Cavell Group, Brussels

    Michael Stoff

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

    James Tanabe

      Artistic Director, Corteo and Wintuk, Cirque du Soleil

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    David M. Walker

      President and Chief Executive Officer, The Comeback America Initiative, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    Harvey Wasserman

      Author; Activist; Editor, NukeFree.org, Bexley, Ohio

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Jo Belle Yonely

      Professor of Music, Jazz Vocals, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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