2014 Participants

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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

    Avi Agababa

      Musician, Gan HaShomron, Israel

    Shihana Alazzaz

      Attorney, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Suhad Babaa

      Director of Programming, Just Vision, Washington

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Monika Bauerlein

      Co-editor, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    David Bender

      Political Director, Progressive Voices, Trinidad, California

    Guy Benson

      Senior Political Editor, Townhall.com; Fox News Contributor, Washington

    Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

      International Careers Expert; Author, Glastonbury, Connecticut

    Charlie Bisharat

      Musician, Pacific Palisades, California

    Patrick Boel

      Strategy and Policy Advisor for Urban Development, Rotterdam

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Vocalist, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      President, Crosswinds Consulting, Washington

    Andrew Butcher

      Chief Executive Officer, GTECH, Pittsburgh

    Henry Butler

      Musician, Brooklyn

    Stuart Butler

      Director, Heritage Foundation Center for Policy Innovation, Washington

    Mama C

      Musician; Poet; Director and Cofounder, United African Alliance Community Center, Arusha, Tanzania

    Sasha Cagen

      Author, Oakland, California

    Joe Cirincione

      Author; President, Ploughshares Fund, Washington

    Kevin Conger

      Landscape Architect; Urbanist; President, CMG Landscape Architecture, San Francisco

    Judith Curry

      Chair, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech, Atlanta

    Christopher Douglas

      Associate Professor, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

    Bob Dreyfuss

      Independent Journalist, The Nation, Cape May, New Jersey

    Lou Dubose

      Editor, Washington Spectator, Austin

    Tina Dupuy

      Syndicated Columnist, New York City

    Robert Egger

      President, L.A. Kitchen and CForward, Los Angeles

    Tanya Boutté Ellsworth

      Entertainer; Vocalist, New Orleans

    Gabriela Enrigue

      Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Prospera, Guadalajara, Mexico

    Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

      President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA-CREF Financial Services, Latham, New York City

    Sandra Fluke

      Social Justice Attorney, Beverly Hills

    Joel Gallant

      Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Associate Medical Director of Specialty Services, Southwest CARE Center, Santa Fe

    Robert A. George

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

    Dan Gillmor

      Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University, Phoenix

    Tom Gold

      Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Gooding

      Chief Executive Officer, Kingdom 2 Music, Woodland Hills, California

    Francesca Grifo

      Scientific Integrity Official, Environmental Protection Agency, Bethesda, Maryland

    Arthur Grim

      Senior Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Reading, Pennsylvania

    David Groenfeldt

      Director, Water-Culture Institute, Santa Fe

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Pianist; Producer; Composer; Visiting Instructor, ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado; Monte Nido, California

    Ross Haenfler

      Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mississippi, Oxford

    Carrie Hessler-Radelet

      Acting Director, Peace Corps, Washington

    Ellie Boldman Hill

      State Legislator, Montana House of Representatives, Missoula, Montana

    Linda Hilton

      Director, Coalition of Religious Communities, Salt Lake City

    Tori Hogan

      Author, San Francisco

    Sarah Holewinski

      Executive Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict, Washington

    Mary V. Hughes

      Political Consultant, Palo Alto, California

    Andy Ihnatko

      Tech Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Boston

    Vasti Jackson

      Guitarist; Composer; Producer, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    Steve James

      Filmmaker, Oak Park, Illinois

    Richard H. Jones

      United States Ambassador, Fort Myers, Florida

    Robert G. Kaufman

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

    Daisy Khan

      Executive Director, American Society for Muslim Advancement, New York City

    Neil King, Jr.

      Global Economics Editor and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal

    Kevin Kling

      Storyteller; Playwright, Minneapolis

    Maggie Koerth-Baker

      Columnist, The New York Times Magazine; Science Editor, BoingBoing.net, Minneapolis

    Abraham Laboriel

      Musician, Tarzana, California

    Jeff Lieberman

      Artist, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Peter Lighte

      Sinologist, Princeton, New Jersey

    Trey Lyons

      Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Shadia Marhaban

    Jeanne Marrazzo

      Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Tamsin Maxwell

      Computational Linguist, University of Edinburgh

    Terrence McNally

      Radio Host, Pacifica/Progressive Voices; Consultant, McNally:MessageMatters, Los Angeles

    Judith Morrison

      Senior Advisor, Gender and Diversity Division, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington

    Joaquin Muñoz

      Graduate Student, University of Arizona College of Education, Tucson

    Clare Muireann Murphy

      Performer; Storyteller; Writer, London

    William Nack

      Writer and Television Essayist, Washington

    Derek Nash

      Saxophonist; Composer; Arranger; Recording Studio Owner, Bexley, Kent

    Ana Navarro

      Republican Strategist; CNN and ABC Commentator, Coral Gables, Florida

    Daniel Odescalchi

      President, SAIPR, New York City

    Vivian Onano

      Student, Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin

    Tina Packer

      Founding Artistic Director, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts

    Jay M. Parker

      Professor and Chair, International Security Studies, College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington

    Cheryl Polk

      President, HighScope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, Michigan

    Abby Rapoport

      Staff Writer, The American Prospect, Austin

    Judithe Registre

      Program Director, Because I Am a Girl Campaign, Plan International USA, Washington

    Alicia Robb

      Senior Research Fellow, Kauffman Foundation, San Rafael, California

    John Roderick

      Musician; Writer; Podcaster; Educator, Seattle

    Josh Rogin

      Senior Correspondent, The Daily Beast, Washington

    Paul Romaine

      Co-founder and Artistic Director, Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts; Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Steve Sauer

      President and Founder, Media Four, Los Angeles

    Melissa Wilson Sayres

      Miller Fellow, Integrative Biology and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley

    Stuart Schoffman

      Writer, Jerusalem

    Howard Schultz

      President, Lighthearted Entertainment, Burbank

    Tammy S. Schultz

      Director, National Security and Joint Warfare, Marine Corps War College, Quantico, Virginia

    Kathleen Sebelius

      Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington

    Jenny Seham

      Attending Psychologist, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx

    Limor Shiponi

      Storyteller and Marketing Consultant; Chief Executive Officer, The Storytelling Company, Zikhron Ya'akov, Israel

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Sarah Shourd

      Contributing Editor, Solitary Watch, Oakland, California

    Ricardo Silveira

      Musician, Rio De Janeiro

    Maggie Duncan Simbeye

      Guide, Dorobo Tours Company; DARE Women's Foundation, Arusha, Tanzania

    Jon Sinton

      Progressive Media Entrepreneur, Marietta, Georgia

    Jim Smith

      Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group, Washington

    Michael Stoff

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

    James Tanabe

      International Creative Industry Consultant and Director, Montreal

    Michelle Thaller

      Assistant Director of Science, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

    Dovie Thomason

      Storyteller; Author, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    John Tirman

      Executive Director, MIT Center for International Studies, Cambridge

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    Jim Walsh

      Research Associate, MIT Security Studies Program, Cambridge

    Ernie Watts

      Musician, Cambria, California

    Don Weingust

      Director, Shakespeare Studies; Dramaturg; Associate Professor of Theatre, Center for Shakespeare Studies, Southern Utah University; Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    G. Willow Wilson

      Author, Seattle

    Isaiah (Ike) Wilson, III

      Colonel, U.S. Army; Deputy Chief, Commander's Advisory Group, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa

    Narelle Helmer Woods

      United States Marine Corps Veteran; PTSD/MST Advocate, Wilmington, North Carolina

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