Although she has dedicated her life to saving the world’s oceans, Cristina Mittermeier has also traveled to all the continents focusing on how climate change is impacting isolated communities. Her fascinating storytelling and striking award-winning photography will inspire and raise awareness of the vital relationships between human cultures and biodiversity.
Christine Baranski’s Tony, Obie, Screen Actors Guild and Emmy awards exemplify her acting prowess on stage and in front of the camera. Known for her sharp wit, she will charm us with tales from her extensive career on Broadway and in Hollywood and share the insights she has gained along the way.
Dr. Duckworth advocates changing the way we talk about mental illness. Sharing both personal and professional experiences depicted in his ground-breaking book, You Are Not Alone, Dr. Duckworth will demonstrate how open conversations lead to positive outcomes, and will offer hope and wisdom related to the difficult topic of mental health.
Alton Brown, TV personality and self-proclaimed foodie, cooks with the precision of a scientist, the passion of an artist and the playfulness of a kid. He is best known for creating the innovative show, “Good Eats.” He brings his signature irreverent humor to the discussion of what our food reveals about our culture.