Sunday, July 22
One of the Original Story Creators at Pixar Animation Studios
As one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew Luhn helped build the creative culture at one of the most successful filmmaking groups in the history of Hollywood. Now, he draws from some of Pixar’s most beloved heroes to deliver unique and memorable insight on character traits that define outstanding and authentic leadership - in animation and business alike. A master storyteller with over 20 years’ experience he emphasizes the importance of cultivating a culture that encourages creativity and nurtures new ideas, while embracing fear and failing as a necessary part of the process.
Monday, July 23
W. Kamau Bell
Comedian, Political Satirist & Host of CNN's “United Shades of America”
Emmy-nominated comic and CNN host W. Kamau Bell delivers incisive, scathingly funny commentary on modern society that will change your view of race, politics and social issues in America. As host of the CNN docu-series “United Shades of America,” Kamau travels the country, offering viewers a rare yet eye-opening look inside the various subcultures of American life. With a post-modern perspective, Bell brings provocative insights, as well as commentary on everything from race relations to cultural divides.
Tuesday, July 24
Award-winning actress, bestselling author of My Life So Far, Prime Time and Being a Teen
Acclaimed actress and bestselling author Jane Fonda is one of the most recognizable women of our time. She is a frequent speaker on youth development, women's issues, and embracing the longevity revolution. Fonda’s work outside of acting and writing focuses heavily on activism and social change. She is the founder of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential, as well as the Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health at Emory University School of Medicine.