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Cory Booker in conversation with Alicia Menendez: The Change imperative:


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Activists on the front lines:


Speakers: Yon Goicoechea (Venezuela), Wei Liulin (Taiwan), Chernor Bah (Sierra Leone) and Gisela Perez de Acha (Mexico)

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power interviewed by Jorge Ramos


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Earth in the digital age:


With Jo-Anne McArthur, animal rights activist and photojournalist who was the subject of the 2013 documentary “The Ghosts In Our Machine;” Madison Stewart, an ocean and shark conservation advocate; Nico Ibarguen, an environmental correspondent for Fusion; and Molly Swenson, the COO of

Fusion Lab:


Lab Leaders:  Benjamin Knight, founder, Loomio, David Keyes,, CL Kao, founder,, Eileen Guo, Impassion Media, Afghanistan, Aliya Rahman, director, Code for Progress. Moderator: Felix Salmon, Fusion.

Storytellers' Stage:


Featuring Mariana Atencio, Sofia Campos (Board Chair, United We Dream); Waael Ghonim, Internet activist; and Viraj Puri, founder, Bullyvention.


Two young activists who have overcome odds in their countries: Mike Kim, North Korean refugee and activist, and Ala'a Basatneh, a Syrian American activist and the subject of #ChicagoGirl.

Technology: Promise and Peril:


Speakers: Sascha Meinrath, founder X-Lab, New America Foundation; Baglan Nurhan, Revenue Chief, AnchorFree; Gayle Karen Young, Chief Talent and Culture Officer, Wikimedia Foundation; James Windon, President, Brigade; and Marc Rotenberg, founder and executive director of EPIC.

Spotlight Activism:


Speakers: Dawn Olivieri, actor and environmental activist; Nikki Reed, actor and animal welfare activist; Iris ANdrews, Greepeace; with RYOT co-founder Bryn Mooser as the moderator.

Making Protest Matter:


Speakers: Dante Barry, Executive Director, Million Hoodies Movement; Michael Tubbs, Stockton Council Member; Maria Ressa, CEO, Rappler; David Burstein, Founder, Run for America; Paula Recart, North America Leader, Ashoka; and Moderator  - Nando Vila, Fusion


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