Entrepreneur, Runner, Risk Taker, Leader and Founder of [solidcore] and Back On My Feet
Anne M. Mahlum is an entrepreneur who knows how to create and build with purpose¦and she knows how to do it fast. She is currently the owner and CEO of a fast-growing boutique fitness company she founded in DC in 2013 called [solidcore] - www.solidcore.co.
Actress, Activist, Humanitarian
Ashley Judd is well known for dexterously starring in both box office hits and for turning in unforgettable performances in fine independent films. From her debut in Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize winner, Ruby In Paradise, to Where the Heart Is, Simon Burch, Helen, De-Lovely and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, her films tell very personal stories-- which is exactly what Judd does when she is not making movies.
Founder and Board Co-chair of Room to Read
At age 35, inspired by visit to a dilapidated Nepali primary school with an empty library, John Wood left an executive career track at Microsoft to build one of the fastest-growing non-profits in history. In just 13 years and from a standing start, Room to Read has opened 1,675 schools and more than 15,000 libraries across ten developing countries. What's more, Room to Read is on track to meet an audacious goal: reach 10 million of the world's poorest children by 2015.
Environmental Advocate, Host of The Promised Land
Majora Carter is a leading urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation & implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems.
Social Entrepreneur, World Traveler, and Humanitarian. Engage your audience in the future of philanthropy and how one person truly can make a difference.
Mallory Brown is a social entrepreneur, adventure traveler, and global humanitarian. She runs innovative philanthropic campaigns around the world through her production company, Travel Mal. Her goal is to connect audiences to incredible causes, create direct change, and inspire others to give back.
Award-winning speaker and singer, Prominent Host of the #1 Motivational Show On Sirius XM Radio, best-selling author
There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.