Groundbreaking Athlete, Fashion Icon, Actor, TED All-Star, and Design Innovator
Philanthropist, Supreme Court Justice, Professional Football Player
Alan C. Page was born August 7, 1945, in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, and received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 1967 and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1978.
Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author
Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and a lecturer at Northeastern University.
Her expertise in mental strength has attracted international attention. Her bestselling book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, is being translated into more than 20 languages.
2014 U.S. Paralympian / Adaptive Snowboarding
At 19, after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock. En route, she experienced respiratory and multiple organ failure, which caused her to lose circulation to her extremities. When she entered into the hospital she was given less than a 2% chance of survival, put on life support and placed into a coma.
Host, Anderson Cooper 360
Anderson Cooper anchors Anderson Cooper 360°, a newscast committed to going beyond the headlines to tell in-depth stories from multiple points of view, airing weeknights at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET on CNN. Cooper covers major news events around the world, often reporting from the scene.
Host, Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern
From navigating the kitchens of acclaimed three Michelin star restaurants to negotiating dinner in one of Southeast Asia's hidden jungle markets, it all comes easily to Andrew Zimmern. He is the co-creator, host and contributing producer of "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" on the Travel Channel. He travels the world, decoding cultures and countries one meal at a time.
Preeminent Polar Explorer
Ann Bancroft is one of the world's preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women, girls and audiences around the world to unleash the power of their dreams. Through her various roles as an explorer, educator and sought-after speaker, Bancroft believes that by sharing stories related to her dreams of outdoor adventure, she can help inspire a global audience to pursue their individual dreams.
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director
Today we know Antwone Fisher as an award-winning screenwriter and literary writer. However, his life did not begin with such promise.