Feminist activist and award-winning journalist Mona Eltahaway came to prominence with her fearless reporting from the 2011 Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square, where she was arrested, beaten, and sexually assaulted by riot police. Seizing on the energy of the #MeToo movement, Eltahawy joins the Council November 25 to issue a bold manifesto for women and girls to channel their anger and dismantle the patriarchy.
Silvia Beltrametti, Lecturer, School of Art Institute of Chicago; Zachary Brown, Former Principal, Milliman; Michael Hubbard, Portfolio Manager, Thrivent Mutual Funds; Alex Kruzel, President & Partner, Market Strategy Group; Nalini Prakash Hart, Managing Director, KPMG; And other participants
John Edelman, Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility, Edelman; James Ossman, Senior Director, Workplace and Strategic Sourcing, Etsy ; Céline Semaan Vernon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Slow Factory and The Library Study Hall. Moderated by Cristina Alesci.
Julia Cagé, Assistant Professor of Economics, Sciences Po Paris; Dina Srinivasan, Tech Entrepreneur and Former Advertising Executive; Matt Stoller, Fellow, Open Markets Institute. Moderated by Guy Rolnik.
Leslie Thomas, Director and Producer, The Prosecutors; Founder, ART WORKS Projects; Kim Thuy Seelinger, Director, Sexual Violence Program, Human Rights Center, Berkeley School of Law; Patricia Viseur Sellers, Special Advisor for Gender, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. Moderated by Steve Bynum.
Cornelius Blanding, Executive Director, The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund; Andrea Schmid, Co-director and Organizer, Pioneer Valley Workers Center; Sean Sherman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Sioux Chef. Moderated by Anne McBride.
Behnaz Farahi, Designer and Creative Technologist; Emily Landon, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, University of Chicago Medicine; Haotian Wang, Applied Physicist and Scientist . Moderated by Seth Kravitz.
Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics, MIT; Director, Health Care Program, National Bureau of Economic Research; Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT; Former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund. Moderated by Phil Levy.