2019 Keynote Speakers

  • Reginald Bean
    Reginald Bean
    Vice President of culture, engagement and stewardship, Coca-Cola Consolidated

  • Geoffrey Canada
    Geoffrey Canada
    Author; founder, Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc.

  • Ronald Estrada
    Ronald Estrada
    Senior vice president for corporate social responsibility and community empowerment,
    Univision Communications Inc.

  • Anton Gunn
    Anton J. Gunn
    Author, leadership consultant, presidential adviser, diversity officer

  • Harris Perry
    Melissa Harris-Perry
    Maya Angelou Presidential Chair; founding director, Anna Julia Cooper Center and Wake the Vote, Wake Forest University

  • Freeman Hrabowski
    Freeman Hrabowski
    President, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Joy Thomas Moore
    Joy Thomas Moore
    President and CEO, JWS Media Consulting; Peabody Award winner; mother of author Wes Moore

  • Pedro Noguero
    Pedro Noguera
    Distinguished Professor of Education, Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools,
    University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)