Professor Kolko blends disciplinary perspectives to identify hidden problems and craft innovative solutions.
Guides the vision and strategic direction of the Gates Foundation
Blaine Harden currently reports for PBS Frontline and is a contributor to the Economist. He has a long and distinguished career as a foreign and domestic correspondent.
Businessman, humanitarian, citizen diplomat, director of the Goodwill Games, founding chairman of One World 2011
Brian Arbogast is the Gates Foundation’s Director of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Team Global Development Program.
Host of popular radio show “Fire it UP with CJ” and life coach.
Former professional boxer, lead coach at the Wilcox Boxing Studio.
Having worked as a radio host for decades, Celeste knows the ingredients of a great conversation. She will share her 10 useful rules.
Chris Bliss has been one of the country’s top comedians for the last 15 years, logging credits that include The Late Show with David Letterman and multiple appearances on The Tonight Show.
Co-founder and director of “Seattle Reads,” the Library’s widely emulated One Book community reading program
Chris Jordan explores the detritus of contemporary mass culture, from photographs of mountains of garbage to photo-based conceptual works that visually connect the viewer to otherwise abstract statistics associated with the things we waste.
Chris Lewicki is the president and chief engineer of asteroid-exploration-research organization, Planetary Resources.
Chef, co-author of the 6-volume Modernist Cuisine cookbook
Neuroscientist Christof Koch explores the relationship between brains, behavior, and consciousness.
Chrystie Hill worked in special, academic and public libraries before founding It Girl Consulting, a small venture that helps libraries enhance their services to meet current community needs.
Poet, pilot, founder of activist, non-profit Whit Press