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Social Issues Speakers

The social issues we continue to face today emphasise that it's as important as ever to work together to find solutions. The activists, authors, celebrities, politicians, and other industry leaders in this category are shedding light on some of the biggest contemporary social issues in society. From generational issues, bullying, and domestic violence to gun control, poverty, and education, these human rights speakers are passionate about raising awareness, community outreach and philanthropy, and fighting for change.

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Gabrielle Union

Actress, Voice Artist, Activist, Author & Investor

Wendy L. Patrick

Prosecutor, Media Commentator & Behavioral Analyst

Theresa Flores
(1 rating)

Human Trafficking Survivor, Best Selling Author, Victim’s Advocate, Consultant & Founder of The SOAP Project

Ashley Judd
(1 rating)

Actress, Activist & Humanitarian

James Garbarino
(2 ratings)

Author, Psychologist, Expert on Violence & Children; Senior Faculty Fellow, Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University

Mira Sorvino
(3 ratings)

Academy Award-Winning Actress & United Nations Goodwill Ambassador on Human Trafficking

Elizabeth Smart
(4 ratings)

Abduction Survivor, News Correspondent & Child Safety Activist

Diane Rosenfeld

Law Professor & Director of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School; Featured in "The Hunting Ground" Documentary

Alezandra Russell

Mother Teresa Award Winner, Anti-Trafficking Expert & Human Rights Activist

Viola Davis

Academy Award-Winning Actor, Producer & Philanthropist

Mariska Hargitay

Emmy Award-winning Actress & Philanthropist; Known for "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit"

Jackson Katz

Anti-Gender Violence Activist, Author

Chidera Eggerue

Millennial Mastermind, Best-Selling Author & Activist

Barry Jenkins

Writer & Director of the Academy Award-Winning "Moonlight"

Yusef Salaam
(6 ratings)

One of the Central Park 5, Entrepreneur, Author, Trainer & Leader

Maralee McLean

Child Advocate & Domestic Violence Expert

Liz Ogbu

Designer, Social Innovator & Urbanist, Founder of Sutdio O

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