Headshot of TEDxNashville Speaker Dr. Thema Bryant

Dr. Thema Bryant is the president-elect of the American Psychological Association, the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology with more than 120,000 members (apa.org).

Headshot of TEDxNashville Speaker Dr. Alex Jahangir

Dr. Alex Jahangir is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, and Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Headshot of Danielle Krysa TEDxNashville Speaker

Danielle Krysa (Canada) has a BFA in Visual Arts, and a post-grad in graphic design. She is the writer behind the contemporary art site, The Jealous Curator (est.2009), and has curated art shows all over North America.

Headshot of Jane Landers TEDxNashville Speaker

Jane Landers is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. She is Director of the Slave Societies Digital Archive and since 2015 has served as the U.S. member on UNESCO’s International Scientific Committee for the Slave Route Project.

Michael McRay is an accomplished writer and seasoned facilitator. He’s the author of multiple books, including his 2020 award-winning publication I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World.

Mosheh Oinounou is an award-winning journalist who has 20 years of experience as a reporter and executive producer at CBS, Fox News, Bloomberg TV, Conde Nast Entertainment and CNBC…