• Alex Kotlowitz - Critically Acclaimed Author
  • Colin Powell - Former U.S. Secretary of State
  • Brian Greene - Physicist and Groundbreaking String Theorist
  • Tavis Smiley* - Host, "The Tavis Smiley Show" on PBS and "The Tavis Smiley Show" from PRI
  • Laurie Garrett - Pulitzer-Winning Expert on Global Health Care, Disease Prevention & Bioterrorism
  • Conan O'Brien - Comedian and Host of "Late Night With Conan O'Brien"

* Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Speaker