Our keynote speakers have been chosen for their skills at turning great ideas into great programs that inspire social change. They educate, inspire, and motivate to release the change maker inside all of us.

Jennifer Lentfer

Jennifer is a farm girl turned international aid worker. She is the Director of Communications at Thousand Currents, a California-based international grantmaker and is the creator of the blog, She was named as one of Foreign Policy Magazine’s “100 women to follow on Twitter” at @intldogooder. . . read more

Charles Corprew

Dr. Charles S. Corprew, III is a transformational consultant, speaker, and leader. He dares to ask individuals and organizations, “What’s Your Revolution?” With his engaging speech and dynamic method of building relationships with stakeholders coupled with experiences as a scholar/ more

Danielle Nierenberg

Danielle co-founded Food Tank, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in 2013 as an organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. Prior to starting Food Tank, Danielle spent two years traveling to more than 60 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America, meeting with farmers and farmers’ groups. . .read more

Sofia Arroyo

Filmmaker, actress, mother of two and bacon lover, Sofia hopes to help effect social change through the continuance and promotion of the perspective and values of indigenous traditional knowledge. . . read more

Angela Patton

Angela is committed to “Preparing Black girls for the World …and the World for Black Girls. Angela founded Camp Diva in Richmond, Va., in 2004, to honor Diva Mstadi Smith-Roan a five-year-old who died in a firearm accident earlier that year. . . read more

mark! Lopez

mark! is the Executive Director of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) in Southeast L.A. and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize also known as the “green” Nobel. . . read more