from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/andraea-lavant/
Andraéa LaVant is the president and chief inclusion officer of LaVant Consulting Inc., a communications firm that offers corporate development and content marketing for brands and nonprofits. She’s an expert on disability-inclusive marketing campaigns.
Gurtina Besla is an assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona. She is a theoretical astrophysicist who focuses on formation and evolution of low-mass dwarf galaxies, which are the most common class of galaxies in the universe.
Dr. Martha Gulati is a professor of medicine and division chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix. Her research interests include women’s heart health and heart disease prevention practices in women.
Erika Andiola is a well-known immigration activist. She is the chief advocacy officer for RAICES and co-host of the organization’s Homeland Insecurity podcast. She was the press secretary for Latino outreach for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. Andiola started her community organizing work when she co-founded the Arizona Dream Act Coalition.
Tomas Bilbao is executive director of branding and communications at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. He oversees all branding, promotion, and public relations functions for the school.
Nilanjana Bhattacharjya is an ethnomusicologist and popular music scholar who focuses on South Asian popular music and film in India, as well as in the South Asian diaspora. She is on the faculty of Arizona State University’s Barrett Honors College.
Manley Begay is a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies department and the department of politics and international affairs at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University. He is also director of the Tribal Leadership Initiative in the Office of Native American Initiative at NAU.
Mark Trahant is an editor at Indian Country Today, an online news outlet, and has decades of experience in journalism, editing and reporting with a focus on Native American issues.
Roberta Diaz Brinton is the director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a Regents professor of pharmacology and neurology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She specializes in Alzheimer’s, the aging female brain and regenerative therapeutics.
University of Arizona professor of practice Maggy Zanger focuses on Middle East journalism and is an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies. She was the Iraq country director of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Iraq for nearly two years.