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Tara Roberts is a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow and former fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Open Documentary Lab. She is an editor and storyteller who has spent over two decades amplifying and sharing the stories of girls and women along with African Americans.
Caroline Brackette is the assistant dean for accreditation and assessment and an associate professor at Mercer University in the College of Health Professions.
Crystal Burwell is a mental health counselor who specializes in treating young people suffering from depression, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.
Imelda Reyes is a clinical assistant professor at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and a pediatric nurse practitioner with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Christina Smith is an assistant professor of mass communication at Georgia College and State University, where she teaches journalism and advises the student-run newspaper. Before getting her Ph.D.
Tristan Walker is a technology entrepreneur who aims to diversify the tech industry by recruiting top young Black and Latinx talent to Silicon Valley.
David A. Thomas is the 12th president of Morehouse College. He is an expert in organizational change, and spent decades researching and writing about diversity in business leadership.
Oncologist and epidemiologist Dr. Otis W. Brawley is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, where he focuses on developing cancer screening strategies and ensuring their effectiveness.
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is the president and dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice is the first woman to lead a freestanding medical school.
Charles Isbell is the dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, a professor of interactive computing, executive director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing, and an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Dorothy Brown is a nationally recognized scholar in tax policy, race and class and has published extensively on the racial implications of federal tax policy. Her new book, The Whiteness of Wealth (2021), covers racism in the U.S. tax code.
Andra Gillespie is an associate professor of political science at Emory University and director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference.
Jerry Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.
Michael Leo Owens is an associate professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta, researching urban politics, state and local politics, the politics of criminal punishment, governance and public
Beverly Tatum is a psychologist, a leader in higher education and an expert on the psychology of racism.
Sabrina Harvey Merritt is the founder and CEO of Atlanta-based October Social Media, a social media marketing, training and consulting company.