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Lynnise Pantin is the Pritzker Pucker Family Clinical Professor of Transactional Law at Columbia Law School, where she focuses on systematic socioeconomic barriers faced by entrepreneurs of color. Her interests include clinical legal education, entrepreneurship, economic justice, and corporate and business law.
Liza Fuentes is a research scientist at the Guttmacher Institute. Fuentes’ studies focus on access to and the use of contraception, abortion, abortion restrictions, self-managed abortion, reproductive autonomy and clinical training in reproductive health.
Dr. Oni Blackstock is the founder and director of Health Justice, a consultancy firm that works with health-related organizations on centering anti-racism. She is a primary care and HIV physician and serves as an attending physician at Harlem Hospital Center in New York.
Lourdes Dolores Follins is a Black, queer psychotherapist, author, and public speaker on the mental health and well-being of queer, trans and intersex people of color. She has been a social worker for nearly 30 years, and was a professor at the City University of New York and a mental health researcher.
Diego Groisman is a research scientist at Cybersecurity for Democracy, an independent, nonpartisan research organization at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. His team audits online platforms for misinformation and advocates for increased data transparency.
AC Dumlao is a queer/bi+ transgender non-binary activist and educator who focuses on centering and uplifting underrepresented communities. Dumlao is the chief of staff at Athlete Ally, an organization that educates athletic communities on supporting LGBTQ athletes.
Delaram Kahrobaei is the university dean for research at the City University of New York, tenured professor in computer science and mathematics at Queens College, and doctoral faculty in computer science at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate. She is a professor at Columbia University and her areas of expertise include voting, immigration, media accountability, and combating hate crimes and police brutality.
Bindu Kalesan is an assistant professor of medicine and director of the Center for Clinical Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at the Boston University School
Giannina Segnini led a team of journalists and computer engineers at La Nacion in gathering, analyzing and visualizing public databases. She has also trained hundreds of journalists in investigative and database journalism in Latin America, the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Van C. Tran is a professor of sociology at CUNY who studies the integration of immigrants and their children, ethnic and racial categories, diversity and intergroup relations, neighborhood gentrification, and urban poverty and social inequality.
Maria Cristina Garcia is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. Her work focuses on refugees, immigration, exiles, and transnationals in the Americas. Her book “Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida” provides an in-depth look at the migration of Cubans to the U.S. after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.
Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.
Imara Jones is the creator of TransLash Media, a cross-platform journalism, personal storytelling and narrative project that aims to shift the current culture of hostility toward transgender people in the