Gloria Steinem (she/her) is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. She travels in this and other countries as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence, non-violent conflict resolution, the cultures of indigenous peoples, and organizing across boundaries for peace and justice. She now lives in New York City, and is the author of the travelogue My Life on the Road.
Amanda Nguyen (she/her) is the CEO and founder of Rise, a social movement accelerator. She is a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and star of the Emmy-nominated documentary “Rise Above.” She penned her own civil rights into existence and unanimously passed the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, after having to navigate the broken criminal justice system following her own rape. Thirty-two laws protecting more than 85 million sexual violence survivors have been created modeled off of her federal law, which was the 21st bill in modern U.S. history to pass unanimously on the record.