— OUR 2021 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Gloria Steinem
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.

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— OUR 2021 KEYNOTE MODERATOR
Amanda Nguyen
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.

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2021 Mainstage Speakers & Moderators

Past Mainstage Speakers

2020

Angie Jean-Marie

Advocacy and Engagement Director, TIME'S UP

2020

Moj Mahdara

CEO and Co-Founder, BeautyCon Media

2020

Mandana Dayani

Founder, I am a voter.

2020

Shaniqua McClendon

Political Director, Crooked Media

2020

Congresswoman Katie Hill

Fmr. Congresswoman (D-CA 25th District)

2020

Lavinia Errico

Founder, Equinox Fitness Clubs

2020

Danielle Brooks

Actress, Orange is the New Black

2020

Melody McCloskey

Co-Founder and CEO, StyleSeat

2020

Katie Kitchens

Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, FabFitFun

2020

Carol Folt

President, USC

2020

Patty Jenkins

Award-Winning Writer; Director, Wonder Woman and Monster

2019

Tina Sharkey

Co-Founder and CEO, Brandless

2019

Maryellis Bunn

Founder and Creative Director, Museum of Ice Cream

2019

Victoria Arlen

ESPN On-Air Personality, Model, Actor, Author, Gold and Silver Medalist

2019

Janice Kaplan

Gratitude Expert and New York Times Bestselling Author

2019

Karissa Bodnar

Founder and CEO, Thrive Causemetics

2019

Sara Foster

Co-Head of Creative, Bumble

2019

Erin Foster

Co-Head of Creative, Bumble

2019

Amy Ziering

Executive Producer of The Hunting Ground, Invisible War, and The Bleeding Edge

2019

Jessica Jackley and Reza Aslan

Social Entrepreneur and Author; Best-Selling Author, Commentator, Professor, and Producer

2019

Dean Willow Bay

Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

2019

Laverne Cox

Award-Winning Transgender Actress, Producer and Equal Rights Advocate