Joyce Banda

Joyce Banda was Malawi’s first female president. She served as Minister of Foreign of Affairs and Vice President. Banda is an advocate for women’s and children’s rights. Forbes magazine named her one of Africa’s most powerful women.

Marc Morial

Marc Morial is President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest civil rights organization. He assumed that post in 2003 after serving as Mayor of New Orleans from 1994-2002.

Lawrence Wright (2014)

Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and staff writer for The New Yorker. His book, “Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David,” is a day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David Accords and was published in 2014. Wright won the Pulitzer in 2007 for his book, “Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11.”

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