2018 Presenters

2018 Conference Hosts

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

On Second Thought
Georgia Public Radio
Author, We Need To Talk

Robert C. Henderson, Ed.D.

Robert C. Henderson, Ed.D.

President, Henderson Consulting LLC
Principal Consultant,
“Wegman’s Ways To Manage”

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Consultant: Positive Change Strategy

Doug Mitchell

Doug Mitchell

Project Founder.
NPR Next Generation Radio
Co-Founder Journalism Diversity Project

Plenary Presenters

Segun Idowu

Segun Idowu

Activist and Equity Advocate

Roy Jones, Ed.D.

Roy Jones, Ed.D.

National Director, Call Me Mister
Interim Chair, Educational and Organizational
Leadership Department,
Clemson University
Don Mullan

Don Mullan

Founder of Hope Initiatives International
and The Frederick Dougalass Ireland Project

Dorothy W. Nelson

Dorothy W. Nelson

Senior Judge
United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit &
Chair and Founder of the Western
Justice Center Foundation
Howard Ross

Howard Ross

Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder
Cook Ross

Breakout Session Presenters

Jen Brown ESQ

Jen Brown ESQ

William E. Davis

William E. Davis

International Legal Consultant

Daniel Dewing

Daniel Dewing

Student/Member Tufts Football Team

Angel Diaz

Angel Diaz

Carrie Elcan

Carrie Elcan

Co-Organizer, Tearing Down the Walls

Joseph Elliott

Joseph Elliott

Educator and Historian

Chris Hastings

Chris Hastings

Executive Producer and Editorial Manager of Content

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

On Second Thought
Georgia Public Radio
Author, We Need To Talk

Robert C. Henderson, Ed.D.

Robert C. Henderson, Ed.D.

President, Henderson Consulting LLC
Principal Consultant,
“Wegman’s Ways To Manage”

Debby Irving

Debby Irving

Anti-Racist Educator,
Author, Waking Up White.

Bill Littlefield

Bill Littlefield

Author and Former Host, NPR’s It’s Only A Game

Peggy Mcintosh

Peggy Mcintosh

Feminist, Anti-Racism Activist, Scholar, Founder of Seed (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Consultant: Positive Change Strategy

Doug Mitchell

Doug Mitchell

Project Founder.
NPR Next Generation Radio
Co-Founder Journalism Diversity Project

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Founder, White Privilege Conference and Author

Don Mullan

Don Mullan

Founder of Hope Initiatives International
and The Frederick Dougalass Ireland Project

Tim Reitzenstein

Tim Reitzenstein

Student/Member Tufts Football Team

Craig Rothman

Craig Rothman

United States Baha'i National Center

William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

Founding Executive Director
National Center for Race Amity
Also Breakout Presenter

Soma Stout, M.D., MPH

Soma Stout, M.D., MPH

Jesse Washington

Jesse Washington

Senior Writer, ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com

David Whitfield

David Whitfield

Founder- Tearing Down The Walls Conference

Conference Sponsors