Aspen Ideas Festival Speakers and Moderators

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Derek Yach
Derek Yach

Executive Director, Vitality Institute

Amos Yadlin
Amos Yadlin

Director, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University

Amira Yahyaoui
Amira Yahyaoui

President, Al Bawsala; Tunisian Activist

Dongning Yang
Dongning Yang
Lining Yao
Lining Yao

Doctoral Candidate, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seema Yasmin
Seema Yasmin

Staff Writer, Dallas Morning News; Public Health Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

Sally Yates
Sally Yates

Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General

Tashka Yawanawá
Tashka Yawanawá

Chief of the Yawanawa People, Acre, Brazil

Tom Yellin
Tom Yellin

Co-Founder and President, The Documentary Group; Executive Producer, Girl Rising

Gregory Yep
Gregory Yep

Global Vice President R&D, Long-Term Research, PepsiCo

Krishna Yeshwant
Krishna Yeshwant

Physician; General Partner, Google Ventures

Emily Yoffe
Emily Yoffe

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Ed Yong
Ed Yong

Science Journalist; Staff Writer, The Atlantic

John Yoo
John Yoo
Michael York
Michael York
Frank Young
Frank Young

Executive Vice President, Regulatory and Medical, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals; Former Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Karen Young
Karen Young

Senior Resident Scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute

Polly Young-Eisendrath
Polly Young-Eisendrath

Author, The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance

Teresa Younger
Teresa Younger

President and CEO, Ms. Foundation for Women

Connie Yowell
Connie Yowell

CEO, LRNG

Ka Chun Yu
Ka Chun Yu

Curator of Space Science, Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Monica Yunus
Monica Yunus

Soprano; Co-Founder, Sing for Hope

Zia Yusuf
Zia Yusuf

President and CEO, Streetline, Inc.