Speakers and Moderators

Aspen Ideas Festival

Emily Bazelon
Emily Bazelon

Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School

Janine Benyus
Janine Benyus

Co-Founder, Biomimicry 3.8; Co-Founder, Biomimicry Institute

Tarana Burke
Tarana Burke

Social Justice Activist; Senior Director, Girls for Gender Equity

James Comey
James Comey

Former Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Author, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

Drew Findling
Drew Findling

Founder and Principal, The Findling Law Firm

Jordan Peterson
Jordan Peterson

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Spotlight Health

Jerome Adams
Jerome Adams

US Surgeon General, US Department of Health and Human Services

ElsaMarie D'Silva
ElsaMarie D'Silva

Founder and CEO, Red Dot Foundation (SafeCity)

Atul Gawande
Atul Gawande

Professor, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School; Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Executive Director, Ariadne Labs; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Thilmeeza Hussain
Thilmeeza Hussain

Co-Founder, Voice of Women; Former Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations, Maldives

Ted Koppel
Ted Koppel

Journalist; Senior Contributor, "Sunday Morning," CBS; Former Anchor and Managing Editor, "Nightline," ABC News

Pat Mitchell
Pat Mitchell

Executive Producer, Pat Mitchell Media; Curator, TEDWomen