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Marc Freedman is the founder and co-CEO of CoGenerate, a company seeking to bridge the divides between people of different ages. He shares his Brief But Spectacular take on how to make the most of the multi-generational moment.
Emi Kiyota is an internationally recognized thought leader on healthy aging. Inspired by her grandmother’s experience, Kiyota helps create elder communities with spaces that accommodate everyone. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on designing better lives for all.
When he was a child, artist and photographer Wesaam Al-Badry's family fled his home country of Iraq at the onset of the Gulf War. That experience has sculpted much of his work, which focuses on capturing human struggle with dignity…
Judy Heumann, who has been called the “mother of the disability rights movement, has died at 75. Heumann, who lost her ability to walk at age 2 after contracting polio, lobbied for legislation that led to the federal Americans with…
DY Suharya is the founder of Alzheimer's Indonesia and the regional director of Alzheimer's Disease International for the Asia Pacific region. When her mother was diagnosed with dementia, Suharya became her caregiver. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on…
Adam Falkner is a poet, musician, educator, and race and equity strategist. Much of his work studies intersectional themes of race, gender, queer life and social justice education. He was also a featured performer at President Barack Obama's Grassroots Ball…
Dr. Donna Adams-Pickett is a practicing OB-GYN in Georgia, a state that’s known as a maternal care desert. She’s run a women’s health center there for more than two decades. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on a career…
Amelia Noor-Oshiro is a Muslim woman, educator, activist and suicide survivor. Through her advocacy work, she is using science and research to help others who are experiencing suicidal thoughts. Noor-Oshiro shares her Brief But Spectacular take on cross-cultural suicide prevention…
Devashish Basnet is a Rhodes Scholar studying refugee and migration patterns. A refugee himself, he left Nepal as a child when his family sought asylum in the United States. Basnet shares his Brief But Spectacular take on embracing immigration.
Astra Taylor is a writer, documentary filmmaker and debt abolitionist who speaks and teaches about the power that debtors can wield. Taylor shares her Brief But Spectacular take on student loans and rethinking what it means to be in debt.
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