Expert Participants

Ngozi Ezike

Ngozi Ezike is acting director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Dr. Ezike is a board-certified internist and pediatrician who comes to IDPH from the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), where she served for more than 15 years. She also was medical director at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Read More…

Barbara Ferrer

Dr. Barbara Ferrer is a nationally-known public health leader with over 30 years of professional experience as a philanthropic strategist, public health director, educational leader, researcher, and community advocate. Currently, Barbara Ferrer leads the Los Angles County Department of Public Health. Public Health protects and promotes health and prevents disease among LA County’s more than Read More…

Kirsty Graham

Kirsty Graham is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Public Affairs practice at Edelman and sits on Edelman’s Global Operating Committee. Kirsty brings over 25 years of public affairs experience to Edelman, where she leads a diverse team of over 275 public affairs professionals across Edelman’s global network. Together with her team, Kirsty is Read More…

Deirdre Bosa

Deidre Bosa re-joined CNBC in October 2016 as a technology reporter based at the network’s San Francisco bureau. Previously, Deidre was a frequent television and online contributor at CNBC, reporting out of Vancouver, Canada. Deidre joined Cnbc in 2012 covering London and Singapore. She has co-anchored morning shows including “Squawk Box Asia,” “Squawk Box Europe,” and “Worldwide Exchange.”  Bosa has reported on events including the World Economic Read More…

Neel Kashkari

Neel Kashkari took office as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on Jan. 1, 2016, following a national search conducted by the Bank’s independent board of directors. In this role, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Ninth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington, Read More…

Sanjay Gupta

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN’s shows domestically and internationally, and regularly contributes to CNN.com. Since 2001, Gupta has covered some of the most important health stories in Read More…

Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow is the 29th President of Harvard University. Bacow was the Hauser Leader-in-Residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership and served as a member of the Harvard Corporation, the university’s principal governing board. One of the most widely experienced leaders in American higher education, known for his commitment Read More…

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is an NBA All-Star, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He also is a #FirstRespondersFirst Leadership Council Member. 

Abby Phillip

Abby Phillip is a CNN Political Correspondent covering the 2020 presidential election. She is on the campaign trail but is based in Washington, D.C. She joined the network in 2017 to cover the Trump Administration and served as White House Correspondent through 2019. In January 2020, she moderated CNN’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa. Phillip Read More…

Jeffrey Sanchez

Born in Washington Heights in New York City, Jeffrey Sánchez was raised in the Mission Main Housing Development in Boston. He has represented Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain and Brookline in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for 16 years where he has been lauded as a leader in healthcare reform housing and infrastructure, gun laws and violence prevention, Read More…