Speakers are subject to change. This list is current as of September 3rd.

Dan Adams

21st century alchemist. NCAA Record Holder, Co-Creator of The ESPY Award-Winning “Mission Kilimanjaro”, Contestant on SpikeTV’s “Pros vs Joes”, and Co-Founder of The Higher Purpose Project.

Scott Baker

Editor-in-Chief of The Blaze, is a veteran broadcast journalist, commentator and web news editor with a quarter-century of experience covering news stories of all kinds.

Michele Borba

Educational psychologist. Author of 22 books including Building Moral Intelligence. TODAY show contributor. 30 year career in reducing youth violence and bullying and creating safe, caring school cultures.

Cady and Benjamin Crosby

Brother-sister team sharing stories of heroes from the RMS Titanic and both World Wars to influence a future of self sacrifice, heroism, and giving for the next generation.

Scott Dietrich

International Award Winning Magician, Author, Speaker & Creator of SCHOOL HEROES UNITE, a program designed to combat bullying by helping students realize their inner hero.

Edith Eger

Auschwitz survivor who now practices clinical psychology in San Diego. She realized early on that true freedom can only be found by forgiving, letting go, and moving on.

Daniel Ellsberg

Henry Kissinger called him “the most dangerous man in America” after he released the Pentagon Papers. He continues to fight for whistleblowers around the world.

Megan Felt

Program Director at the Lowell Milken Center. Founder of the Irena Sendler Project that helped make Sendler’s actions famous around the world.

Zeno Franco

Heroism researcher and writer working at Medical College of Wisconsin. Former US Department of Homeland Security Fellow.

Carrie Goldman

Award-winning author and speaker. Journalist. Co-Founder of Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition.

Stephen K. Hayes

Ninja. One of the 10 most influential martial artists alive in the world today. Previously the personal bodyguard of the Dalai Lama.

Omnia Hegazy

Singer songwriter and global citizen. Inspired by the role of music in political change through history, she is working on changing the world.

Jensen Kile

Curator and collector of heroic stories. Applied sociologist engaging his community and researching the mentor’s role in the heroic journey.

Matt Langdon

Founder of the Hero Construction Company. Builds heroes in schools and communities.

Chad Lindsey

Subway hero. Actor and director in theatre, film, television.

Chase Masterson

Actress best known for her work on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Founder of Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition and has mentored at Homeboy Industries since 2008.

Hannah Miller

Crusader for teen empowerment, world traveler, education hacker, musician, freelance writer and editor. Passionate about social justice, human rights, and education for all.

Dan Pantaleo

Retired Marine Corps Major – he was one of the first responders at the Pentagon when it was hit on 9/11.

Morris Peterson

Michigan State basketball great. 10 year NBA career. Flintstone.

Travis Price

Organized a pink shirt day at his high school in Canada to respond to a bullying incident. Started a world-wide movement and now speaks around the globe.

David Rendall

The Freak Factor guy. He helps people flaunt their flaws. Speaker, stand-up comedian, author, husband, and father of three girls.

Coleen Rowley

FBI whistleblower post 9/11. Time Magazine “Person of the Year” in 2002. 23-year FBI career.

Elizabeth Svoboda

Writer specializing in health, science, and culture issues. Contributor to publications like Discover, Popular Science, Psychology Today, and the New York Times.  Author of “What Makes a Hero?”

Renee Thompson

Author and speaker. With RT Connections, she encourages nurses to choose the heroic life and helps them resist bullying cultures.

Jeff Tungate

Oakland University Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Proud husband, father of two, and Oakland alumnus.

Philip Zimbardo

One of the world’s leading social psychologists and founder of the Heroic Imagination Project. Professor Emeritus at Stanford University.

Mike Dilbeck

Emcee for the 2014 Hero Round Table. Professional Speaker and Founder of the award-winning RESPONSE ABILITY: The Revolution for Courageous Leadership — a comprehensive program on bystander intervention and courageous leadership for campuses, organizations, companies and communities.

September 19th and 20th in Flint, Michigan.