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Adam Braun

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Adam Braun is the Founder and Executive Director of Pencils of Promise, the nonprofit organization that has opened more than 50 schools around the world and delivered over 1.5 million educational hours in just a few years. PoP was founded over eight years ago using what Braun describes as a For-Purpose" approach to blending nonprofit idealism with for-profit business principles.... read full bio

Adora Svitak

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A voracious reader from age three, Adora Svitak's first serious foray into writing -- at age five -- was limited only by her handwriting and spelling. (Her astonishing verbal abilities already matched that of young adults over twice her age.) Her breakthrough soon came in the form of a used Dell laptop her mother bought her." At age seven, she... read full bio

Alan Cumming

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Alan Cumming received traditional theater training, but has moved effortlessly in his career from Shakespeare to Cabaret to X-Men, to the television series The Good Wife. His versatility as a performer, his sense of humor, and his offbeat choice of roles have brought him a loyal and varied audience. At the age of twenty, he entered the Royal Scottish Academy... read full bio

Alexa Chung

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Alexa Chung is the former host of the show It's On with Alexa Chung, which was a live, daily show - billed as TRL's replacement - that featured celebrity talk, live music and online interaction with viewers. Since then, she made a name for herself as a likable host on programs such as Popworld, Get a Grip, 8 Out of... read full bio

Alice Walker

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Alice Walker is a prolific best-selling author of novels, short story collections, collections of essays and poetry, and childrens books, and her works have been translated into more than two-dozen languages. Her novel, The Color Purple, was brought to the attention of mainstream America through the film adaptation by Steven Spielberg. When The Color Purple won the Pulitzer Prize for... read full bio

Alicia Silverstone

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Alicia Silverstone is best known for her roles in Hollywood films such as Clueless and her portrayal of Batgirl in Batman & Robin. Silverstone has won several awards for her film performances, including MTV Movie Awards, National Board of Review, and Young Artist Awards. She has been nominated for an Emmy award and a Golden Globe Award. Alicia has... read full bio

Amanda De Cadenet

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Amanda de Cadenet is a television personality and renowned photographer. She started her career at the young age of eighteen, as a co-presenter for The Word, a late-night Channel 4 magazine show. She is best known for the series The Conversation, airing on Lifetime. The show features interviews with internationally famous women, as well as lesser-known figures, and includes topics... read full bio

Amy Sky

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Singer / Songwriter Amy Sky burst into the national limelight with her debut recording Cool Rain. This and her subsequent four CDs, including Life Lessons The Best of Amy Sky, launched a string of radio hits that make Amy one of the most familiar voices on radio today. Amy Sky writes for herself and for dozens of other international... read full bio

Ananda Lewis

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Ananda Lewis has always loved the stage, but her passion for social justice is stronger. As a teenager, she volunteered at the Head Start agency, helping kids from poor families. After a traumatizing episode with a boyfriend, Ananda focused her energies on teaching young girls about date rape and abstinence. While attending college, her spare time was spent volunteering at... read full bio

Angela Davis

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Through her activism and her scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nations quest for social justice. Her work as an educator both at the university level and in the larger public sphere has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender equality. Professor Davis teaching... read full bio

Angie Dickinson

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Angie Dickinson broke the mold as the first woman to star as the title character in a TV show. She is known to millions for her portrayal of Pepper Anderson in the television drama Police Woman. The role paved the way for other female leads, and served as inspiration for woman all over the country to join the police force... read full bio

Anita Hill

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Anita Hill, a Yale Law School graduate, is perhaps best known for her testimony at the Clarence Thomas Senate confirmation hearings in 1991 that thrust her into the national spotlight. Now a professor at prestigious Brandeis University, Anita is far more than the public figure created by the media fervor that surrounded Clarence Thomas's Supreme Court nomination. She has had... read full bio

Ann Brashares

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Young adult fiction author Ann Brashares is known for the wildly popular Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants four book series. The first novel was made into the 2005 film of the same name, with the subsequent three being combined for the second film Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Brashares entered the world of adult fiction with her novel The... read full bio

Ann Louise Bardach

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Ann Louise Bardach is the author of Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana, which was a finalist for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism and the PEN USA Award for Best Non-fiction. She is also the editor of The Prison Letters of Fidel Castro as well as Cuba: A Travelers Literary... read full bio

Ann M. Martin

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Ann M. Martin is the author of the popular teen series of books Baby Sitters Club. The wildly popular book series has sold over 125 million copies in print. The successful writer gets the ideas for her books from many different places. Some are based on personal experiences, while others are based on childhood memories and feelings. Since ending the... read full bio

Ann Pleshette Murphy

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Ann Pleshette Murphy is the parenting contributor for ABC TVs Good Morning America and the host of ABC News Nows Parenting Perspectives. Since joining GMA in November 1998 over 250 American Family segments have aired before 5 million viewers. A well-known magazine journalist and editor, Ms. Pleshette Murphy was Editor-in-Chief of Parents magazine from 1988 to 1998, and Contributing Editor... read full bio

Ann Simonton

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A former top model who appeared in Glamour, Vogue, Cosmo and on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue has turned her back on the career to dedicate herself to exposing exploitation of women. She has a powerful multi-media presentation that exposes the effects media has on society and how it shapes our perceptions. ... read full bio

Annabelle Gurwitch

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Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch is best known to television audiences for her many years as the co-host of the cult favorite Dinner and a Movie on TBS. She is currently a contributing writer and commentator on Day to Day on NPR and a columnist for The Nation. She has also written for Los Angeles Times Magazine, Glamour, FreshYarn.com and... read full bio

Antwone Fisher

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Antwone Fisher was born in prison to a teenaged mother. He became a ward of the state, and was placed in foster care immediately. He spent two years in a loving foster home, but the foster mother had become too attached to Antwone and he was subsequently placed in a foster home where he would suffer twelve years of abuse.... read full bio

Ashley Judd

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Ashley Judd is an American television and film actress, humanitarian, political activist, and philanthropist. The daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the half-sister of Wynona Judd, Ashley Judd is best known for an ongoing acting career spanning more than two decades. She has increasingly become involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism as well. Judd has starred... read full bio



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