1. Our Multiracial Democracy, Dorian Warren, President of the Center for Community Change
  2. Diversity:A Demographic Checkbox?, Pam Queen, Maryland State Delegate 
  3. It's Never Too Late to Jump In, Karen Montgomery, former Maryland State Senator
  4. Surviving a Head Shot & Polio to Champion Muslim Women's Education, Jamila Afghani, Afghani Deputy Minister of Martyr and Disabled Affairs
  5. Gay Priests, Byzantine History, & Fantasy?Stephen Morris, a former Eastern Orthodox priest
  6. Politics and Being Gay in Texas,  Moe Vela, Senior Advisor in the White House for the Obama and Clinton Administrations
  7. Behind the Camera: Concealing Identity While Increasing Transparency in Government,  Evan Glass, Executive Director of Gandhi Brigade Youth Media
  8. First Openly Gay Man Elected to the Legislature; So What?, Adam Ebbin, Virginia State Senator