In his speeches, Dr. Edelman helps demystify the challenges and threats we all face and provides a unique overview of the big-picture trends shaping the next decade.
The Director of MIT’s Project on Technology, the Economy, & National Security, R. David Edelman was called the President’s “Geek-in-Chief” and the nation’s “Chief Cyber Diplomat” in the Obama White House.
Karim Sadjadpour is widely considered one of the leading authorities on Iran and the Middle East.
A Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Karim is a regular contributor to The Atlantic and writes on the political, economic, cultural, and geopolitical dynamics of the Middle East. At Carnegie, he advises senior U.S., European, and Asian officials, including foreign ministers, military leaders, and heads of state.
Former UN Ambassador and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power is best known as an advocate for the prevention of genocide, refugees, women’s rights, religious minorities, and U.S. engagement in the world.
In her speeches, Power draws from her extensive knowledge and experience to deliver original talks connected to current events. Whether speaking on leadership and foreign policy or about life in public service, Power challenges audiences to give a hard look at the state of the world, and consider their role in standing up to injustice.
A professor at Harvard University, Ambassador Power is currently writing The Education of an Idealist, a chronicle of her years in government and reflections on the role of human rights in contemporary geopolitics.