Magatte Wade is passionate about creating jobs and prosperity in Africa through entrepreneurship and economic freedom. She is fluent in and conducts business in Wolof, French and English. Her current product line, Skin is Skin, is a lip balm dedicated to reducing racial discrimination. Her previous companies, Tiossan and Adina, brought Senegalese recipes and ingredients to U.S. markets. In addition, Magatte is Director of the Atlas Network's Center for African Prosperity.
Lawrence W. Reed
Lawrence W. (“Larry”) Reed, served as FEE's President from 2008-2019, is a renowned champion for liberty. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Baltimore Sun, among many others. Larry's most recent book is Real Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction and his radio show “The Reed Hour” airs on the Loving Liberty Network every Tuesday.
Zilvinas Silenas became the President of the Foundation for Economic Education in May 2019. He previously served as the President of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI) from 2012-2019, bringing the organization to the forefront of Lithuanian public discourse. In 2017, he was named the most quoted opinion leader in Lithuania. Under his leadership, LFMI won two prestigious Templeton Freedom Awards.
Chief Empowerment Officer | Prison Entrepreneurship Program
Bryan Kelley wasn't always a successful CEO. After spending nearly half of his life in prison, Kelley graduated from the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, a non-profit organization that greatly reduces recidivism and helps heal broken lives through its entrepreneurship boot camp and re-entry programs. Kelley now serves in a role he likes to think of as the program's “Chief Empowerment Officer.
Austin Wintory is a Grammy-nominated video game and film score composer best known for writing the score for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Syndicate. Outside of games, Austin maintains a busy concert composing schedule and serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Education Through Music.
Henrik Scheel is a Danish entrepreneur who focuses on entrepreneurship education, innovation management, and tech startups in various sectors. He has started 5 companies, trained entrepreneurs in 25+ countries around the world and has helped startups win hundreds of thousands of dollars in pitch competitions and raise millions of dollars from investors.
Gloria Alvarez is a Universidad Francisco Marroquín graduate, Guatemalan Political Scientist with special focus in International Development and Economics with Cuban and Hungarian roots. Her YouTube talks denouncing populist regimes in the Americas have garnered millions of views. She has become the benchmark leader for a new generation that is beginning to see with new eyes the way of doing politics.