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speaker news | Jun 13th, 2022

Use Your Personal Story For Radical Creativity: Nike's Former Chief Marketing Officer Greg Hoffman

On the podcast Diary of a CEO, Greg showed how harnessing your personal story provokes inspiration in your company.

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book release | Jun 8th, 2022

In the Midst of Crisis, We Can Still Reclaim Our American Dream: Climate Activist Bill McKibben's New Book

In “The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon,” Bill—author of the first book on climate change for general audiences—combines national and personal stories to look to the past,and to the future.

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book release | Jun 3rd, 2022

For Happiness and Answers to Life, Follow the Numbers: Data Scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz's New Book

In “Don’t Trust Your Gut,” Seth proves that we go about making decisions all wrong. He helps us follow the numbers instead of our instincts to make better choices and pursue what really matters.

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new speaker | Jun 2nd, 2022

History is Prologue: Lavin Welcomes Civil Rights Attorney Turned YA Novelist Michelle Coles

As a civil rights attorney and award-winning YA author, Michelle knows that we need to understand the past to achieve racial justice in the present.

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awards | May 31st, 2022

Andrea Elliott Wins Second Pulitzer for Her Masterpiece on Inequality in America

The New York Times journalist tells the true story of a bright young girl growing up in foster care and facing homelessness and poverty, in this decade-in-the-making saga of resilience and hope.

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photography | Apr 14th, 2022

Edward Burtynsky Shares His Major New Award with Ukraine's Photographers

The world-renowned photographer was awarded a Sony World Photography Prize for outstanding contribution to photography, and he dedicated the award to the Ukrainian photographers diligently documenting the war launched by Vladimir Putin.

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awards | Mar 29th, 2022

Andrea Elliott Wins Lukas Book Prize for Invisible Child

It’s the latest prestigious honor for the powerful true story of a strong and remarkable young girl, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and dynamic Lavin speaker.

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live events | Mar 15th, 2022

Lavin Speakers at SXSW 2022

South by Southwest is back, and Lavin speakers are making an impact on the big stage.

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race | Feb 1st, 2022

Anna Unites Bold and Brave Voices to Uplift Black America

The first book of its kind—from a dynamic scholar and researcher.

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diversity | Jan 25th, 2022

Wajahat Ali’s Memoir Is “Hilarious, Fearless, Humane”

A heartful, honest, and uproarious life in a divided America.

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