Meet the TEDWomen 2016 hosts.
John Cary believes everyone deserves good design. An architect by training, John writes on design, philanthropy
and fatherhood; he is the author of The Power of Pro Bono
as well as an upcoming book on the dignifying
power of design. A strategist for the TED Prize, John is a cofounder of FRESH Speakers, a speakers bureau focused
on diversifying thought leadership.
Courtney E. Martin's work has two obsessions at its core: storytelling and solutions. Her latest book, The New Better
, explores how people are re-defining the American Dream. A columnist for On Being with Krista Tippett
Courtney is cofounder of the Solutions Journalism Network, a partner at Valenti Martin Media and FRESH Speakers, and
editor emeritus at Feministing.com
Pat Mitchell is a lifelong advocate for women and girls, known for her work as a journalist, producer, television
executive and curator. She has served as president of PBS and of the Paley Center for Media. As a producer, Mitchell's
work has garnered 37 Emmys, five Peabodys, and two Oscar nominations. She co-launched TEDWomen in 2010.
Dalia Mogahed is the Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, where she leads
the organization's pioneering research and thought leadership programs on American Muslims. With John L. Esposito,
she coauthored the book Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think.
As TED's Content Director, Kelly spends most of the year assembling speaker programming for TED and
working with the speakers as they develop their talks. She also serves as a member of TED's leadership
team, and co-leads the content and editorial team.
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