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There is a devastating cost to racism in America—not just for people of color, but for everyone. In an extraordinarily powerful talk based on her New York Times bestseller The Sum of Us, renowned policy expert Heather McGhee reveals a new vision for a future in which life becomes more than just a zero-sum game.

The End of Bias

Psychology Jessica Nordell

How can we eliminate prejudice and bias that we are not consciously aware we have? In a talk based on her stunning debut book The End of Bias, acclaimed journalist and new Lavin speaker Jessica Nordell reveals how minds, hearts, and behavior changes—giving you the tools you need to confront bias in all forms and create a more equitable environment for everyone.

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Psychology Steven Pinker

How can we harness the power of rationality, make better choices, and ultimately guide us all towards social justice and moral progress? In a talk based on his recently released new book Rationality, cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker gives you the tools you need to sharpen your logical senses and shares how to enlighten, inspire, and empower people back to rationality.

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CEOs Nicholas Thompson

If you are looking for bold and brilliant takes on the complex relationship between ethics, tech, business, politics, human connection, and much more—look no further than Nicholas Thompson, the CEO of The Atlantic. With an unfaltering curiosity and a steadfast commitment to truth, he is the preeminent cultural anthropologist of America, showing us who we are, and where we’re going.

The Science of Success

Grit Angela Duckworth

Having grit means being able to learn and grow during challenging times—like the one we're currently living through. But how can we cultivate it? Angela Duckworth, New York Times bestselling author and world's leading expert on grit, shows us how we can develop resilience, stamina, and the gritty qualities we'll need for the future.

The Hidden Cost of Racism

Race Heather McGhee

There is a devastating cost to racism in America—not just for people of color, but for everyone. In an extraordinarily powerful talk based on her New York Times bestseller The Sum of Us, renowned policy expert Heather McGhee reveals a new vision for a future in which life becomes more than just a zero-sum game.

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