Kara Ross is a renowned entrepreneur and award-winning fine jewelry designer. She collaborated with the Obama White House on numerous commissions, and her one of a kind fine jewelry pieces can be found in art museums across the country. She sits on the board of Georgetown University, the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), the Accessories Council, and is a member of the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy. After achieving top recognition for jewelry design (the GEM Award) and successfully running a global accessories business, she formed her vision for UNLEASHED. She now dedicates 100% of her time towards supporting female artisans and entrepreneurs through story-focused media ventures, including the documentary film series Connecting Thread.
Susan Rockefeller is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and Founder of the bi-monthly newsletter and digital magazine, Musings, focused on sharing and highlighting the ideas and innovations that promote a sustainable future. She sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and the We are Family Foundation. Susan is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and is on the Film Committee for the Museum of Modern Art. Her original films for HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel include Food For Thought, Food for Life, Striking aChord, and Making the Crooked Straight, amongst others.
Regina K. Scully
Regina is a social entrepreneur, media activist, and documentary filmmaker. She is the Founder and CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to developing media, education and the arts. Ms. Scully is an Academny & Emmy Award winning producer. She has produced over a hundred documentary films including: The Invisible War, Fed Up, The Hunting Ground, The Tale, The Eagle Huntress, The Breadwinner, Alive Inside, I Am Evidence, and Maya Angelou: Still I Rise. She is also the Founder & CEO of RPR Marketing Communications, a premier Public Relations Agency in NYC. Ms. Scully is the Founding Sponsor of the Athena Film Festival, as well as the Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan Radio Show & Podcast.