Adriana GalvaniProfessor, UNIPOMEDITERRANEA
Luís Manuel Pinto is Director for Programmes and Learning at the Learning for Well-being foundation, where he applies a holistic approach to creating and managing programmes focusing on the intersection between well-being and participation. He is particularly interested in how individual patterns of communication and learning impact relationships —in particular, between children and adults— and how these become pathways for personal and organisational development. His path has been in both formal and non-formal education, working with children, young people and educators. He lives in Lisbon with his husband and his cat.
Eric Klinenberg is Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Social Science and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He is the author of Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life (Crown, 2018), Going solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (The Penguin Press, 2012), Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America’s Media (Metropolitan Books, 2007), and Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2002), as well as the editor of Cultural Production in a Digital Age, co-editor of Antidemocracy in America (Columbia University Press, 2019), and co-author, with Aziz Ansari, of the New York Times #1 bestseller Modern Romance (The Penguin Press, 2015). His scholarly work has been published in journals including the American Sociological Review, Theory and Society, and Ethnography, and he has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and This American Life.
Dr. Robert Livingston is a social psychologist and one of the nation's leading experts on the science underlying bias and racism. His research has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. For two decades, he has served as a diversity consultant to scores of Fortune 500 companies, public-sector agencies, and non-profit organizations.
He has held professorships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and the University of Sussex. He currently serves on the faculty of
the Harvard Kennedy School.