The Speakers Directory is drawn primarily from keynote presenters at recent CCC conferences and other events. The Professional Learning Network and Chancellor’s Office are providing the Speakers Directory as an information source only and do not necessarily endorse or recommend the individuals listed below.

Actress America Ferrera is perhaps best known for her fearless portrayal of “Betty Suarez” on ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty. This breakthrough role has earned Ferrera an Emmy®, Golden Globe®, and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as ALMA and Imagen Awards. Ferrera recently wrapped production on ...Read more
Associate Provost for Digital Learning, Middlebury College As the Associate Provost for Digital Learning at Middlebury College, Amy Collier provides strategic vision and leadership to position Middlebury as a leading innovator in creating and sustaining a global learning community through the ...Read more
Veterans Affairs Coordinator, Solano Community College Amy is the veterans affairs coordinator at Solano Community College and has over 14 years of experience in California higher education. Amy also serves in the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) as veteran representative ...Read more
Founder and Transformational Leader, Bennett Performance Group, Inc. Andrew Bennett is a former corporate executive with a Fortune 100 company who started his career as H. Ross Perot’s personal assistant. Eight years later he led a $65 million business in Australia. He has over two decades ...Read more
Author Andrew Lam, who was born in Vietnam and came to the US in 1975 when he was 11 years old, has a Masters in Fine Arts from San Francisco State University in creative writing, and a BA degree in biochemistry from UC Berkeley. He currently resides in San Francisco, where he was the associate ...Read more
Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses and business as a whole. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. At a higher level, his work ...Read more
Director, The Goodman Center Andy Goodman is a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant in the field of public interest communications. Along with Storytelling as Best Practice, he is author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes and Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes. He also ...Read more
Founder, Timbernook LLC Angela J. Hanscom is a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook—an award-winning developmental and nature-based program that has gained international popularity. She holds a master’s degree in occupational therapy, and an undergraduate degree in kinesiology ...Read more
Department Chair and Instrumental and Music Composition Teacher, Mission Vista High School Anne Fennell is the Creative Arts Chair and Instrumental and Music Composition Teacher at Mission Vista High School in Vista, CA. She holds a Bachelor’s in Music Education, a Masters in Leadership Studies, ...Read more
President and Chief Executive Officer, New America Anne-Marie Slaughter is currently the President and CEO of New America, a think tank and civic enterprise with offices in Washington and New York. She is also the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International ...Read more