GRID14. Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson is a Harvard graduate who chose a different path: instead of joining the corporate world, he became a civil rights advocate. His calm demeanor belies the powerful and disturbing story he tells of racial injustice, mass incarceration and the death penalty in the U.S. You won't fail to be moved by his message, and his hope for change.
GRID14. Just two days after Dina Amer arrived to work in Cairo, the prize-winning journalist who has been a reporter with CNN, the New York Times and PBS witnessed the revolution spark at Tahrir Square first hand. That’s how she became one of the producers of The Square, directed by Jehane Noujaim - an acclaimed documentary that won three Emmys and was nominated for an Oscar. Amer tells her story and warns of the threats to journalism worldwide, with her closest colleagues now languishing in jail in Egypt.
GRID14. As lead designer for Google Glass, Isabelle Olsson, her goal is for you to be able to live your life and still be connected without having the technology get in the way. While she may have rubbed some engineers the wrong way, and gotten rough with a camera with a belt sander, she has managed to make the technology serve the design - and vice versa.