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Topics: Activism & Organizing, Debates, Humanism
Subtopics: Leaving religion
Over three decades of Christian ministry, Bart Campolo became increasingly committed to building loving relationships, working for a better world and cultivating a sense of gratitude for the wonders of life. Now, as a community builder, counselor, podcaster, and humanist chaplain at the University of Cincinnati, Bart aims to inspire and assist people around the world who are …Learn more about Bart Campolo >
Topics: Activism & Organizing, Psychology, Religion, Social Issues & Movements
Subtopics: Atheist/secular movement, Campus group organizing, Event planning, LGBTQ issues, Mental illness
As a student, JT Eberhard co-founded the Missouri State University Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, which became one of the nation’s largest and most active college skeptic groups within a year. He would go on to lead the group for five years. He previously served as the High School Specialist with the Secular Student …Learn more about JT Eberhard >
Topics: Social Issues & Movements
Subtopics: Atheist/secular movement, Community group organizing, Separation of church and state, Starting a group
After attending the 2012 Reason Rally, Jim G. Helton co-founded the Tri-State Freethinkers and was appointed American Atheists’ Kentucky State Director. Under his leadership, Tri-State Freethinkers adopted the highway in front of the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter and led a protest that received international attention. He played a key role in eliminating Gideon’s bible …Learn more about Jim Helton >
Topics: Activism & Organizing, Social Issues & Movements
Subtopics: Community group organizing, Lobbying, Starting a group, Women & gender
Monette Richards is currently the president of CFI Northeast Ohio. Monette has organized their Secular Summit since 2013, and planned and run successful workshop tracks at Skepticon. She is a co-founder of Akron Women in Tech, and a founder of Secular Women Work. She is currently the president of Secular Woman. Ms. Richards’ parents’ own distancing from their religious …Learn more about Monette Richards >
Topics: Activism & Organizing, Atheism & Secularism, Education, Humanism, Philosophy, Religion, Science (General), Skepticism
Subtopics: Atheist/secular movement, Critical thinking, Ethics & morality, Pseudoscience, Science denial, Science education, Social media
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is passionate about promoting truth-oriented behavior, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. He serves as the President of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit devoted to popularizing these topics. Its main current focus is the Pro-Truth Pledge, a project that aims to reverse the tide of lies and promote truth in public discourse through combining …Learn more about Gleb Tsipursky >