Joseph Cirincione is a distinguished fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft in Washington, D.C. He previously served for over 12 years as the president of the Ploughshares Fund, a public grant-making foundation focused on nuclear nonproliferation and conflict resolution.
Alevtina Nepomniachtchikh is the founder and CEO of Phoenix Space, a non-profit organization focused on providing educational opportunities to refugee and disadvantaged communities in the Middle East. Alevtina is a film producer and director of Open Citadel Media.
Carlo Rovelli is a theoretical physicist known for his work in quantum gravity. Born in Italy, he has worked in the United States, France, and Canada. He has written global bestsellers including ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics’, translated in more than fifty languages. He has been included by the Foreign Policy magazine in the list of the 100 most influential global thinkers.
Matteo Smerlak leads a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences. He is the president of the Global Peace Dividend Initiative.