Daniel Goleman & Timothy Shriver
Author, Emotional Intelligence & Chairman, Special Olympics
Daniel Goleman is an internationally known author, psychologist, and journalist. His 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence, was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than a year. Goleman has also written books on topics including self-deception, creativity, transparency, meditation, social and emotional learning, and the ecological crisis. His most recent book, A Force For Good, outlines the Dalai Lama’s vision for transforming the world in positive ways.

Timothy Shriver is Chairman of Special Olympics, and in that capacity he happily serves together with over four million Special Olympics athletes in more than 170 countries. Previously, Shriver was a leading educator focusing on the social and emotional factors of learning. In 1994, he cofounded CASEL, the world’s leading school reform organization in the field of social, emotional, and academic learning.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) works to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice, and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring, and contributing members of society.