About the Plenary

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Prof. Irshad Manji

Irshad Manji is the winner of Oprah's inaugural "Chutzpah Award" for boldness. Irshad founded  Moral Courage College, which teaches people how to engage productively about polarizing issues. A professor of leadership at New York University for many years, she now lectures with Oxford University's Initiative for Global Ethics and Human Rights. Her latest bestselling book is Don't Label Me: How to Do Diversity Without Inflaming the Culture Wars. (Fun fact: Chris Rock calls the book "genius." Not everyone agrees.)