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Anne Lynam Goddard is president and CEO of ChildFund International, a global child development organization that has reached 18.1 million children and family members in 30 countries. For over 20 years, Anne served in a variety of roles in international development in Kenya, Somalia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Egypt. After moving to Richmond in 2007, she became the first woman to serve as chair of the Forum Club and has also served on the board of directors of the Richmond Forum. A frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and other national media outlets, she was named by Virginia Lawyers Media the “Most Influential Woman of Virginia” in 2011... Read More t

Former industrial engineer Mike Muse is the co-founder of Muse Recordings, an innovative New York–based record label. In addition to running Muse Recordings, Mike acts as a guest commentator on the business of music, pop culture, and politics at some of the highest-rated urban radio stations in the country and is a guest lecturer at institutions including Columbia University, Berklee College of Music, and the Wharton School of Business. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including a Distinguished Fellowship from the National Association of Television Programming Executives. Mike has been featured on the cover of both Crain’s magazine and NV magazine’s “Movers and Shakers” issue... Read More t

For conceptual artists, designers and professors Charlotte Potter and Robin Rogers, glass is more than an object—it’s also a performance. Charlotte and Robin met in their current positions as Programming Director and Assistant Manager of the Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio. Both artists have been trained as traditional glassblowers; Charlotte holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and Robin received an MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. These individual artists create sculptures, installations and performances that have been exhibited worldwide at galleries, museums, and art festivals. The two have been identified as pioneers in developing glass as a performance and conceptual medium. They have collaborated to create numerous art experiences, most notably the Grand Point Weird in Burlington Vermont and the acclaimed Third Thursday Performance Glass Series at the Chrysler Museum of Art... Read More t