Speaker Location: Arkansas
Political Analyst, Social Scientist, and Academic Leader
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Passionate about making social science relatable to real-time political events, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is an analyst, academic, and social scientist with expertise in campaigns and elections, immigration, Latinos, women, racial and ethnic minority politics, and political psychology. A contributor to MSNBC and Telemundo, she is currently Dean of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas – working with university leadership to cultivate and expand diversity, equity, and inclusion. She has previously provided on-air analysis for CNN, Fox, PBS, Univision, NPR and has appeared on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. Applying high-quality social science research to on-the-ground political realities, she provides a unique, outside-the-Beltway view to today’s real-world issues. Using her nuanced understanding of key electorates – including women, Latino, and youth demographics – she thoughtfully unpacks the factors shaping the political landscape and expertly analyzes the state of the nation’s politics & elections.
Former President and CEO of Walmart; Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors at Walmart
Lee Scott, chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors at Walmart, was the company’s third CEO, following Sam Walton and David Glass. During his tenure, the company emerged as the world’s largest retailer, earning the Fortune No. 1 spot six times. Creating an environment where diversity, innovation, and excellence could flourish, he was twice named one of TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people.” Scott addresses global business, leadership, innovation, supply chain management, sustainability, corporate culture, and social responsibility.