Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and co-teacher at the University of Texas at Austin, where he co-teaches "Advanced Producing: Script to Screen". He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused , before going on to appear in the slasher film Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation , the legal thriller A Time to Kill , the comedy film Larger than Life , Steven Spielberg's historical drama Amistad , the science fiction drama Contact , the comedy EDtv , and the war film U-571 .
Mohammad Abdus SalamNI, SPk, KBE , was a Pakistani theoretical physicist. He shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg for his contribution to the electroweak unification theory. He was the first Pakistani and the first Muslim to receive a Nobel Prize in science and the second from an Islamic country to receive any Nobel Prize .
Melanne Verveer is the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University, a founding partner of Seneca Point Global, a global women strategy firm, and a co-founder of Seneca Women. She is also the co-author with Kim Azzarelli of the book Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose.
Scott Derrickson is an American director, screenwriter and producer. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Derrickson is best known for directing numerous horror films, such as The Exorcism of Emily Rose , Sinister , and Deliver Us From Evil , as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Doctor Strange .
Dionne Julia Bromfield is an English singer, songwriter, TV presenter and television personality. Bromfield's debut album, Introducing Dionne Bromfield, was released in 2009 by Amy Winehouse's Lioness Records label. She first came to public attention after performing on the British TV show Strictly Come Dancing with Amy Winehouse on backing vocals. She is known for being one of the former presenters on Friday Download.
Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won't feel so thankful then.Garrison Keillor
You can't be afraid to put out a fire if you're a fireman. You can't be afraid to be a police officer and carry a gun if you're afraid to get up and go out there. So you've got to put that fear to the side and go out in faith to overcome that.Duane Chapman