Sana Amanat has been in the publishing industry for the past nine years. Currently, she is an Editor at Marvel Entertainment, developing and managing creative content for the company's various publishing lines. Her notable credits include the critically-acclaimed Ultimate Comics Spider-Man a.k.a. Miles Morales, the first African-American and Latino Spiderman, as well as the breakout hit Captain Marvel, a series that changed the image of the female super hero. Most recently, she co-created the first solo series to feature a Muslim female super hero, Ms. Marvel, which gained worldwide media attention, sparking excitement and dialogue about identity and the Muslim-American struggle. She also serves as a Young Leaders Committee board member at Seeds of Peace, an organization that promotes the empowerment of youth in regions of conflict.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.