College Leadership Speakers
Best Selling Author | Motivational Speaker | Career Consultant
Kaplan Mobray is an acclaimed author, thought leader and motivational speaker on topics ranging from personal branding, leadership, networking, public speaking and success. His presentations have been described as a life-changing event. For more than fifteen years he has led corporate marketing, advertising, and brand development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. Kaplan speaks to a variety of audiences, including professional organizations, ...
The educator who was an eye witness to one of the most defining moments in the quest for equality.
Charlie E. Hardy, President & CEOCentre For Excellence, LLC EducationJuly 2005, Master of Arts Degree, Organizational Management, University of Phoenix1996 Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow, Washington, DC1972 Registered Representative National Association of Securities DealersMay 1962, Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education, Alabama State UniversityMay 1958, High School Diploma, Booker T. Washington High School, Montgomery, ALCareer E...
Academician, Author, and Media Personality Committed to Raising Awareness of Issues Facing the Black Community
- Academic, Association, Author, Black History Month, Black Social Commentary, Black Student Union , Business School, Civil Rights, College Leadership, College Success, Commencement, Economic Development, Education, Multicultural Affairs, Race Relations , Women in Society, Womens Empowerment, Young Black Women
- $10,000 - $20,000
- North Carolina
Dr. Julianne MalveauxRecognized for her provocative, progressive and insightful observations, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, an economist, author and commentator, is the President and CEO of Last Word Productions, Inc, a multimedia production company. Described by Dr. Cornel West as “the most iconoclastic public intellectual in the country”, Dr. Malveaux’s contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender, and their economic im...
International Authority on Soft Skills | Award-Winning Youth Advocate
Al DuncanAl Duncan is an award-winning youth advocate, publisher, and internationally recognized authority on soft skills who travels the world "Equipping Young Minds For Exceptional Performance.™" As the leading motivational speaker for at-risk youth and troubled young people, Al has delivered Duncan Nuggets®, live and in-person, to over 1 million young people around the world. He is the owner of three successful business and he is the auth...
The Purpose Finder
- Academic, At Risk Youth, Attitude, Black Student Union , Business School, Career, College Leadership, College Motivational, College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, Education, Entrepreneurship, High School Motivational, HBCU, Inspirational, Internships, Leadership, Marketing, NSBE, Personal Development, STEM, Success
- $5,000 - $10,000
- New York
Jullien GordonJullien Gordon, The PurposeFinder, is the country’s leading voice on purpose and motivation for the millennial generation. At the age of 27, he already has 10 years of experience working with millennials as a CEO, coach, and counselor. As the author of two amazing books, The 8 Cylinders of Success: How To Align Your Personal and Professional Purpose and Good Excuse Goals: How To Eliminate Procrastination and Perfectionism Forever, J...
National Emerging Leader
"Pursuing Justice...Because You Deserve It" Acknowledged by President Barack Obama as a National Emerging Leader, Christopher M. Chestnut, Esq. is America’s next great voice for legal justice. Chestnut, a Florida native and graduate of Florida State and University of Florida’s Levine School of Law, served on the Florida finance team for then presidential candidate Obama, which helped lead to a convincing victory in the battleground state. ...
Susan Summons motivates you to get results and take action!
Susan SummonsSusan Summons, originally from Boston, Massachusetts, is a nationally acclaimed international motivational speaker, sports educator, and was honored as the 2012 National Finalist for the Giant Step Award, recipient of the 2011 National Ambassador of Peace Award, and again a 2011 National Finalist for the prestigious Giant Step Award as presented by the National Consortium for Academics & Sports. Susan, a member of the 2010 Florida Ha...
Mentoring Expert that specializes in Student Achievement, Authentic Networking, and Soft Skills.
Bertrand GervaisRecognized by USA Today and Fox News as one of the "Top Gen Y" leaders in the country, Bert Gervais a.k.a. “The Mentor Guy” is one of the nation’s top experts on mentorship, communication, and authentic networking. His number one Amazon best-selling mentorship book "Who’s in Your Top Hive?" has garnered critical reviews and his work has been translated into a curriculum for corporations, non-profits, and high schools. He currently...
Florida State Representative, Attorney, Author, College Professor, and Motivational Speaker
Kionne L. McGheeBefore Kionne L. McGhee—the State Representative, author, college professor, husband, and father—could realize his dreams, he had to fend off his nightmarish reality. A reality that consisted of a young, streetwise kid trying to survive living in one of South Miami’s toughest communities—the Naranja Housing Projects—and whose existence centered on balancing the role of man of the house and fulfilling the statistical requirements o...
Professor, Author, and Advocate for Women in STEM: Science | Technology | Engineering | Math
Amy L. FreemanAmy Freeman is the Assistant Dean of Engineering Diversity at The Pennsylvania State University serving as an advocate for underrepresented students and women in engineering.She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Washington State University and completed a Master of Science degree in Architectural Engineering at Penn State. Contributing to her career path in Engineering Education, she also compl...
Life Coach, Mentor, Author, Licensed Minister, and Motivational Speaker
From United States to Africa, Award-winning Motivational Youth Speaker and Champion Builder Lakeisha McKnight has been known to speak with authority and effectiveness, stirring the hearts and minds of business professionals, high school and college students. What qualifies Lakeisha to be builder of CHAMPIONS? Lakeisha has/was… •Risen from a Victim to Victor over childhood sexual abuse •Battled and overcame low self-esteem •Raise...
Helping young women and girls manifest potential through self-discovery
The Inspiration... Inspired by her own two young daughters, her passion for helping girls discover the best of themselves has become Phyllis Clark’s mission in life. Why? Little girls grow up to be young women, young women grow up to be adult women and purpose-driven adult women can move mountains not only themselves but for others. The Experience... An expert on college preparation and scholarship advisor to over 500 undergraduate students a...
Melanie Bonita is a #1 Amazon Bestselling Author and Award-winning Inspirational Speaker helping people to get more determined to achieve their dreams.
Melanie BonitaMelanie Bonita is a #1 Amazon Bestselling author, award-winning international inspirational speaker, faith coach, praise dancer and gospel fitness instructor. She's on a mission to help people get more determined, dedicated and driven to achieve their dreams and destiny. Her "Daily Dose Series" show others how to maximize their life and achieve their dreams by using daily strategies to get there. Melanie Bonita started being a very...
Omar Woodard draws on his deep expertise across the public, private and nonprofit sectors to improve the lives of people everywhere.
Omar T. Woodard, MPAPrincipal, Venture Philanthropy Partners. Consultant, Advisory Board Co. Deputy Regional Field Director, Obama for America. Lobbyist, The Whitaker Group. Contact: email@example.comOmar T. Woodard is a Principal at Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), a Washington D.C.-based philanthropic investment firm that invests growth capital and provides strategic management support to nonprofits serving children and youth fr...
The actions taken from this day forward will affect your ability to succeed and save your community.
Delano M. White is an entrepreneur, author, educator, mentor and community activist. The philanthropic mentor is the founder of Reignmakers, Incorporated, a community organization, whose mission is to educate and empower a community of next generation leaders. He is also the founder of the One Strike Foundation, which assists ex-offenders in successfully re-entering society as well as works to underserved youth on a pathway towards success. D...
I love Greek Life, breathe PR/marketing, and adore coaching other speakers
Eddie Francis is a thought leader in Greek life and a mass communication professional whose specialties are public relations/marketing and broadcasting. He is the Director of Communications at Paul Quinn College, a finalist on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., where he has served as a chapter president on both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well ...
Scholar, Educator, Motivational Speaker, and Community Advocate
Dr. Edward SummersEducator, Scholar, Professor, Motivational Speaker, and Political ScientistEdward Summers is one of the youngest executives in higher education and a prominent voice on issues such as access to higher education, cost, affordability, management of higher education, developing sound community and government relations programs, and institutional effectiveness and management. He also conducts research on politics, community and econ...
Law Professor specializing in urban issues, race and politics.
Christopher J. Tyson is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. His teaching and scholarship focuses on the areas of local government law, real estate and urban development. Professor Tyson’s interests also include matters of race, politics and youth mentoring. Prior to joining the faculty of the LSU Law Center, he practiced as a real estate and land use attorney with the law firm Jones Walker...
- 100 Black Men, Attitude, Author, Campus Activity, College Leadership, College Motivational, College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, High Achieving Youth, High School Motivational, HBCU, Leadership, Motivational, Personal Productivity , Religious, Young Black Men, Youth Motivational
- $1,000 - $2,500
"Mr-Opportunity" George A. Olokun is a Personal Life Trainer & Life Catalyst, leading Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author, & Visionary Entrepreneur. George travels all over the Nation and has spoken for the Obama Presidential Campaign, Black Enterprise, Essence, several colleges/universities, a number of k-12 Schools, Fraternal organizations, several civic organizations and a list of major entities. Many articles have been written ...
Entrepreneur, Speaker & Media Mogul!
After being rejected by QVC, MTV’s “Mogul in the Making” and Oprah’s original Reality Show “The Big Give”, you would think Quinn Conyers would abandon her entrepreneurial dreams and quest to add style, sophistication and personality to television and social media. Born to teenage parents, both under the age of 17, Quinn decided early in life she wanted more than what her hometown could offer her. Originally from Lancaster PA, a small town known m...