North Carolina Speakers
Talented and Dynamic speaker Cullen Jones has spoken to Universities, Corporations and Non-profit Organizations regarding his Olympic experiences and overcoming adversity to achieve goals.
Cullen Jones At the age of 5, Cullen Jones nearly drowned at a water park with his family. Today, he is the most decorated African-American swimmer ever. Ever since his near drowning experience and learning to swim, Cullen has been determined to beat stereotypes and achieve his dreams of being a world-renowned swimmer. In 2008, Cullen did just that, as he become one of the fastest swimmers on the planet and only the second African-American in ...
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...
Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP Diversity and Inclusion is a full-time focus, not just one topic among many for Lenora Billings-Harris. Lenora Billings-Harris’s ability to transform multifaceted diversity and inclusion concepts into immediately applicable "how to's" have enabled her to help organizations intentionally create and sustain inclusive work cultures that challenge each individual to accelerate their efforts toward achie...
Thought Leader on Black Greek Letter Organizations
- Academic, Alpha Phi Alpha, Author, Black Men , Black Social Commentary, Black Student Union , Commencement, Emancipation Proclamation , NPHC Fraternities/Sororities, Law School, Multicultural Affairs, NAACP, NABA, National Bar Association, National Urban League, Psychology, Young Black Men
- $5,000 - $10,000
- North Carolina
Gregory S. Parks, J.D., Ph.D., is a leading scholar, author, and lecturer on (1) Black Greek-letter organizations ("BGLOs") and (2) the role of unconscious race bias in contemporary society. Dr. Parks has served as a law clerk for judges on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a Thirty-Second Degree Mason, Prince Hall Affiliated. Dr. Parks...
Sports Entrepreneur and Marketing Leadership Professor at UNC Chapel HIll
Dr. Debby Stroman is a faculty member of the Sport Administration specialization of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her teaching focus is the theory and practical application of economics and finances, leadership, and the marketing of sport. Her research interests are leadership, entrepreneurship, and social issues of sport. Additional responsibilities include faculty advisor to the ...
No Grease! Changing the face of Business
Identical twin brothers Damian and Jermaine Johnson founded No Grease! Inc. in 1997. Since then they have been recognized as the leaders of the Hair Care Industry in the city of Charlotte NC. Together, with business partner Charlie Petty, they now own and operate three grooming lounges in Charlotte, as well as the No Grease! School for the Tonsorial Arts (Now called Park West Barber School Charlotte). Today they are eager to share their knowledg...
Professional speaker, communication coach, and customer service consultant who has successfully partnered with hundreds of clients in corporations, universities, and community organizations
INTRODUCING CHARLOTTE PURVIS Charlotte Purvis has had a life-long interest in how people communicate with each other. She has been fortunate to be able to use her academic training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S., M.S.) and her passion for communication to build her business, Purvis Communications Inc. CLIENT RELATIONS The Purvis Communications Inc. client list includes major corporations, small businesses, universities, comm...
Servant Leader who has dedicated her life to changing the world through strategic communication, community service, and women’s empowerment
Joy CookJoy Cook is an experienced professional in making and fostering relationships through digital engagement. This has placed her among top professionals in managing the online community. Affectionately, titled “Ms. Twitter” by the front page of a popular publication, Joy has positioned herself as one of the nation's top authorities on Twitter (@JoyCookPR). Joy took her Twitter talents to the White House when she was selected as one of the i...