Alpha Kappa Alpha Speakers
Founded at Howard University on January 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the first African American collegiate sorority. With over 100 years of service to the community, Alpha Kappa Alpha boasts some of the most influential women in history as members. Some of their most famous sisters include Vanessa Bell Calloway, Jada Pinkett Smith, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. Below is our list of Alpha Kappa Alpha speakers who will inspire, educate, and motivate your audience. These speakers would be excellent for Founders' Day galas, service events, and community outreach programs. If you like our Alpha Kappa Alpha speakers, you should also check out our Alpha Phi Alpha speakers, Delta Sigma Theta speakers, and the rest of our Fraternity/Sorority speakers. The pearls of AKA still shine bright!
Emmy Award Winning Actress
Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Lynn Whitfield first watched the likes of Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and Bette Davis in "All About Eve" from her grandmother's lap. She loved classic movies and with child-like confidence, she could see no reason she could not become an actress and some day play those same types of roles. Over the course of nearly three decades, the talent of the little girl who dreamed of being on the silver...
Beauty Queen Turned Corporate Attorney
Marshawn EvansAs one of the nation's leading experts on the art of maximizing potential, Reinvention Strategist™, Entrepreneur and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited®, a consulting firm focusing on reinvention, diversity, women’s empowerment, leadership and peak performance strategies. She is founder of ME University® - The Ultimate Business & Branding Bootcamp, the industry’s premiere summit for equipping entrepren...
Political Strategist and Author of Black Women Redefined
Sophia A. NelsonSophia A. Nelson is an accomplished woman on the move. She is a much sought after speaker, media/political commentator, national columnist and first time author who is “redefining” the rules for 21st Century living and success. As one of only a handful of African American female national opinion writers and political/cultural pundits, Sophia contributes to The Washington Post, CNN Opinion, TheGrio.com, TheRoot.com, NPR, and is fe...
Inspirational Speaker, Co-Pastor, Fountain of Praise and Executive Director of the Metamorphosis Women's Empowerment Conference
Mia K. WrightMia K. Wright is inspiring women around the globe to pursue their passion for living. Through her renowned “Metamorphosis” organization, which encompasses a non-profit foundation, a mentoring program for girls, and the world renowned annual women’s “Metamorphosis” conference hosted in Houston, Texas, Mia is helping women and men alike to positively change their lives. She does so with a unique blend of ministry, personal enrichm...
News & Lifestyle Editor at Ebony.com
Jamilah Lemieux is the News & Lifestyle Editor for EBONY.com, a title that cleverly covers many hats. A Chicago native and graduate of Howard University, Jamilah describes herself as “a Hip-Hop Denise Huxtable, who dreams of growing up to be Claire.” In 2005, she created a blog, The Beautiful Struggler, where for more than six years, she galvanized a broad national audience with her meditations on race, relationships and her own less-than-ordin...
Sociolgist and Scholar who specializes in Diversity, Race Relations and Gender Issues
Dr. JeffriAnne WilderDr. JeffriAnne Wilder is a sociologist and scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and gender issues. She holds Ph.D. in Sociology, with a concentration on Women's Studies and Gender Research from the University of Florida. JeffriAnne completed her MA in Sociology from Cleveland State University, and her BA from Allegheny College. She is currently a faculty member in the department of sociology and anthropology at t...