The only thing someone can never take from you is your education. This makes education one of the single most important factors in someone’s lifestyle and life path. Your education can not only prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need for future success, but can also give you confidence and pride in yourself and your work. One of the best forms of high impact education is hiring an African-American public speaker from Great Black Speakers to address, inform and discuss your topic to a knowledge-hungry audience for educational purposes. We have the most exclusive range of scholars, authors, lecturers and other education experts that are ready to be booked for your next event or function.
The People's Scholar who specializes in finance, education, and black social commentary.
- Academic, Association, At Risk Youth, Author, Black History Month, Black Men , Black Social Commentary, Black Student Union , Civil Rights, College Orientation, Commencement, Constitution Day, Diversity, Education, Emancipation Proclamation , Finance, Homecoming, Personal Finance, STEM, Young Black Men
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- New York
Dr. Boyce WatkinsDr. Boyce Watkins is one of the most highly sought after African-American scholars in the world. Specializing in financial psychology, educational motivation, and black social commentary, Dr. Watkins has presented his message to millions, making regular appearances on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, ABC News, BET, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Black Enterprise Magazine and many more national media outlets. Brilliant, articulate, and...
Founder and Lead Minister of Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND) and Founder of Partners In Goodwill Publications & Media.
Dana Rondel is an extraordinary and magical writer, speaker, artist, spiritual advisor and community leader. She is the author of children’s books, novels, short stories, anthologies, essays, poetry and The Sunshine Letter. Dana is also the Founder and Minister of Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND) Foundation, Spiritual Center and Temple, a panoptic church focused on building stronger ecumenical communities. She is also the Founder, Lead Writer and ...
Speaker | Trainer | Developer | Entrepreneur
Kai Dupe is a speaker, trainer and software development consultant with over 25 years of experience. He is an expert in languages such as Object Pascal and C#. Dupé has trained thousands of people on how to use programming languages such as Visual Basic and ASP.Net. Mr. Dupé is also a doctoral student at Pepperdine University where he is researching the lack of African American males in the information technology field. Kai is concerned wit...
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
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- 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...
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...
Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship Expert
Dr. Laquita C. Blockson, also known as the “Business Renaissance Guru,” is a business/organizational ethics expert as well as an entrepreneurship and urban economic development scholar. She has extensive experience providing lectures for, facilitating workshops for, and providing guidance to small businesses, community development corporations, executive education programs, affiliates of national nonprofit organizations, and aspiring minority an...
Grandson of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg
RADIO NEWS ANNOUNCER/WRITER Gathered and edited information from a variety of sources, including newswires, financial services websites, newspapers and other published sources for broadcast delivery on radio networks and to individual radio stations, as well as internet podcasts. Wrote and broadcast financial news to individual broadcast stations and network affiliated radio stations for their use as part of network programming. Trained replaceme...
NBA Player, Author, Poet, Political Pundant, Children's Advocate
Etan ThomasEtan Thomas is More Than An Athlete. He’s been called a “gentle giant.” A “rebounder with a cause.” Thomas defies the stereotype of the apolitical athlete, and plants his roots in his budding literary career with the conviction of a Bill Russell, and the poetic finesse of Muhammad Ali. Born in Harlem and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Thomas’ childhood was surrounded by books on the civil rights movement, politics and the 1960′s. He was g...
Motivational Speaker, Consultant and Comedian
George DuvallGeorge Duvall is a motivational speaker, consultant and comedian who shares his positive message of success with schools and organizations across America. George spent 15 years of his life in foster care and youth facilities. Now he speaks to audiences about the importance of education, fun, family and fatherhood using humor and his own unique journey from struggle to success. George has presented at over 500 events over the past ...
Professor, Cultural Critic, HIgher Education and Gender Issues Expert
“ Keeping It Real In Bringing Provocative, Frank and Riveting Commentary on Political, Educational and Contemporary Cultural Issues To The People.” Dr Elwood Watson is a professor, cultural critic, higher education, gender issues and popular culture expert. He is the author and co –author of several books and scholarly articles, among them Outsiders Within: Black Women in The Legal Academy After Brown v. Board and Performing American Mascu...
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...
Professor, Author, and Advocate for Women in STEM: Science | Technology | Engineering | Math
Amy L. 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 completed a Ph....
Financial Literacy "Activist" and Expert
Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling is the author of How To Save Money and Organize Your Finances: Tales of an Urban Consumer, an FDIC MoneySmart-certified instructor of financial literacy at Syracuse University. Brooks-Rolling is currently a contributing writer for an employment advice series, a joint venture of The Post-Standard and Syracuse.com (http://search.syracuse.com/brooks-rolling). She is also a business and finance columnist for CNY Latino, CNY Vi...
Dr. L'Heureux Lewis is a leading scholar and activist in education, youth culture, and public policy. His research and commentary have been sought for television, radio, and community forums because they concentrate on expanding conversations, deepening analysis, and creating traction towards racial and gender equality. He is an assistant professor of Sociology, Black Studies, and Public Policy at the City College of New York CUNY. His talks ...
The masculine scholar Exploring fatherhood, rites of passage, education and the influence of Hip-hop on the masculine male.
Dr. Theodore S. RansawA highly sought after guest speaker, Dr. Theodore S. Ransaw is a scholar specializing in the fields of Education, Afro American Studies and Communication. He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Cultural Education and International Studies. Dr. Ransaw also has a MA and a BA in communication. He teaches classes on diversity, Black masculinity, Hip-hop music and culture and oral communication. D...
A 21st century innovator who specializes in technology, politics, education and sports.
Garrett Johnson is CEO/co-founder of SendHub, a venture-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. He previously served as professional staff on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan and Haiti. Johnson completed graduate studies at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and was accepted to Harvard law school. Originally from Florida, he took his undergraduate degrees from Flor...
"The force of the thought-provoking voice." Executive Director for the National Greek Fraternity and Sorority Awards® and President of Premier Budgeting International™.
Tim CarthonTim Carthon (http://www.TimCarthon.com) is a long-time educator and a young, hardworking, creative visionary. He is aptly named “The force of the thought-provoking voice” for his amazing ability to help others see things from angles they never knew existed and turn them into a voice for thought-provocation through what he calls the “simpleness of simplicity.” A specialist in the fields of education, Greek fraternities and sororities, ...
Dr. Rubin Cockrell is an International Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur and Professor. Dr. Cockrell serves as CEO of Positive Images & Associates.
Dr. Rubin CockrellDr. Cockrell’s Personal Mission Statement- To educate, enrich, and enhance people’s lives so that they may achieve their goals. Dr. Cockrell’s Personal Slogan- “Failure is not an Option, Excuses are not Acceptable, and Excellence must be a way of Life.” – Dr. Rubin Cockrell Dr. Rubin Cockrell is an International Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur and Professor. Dr. Cockrell serves as CEO of Positive Images & Associates (www.imagep...
Teacher • Author • Poet • Speaker • Community Activist
Nigel L. WalkerThrough his education, professional experience, and community service, Nigel L. Walker has developed into an esteemed educator, poet, author, motivational speaker and community activist. He is a 2010 - 2011 Teacher of the Year Candidate and honored member of the Biltmore (now Covington) Who's Who Professional Registry for excellence in education. He has published 2 poetry books and has recently released his newest work, The Undergr...
"The Essence of Education" Educator-Author-Professional Speaker-Coach
Dr. Shonta M. SmithDr. Shonta M. Smith is the “The Essence of Education”. Her company Dr. Shonta Smith International LLC is based in St. Louis, MO. The company provides services to professionals and institutions in the education field. The company’s mission is to help schools and institutions provide the highest quality education possible to our youth and to help teachers, principals and other education professionals excel in their careers. The c...
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...
Mother, artist, and entrepreneur interested in at-risk youth advocacy
Born and raised is Louisville, KY, Shauntrice Martin comes from a family of sharecroppers. She is a single mother, independent artist, and doula who has worked in the DC metro area with at-risk youth for seven years. She is an alumnus of the University of Louisville and is currently working towards a masters degree in Counseling from the International Institute of Restorative Practices. Shauntrice Martin is the creator of NappyQueen.com and she h...
The Plain Folk Scholar who specializes in urban commentary with an eye toward common sense solutions to everyday social problems.
Dr. Irvin PeDro Cohen Irvin PeDro Cohen is the Executive Director of the New Town Success Zone www.newtownsuccesszone.com a community collaborative initiative largely based upon the work of Geoffery Canada and the Harlem Children Zone. The goal of the New Town Success is to build a continuum of care for young people and their families living in the New Town/College Garden area of Jacksonville and lead children on a path to either college, the mi...
Author, lecturer, career coach, and educator
Ruben Britt, Jr. Author, lecturer, career coach, and educator, Ruben Britt, Jr. is a Master Career Development Professional. He is a career planning advisor at Rowan University and talk show host. Ruben is the host of Career Talk on WGLS-FM a show offering tips and advice on career planning and finding employment.He has written a book on self-empowerment entitled Reflection and Restoration: Quotes for Self-Empowerment and Motivation, a career pl...