Fashion Speakers

We have some of the top African-American names in the fashion industry available to hire for lecturing and public speaking at community and corporate functions at Great Black Speakers. Finding success in the fashion industry is no easy task, it requires unique skills, savvy marketing and an inspired passion for fashion. Some of the most highly celebrated African-American names in the fashion industry also do public speaking and lecturing about their craft and how they’ve found their personal success. To inspire a crowd to take on the wonderful world of the fashion industry, take a look at some of the top speakers we have available.

Jalen Rose

ESPN/ABC Analyst; University of Michigan Fab Five and 13-year NBA Star; and Founder of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Jalen Rose          ESPN/ABC analyst and former 13-year NBA star Jalen Rose is one of the few professional athletes to maintain a high profile post retirement. Long known for his post-game quotes and great relationship with the media, Jalen continues to show his versatility in the broadcast booth, in the entertainment world and as a philanthropist. Jalen was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, where he attended Southwestern High Sch...

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Tai Beauchamp

Sought after Media Veteran, Social Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Spelman Alumnus who lives her life for others.

Tai Beauchamp         A media industry veteran and social entrepreneur, Tai has a rare and innate ability to connect with audiences across demographics. It was as a magazine editor that Ms. Beauchamp learned the profound power of media and how to use it to motivate and inspire millions around the world. Becoming a humanitarian taught her the most valuable lesson: “young women and the world-at-large want to be inspired and that inspirati...

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Dahn Elle Dior Ballard

My Passion is to Empower Moms who might be feeling stressed and overwhelmed to live a whole and Balanced Life. It is possible!

Dahn Elle Dior Ballard         Dahn is a gifted Actress, Writer and Certified Life Coach. Through her Life Coaching, Workshops and Retreats Dahn passionately spreads her message of a ‘Balanced Mom Life” and how it is indeed possible. Dahn believes that the time spent raising our children is so precious not just to their lives but ours as well. We basically spend our “youth” raising our babies. If we don’t find a way to create a balance....

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Lauren Maillian

Lauren is an Entrepreneur, Marketer, Startup Investor and Advisor, Best-Selling Author of The Path Redefined and TV Personality. Her multifaceted career spans industries and defies the norm!

Lauren Maillian         Lauren is a former model turned serial entrepreneur; she is the Founder and CEO of LMB Group, a strategic marketing and advisory company, is a Founding Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners, an early stage venture firm focused on investments in mobile and consumer facing technology enabled companies and is the author of the instant bestselling business memoir, The Path Redefined: Getting To the Top On Your Own Terms....

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To Build Your Business, You First have to Build Yourself, Look like Success.

D. De’Vaughn (Jolanta Whitaker)            Ms. De’Vaughn is a professional stylist since 1996 and salon owner since 1999, successful entrepreneur, platform artist, freelance stylist, keynote speaker and best-selling author. Ms. De’Vaughn has had the pleasure of working with fashion photographers for nationally known modeling agencies. She also has appeared in national ad campaigns for blue chip brands.   Ms. De’Vaughn is the owner a...

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Kimberly E. Stone          Kimberly, Founder of, is an entrepreneur with a knack for recognizing creative talent and pinpointing successful lines.            POSHGLAM started out as a side venture while Stone attended school. During the growth stages of POSHGLAM, Stone worked as a weekend entrepreneur while working as a Relationship Manager for an IT Staffing Augmentation Firm.   Stone pushed forward with the development of POSH...

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Alison Vaughn

Awared-Winning Entrepreneur, Public Speaker & Community Advocate • Founder & CEO of Jackets for Jobs, Inc.

Alison Vaughn         A decade of making a difference in the community.       Alison Vaughn is an award winning entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Jackets for Jobs, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides employment etiquette, career skills training and professional clothing to low-income individuals. Since opening its doors in 2000, Jackets for Jobs has assisted more than 16,000 individuals in their pursuit of employment. This...

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Dawn Dickson

Serial Entrepreneur specializing in consumer products, women entrepreneurs, pitching, raising capital, bringing a product to marketing, and celebrity partnerships.

Dawn W. Dickson          Dawn W. Dickson is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development. She launched three successful cash flow positive companies since 2002, more recently she founded Flat Out of Heels, LLC, the creator of the innovative Flat Out rollable flat and Solutions Vending International (SVI), the creator of the Flat Out rollable shoe vending machine. She launched the companie...

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Michael Flowers (mikeflo)

mikeflo is a recording artist, producer, stylist, consultant and official tour dj for the legendary hip hop duo dead prez. mikeflo is a retired teacher and human rights activist.

Michael Flowers (mikeflo)         mikeflo is an emcee, producer, stylist, consultant and official tour dj and emcee for the legendary hip hop duo dead prez.mikeflo has been billed all over the world alongside some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including: Nas, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, dead prez, Common, Rick Ross, Outkast, KRS-ONE, A Tribe Called Quest, Dj Premier, Dj Drama, DJ Green Lantern, and a host of other industry heav...

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Elaina Vaune Moore

Fashion & Lifestyle Expert, Global Social Media Manager for Mattel Inc., Fashion Editor at Black Bride Magazine and Advocate for young women chasing their dreams.

Elaina Moore is the Global Social Media Manager for HIT Entertainment, a division of Mattel Inc. where she provides social media oversight and analysis for business success.  Elaina oversees the global social media strategy creation and implementation for six brands across the global HIT Entertainment division. Holding a Bachelors of Science in Art History from the University of Louisville and a Bachelors of Science in International Tra...

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