Health & Fitness Speakers
Celebrity Medical/Diet Expert, Author, Radio Host & Speaker
Dr. Ian K. Smith Dr. Smith has served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s highly-rated “Celebrity Fit Club,” the creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile?, and a medical contributor on the nationally syndicated television show “Rachael Ray.”Dr. Smith is also the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show “HealthWatch” on American Urban Radio Networks.He is the former medic...
Best Selling Authors • Community Partners • Health Experts • Motivational Speakers • National Role Models • Philanthropists
Dr. Sampson Davis Board Certified ER Physician at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ Dr. Rameck Hunt Board certified Internist at University Medical Center at Princeton and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Dr. George Jenkins Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Columbia University in New York City Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins...
Best Selling Author, Custodian of the Cultural Consciousness Award recipient, inducted into Black Hall of Fame in 1998
Phyllis Yvonne-Stickney Phyllis has longevity and staying power in the industry. She has been at the vanguard for many of the improvements to the Theater and Arts Festivals that are presented annually such as THE NATIONAL BLACK THEARER FESTIVAL THE ANTIONAL BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL THE SHADES OF BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL THE URBAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL, THE PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL among other contributions. She is a born leader. An ...
Multi-talented Ambassador for the American Heart Association, Chef Huda was a favorite on ABC’s Show, ‘The Taste’ with Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson.
Chef Huda Multi-talented celebrity chef, food & entertainment writer, fashionista, good food enthusiast and philanthropist, Chef Huda truly is a modern day Renaissance Woman. She is the CEO of Pretty and Delicious, a full service personal chef and culinary company and creator of the delicious destination for everything food "A Happy Food Place" the blog. With undeniably glam and class, great food and style are truly her gift to ...
Best Selling Author • Health Expert • Motivational Speaker • National Role Model • Philanthropist
Sampson Davis M.D. Board Certified ER Physician at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ Dr. Sampson Davis was raised as the fifth of six children in Newark, one of New Jersey’s poorest cities. As a child Dr. Davis grew-up in cramped living quarters, surrounded by fragmented families, crime, and drugs. Still, he was a good student, able to strike the fragile balance between being smart yet socially acceptable on th...
Medical Expert interested in tackling disparities. Dr. Andrews is a Radiation Oncologist at NSLIJ, and Assisstant Clinical Professor (Radiation Medicine) at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Dr. Janna Andrews Dr. Janna knew at an early age that she wanted to be a doctor. Raised by her mother, Janna’s academic pursuits were encouraged and supported through her mother’s sacrifice. For her undergraduate degree, Janna attended Princeton University and received a BA in molecular biology. She then went on to attend Temple University School of Medicine, after which she specialized in radiation oncology. At that time, Jann...
A motivational, inspirational and entertaining speaker who will inspire his audience to realize their full potential on a personal and professional level by “Planned Positive Attitude”.
Floyd Keith Floyd Keith has accumulated forty-five years of service and expertise in the sports profession; with 24 of those years in high level management. He is currently the CEO of PPA (Planned Positive Attitude) Professional Services; providing services in professional development, life skills coaching, diversity and inclusion and motivational speaking. Previously, Floyd served 12 years as the Executive Director of the Black Co...
Embracing my purpose to use my experiences to inspire and encourage others to live on purpose and to be successful without apology.
- Author, Black Student Union , College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, Diversity, Health & Fitness, Healthcare, Leadership, Motivational, Professional Development, Self-Esteem , Social Work, Success, Women in Business, Womens Empowerment, Womens Health
- $2,500 - $5,000
DaVita Garfield DaVita attributes her many experiences and obstacles she has overcome during her amazing life journey to walking into her God given purpose and passion of supporting other women on purpose. Her most recent significant experience began in 2012 with a multitude of sudden and unexplained changes in her health. Through stress, depression, frustration and at times anger, she began her fight to reclaim her health and he...
Laticia is a dynamic and energetic speaker specializing in building healthy communities, healthy individuals and healthy businesses through education, information and inspiration.
Laticia “Action” Jackson Health and Fitness Expert / 2008 Fitness Olympian Laticia “Action” Jackson has been called one of the most dynamic and energetic personalities in the health promotion, body awareness, behavior change, corporate wellness, community health and fitness field.With an academic success that includes a Master’s Degree in Public Health (M.P.H), B.S. Degree in Exercise Physiology, Certified Master Level Personal T...
The Revolution starts at the Dinner Table
Nwenna Kai World-renowned & award winning author, raw foods expert, adjunct professor, & wellness entrepreneur Nwenna Kai has truly pioneered the raw foods and wellness movement with her LA-based raw foods restaurant Taste of the Goddess Cafe where celebrities such as Forest Whitaker, Randy Quaid, Orlando Jones, Angela Bassett, & Derek & Sophia Luke flocked to.Presently as founder of The LiveWell Movement, a multimedia total wel...
Leading voice in the promotion of breast care awareness among women of color.
Natalie Williams Natalie is known for her forward thinking and thoughtful leadership. In 2012, Natalie was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation to fight the disease. As survivor, Natalie knows how to fight battles—and win! To protect others from the pains associated with this disease, she founded the Natalie Williams Breast Care Foundation, which educates women of color abo...
I help people with high blood pressure and diabetes exercise.
Damue Bagwell Damue discovered that he suffered from high blood pressure at the age of 18. He had an unhealthy diet of fried foods and food containing high volumes of salt. Unaware that his diet and high blood pressure were a serious problem, his kidney function went down to 5%.With Damue’s kidneys functioning so poorly, he was forced to undergo dialysis. On September 6, 1993, he was blessed with a kidney from his mother.As Damu...
A leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery.
Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A. Hakeem is the owner of Live Breathe, LLC, the NAMI Queens/Nassau Let's Talk Mental Illness™ presenter, an advocate, published author, poet and TEDx Speaker. Hire Hakeem to motive, inspire and transform your audience or organization. His topics include mental wellness; life purpose; achievement. His audiences include, colleges, school, mental health organizations and corporations.Diagnosed with bipolar d...
The Persistence Coach
Clarence M. Lee, Jr. MD, MBA Dr. Lee is an author, speaker, physician-executive, and entrepreneur. He serves as a Center Medical Director for U.S. HealthWorks an occupational medicine and urgent care service provider in Sacramento.Prior to taking this position Dr. Lee served as an active duty Air Force Officer at Beale AFB in the 9th Aerospace Medicine Squadron where he held the rank of Captain and the position of Flight Surgeon...
West Point Graduate, Professional Boxer, WBC Junior Middleweight U.S. Champion, Team Fight to Walk 501c3 Founder, WBC
- Academic, Attitude, Black Men , Career, Celebrity, College Leadership, College Motivational, College Success, Community Activism, Discovering your Passion, Diversity, Education, Family, Health & Fitness, Healthcare, High Achieving Youth, High School Motivational, Inspirational, Leadership, Military, Motivational, Personal Development, Psychology, Public Service, Race Relations , Self-Esteem , Sports, Success, Young Black Men, Youth Leadership, Youth Motivational
- $2,500 - $5,000
- New York
Boyd Melson Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson isn’t your prototypical pugilist. He’s a college graduate, well mannered, articulate and most importantly, fights for more than a paycheck; he battles for a cause.Born was born to a French Creole father and an Israeli-Polish mother resulting in Melson’s unique ethnic background and upbringing being that of African American, Native American, and European Jewish. Melson played basketball as a yo...
Dynamic Congolese Poet & African Diaspora’s Activist-Intellectual
Well known as Afroblues in the Boston Poetry Community, Leonard Tshitenge is a dynamic and engaging Poet, Master of Ceremony, Speaker, Youth Worker, and dedicated Father and Husband.Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa, Leonard uses his poetry to advocate for underprivileged Continental Africans and for the people in the Eastern Congo impacted by the Congo’s Wars, The deadliest War since World War II. He is currently invol...
Resolves pain, revamps posture, and refines power, to recreate consistent optimized performance.
Larry Jackson MS, ATC, LMT Owner and founder, Larry’s focus in coaching has been heavily influenced by working as an athletic trainer and massage therapist in the National Football League (NFL). His experiences helped him develop an appetite for precise answers to meet individualized need. He has also developed a sense of appreciation for cross-disciplinary team work while caring for clients from 13 years to 70 years of age. L...
Presents key notes, leads workshops and professional development surrounding diversity, inclusion, and wellness.
Tanynya Hekymara Currently a Consultant and Speaker in the areas of diversity, inclusion, independent school admission, and wellness. Her career in education and inclusion started as a team member of the University of Southern California (USC). She worked in the areas of admissions, administration, recruitment, research and development. While at USC Tanynya worked her way through school and graduated from USC with a Bachelo...