International Relations Speakers

Imagine having a professional, award winning African-American speaker with field experience and global recognition for their work on such topics as academia, government, and the diplomatic corps. Having a professional speaker on to speak about public relations at your next function will be extremely beneficial to anyone interested in a career in international affairs. Great Black Speakers has an exceptional range of international relations experts and advocates with extensive experiences in the fields of global affairs, international politics and international trading and can answer all your questions regarding career opportunities and exploration of their area of expertise.

Cynthia McKinney

12 years U.S. Congresswoman, 2008 Green Party Presidential Candidate, Fearless in pursuit of truth, and Epitome of leadership and grace.

Cynthia McKinney          Cynthia is available to speak at meetings, conferences, conventions, universities, and more. She brings to her speeches a range of experiences and insight on the issues facing our world today, as well as her Southern warmth and engaging style. Anyone interested in exploring the possibility of having Ms. McKinney speak at your next event is urged to contact her through Great Black Speakers.Cynthia McKinney has ...


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Dr. Tererai Trent

Partnerships with Oprah Winfrey and Save the Children & One of the most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment.

Dr. Tererai Trent         “She’s my favorite because she symbolizes everything I believe The Oprah Show stands for. Her story encapsulates the essence of every lesson we’ve shared over the past 25 years: Hope; Your thoughts create your reality; Gratitude; It doesn’t matter where you come from; Keep reaching for your dreams: And above all… You have the power.” - Oprah WinfreyRooted in humble beginnings, Tererai grew up in a cattle-herdin...


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Dr. Anne Bailey

Anne is an author and motivational speaker committed to “living history and making history;” she specializes in black history, civil rights, diversity issues and educational success for all children.

Dr. Anne C. Bailey         Anne is a writer, historian, and a tenured professor of History and Africana Studies at SUNY Binghamton (State University of New York). In her work, she combines the elements of travel, adventure, history, and an understanding of contemporary issues with an accessible style. Her works range from adult non-fiction to children’s historical fiction, and include African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond t...


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Selena Cuffe         Selena is the President and CEO of Heritage Link Brands, LLC, the largest company in North America dedicated to importing and marketing wine produced by indigenous Africans. With wines that have been featured by media outlets including TIME and PBS, the company’s South African portfolio has won industry accolades from the International Wine Challenge, Decanter Magazine, and Wine Spectator, among others. Customers include hous...


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Ambassador (Dr.) Robin Renee Sanders      U.S. AMBASSADOR TO Nigeria & ECOWAS Republic OF cONGO; CEO-FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative & FE3DS, LLC     Ambassador (Dr.) Robin Renee Sanders is CEO of the FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative and owns FE3DS, LLC which work on economic development, diaspora, human rights, and business strategies for Africa. She is also a Director for Africa-based VGG (an innovative-solutions oriented ICT) and Eurafric Pow...


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Jon Gosier

Jon is a respected blogger, Investor, writer, software developer, serial tech entrepreneur, and designer working at the intersection of data and frontier markets.

Jon Gosier         Jon is an investor and computer scientist. He is a serial tech entrepreneur working at the intersection of big data and frontier markets.Jon is the Founder of Appfrica which helps companies do business and invest across Africa. He’s also the founder of Market Atlas has been compared to ‘the Bloomberg terminal’ of Africa, helping private equity firms and hedge funds vet the continent’s financial data.Jon has been liste...


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Imam Alfred Mohammed

Religious Leader over 60 years, Interfaith Dialogue Expert, and Community Activist.

Imam Alfred Mohammed         Imam is a dynamic religious leader and public speaker, with a focus in the nexus between sacred scripture which includes the Bible and Quran, psychoanalysis, historical studies, and African-American social thought. His passion for interfaith discourse, more specifically forwarding the Muslim and Christian dialogue has made him a sought-after speaker in religious circles across the country. His perspective is...


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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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Cha Jones

Cha is the Nomadic Chick, specializing in helping people get from where they are to where they want to be personally and professionally.

Cha Jones         Cha is a woman of many talents as well as words. She is an inspiring and motivating international speaker, author, and consultant specializing in intercultural training and expat coaching. She is also the founder of Expat Women of Color and Global Bound Consulting.Ms. Jones is the author of The New Urban International Migration, Every Girl Needs Her Pearls, and You Too! Can Live Abroad. As a self-proclaimed Nomadic Chi...


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Deidre Mathis

World Traveler, Author, & Budget Travel Expert helping minority students discover the benefits of study abroad experiences.

Deidre Mathis        Budget world traveler, author and keynote/public speaker Deidre Mathis debuted her budget travel book, “Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional” last February as part of Author House Publishing’s Travel line and has been on the go spreading the benefits of international travel since then.Deidre has been twice featured in Black Enterprise Magazine and she has also been highlighted as a USA TODAY’s Modern Woman....


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Asha Castleberry

U.S. foreign policy expert, U.S. military officer, youth advocator and public speaker.

Asha Castleberry         Asha is a U.S. foreign policy expert, U.S. Army Veteran, youth advocate and public speaker. Asha recently completed a 30 month deployment tour in the Middle East. Since the 2014 Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant (ISIL) incursion in Iraq, Asha served as an engagement officer for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Kuwait. From December 2012- June 2014, Asha served as the Kuwait D...


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