Because of rapid advances in business, politics and society, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is fast expanding. From weather-flexible buildings and bridges to discovering new synthetic compounds for building materials, STEM changes how we work, play and live. But how does one get started - and, more importantly, remain successful – within this field? STEM speakers are ready to teach, share and inspire the next wave of STEM leaders. Browse the list of available speakers for your next STEM event.
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, Martin Luther King Day, Personal Finance, STEM, Young Black Men
- $10,000 - $20,000
Dr. Boyce Watkins Dr. Boyce 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, arti...
Digital Lifestyle Expert and Emmy Award Winning Media Personality
Mario Armstrong Mario, Digital Lifestyle Expert and Emmy Award Winning Media Personality, provides regular commentary to CNN/HLN, The TODAY Show, NPR Morning Edition, Tell Me More, Sirius/XM, and Public Radio WYPR.Mario is a guide to Motivate, Educate, Inspire and Innovate, for consumers, youth and business people as they engage and consider current and evolving digital and technology solutions in their lives.In addition to...
The Change Agent Diversifying the Innovation Economy
Angela Benton Angela is the Founder & CEO of NewME Accelerator. Launched in 2011, NewME’s mission is to accelerate underrepresented entrepreneurs around the world. NewME has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Inc. Magazine, among others for the work they are doing to ensure the technology entrepreneurship is accessible to women and minorities. Additionally, Angela and the inaugural class ...
Founder of Great Black Speakers Bureau, and Leading Entrepreneurship & Personal Achievement Expert
- 100 Black Men, Alpha Phi Alpha, Black Student Union , Business Development, Business School, College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, Entrepreneurship, NPHC Fraternities/Sororities, High Achieving Youth, Internet Marketing, Marketing, Networking, NSBE, Personal Productivity , STEM, Technology, Upward Bound, Young Black Men, Youth Entrepreneurship
- $2,500 - $5,000
Lawrence Watkins Lawrence is one of America’s leading entrepreneurship and personal achievement experts. His journey has taken him from an ultra-underachiever in high school to a graduate of an Ivy League business school as well as the Owner of Great Black Speakers, Great Pro Speakers, and Co-Founder of Watkins Media Group. Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, KY to a police officer father and a mother who was a counselo...
Founder, Black Girls Code; Aspen Institute Fellow; 2015 Apple STEM Partner
Kimberly Bryant Coming from humble beginnings, Kimberly Bryant is no stranger to hard work. As a young girl, she developed an uncommon passion for math and science which eventually lead her to the prestigious Vanderbilt University where she majored in Electrical Engineering and minored in Math. Often being the only minority in her classes, she entered the work force in the same predicament. This disconnect continued int...
Global Ambassador and Retired IBM Executive
Marilyn Johnson Marilyn was the IBM Vice President, Market Development based in Armonk, New York. In this capacity, she led an organization responsible for developing IBM’s strategy for (and marketing to) businesses owned or operated by Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and Women in the Americas. In 2005 she expanded her mission to include women-owned and women-led businesses in selected markets around the globe; expan...
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 Gordon Jullien, The PurposeFinder, is the country’s leading voice on purpose and motivation for the millennial generation. He already has 10 years of experience working with millennials as a CEO, coach, and counselor. Jullien is the Founding Partner at New Higher, a high performance consultancy for organizations, individuals, and teams that want to increase employee performance, motivation, engagement, and retention. He has wo...
A natural pioneer at grasping the rapidly changing landscape of technology, Corvida Raven is known for talking technology in plain English.
Corvida Raven A natural pioneer at grasping the rapidly changing landscape of technology, Corvida Raven is known for talking technology in plain English. Since the age of 19, Corvida has consistently captured the tech world's attention with her award-winning blog, SheGeeks.net. Translating the value of social media services and how to utilize them in tandem with innovative devices and mobile apps is a natural passion for this...
HistoryMaker, ScienceMaker, EducationMaker; Teacher, researcher, administrator, and adviser to government, universities, corporations and philanthropy.
Oliver G. McGee III, Ph.D., M.B.A., C.F.R.M. Dr. Oliver is a HistoryMaker, ScienceMaker-Research, and EducationMaker-Administration at The History Makers - The Nation's Largest African American Video Oral History Collection. see biography at: http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/oliver-mcgee-iii Dr. Oliver has gone viral online with millions of views and social media shares worldwide on breaking news aviation safety and s...
CEO of nationally recognized Tech startup MentorMe, Ms. Kentucky International 2015, and Community Organizer
Brit Fitzpatrick Brit is the Founder & CEO of MentorMe, a technology company that is enabling organizations to create pathways to education and careers through an innovative mentoring platform.A 2014 FOCUS100 Fellow and Points of Light Civic Accelerator alum, Brit has been named one of the top 50 under 40 emerging leaders in social enterprise by the American Express Foundation and recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of “8 Awesome...
Thought Leader • Leadership Trainer • Keynote Speaker • Author
Dr. George Benjamin Brooks, Jr. To empower leaders to do great things is the mission of Dr. George Benjamin Brooks, Jr. A spellbinding public speaker, award-winning writer and editor, established social, environmental, economic and civic leader, Dr. Brooks is an expert in aquaponics, transformational leadership, urban agriculture and sustainability. He holds a Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries from the School of Renewab...
Senior Advisor at the College Board, and former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester NY School District.
Jean-Claude Brizard Mr. Brizard is Partner and Vice-President at Cross & Joftus. For more than a decade C&J has been devoted to helping public education leaders achieve outstandingresults. In addition to current practice areas in school and district improvement, educational leadership, talent management, strategicplanning, school finance, community schools, and education policy, Brizard brings to Cross & Joftus two new ...
Award-winning Educator and Author
Chike Akua Chike is an award-winning educator and author who is known for his dynamic, interactive, riveting and revealing presentations that leave everyone inspired, uplifted, and transformed.Ebony magazine selected him as one of its "50 Leaders of Tomorrow," a distinction he is, no doubt, living up to today. Chike Akua is one of the most sought after speakers at colleges, universities, and educational conferences.His most fre...
Award-winning Educator, Expert Engineer, Leadership-Innovation-Diversity Specialist who inspires students and professionals to pursue STEM education and careers, even in the face of great adversity.
Pamela McCauley (formerly Bush), Ph.D., C.P.E. Engineer, Educator, Leader & Entrepreneur Dr. Pamela McCauley is a nationally recognized speaker, entrepreneur, author and full professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team. She previously held the position of Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Asso...
I was prepared for #Ferguson, I just didn’t know it.
State Representative Courtney Allen Curtis Courtney is a Democrat State Representative, who represents St. Louis North County (District 73) including Ferguson in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012 and re-elected in August 2014. As a native and current resident of Ferguson, Missouri, Mr. Curtis has been a vocal and vital figure during the unrest over the killing...
@KelloggSchool Professor • @ACOGChicago Assistant Pastor • Executive Adviser • Encourager
Rev. Dr. Nicholas Pearce Dr. Nicholas is a clinical assistant professor of Management & Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His research examines leadership, organizational values, and organizational change in diverse contexts, ranging from the boardrooms of Fortune 500 corporations, to the halls of power in national governments, to the pulpits of America’s megachurches. His teaching on ...
History curator, Branding expert, and author, The Brand YU Life: Re-thinking Who You Are Through Personal Brand Management
Hajj Flemings is . . . • CEO and Founder of Brand Camp University • CEO and Co-Founder of Gokit • Digital Brand Strategist/Author/Speaker • BlackEnterprise.com, Tech Columnist • Founder of Student Ventures Hajj is the founder of Brand Camp University the largest personal branding conference in the Midwest. He has expanded his personal branding conference to New York and Boston. He is also the author of “T...
A 21st century innovator who specializes in technology, politics, education and sports.
Garrett Johnson Garrett 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 was graduated magna cum laude in three years with a double major in Political Science and English. Johnson was named an academic All-American in 2005 and 200...
Allen Orr Practice Description Allen Orr is the founder of Orr Immigration Law Firm PC, a minority-owned law firm based in Washington, DC and focusing on a US corporate compliance, as well as global corporate representation and assistance on immigration issues. Mr. Orr has over 13 years of US and global immigration experience with the immigration practice of one of the largest international law firms. Mr. Orr i...
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...
Professor, Author, and Advocate for Women in STEM: Science • Technology • Engineering • Math
Dr. Amy L. Freeman Amy holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Workforce Education. This unusual combination has provided her with a professional skill set that includes both the technical and social sciences. Dr. Freeman has spoken in numerous business and professional venues as well as schools, churches and government institutions. Topics include lowering the stress level of working professionals, work-life balanc...
#SociallyInnovative Tech Publicist, @tiphubAfrica Marketing Director, Co-founder/Fmr @Blerdology CMO, @BusinessInsider 30 Under 30 Women in Tech
Amanda Spann Amanda is a formally trained publicist and an avid innovation enthusiast who currently serves as the Communications and Content Manager for IBM Cloud Computing Category. She is also the Co-founder & Marketing Director of tiphub, a mentorship driven accelerator and business consultancy that develops and supports seed stage technology and social impact ventures within Africa and the African Diaspora. The Washington, DC based co...