Social Work Speakers
In today’s society, professionals from many backgrounds recognize the importance of social work and the individuals drawn to this work. Increasingly, social workers have become a vital part of medical, clinical and environmental services as situations change. GBS speakers specializing in social work speaking engagements can share insight on the field’s evolution and key skills needed in the future. To learn more about our experts available for your next social-work academic or professional event, browse the list below.
Jackie is a philanthropist and an advocate for children’s education, health issues, racial equality, social reform and women’s rights.
Jackie Joyner-KerseeBorn in 1962, in East St. Louis, Illinois, Jackie Joyner Kersee came from very humble beginnings. To this day, she is still humble and loves to give back to the community despite having been dubbed ‘The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century’ by Sports Illustrated.Jackie’s athletic accomplishments are world renowned and are literally second to none. By the conclusion of her career in the heptathlon and long jump events sh...
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...