Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a federally-funded program that provides creative and comprehensive pre-collegiate programs in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), language and literature for low-income students across the country. In 2012 alone, the program had nearly 63,000 student participants and spent over $269M on projects. GBS has a number of Upward Bound alumna and supporters available for your next speaking engagement. To learn more about speakers specializing in Upward Bound, scroll through the list below.

International Authority on Soft Skills • Award-Winning Youth Advocate Click here to view

Al Duncan
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)

Founder of Great Black Speakers Bureau, and Leading Entrepreneurship & Personal Achievement Expert Click here to view

Lawrence Watkins
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)

A scholar who specializes in special education, disability and social commentary. Click here to view

Roosevelt Mitchell III
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)