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Womens Health Speakers

From longer lifespans to pregnancy to acute care for breast and ovarian cancer, women’s health is increasingly important to individuals and families alike. In light of recent state and federal healthcare changes, more resources are available to take care of women’s health needs. But, how do women view their health needs? And, with recent changes, how do we access the best health resources? GBS speakers are proud to bring their expertise in women’s health to any event. Explore the list of speakers below to find the best speaker for your women’s health-related event.

Dr. Ian Smith

Celebrity Medical/Diet Expert, Author, Radio Host & Speaker

Dr. Ian K. SmithDr. 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 medical correspondent ...

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Rebecca Walker

Best-selling author, acclaimed speaker and teacher, and award-winning visionary and activist. Daughter of Alice Walker.

Rebecca Walker Her intention is to make the world a better place, one conversation at a time. She brings two decades of experience, insight, and innovation to the global conversation about race and gender, art and culture, and politics and power. She engages with audiences through writing and editing books, teaching and speaking at colleges and corporate campuses, blogging, social media, contributing to popular magazines and literary and academi...

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Sanya Richards Ross

4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and American Record Holder, Television Star, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Sanya Richards-Ross Sanya, star of Sanya’s Gland and Gold on WeTV, is the fastest American woman in history at 400 meters. She became the first American woman in 28 years, and only the 2nd in history, to be crowned Olympic Champion over 400m at the 2012 Games in London. Surging past her competitors in the last 50 meters of the race, Richards-Ross claimed her crown as 400 meter queen in dramatic fashion. The London games also set the stage for S...

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T’Keyah Crystal Keymah

Award-winning Performer, Writer, Producer, and Director

T'Keyah Crystal KeymahPerformer, writer, producer, director, T'KEYAH CRYSTAL KEYMÁH is her name personified: a prism of energy and vision, known world wide for her acclaimed work on TV’s In Living Color, Cosby, and That’s So Raven. Keymáh voiced Bumblebee on Teen Titans and Trixie’s mom on American Dragon. Stage credits include Love Letters (w/ David Alan Grier), her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Some of My Best Friends: A Collection of Ch...

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Divinely Inspired Victoriously Alive (D.I.V.A.)!!

Sheryl Lee Ralph Internationally acclaimed motivational and inspirational speaker, award winning actress (DREAMGIRLS, Moesha), Sheryl Lee Ralph consistently creates a contagious positive energy with her empowering and thought provoking messages of family, faith and overcoming. Ms. Ralph has spoken at schools, universities, social organizations, churches and religious conferences around the world. Able to speak on a variety of subjects, Ms. Ralp...

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Maimah Karmo

Inspirational, motivational speaker, non-profit development, women's health, empowerment expert, leadership, community activism, single mothers, self esteem, young black women and author.

Maimah KarmoMaimah is the Founder of Tigerlily Foundation and an eight year survivor of breast cancer, who recently received the Congressional Black Caucus Leadership in Advocacy Award for her work with young women and breast cancer.In 2009, she spoke on Capitol Hill, alongside Representative Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, now Democratic National Committee Chair, to introduce the Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young (EARL...

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Nwenna Kai

The Revolution starts at the Dinner Table

Nwenna KaiAward-winning health expert, Nwenna Kai is revolutionizing America’s dinner tables one mouth at a time through speaking to and teaching individuals, families, and organizations about transforming their food paradigms through her innovative programs and dynamic and life-transforming lectures. Audiences learn how they can transform their lives by making healthier eating choices and shifting their mindsets around health.   After being si...

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Trey Anthony

The dream go getter who specializes in helping others actualize their dreams and turning NO's into Yeses!!! She specializes in womyn's health and well being and also media and entertainment!

Trey Anthony Critics have referred to trey anthony as The Oprah of the Canadian theatre scene! Award winning playwright, executive producer, actor, creator, and stand?up comedian trey anthony, is known for the ground- breaking television and theatrical production ‘da Kink in my Hair. Trey was also the executive producer, co?creator and writer of the hit television show ‘da Kink in my Hair for Global Television. In the series she was the outspoke...

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Dorothy Russ

At the intersection of medicine, law, public health, and policy!

Dorothy M. Russ, M.D., Esq.Dorothy is a Resident Physician in Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of South Florida and was recognized as the Outstanding Senior at commencement. She then went on to receive a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida and her Doctor of Medicine degree at Meharry Medical College, where she served as class president. She finds peace and power in serv...

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Hakeem Rahim

A leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery.

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A. Hakeem Rahim is a leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery and speaks openly about his 14 year journey with bipolar disorder to audiences across the country. Inspired to address the stigma of mental health, he became a certified National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) In Our Own Voice speaker. In 2013, Hakeem became the NAMI Queens/Nassau Let’s Talk Mental Illness presenter. Through h...

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Dr. Njwen Anyangwe-Ngute

Dr. Njwen, Interdisciplinary Scientist, is passionate about Health and Wellness. Her specific interests are Cancer Awareness and the Role of Diet and Lifestyle in Chronic Disease Prevention.

Dr. Njwen Anyangwe-Ngute, Ph.D.Dr. Anyangwe-Ngute is an Interdisciplinary Scientist with diverse background in Regulatory Toxicology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, Molecular Biology, and Cancer Biology.  She has substantial experience in the safety assessment of food and dietary ingredients in regulatory submissions to the US Food and Drug Administration.She is currently a Consultant (Senior Scientist) with Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulti...

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Shauntrice Martin

Mother, artist, and entrepreneur interested in at-risk youth advocacy

Shauntrice MartinBorn and raised is Louisville, KY, Shauntrice Martin comes from a family of sharecroppers. She is a single mother, independent artist, and doula who has worked in the DC metro area with at-risk youth for seven years. She is an alumnus of the University of Louisville and is currently working towards a masters degree in Counseling from the International Institute of Restorative Practices. Shauntrice Martin is the creator of NappyQu...

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