Speaker Liz Kleinrock is an educator, author and anti-racist and bias consultant implementing developmental ideas to many different organizations. Liz touches the basis of many different issues on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Liz educates through her compelling keynotes as she brings enlightenment and education around "taboo" topics and demonstrates how to hold conversations in many different social settings.
Why you should book speaker Liz Kleinrock
- Her work has gained national recognition through a documentary short produced by Fluid Film, and media outlets such as CNN, The Washington Post, NPR, and the BBC.
- In 2018 she received the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2019 delivered a TED Talk, “How to Teach Kids to Talk About Taboo Topics” Which has been viewed over 2 million times.
- In the spring 2021, Liz released her best selling book, Start Here, Start Now: A Guide to antibias and Antiracist Work in Your School Community with Heinemann Publishing, and is excited to share th publication of four children’s books with HarperCollins on topics such as inclusive holiday celebrations, adoption and the diversity of the Jewish community.
- In addition to the keynote presentations, Liz Kleinrock is available for professional development and training customized to you and your student’s needs. Her goal is to make social justice education both accessible, meaningful, and relevant to everybody.
Speaker Liz Kleinrock is an anti-bias and anti-racist educator and consultant who is based in Washington, DC. She is a transracial adoptee who was born in Korea and has lived and taught in different places throughout the US. Liz serves as the DEI director of the National Association of Asian American Professionals DC, and works with schools and companies to facilitate learning for adults that supports antibias and antiracist practices. Some of her partnerships include The North Face, Nike, and The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. Liz was also named one of Top 100 Influential Jews 2022 by The Tel Aviv Institute.
In addition to her keynote presentations, Liz Kleinrock is available for professional development and training customized to student’s needs. Her goal is to make social justice education both accessible, meaningful, and relevant to everybody.
Liz has collaborated extensively with colleagues across schools, grade levels, and districts, and she currently leads professional development for her school staff within fields relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Furthermore, Liz Kleinrock has both developed and led parent and family education workshops on social and emotional learning, and the importance of discussing race and race issues with children.
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