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Top Diversity Speakers

Studies have shown that employees are happier at a workplace where diversity and inclusion are central elements of the culture. Happier teams are more productive, which leads to an increase in sales and improved profits.

Our top diversity speakers provide practical tools and strategies to create diverse teams and workplaces. Many of them are professional consultants who regularly help large organizations and businesses with understanding diversity in the workplace.  

See below for a wide selection of internationally recognized top diversity speakers

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Dan Gingiss

A highly experienced customer experience expert, author, coach, podcaster, marketing consultant and keynote speaker. Dan inspires and equips all your staff to become 'The Experience Maker' in your company.

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Dan Gingiss is an expert in developing customer experience. He believes companies are no longer competing in terms of price or products, but the way forward to making a business stand out from its competitors is the unique customer experience they...

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Daryl Davis

Despite declaring a deep hatred for him, Daryl Davis sought to build bridges with leaders from the Ku Klux Klan. Daryl engaged in conversation to understand their views without judgement.

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Daryl Davis is committed to helping people ignite positive change –using conversation to build bridges. His jaw-dropping experiences speak for themselves. For nearly 40 years, he’s engaged leaders of the KKK and White supremacist groups face to...

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Tiffani Brooke Fest

Actress, activist, and speaker Tiffani Fest is a compelling voice in educating and empowering women & girls who have suffered from abuse. Tiffani helps her audience turn their suffering into their greatest strength.

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Tiffani Fest is an award winning actress, activist and TEDx speaker. Marrying her on-stage skills as an actress with her field experience as an activist in India and Nepal, she advocates on behalf of women and girls who have suffered sexual violence...

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Ryan Leak

Motivational keynote speaker Ryan Leak offers inspirational speeches to Fortune 500 corporations, sports franchises, and entrepreneurs. Encouraging leaders to value failure as the journey to success.

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A prolific speaker, Leak focuses on learning from past mistakes to plan for future victories. He's a changemaker who empowers leaders to new levels of self-awareness. While training more than 15,000 entrepreneurs and corporate leaders every year, he...

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Lauren Maillian

Marketing expert supports businesses to boost their marketing while keeping equality a key factor and to help give your business a whole new focus.

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Lauren Maillian is a change agent committed to diversity, innovation, equity, and inclusion. She’s an award-winning marketer, prolific investor, advisor, entrepreneur, and board member with a multi-hyphenate career spanning over 15 years. She...

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Claude Silver

Motivational speaker specializing in the field of diversity and inclusion, also focusing on the future of work and inspiring the next generation of female entrepreneurs and executives in the workplace.

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The world's first Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, it's Claude Silver's job to ensure that the company’s hundreds of employees feel as though they're being seen and heard. The CEO of VaynerMedia, Gary Vee, considers Claude's role to be the...

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Joe Gerstandt

Joe Gerstandt is a speaker, author, and advisor bringing greater clarity, action, and impact to organizational diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Joe has worked with Fortune 100 corporations, small non-profits, government entities, and everything in between. He speaks at numerous conferences and summits and is a featured contributor for the Workforce Diversity Network Expert Forum. His...

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Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal

Dr. Stejskal is considered the #1 international expert on resilience and leadership after conducting a decade and a half of research, giving rise to the evidence-based framework.

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International expert on resilience, in both leadership and life, whose mission is to positively impact the lives of 1 billion people, by enhancing hope, healing, and health through the concepts of resilience. Her work has been featured by news...

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Marques Ogden

Marques took control of his life to overcome nearly insurmountable challenges to speak with audiences about the power of resiliency and perseverance in leadership.

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By restructuring the way that he responds to circumstances, Marques Ogden's come full circle to speak about performance driven leadership and perseverance. After leaving the NFL, he launched his own construction company, which did well for a few...

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Hayley Mulenda

Subsequently, motivational speaker Hayley Mulenda tackles mental health issues head-on in her poignant and inspiring keynote speeches across the globe.

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Hayley Mulenda travels the globe to uplift audiences with inspirational messages. As a survivor of attempted suicide and challenges in her teens, she offers audiences a poignant and impactful presentation with guidance on how to address and...

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Jake & Hannah Graf

As the most influential LGBTQ couple in the UK, the two have dedicated their lives to healing perceptions about the transgender experience by engaging professionally in discourse about the subject matter.

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Jake Graf is recognized for his role in the short film, Headspace. After his 2008 transition, he wrote XWHY in an effort to create positive transgender representation in media. Likewise, Hannah Graf also valued her role as one of the British...

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Hollie McKay

Hollie McKay is an extraordinary investigative journalist who stops at nothing to get to the real truth of a situation.

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Hollie McKay has spent most of her life as a journalist reporting from war zones; regularly going undercover to investigate conflicts; and exposing crimes against humanity and human rights abuses. She has interviewed people from all sides in...

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Darren Woodson

Darren Woodson continues to break down barriers by offering audiences across North America practical tools for achieving success. As a Super Bowl Champion, he offers unique insight on how to win.

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Keynote speaker and Super Bowl champion Darren Woodson offers audiences practical skills for creating cultures of excellence. In 2004, Woodson retired from football as the Dallas Cowboys’ leading tackler. With a tenacious drive to succeed, his...

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Ben Cohen MBE

Former ruby player now discussing the need for character, equality, and respect around the world. Ben shares his knowledge and experience with the audience in enthusiastic keynotes.

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Ben Cohen (who is clinically classed as deaf) came to prominence in the successful Northampton side that lifted the Heineken Cup in 2000. A big, quick wing, his try-scoring ability brought him to the attention of England boss Clive Woodward, who...

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Robert Saleh

Robert Saleh: New York Jets coach. As the NFL's first Muslim head coach, he brings a unique identity to the role.

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Robert Saleh left Michigan State after college to accept a professionally fulfilling position in finance. After the tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001, Saleh opted to leave his cushy position to follow his passion for coaching football....

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Claire Williams

Claire Williams OBE is the former Deputy Team Principal of the Williams Formula One racing team.

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Claire grew up around Formula One, with her father, Sir Frank Williams, being the founder of the Williams Formula One racing team, winning nine Constructors' Championships and seven Drivers' Championships, whilst producing legendary drivers such as...

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Holly Robinson Peete

Bringing awareness to important issues, Holly provides a unique perspective to audiences about health, empowerment, inclusion, love and she offers guidance on personal and professional transformation.

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Focusing on topics ranging from women's empowerment to diversity & inclusion, Holly brings a wealth of experience to bear in inspiring others to action. Framing presentations from her own personal experiences, she offers practical tools for...

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Dr. Makaziwe Mandela

As the daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela, she continues to advocate for improving the socio-economic conditions of marginalized groups and educating global citizens.

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Makaziwe Mandela follows her father’s lead in advocating for political and social justice. As the eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela, she uses her platform to educate audiences about social issues and to develop relationships with organizations,...

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Nadia Finer

She's on a mission to help shy people to bring hidden ideas, solutions, and insights out of the darkness and into the light.

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For 15 years, Nadia Finer has helped people of all ages to overcome insecurities and fears to achieve their dreams. With more than 50 percent of the world population experiencing shyness, global citizens relish Nadia's group Shy and Mighty,...

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Mariana Atencio

Award-winning journalist specializes in telling transformational stories, where she creates diverse content, which empowers global audiences.

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Translated into 13 languages, the Tedx talk, What Makes You Special?, introduced Atencio to an international audience when it became one of the 10 most watched videos on YouTube. Her viral popularity set the stage for publication of her...

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Ozan Varol

Leading audiences to reimagine their circumstances, he helps organizations to transform business models and improve outcomes with his 4-step moonstep process.

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An award-winning professor and acclaimed speaker, Ozan Varol captivates audiences with creative business solutions. Renowned for his revolutionary moonshot transformation process, he is recognized for innovation in critical thinking. Leveraging...

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Najwa Zebian

Najwa Zebian is an activist, author and poet. As a prolific speaker, she encourages equity and inclusion.

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Najwa Zebian is a Lebanese-Canadian based in Ontario. She came to prominence on Instagram by sharing her poetry and for her role in the Me Too movement. She is a prolific speaker, including one for Tedx Talks. Audiences resonate with Zebian’s...

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Raj Subrameyer

Spoken at more than 100 conferences to help listeners to land dream jobs, Raj offers keynotes about productivity, diversity, communication, and leadership.

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As a career strategist, Raj leverages his experience to help people discover professional passion to reach exponential success. Leading teams at well-known brands, such as Expedia, CSG International, and Progressive Insurance over the last decade,...

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Bean Gill

Diversity and inclusion expert uses her own life experience to guide others in overcoming adversity and show why diversion and wellness matter

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Benveet “Bean” Gill’s story serves up a dose of reality like you’ve never heard before. In her 20s, Gill was working as an X-ray technologist in a cardiac catheterization lab. But, in 2012, when she turned 30, everything changed. She left...

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Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Keynote speaker shares his experience in academia, nonprofits, and government to offer insight into the economic problems the world is facing today.

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Dr. Martin helps audiences understand how politics, evolving technologies, and global commerce are impacting the future and the world. As a professor of development economics at Columbia University, Dr. Martin educates the next generation of world...

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Tanya Menon

Top Researcher on how to Create a Better Workplace Organizational Psychologist on Behavior, Relationships, and Habits Award-Winning Professor, Author.

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Tanya Menon is Professor of Management and Human Resources at Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. Her research has been cited in various media outlets including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The...

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Jen Buck

Globally recognized speaker, author, and host who empowers women to build networks, collaborate, and perform at the highest levels.

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As a professional speaker for 30 years, Jen Buck draws audiences of thousands who relish her energy and enthusiasm. With conviction, she offers practical tools for helping leaders to position for success. After a decade of experience working for a...

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Helen Richardson-Walsh

Team Behavior and Value Expert uses her sports experience to explain her thoughts on team psychology and behaviors

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Helen started her international career in 1999 at the age of 17 and became the youngest ever woman to represent GB hockey at an Olympics in Sydney the following year. She went on to compete at four Olympic Games and as part of the senior leadership...

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Princess Sarah Culberson

Princess of Sierra Leone, humanitarian, educator and author of "A Princess Found" speaks on Empowerment, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Princess Sarah Culberson has an extraordinary journey that has been featured on CNN, GMA, BBC among numerous other publications worldwide which has trended #1 globally in over 60 countries. She is an internationally-known thought leader, TEDx...

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Dr. Catriona Wallace

An entrepreneur in the AI field, adjunct professor and an expert in digital transformation, the future of work, responsible technology and women in leadership.

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Dr. Catriona Wallace has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship. As the founder of one of the first Artificial Intelligence companies to list on the Australian Securities...

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Kate Richardson-Walsh

Professional hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh shares her insights into inclusion. She helps audiences explore their thoughts on stereotyping and diversity.

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Kate Richardson-Walsh, is the most capped female hockey player in her country’s history, and was captain of GB women’s hockey teams for 13 years. An inspirational and charismatic leader, Kate was one of the many key builders and drivers of...

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Kathy Varol

With 20 years experience of brand marketing and strategy, she helps her clients to stand out from the crowd in competitive marketplaces. She has developed a four-point process to become a brand led by purpose.

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Kathy Varol has worked with international businesses such as Microsoft, Adidas, and MillerCoors over the course of her career. This extensive experience at some of the world's biggest brands has given her a unique knowledge of marketing and...

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Martina Navratilova

Tennis superstar Martina is passionate about many causes and speaks regular on LGBTQ issues, diversity, animal rights, breast cancer awareness, and the environment.

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Martina Navratilova is a professional tennis player, renowned for her incredible record of nine Wimbledon singles wins. As an openly gay sports personality, her life has been filled with challenges, and she is known for her outspoken speeches on...

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Sarah Kunst

Managing Director of Cleo Capital, Sarah Kunst collaborates with top funds to find and invest in innovative startups run by female and diverse founders. Her effort is shifting access to business opportunities for underrepresented groups in technology.

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Focusing on dynamic topics from Bitcoin regulations and risks to trends driving the future of technology, Sarah offers a refreshing viewpoint on the evolving business landscape. This power player is recognized as a Future Innovator. Marie Claire...

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Dr. Tana M

Dr. Tana M. Session is the CEO & Founder of TanaMSession.com, a certified Women Minority Business Enterprise (WMBE) with over 30 years of Human Resources experience.

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Tana was selected as the only MBA alumni in American InterContinental University’s history to speak as the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony where she shared a powerful message to over 7,000 attendees in Houston and Atlanta. Dr....

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Angel Radcliffe

With an MBA in finance and more than 10 years of experience directing global teams in financial literacy, Radcliffe empowers audiences to take control of their economic future.

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As an advocate for sound financial planning, Radcliffe leverages her experience in masterfully introducing audiences to practical tools for understanding wealth management. Her career includes corporate and community leadership roles, which have...

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Victoria Pelletier

Victoria Pelletier offers engaging keynote speeches, delivered with authentic and knowledgeable energy, dedicated to going through life without any excuses

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A wife, mother, and executive of corporate entities; Victoria Pelletier has never allowed anything to hold her back. Throughout childhood, Victoria had to deal with significant amounts of sexual assault, violence, and other forms of abuse. Despite...

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Dr. Maja Jovanović

Women's Advocate, sociologist, author, and TEDx speaker

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Dr. Maja Jovanović is a sociologist, author, and TEDx speaker. She is a confidence researcher and (unnecessary) apology hater. She graduated with a Ph.D. in sociology focusing on the sociology of women's health. Professor Maja is in the middle of...

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Gaby Natale

3-time Emmy award winner, entrepreneur, author and television host

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Gaby Natale is a sought-after thought leader and motivational speaker. Gaby has shared her inspirational message in Fortune 50 corporations, the United Nations, and her TEDx talk encouraging underrepresented minorities to pioneer and be what they...

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Haley Moss

Neurodiversity & Disability Inclusion speaker

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Speaker Haley Moss is living with autism and is a successful attorney, author, and disability inclusion speaker; her keynotes provide audience members with an overall scope of what disability looks like and how we could be more inclusive in our...

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Sam Kusi

Leadership, diversity, and inclusion speaker

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Speaker Sam Kusi is a motivational and diversity and inclusion speaker assisting organizations in optimizing their company through many different inclusions and forms of diversity. Sam provides actionable takeaways from his keynotes through...

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Raven Solomon

Renowned Executive Coach, Facilitator, Inclusion Expert, and Leadership Speaker who has worked closely with some of the world's biggest leaders

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Speaker Raven Solomon is a generation and inclusivity speaker, educating organizations about the importance of diversity in the workplace. Raven was one of the youngest ever executives at Pepsi Co and is now leading and providing insightful...

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Liz Kleinrock

Anti-Bias & Anti-Racist keynote speaker

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Speaker Liz Kleinrock is an educator 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...

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Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

America's First Black Female Combat Pilot; Former Marine & Cop; Author, Zero To Breakthrough; and Consultant to Business

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Combat tests you. Being a beat cop tests you. Life tests you. Three brothers and being the only girl...tests you. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has been tested her whole life. A gutsy trailblazer, her resume is an impressive collection of...

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Tamekia MizLadi Smith

Work place culture expert and mental health coach

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Speaker Tamekia MizLadi Smith is affectionately known as "The Singing Speaking Poet" As the founder of EDU Arts, LLC, she utilizes various forms of creative arts and expressions to convey a memorable learning experience. Tamekia has over 20 years of...

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Mark Beer OBE

Strategic advisor, innovator, client-centric lawyer

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Speaker Mark Beer is a solution-orientated, innovative, and client-centric lawyer, experienced in working in big law firms and companies, in-house, finance, in the Governmental and judiciary sectors. He provides solutions and answers for companies...

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Melinda Epler

Innovator, CEO of Change Catalyst, technology expert for diversity and inclusion

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Speaker Melinda Epler is an entrepreneur and tech expert counseling companies on how to become technologically advanced and literate for overall company expansion. Melinda focuses on how innovation, creativity, and mentorship for your businesses,...

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Jose Rosario

Empowerment speaker, author, and advocate for human rights, and mental health

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Speaker Jose Rosario is an empowerment speaker and a passionate advocate for people with disabilities. Using his insight and vision on life, Jose has created a space for enlightenment, growth, and powerful insight to connect all human beings as one,...

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Dr. Anastasia Dedyukhina

Digital well-being specialist, Author, founder of "Consciously Digital"

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Speaker Anastasia Dedyukhina is a digital well-being specialist, creating powerful insight into the world of relationships between people, technology, and online human behavior. Anastasia demonstrates when to optimize technology usage and how to...

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Gail Tolstoi-Miller

Award-winning entrepreneur, CEO, career coach and staffing strategist

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Speaker Gail Tolstoi-Miller keeps it 100% real. An award-winning staffing strategist, businesswoman, and speaker, Gail pulls no punches on her mission to help companies identify and recruit the top talent the job market has to offer. She has more...

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Susan Robinson

Legally blind, adviser on overcoming adversity helping businesses and nonprofits beat the odds

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Speaker Susan Robinson is a tango dancer, a yogi, tandem cyclist and a world traveler. Susan is also legally blind, but she has never let that fact slow down the pursuit of her dreams. A consultant and adviser in overcoming adversity and paving new...

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Mallory Brown

Impact Storyteller, Global Humanitarian, Empathy Keynote Speaker

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Speaker Mallory Brown is an impactful humanitarian dedicated to striving for change across the globe. She is a global traveler, putting attention on those in need. In efforts to pay it forward, she raises awareness for others to aid in a great...

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Matt Lindley

LGBTQ+ diversity expert and former RAF pilot brings you the best Inclusive Leadership and Diversity keynotes to your next event

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Speaker Matt Lindley is an LGBTQ+ diversity expert and former RAF pilot. As a royal pilot, Matt had to hide his true self: however, thanks to an inspirational leader in the Royal Squadron, Matt came out and found his professional and personal...

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Winston Ben Clements

Take a stand for a life that knows no excuses and no limits – with Winston the Resilience and Diversity expert

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Due to a rare bone disorder which stunted his growth, speaker Winston Ben Clements was expected to live a life of pain and insolation. However, knowing no excuses and limits, Winston has taken a stand for living his life to the fullest. Today, as an...

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Tessa Sanderson

Six times Olympian and winner of a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics. The only British woman to win a throwing gold medal

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Motivational speaker Tessa Sanderson has competed in six Olympic Games from 1976 to 1996. She is best-known for winning an Olympic gold medal for the javelin in 1984, and she is currently the only British woman ever to win a throwing gold medal....

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Thomas Duncan Bell

The Bipolar Businessman and mental health expert who helps organisations implement change programmes

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Speaker Thomas Duncan Bell is a truly inspiring mental health expert. After growing up in difficult circumstances, Thomas successfully turned his life around to help other people. Known internationally as The Bipolar Businessman, Thomas has already...

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Marissa Afton

Executive coach and corporate consultant who can transform your organization's members with mindfulness

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Marissa Afton is a leadership expert and corporate consultant who helps leaders and organizations unlock their potential to create cultural excellence and superior performance, resilience, and innovation. She has worked across industries with...

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Jos Dirkx

International, Award-winning Founder, Speaker, Author and Daychair whose work and keynotes on Education and the Future of Work have influenced thousands across the world.

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World Economic Forum 2022 Tech Pioneer, world-traveled keynote speaker and Singularity University Faculty member Jos Dirkx is a two-time founder, best-selling author, global D&I and education expert and CEO of an Artificial and Emotional...

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Alana M. Hill

Change leadership expert, executive and consultant inspiring organizations and professionals to change for the better

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Alana is an international change leadership expert, inspiring professionals to lead change in themselves and others to create inclusive, resilient, and competitive organizations. She is a passionate energy industry veteran who has paved the way for...

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Tony Chatman

Successful corporate relationship expert, author, and musician helping businesses reaching new heights

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Speaker Tony Chatman is a thought leader and expert of corporate relations. He helps organizations by delivering the right strategy to reinvent the business in powerful ways. Tony has helped big corporations and government agencies such as Estee...

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Jose Flores

Mental toughness expert, author and coach bringing forth motivation by sharing his unique story of overcoming adversity

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Speaker Jose Flores is a captivating international expert of motivation. He travels the world sharing his special story of the struggles of growing up with a physical disability. As a speaker, trainer and coach, he is passionate about showing the...

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Tamika Mallory

Co-chair of Women’s March and activist for feminism, Black Lives Matter and gun control inspiring to make a change

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Keynote speaker Tamika Mallory is a nationally recognized activist. She fights for human rights, equality, gun control and freedom. Tamika’s talks and keynotes are full of power, inspiration and offer wake-up-calls for all of us to start changing...

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John Gregory Vincent

Gallup consultant, former Command Master Chief, coach, and leadership expert advises companies on leadership

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Speaker John Gregory Vincent is a thrilling and captivating expert of leadership, behavioral change and inclusion through strengths. His expertise stems from leading in the intense and inclusive world of the submarines, serving the country as a...

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Natalie Cofield

Highly experienced entrepreneur and executive inspiring and spreading her passion for entrepreneurship around the globe

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Speaker Natalie Cofield is an influential millennial at the nexus of business, community and politics. As an advocate, founder and educator, she supports the growth of diversity and entrepreneurship around the world. As an entrepreneur and...

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Hayley Barnard

Managing Director & strategist at MIX Diversity Developers Ltd and expert of unconscious bias and diversity and inclusion

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Keynote speaker Hayley Barnard is an expert of unconscious bias and diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She is a talented communicator and an engaging keynote...

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Tanyalee Davis

Disabled comedian and speaker on body positivity presenting her own stories and unique perspectives

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Keynote speaker Tanyalee Davis is a 3 foot 6 inch stand-up comedian who is headlining at comedy clubs, colleges, and comedy festivals throughout the UK, and the world. She brings to the stage her very own unique perspective and somewhat racy brand...

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Lili Gil Valletta

Cultural intelligence expert, award-winning entrepreneur and advocate to minority and women-owned businesses

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Lili is an award-winning entrepreneur, cultural intelligence® expert and television business commentator known for her ability to activate the power of data and culture as a business advantage. As an immigrant from Colombia, who came to U.S. at the...

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Bill Walton

Basketball Legend, Broadcaster, Humanitarian, and Survivor Bill Walton is one of sports’ most recognizable and beloved figures

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As entertaining as he is insightful, speaker Bill Walton is renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports. As a speaker Bill Walton brings passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and...

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Polly LaBarre

Author, co-founder of the Management Lab (MLab), and business consultant helping corporations manage disruptive change

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Author, business consultant and speaker Polly LaBarre has worked with leaders to make their businesses innovative, resilient and inspiring for over 2 decades! Polly’s field-tested insights help organizations change the way they change! Effectively...

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Katty Kay

Lead Anchor, BBC World News America, Gender Equality Advocate, Moderator, Discussion Leader, and Interviewer

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Speaker Katty Kay is an award-winning anchor for BBC News based in Washington, DC. In her keynotes, Katty displays a deep understanding of current political events, drawing on her international background. She is also a strong advocate for women in...

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Özlem Cekic

An inspiring speaker and author using her own experience as a politician, political debater and former nurse

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Keynote speaker Özlem Cekic is highly sought-after for her insights into integration of immigrants and diversity in the workplace. She rose from humble beginnings to become a nurse, politician and well-known debater. Now a keynote speaker Özlem...

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Dominic Miller

Strong inspiring, interactive and relatable keynotes based on personal experience.

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Speaker Dominic Miller is a motivational speaker and influencer for schools of all ages and cooperate settings. He has overcame a number of obstacles in his life, but still he has persevered into the motivational man that he is today. Dominic...

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Roy Gluckman

Diversity & inclusion expert and speaker on a mission to help organizations and leaders attract and retain talent

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Roy Gluckman is a speaker, consultant and workshop builder on Diversity and Inclusion. Roy believes in tough conversations and is on a mission to help organizations talk about race, ethnicity and gender in an open and authentic way. A keynote with...

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Charlotte Sweeney

Founder of Charlotte Sweeney Associates, thought leader and expert in inclusion, diversity and equality in the workplace

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Speaker Charlotte Sweeney is an expert in diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. Charlotte works in the public and private sector and is seen as a thought leader in her field. A keynote with Charlotte will contribute to your corporate...

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Shola Kaye

Multi award-winning speaker & communication consultant contributing at corporates, universities and schools for more than a decade

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Award-winning speaker Shola Kaye is a communication coach and author who helps leaders and teams to step up, speak up and make an impact. Her key areas of expertise include communication for diversity and inclusion, empathy in the workplace and...

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Kelsey Tainsh

Inspirational and passionate keynote speaker empowering her audiences to bravely face their own challenges

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Keynote speaker Kelsey Tainsh has, at the age of 28, been through more than most will endure in a lifetime. Instead of letting her challenges weigh her down, Kelsey passionately spreads the message of what persistence and perspective can achieve -...

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Manuel Wachter

Coach and expert on unconscious bias introducing the key concepts that make diversity, inclusion and belonging successful

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Speaker Manuel Wachter is a global expert on unconscious bias and inclusive coaching. His keynote speeches introduce organizations to the key concepts and best practices that make diversity, inclusion and belonging sustainable successful. Manuel has...

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Matt Ellison

Thought-provoking speaker on identity, courage & acceptance basing his keynotes on his own story as a transgender man

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Speaker Matt Ellison is inspiring and thought-provoking. In today’s world we are becoming more and more accepting of transgender people yet there’s still widespread misunderstanding which makes it an important topic to discuss. Matt’s...

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Anna Rosling Rönnlund

Usability Designer & Big Data Visualizer, aiming to improve the understanding of the world we live in.

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Keynote speaker Anna Rosling Rönnlund is a co-founder and board member of the Gapminder Foundation. She presents eye-opening keynote presentations on how it’s possible to visualize global patterns in a way that really reflects everyday life...

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Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe

Co-founder of Real World Group and organisational psychologist specialising in inclusive leadership

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Keynote speaker Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, PhD, MBA, MSC, CPsychol, FBPS, has spent 25+ years in research and consultancy supporting the leadership development of individuals, and increasing leadership capacity in organisations. She is a Chartered...

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Emily Freeman

Developer advocate, author of DevOps for Dummies and former competitive power lifter

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Keynote speaker Emily Freeman is an engaging and humorous presenter on a variety of topics ranging from software to management. A former competitive power-lifter and ghostwriter, Emily had a slightly-older-than-quarterlife crisis and made the bold...

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Barjis Chohan

Social entrepreneur, multicultural fashion designer and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in business

travels from UK

Barjis's story could have been the typical immigrant story; parents pushing for medicine as a career, cultural and traditional upbringing. There is nothing wrong with the conventional immigrant story that we know. However, what makes Barjis's story...

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Breanne Butler

Pastry chef, entrepreneur and women's march activist advocating for women and diversity in the restaurant industry

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Keynote speaker Breanne Butler is a pastry chef, entrepreneur, and advocate for women. She is an inspiration to others not only because of her success in starting her own business, but also because she was able step up and make global history with...

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Risha Grant

Consultant & CEO of an award-winning diversity consulting firm on a mission to utilize diversity communication strategies

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Risha Grant is DIVERSITY PERSONIFIED; everything from her gender and race, to her lifestyle and business. She is also the owner of a Diversity Consulting firm, tackling economic issues on a day-to-day basis; as a speaker she will...

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Dr. Ava Eagle Brown

Life and business coach who will help you discover your talents and reach success by shifting your mindset!

travels from UK

Dr. Ava Eagle Brown is a master coach and transformational speaker. She grew up in a very poor part of Jamaica, where she had to work hard as a little girl just to make enough for dinner. Today, keynote speaker Ava Eagle Brown is an international...

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Mark Pollock

Explorer, innovator and collaboration catalyst well-known for being the first blind person to race to the South Pole

travels from UK, USA

Unbroken by blindness in 1998, the strong-willed speaker Mark Pollock went on to compete in ultra endurance races across deserts, mountains, and the polar ice caps, including being the first blind person to race to the South Pole. He also won silver...

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Frank Garten (PhD)

Intercultural communication expert sharing valuable insights into cooperation between people from different cultures

travels from Netherlands

Frank Garten is an expert on communication and collaboration across cultures. As the author of several books and a popular speaker and trainer, he knows that any cultural misfit can be addressed through good...

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Pellegrino Riccardi

Cross cultural expert, motivator and world-touring rock musician with a special talent for connecting to people

travels from Norway

Cross cultural expert, motivational speaker, teacher, communications consultant and even a world-touring rock musician, our keynote speaker Pellegrino Riccardi has spent the last 30 years travelling the globe connecting with people. The common...

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David Neita

Director of ELECT, lawyer and poet with a mission to advance empowerment through poetry, politics and public service

travels from UK

Lawyer & Poet, keynote speaker David Neita is widely regarded as one of the most engaging and informative social justice practitioners in London. He has built a reputation for representing marginalized individuals and groups and is dedicated...

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Lenny Henry

Comedian, actor & presenter Lenny Henry is one of the most recognizable, experienced faces in mainstream British comedy

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Keynote speaker Lenny Henry is a stand-up comedian, actor, radio host and presenter, known for co-founding and contributing to the charity Comic Relief and presenting various popular TV programs. A naturally funny and experienced speaker and...

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Stephen Frost

Global leader in diversity and inclusion solutions helps organizations embody leadership, inclusion and success

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Stephen Frost is one of the world's leading experts on inclusion, diversity, and leadership. His extensive knowledge in the field has led him around the world, where he has successfully assisted companies and worked in...

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Keith Wyche

Business transformation specialist being a real game changer for businesses trying to thrive in an ever-changing world

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Keith Wyche is an excellent presenter in the field of business transformation. Named one of the top 100 African American executives by both Savoy and Black Enterprise Magazines, Keith continues to be a creative, energetic and...

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Bill Treasurer

Business insider, leadership expert and founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting (GLC)

travels from USA

The keynote speaker Bill Treasurer is the originator of "courage-building," a new development practice that is gaining wide influence in organizations around the world. An experienced business insider, he challenges the conventional wisdom on...

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Caroline Adams Miller

Positive psychology and Grit & Goals™ expert and one of the leading experts on the science behind successful goalsetting

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP has for almost 3 decades been an innovative pioneer within goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. A leader in the field of Positive Psychology, she knows how it can be applied to...

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Will Greenwood MBE

Former rugby player known as one of England's best players ever, entrepreneur and owner of SuperSkills Experiences

travels from UK

Our keynote speaker Will Greenwood MBE, former rugby player for England, uses his plentiful experience from the pitch and the world of business to give charming & inspirational keynotes on leadership, change management, and...

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Legendary paralympic athlete & commentator having many different skills, which makes an unusually great speaker

travels from UK

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete. In combination with her English wit and lively personality, her ample experience from the worlds of sport, business, and politics makes her an unusually inspiring...

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Ole Kassow

Be inspired by a visionary serial social entrepreneur and find out which bottom lines really count

travels from Denmark

Ashoka Fellow, Ole Kassow, is an expert in finding ways to help others, and has turned this drive into a formula that creates engaged employees and enthusiastic customers, patients, users, and citizens. Ole is the founder of Cycling Without Age, and...

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Manuel Knight

Developer of the corn philosophy and organizational expert with a deep understanding of human behavior and driving forces

travels from Sweden

Keynote speaker Manuel Knight is an award winning speaker on leadership, organizational culture and motivation. The speaker veteran is an inspiration to his audience and a meeting with Manuel Knight leaves a long-lasting impression. He is a wake-up...

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Ronan Tynan

Medical doctor, paralympian, recording artist and motivational speaker moving people like few others can

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Ronan Tynan, MD is a successful artist, storyteller, and his ability to inspire, motivate, and empower audiences make his performances unique. Dr. Ronan Tynan has performed at historic events including Ronald Reagan’s funeral...

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Chris Bashinelli

Motivational speaker, TV host and Nat Geo explorer

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Chris Bashinelli is an outstandingly charismatic speaker. He has spoken worldwide, from the United Nations General Assembly Hall to Fortune 500 companies. In his speeches, Chris Bashinelli motivates audience members to step out of...

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Mike Abrashoff

The former Navy Commander and author tells his story about organizational transformation and innovative leadership

travels from USA

Mike Abrashoff was the most-junior officer in the Pacific Fleet when he took command of the near-worst performing ship. Twelve months later, the USS Benfoldwas the best ship in the entire Navy –using the same crew. The story of that stunning...

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Ken Dychtwald

Futurist, author, psychologist, entrepreneur and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing & healthcare

travels from USA

Over the past 40+ years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, health care, economic and workforce implications of the age wave. Ken is a psychologist,...

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Keith Ferrazzi

Author, entrepreneur & business strategist helping people and organizations adopt new behaviors that spur greater success

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Keith Ferrazzi is the Founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight. He provides market leaders with strategic consulting and training services to increase company sales and enhance team...

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Kathy Buckley

Author, popular comedienne and actress delivering motivational and powerful self-improvement keynotes

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Kathy Buckley is a charming and popular comedienne, author, actress and praised public speaker. Overcoming obstacles such as hearing impairment, a violent jeep accident, and ovarian cancer has made Kathy a strong and devoted...

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René Carayol

Business guru. facilitator and speaker on leadership who has worked closely with some of the world's biggest leaders

travels from UK

Keynote speaker René Carayol is the world's #1 leadership speaker. His focus on culture and inspirational leadership encourages the audience to realize that right attitudes and leadership-oriented minds are important to ensure the continuous...

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Robert Swan OBE

Strategist, visionary, polar explorer, environmental leader and one of the world’s top motivational speakers

travels from USA

Regarded by many as one of the world’s top motivational speakers, keynote speaker Robert Swan's experiences from the past 25 years have evolved into an exceptional and dramatic story of success, failure, the ability to learn from one’s mistakes...

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Sally Hogshead

Fascination expert, author, and creator of The Fascination Advantage® advising companies in brand building

travels from USA

Using her science-based Fascinate system, keynote speaker Sally Hogshead teaches how to instantly persuade and captivate in a world with a 9-second attention...

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Ian Goldin

Former Vice President and Director of Policy at the World Bank and a worldwide appreciated economist and author

travels from UK

Keynote speaker Ian Goldin is a worldwide appreciated economist and author. The former Vice President and Director of Policy at the World Bank delivers keynotes on economic issues, globalization, future trends and a variety of other topics. He is a...

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Stephen Shapiro

Respected Business Innovation Expert, Appreciated Author and Leading Consultant helping businesses think outside the box

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Stephen Shapiro has delivered his groundbreaking presentations in over 40 countries and has changed their perspectives on innovation to hundreds of thousands of people. The results speak for themselves. The content of every...

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Frans Johansson

Entrepreneur, innovation expert, consultant, and author best-known for making the business case for diversity

travels from USA

Keynote speaker Frans Johansson demonstrates how the best ideas and innovation come from collaboration between people with diverse experiences, skills, expertise, perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. Simply stated, Johansson is known for making...

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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Published Neuroanatomist and stroke survivor; a story that she is famous for sharing in the second most viewed TED Talk

travels from USA

Keynote Speaker Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained and published neuroanatomist who experienced a severe hemorrhage in the left hemisphere of her brain in 1996. In 2008, Dr. Jill gave a presentation at the TED Conference in Monterey, CA,...

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Doug Lipp

Expert on customer service and global competitiveness helping organizations strengthen their corporate culture

travels from USA

Candid. Passionate. Relevant. Keynote speaker Doug Lipp is on a crusade to help organizations strengthen their corporate culture, boost business performance, and unapologetically, have fun while doing it. Doug Lipp can take you on an entertaining...

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Devon Harris

Three-Time Olympian with the Original Jamaican Bobsled Team and Retired Jamaican Defence Force Captain; Leading Audiences to Visualize Success with an Olympic Mindset

travels from USA

You may not know his name or recognize his picture.  Yet his grit and fortitude helped inspire a movie you likely have viewed more than once.  The 1990s feel-good blockbuster Cool Runnings sugarcoats the real story behind the original Jamaican...

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Chuck Underwood

Pioneer within the field of generational studies coaching some of the biggest organizations in behavior and leadership

travels from USA

Our keynote speaker Chuck Underwood is one of the original pioneers within the field of generational studies. He continues to use his original principles and has become one of the most popular and well respected speakers within the field. He...

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Diversity in the workplace creates more innovation as a variety of different viewpoints can offer fresh and new perspectives and drive the organisation forward. A lot of people also book speakers on diversity to get a better understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion. Creating internal communication strategies that meet and target everyone gives people a sense of belonging and purpose. 

Diverse workplaces welcome and accept every cultural background and recognize the individuality of all of us. Diversity includes practising mutual respect for each other and being aware of prejudices that may affect how we act around each other – personally and professionally.  

Diversity is one of the most popular speaking topics as it ties into a lot of different challenges for businesses. Diversity management and diversity leadership is a valuable skill for today’s leaders as it ensures innovation and creativity across working teams while also ensuring that everyone feels welcome and important.

Our top diversity speakers talk about issues and challenges you probably didn’t even know about. They provide solutions to these challenges and explain the importance of being aware of people’s backgrounds. Diversity and inclusion is a popular topic and whether companies wish to become more innovative or to create better work environments, booking a speaker on diversity is a great start. 

Diverse workplaces embrace people’s differences and breaks with the idea of employees just fitting in. Workplaces should embody people’s differences when it comes to religion, culture, language, age, gender and abilities. Booking a keynote with one of our top diversity speakers will give you valuable insights into becoming a diverse organisation.

A diverse organisation also relates and understands their customers better, allowing the company to provide excellent customer service globally. Furthermore, companies embracing diversity of people at the workplace are better at attracting top talent all over the world. Especially younger generations care deeply about equality and inclusion, and organisations who wish to appeal to these generations must start taking action. Particularly gender diversity seems to be an important topic as more people are fighting for the right to be their true self – organisations should recognize this!

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