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Best Diversity Speakers

These days, our civilisation is experiencing a variety of technological and societal innovations bringing people closer than ever. This created an amazing opportunity for different people to work together and make the world a better place. Therefore, equality and diversity are vital elements of a well-functioning organisation in our globalised world. Book our Best Diversity Speakers for your next event, conference or seminar and learn how to achieve diversity within the workplace!

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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

Meet The Bipolar Businessman – the inspiring mental health expert who helps organisations all over the world to 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

Meet executive coach and corporate consultant Marissa Afton – transform your organization with mindfulness

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Speaker Marissa Afton is a leadership expert and corporate consultant who helps Fortune 500 companies by providing them with strong cultural change solutions. Her research-based and customized solutions proved to be a success over 4 continents....

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Jos Dirkx

International speaker on a mission to challenge the status quo and making the world better through equal and inclusive societies

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World traveled keynote speaker Jos Dirkx is an award-winning communications adviser and creative strategist. Jos has a passion for changing the world by challenging the status quo in businesses and societies. A captivating and inspirational speaker,...

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Alana M. Hill

With The Ms. Engineer Way™ Alana helps your audiences use change leadership in their professional and personal life

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Speaker Alana M. Hill is a change leadership expert. As a professional consultant, Alana inspires professionals to lead using change in their lives and in their businesses. Her dynamic and engaging keynotes show all audiences how to convey empathy,...

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Tony Chatman

Corporate Relationship Expert, Author, and Musician

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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 Indispensable Leadership

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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...

Peter Ivanov

Business consultant and expert on how to manage virtual teams for company growth

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Keynote speaker Peter Ivanov specializes in new leadership that supports business and management in our global world where more teams are separated geographically. Peter is an expert on creating power teams and is an engaging and motivating speaker....

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John Gregory Vincent

Leading through the lens of inclusion

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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...

Thomas Mulhern

Globally Local - Global Talent & Diversity Management

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In this globalized world, you often fall behind if you don’t attract international talent. What’s more, you have to properly integrate the talented individuals you recruit in order to maximize retention. As Managing Director of Globally Local,...

Natalie Cofield

ENTREPRENEUR. PHILANTHROPIST. CHANGEMAKER

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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...

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...

Tanyalee Davis

Disabled Comedian & Speaker on Body Positivity

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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...

Lili Gil Valletta

Cultural Intelligence Expert

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Keynote speaker Lili Gil Valletta is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and an award-winning entrepreneur. After immigrating to the US from Colombia, she had a successful corporate career including a 10-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson,...

Bill Walton

Basketball legend, broadcaster and humanitarian renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports

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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...

Polly LaBarre

Changemaker & Management Maverick

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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...

Katty Kay

Lead Anchor, BBC World News America

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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...

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...

Kaplan Mobray

Business Speaker & Branding Consultant

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Drawing on over 15 years of experience as a successful business executive, speaker Kaplan Mobray provides insights into leadership, branding and workforce diversity. He is a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, the award-winning author of “The...

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Roy Gluckman

Diversity & Inclusion Expert and Speaker

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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...

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 -...

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...

Anna Rosling Rönnlund

Usability Designer & Big Data Visualizer

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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...

Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe

Leadership Speaker & Co-Founder of Real World Group

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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...

Emily Freeman

Developer advocate, former competitive power lifter and ghostwriter who switch careers into software engineering

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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 powerlifter and ghostwriter, Emily had a slightly-older-than-quarterlife crisis and made the bold...

Barjis Chohan

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

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Our keynote speaker Barjis Chohan is a woman of many talents; a designer, social entrepreneur, and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in business. She is a great speaker on topics ranging from womens’ rights to making the arts...

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Billie Jordan

Motivational Speaker & Founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew

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Keynote speaker Billie Jordan is a true inspiration to many. She’s had a life filled with ups and downs, and now Hollywood is planning to make her life into a blockbuster movie. She is the founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew™ - a hip hop dance...

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Steven D’Souza

International Executive Educator, Coach & Advisor

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Keynote speaker Steven D’Souza is an international educator in HR, leadership and talent management and has delivered talks and presentations to global brands and organizations like Eurostar, Facebook and BNP Paribas. His work has been featured in...

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Fiona Citkin

Intercultural Consultant

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Keynote speaker Fiona Citkin, a former Fulbright Scholar from Ukraine, is a professional educator, author, public speaker, and internationally renowned intercultural consultant, who learned about reinventing herself and succeeding in America from...

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Alain Safa

Transformation Agent

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Our keynote speaker Alain Safa is a Swedish Lebanese poet and transformation agent who empowers his clients through storytelling. His goal is to develop leaders with passion, joy, and a greater quality of life. He has 40 years of experience...

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Risha Grant

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

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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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Rufus Gifford

Former US Ambassador to Denmark and senior aide to President Barack Obama now running for Congress to help rebuild trust

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Our keynote speaker Rufus Gifford is easily the most popular US ambassador Denmark has ever had. Together with his husband, Stephen, he has won the hearts of the Danes and become a household name. In his keynotes, Rufus speaks about his time in...

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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

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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 Communcation and Cooperation Expert

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The keynote speaker Frank Garten is an expert on intercultural communication and management. As the author of several books and a popular speaker and trainer, he knows that the best communication starts with...

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Dan Allum

Acclaimed TV, theatre, film and radio writer using his own unique experiences and strategies in his award-winning work

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Keynote speaker Dan Allum is a Romani Gypsy who taught himself how to read and went on to become an award winning writer in TV, theater, film & radio. Using his own proven strategies and ‘out of the box’ life experience, Dan can enable an...

David Neita

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

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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...

Jitske Kramer

"The Corporate Tribe " Anthropology

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Speaker Jitske Kramer is a successful corporate anthropologist and presenter. She is an expert in the field of diversity and inclusion as well as a best-selling author. Her passionate presentations release undiscovered potentials and teach powerful...

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Lee Meadows

Experienced leadership and management professor helping clients to improve individual workplace productivity

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Keynote speaker Lee Meadows is an award winning Professor of Management and sought after presenter. The successful author has over 30 years of business and teaching experience. Using the combination of his theoretical as well as his practical...

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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

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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

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Our 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)

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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 Expert, Coach & Speaker

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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

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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...

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

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

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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

Thought-leader, Founder & Innovator

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Keynote speaker Ole Kassow is firm believer in the importance of strong values like good citizenship, kindness, and trust. The founder of a global movement, he continuously challenges conventional thinking with initiatives that create strong...

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Manuel Knight

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

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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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Mel Kleiman

Business Owner & Retention Expert

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Keynote speaker Mel Kleiman's, CSP, expertise is based on his personal experience as the onetime owner of three different businesses (including the largest group of Hertz Rent-A-Car franchise locations in the U.S.), as well as his extensive research...

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Ronan Tynan

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

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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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Richard de Hoop

Music of the future "Finding the right motivational tune"

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Keynote speaker Richard de Hoop unites business knowledge, creativity and music. His audiences are delighted by his ability to balance between content and entertainment in his electrifying presentations. Being an authentic and enthusiastic speaker,...

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Nigel Marsh

Business Commentator and Leadership Coach

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As a public keynote speaker Nigel Marsh is high in demand for his speeches on both business and personal life issues. His speech on work/life balance, held at the 2010 TED conference, remains as the most viewed speech held outside of America. His...

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Kenny J. Anderson

Entrepreneur and Financial Advisor

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Through extensive personal research and powerful insights taken from his interviews with successful leaders across the globe, keynote speaker Kenny J. Anderson has created a powerful business and leadership development program that...

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Ken Dychtwald

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

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Over the past 35+ years, our keynote speaker Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America´s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, healthcare and workforce implications of the age wave. He has dedicated his life...

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Keith Ferrazzi

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

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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

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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

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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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Karen Asemper

Speaker, Actress and Life Coach

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Karen Asemper is a successful speaker, actress and Life Coach. Her life story includes ups and downs, varying degrees of abuse, success and failure, and has turned the influential speaker Karen Asemper into a strong individual with the ability to...

Sally Hogshead

Fascination Expert and Author

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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

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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

Business Innovation Expert and Consultant

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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

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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

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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

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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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Chuck Underwood

Pioneer within the field of Generational Studies

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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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Andrew Bryant

The self-leadership expert

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More than just a motivational keynote speaker Andrew Bryant, CSP, is a Self Leadership Expert. Andrew’s audiences are engaged, energized and then inspired to reflect and take action. He has worked with the senior leadership of multi-national...

Diversity: The driving force of top companies

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  • Diversity in the workplace creates more innovation. A variety of different viewpoints can offer perspectives which are fresh and innovative – driving the organisation forward.
  • 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 lead to an increase in sales and improved profits.
  • A diverse organisation 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.

Best Diversity Speakers: "Unity without uniformity, diversity without fragmentation"

[br] It is not easy to give people a simple diversity definition. From a cultural point of view, diversity refers to having different cultures which respect other cultures' differences. Therefore, equality and diversity are key in a modern community. Our Best Diversity speakers are ready to be booked for your next seminar or keynote to help your organisation embracing the idea of diversity! Request Speaker Fees & Availability