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Poverty

Poverty Speakers

Several factors contribute to the global problem of poverty. According to The World Bank, almost half of the world’s population – 3.4 billion people – struggled to meet basic needs in 2018. 

Our poverty speakers address both the causes and the consequences of global poverty and inequality. Some of them are sharing their personal story about a life fighting poverty. A keynote on poverty and inequality will give you insight into different types of poverty in the world as well as keys to reducing poverty.

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Speakers about poverty (9)

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Lisbeth Zornig Andersen

"Anger Is My Middle Name" – professional speaker Lisbeth brings her top keynotes to change the lives of the underprivileged youth

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Speaker Lisbeth Zornig Andersen is one of Denmark's most sought after keynote presenters. To inspire people who experience setbacks and difficulties in their lives, Lisbeth shares her honest and moving story of a troubled childhood. As her powerful...

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Henri Nyakarundi

Social Entrepreneur with a mission to fight poverty through green business

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Keynote speaker Henri Nyakarundi is a social entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Henri has dedicated his life to fight poverty through sustainable solutions and green energy. As an expert in innovation and green business, he has started sharing...

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Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

Advocate, Philanthropist & International Model

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Our keynote speaker Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is known from her years of fashion modelling, however, she has also become a sought-after speaker for her advocacy of young girls’ education. Noëlla is the founder of Malaika which is a non-profit...

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...

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Brett Hagler

NGO Founder, CEO & Speaker

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Keynote speaker Brett Hagler is the CEO and Co-founder of New Story, a non-profit organization that builds homes for families in need while employing local workers and using local materials. He is also a Y Combinator graduate, author, cancer...

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Edward Denmark

British Veteran and Bestselling Author

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Keynote speaker Edward Denmark is the author of two bestselling books: one on his experiences in the British military, and the other on his experiences growing up in poverty. He has spoken on national television a number of times and is frequently...

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Dr. Marie Charles

Medical Doctor, Entrepreneur & The “Joan of Arc” of 21st Century Medicine

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Keynote speaker Marie Charles is not just any medical doctor. She has a highly distinguished background in international business, finance and international relations and in the last 20 years, she has founded, grown and managed multinational...

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Ray Hammond

The futurist and author encourages his attendees to reflect about the future as one leading authorities in futurology

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Keynote speaker Ray Hammond is Europe’s most experienced futurist. In 35 years of predicting future trends, time has proven his forecasting accuracy. He is a sought-after keynote, pre- and after-dinner speaker with galvanizing thoughts, remarkable...

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Lord John Bird

Award winning entrepreneur, the mastermind behind The Big Issue and an inspirational leader with an impressive reputation

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Keynote speaker Lord John Bird of Notting Hill is the force and mastermind behind The Big Issue, the world's most successful street magazine. He is an award winning entrepreneur. Bird is also an inspirational leader with an impressive reputation of...

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Our speakers address consequences as well as solutions to poverty

Poverty

There are more contributors to the problem of poverty, such as disability, lack of education, theft, war and natural disasters, just to name a few. The consequences of poverty are the basic needs not being met, including food, clothing and shelter. Poverty reduction is therefore a major goal and issue for many international organizations, such as the United Nations and The World Bank.

Keynote speakers on poverty often campaign for the poor and try to activate citizens to be a part of the global movement to end extreme poverty. The speakers are highly motivational with the ability to mobilize and motivate large groups of people. Keynotes on global poverty, social change, and civic engagement are very common and speakers help people realize their own ability and power to make a difference.

A keynote on poverty can be both insightful and engaging for an organization as it covers a global problem that is of great consequence. Understanding poverty and learning how to help can be of great use for companies and organizations that want to contribute to ending poverty.

Solutions to reducing poverty in the US could be creating more jobs, raising the minimum wage and invest in affordable, high-quality child care and early education – just to name a few! The best way out of poverty is a well-paying job. In addition, supporting pay equity is important to fight poverty. Our poverty speakers will elaborate on different solutions to reducing poverty, however, there is no simple solution to global poverty. 

Book a thought-provoking and informative keynote on poverty with one of our top experts or one of our great personalities sharing their own story of a life in poverty. Our professional consultants are ready to help you find the perfect speaker for your event.

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