March is Women’s History Month, a time to honor, celebrate, and recognize the important role that women have played in American history.

Gotham Artists continues to partner with trailblazing women speakers; including public figures, CEOs, bestselling authors, professional athletes, celebrities, and activists. 

We proudly highlight some of our most popular and in-demand female voices below. We look forward to partnering with colleges around the country to inspire, educate, and empower their student body. 

Jamira Burley: Director of Social Impact North America for Adidas and founder of IAMHERETO

Jamira Burley is the Director of Social Impact North America for Adidas and founder of IAMHERETO, working at the intersection of community, impact investments, and philanthropy

Bree Newsome: Community Organizer and Activist Who Removed the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House

Bree Newsome rallies your spirit with her impassioned message about racial equality and illustrates how, with courage, zeal and the support of others, ordinary people can make an extraordinary difference. 

Diane Guerrero: Author and Maritza Ramos on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black

Named one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch by Variety magazine, Diane Guerrero draws from her personal and professional experiences to inspire audiences that success is possible—no matter the obstacles in your way.

Charity Blackwell: TED Speaker, Host, Emcee, Poetry Specialist 

Charity Blackwell is a spoken word artist, host, emcee, and poetry specialist who has spent several years contributing to the arts scene in DC and across national platforms. She is a Trinity University graduate, where she received her B.A and M.A, for Communications. She is the Director of Creative Arts and Education at the arts and sports nonprofit DC SCORES and the D.O.P.E (Director of Poetry Events) at the well renowned DC arts cultural hub, Busboys and Poets.

Dominique Jackson: Star of FX TV’s Pose and Starz TV’s American Gods

Model, Actress, Author, Advocate and Activist Dominique Jackson is best known for her leading role of Elektra Abundance on the FX television series Pose.

Victoria Arlen: Motivational Speaker, ESPN Host & Reporter, Paralympic Gold Medalist & World Record Holder, Dancing With The Stars Semi-finalist, and Author

Victoria has exceedingly defied the odds and has not only recovered from two rare conditions known as Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, but has since become an accomplished Motivational Speaker, Television Host and Swimmer. Her swimming resume includes three Silvers and a Gold medal from the London 2012 Paralympic Games as well as multiple World, American and Pan American Records.

Angela Davis: Feminist & Writer

Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator—both at the university level and in the larger public sphere—has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.

Jouelzy: Writer, Author, Influencer

With over 10 million views, Jouelzy curates weekly discussions to encourage women of color as they define their own success stories, emboldening them to push back against harmful social norms. Jouelzy provide a safe space for women of color to address complex cultural issues faced on a daily basis.

Nina Garcia: Editor-In-Chief of Elle Magazine, Judge on “Project Runway;” Alzheimer’s Awareness & Prevention Advocate

Nina Garcia is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Fashion, technology, sustainability, luxury market, trends. Open to talk about being a mom & working mom.

LaTosha Brown: Cofounder of Black Voters Matter Fund, jazz singer, and Senior Practice Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

LaTosha is a contributor to The New York Times op-ed page and a Senior Practice Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. As co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund organization, LaTosha is dedicated to increasing the political power of Black people.