Best Known for Settling the 2014 Race Riots in Ferguson, Missouri
On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited protests throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The First Female F-14 Fighter Pilot
In her motivating and engaging keynote presentations, Carey Lohrenz shares her fascinating experiences operating in one of the world’s most challenging environments– an aircraft carrier. She can help your team triumph in this high-risk, time-crunched world.
Managing Director of Morgan Stanley
As the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee, Carla Harris shares proven strategies that have helped her succeed and thrive on Wall Street. She helps audiences maximize success.
Founder & CEO of FUBU, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank
From humble beginnings to a self-made multimillionaire with over $6 billion to date in global product sales and a starring role on ABC’s business reality TV show, Shark Tank. As "The People's Shark", Daymond continues to set standards of excellence while expanding his interests in fashion, branding, marketing, consulting, entertainment, and beyond. Virtual Programs Now Available
Award-Winning Poet, Performer, & Educator
Denice Frohman is an award-winning poet whose work explores the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and the “in-betweenness” that exists in us all.
ARTIST, MOM, SUICIDOLOGIST, SPEAKER, ACTIVIST
The nutshell: Dese'Rae is an artist, mom, suicidologist, and advocate/activist (which of the latter depends on how angry she is). Available for Virtual Programming
Author & Actress from Orange is the New Black & Jane the Virgin
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.
Legendary Primatologist & Environmentalist
Jane Goodall, dubbed by her biographer "the woman who redefined man," has changed our perceptions of primates, people, and the connection between the two. Over the past 45 years, Goodall herself has also evolved — from steadfast scientist to passionate conservationist and humanitarian.