National Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration, from September 15th to October 15th, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in North America, recognizing the important presence they have had in shaping the world as we know it. These contributions range from arts, politics, cultural influence, and personal stories like the ones told by the most inspiring and in-demand Hispanic and Latino keynote speakers.
At Gotham Artists, we are here to support you in celebrating the accomplishments and impact of Hispanic and Latino leaders. We have compiled a list of talented individuals providing entertainment, insights, and captivating storytelling on the most in-demand topics ranging from entrepreneurship and innovation to diversity and social justice.
Each speaker brings unique perspectives on the most popular topics of today. Keep these speakers in mind as you are planning your event for National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Dr. Luana Marques: Global Speaker, Author, Executive Coach, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Past President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Radiating an energetic blend of personal charisma and scholarly depth, Dr. Luana has emerged as a powerful force in the global speaking circuit. She is known for her captivating presence and dynamic storytelling that weaves together the threads of her personal journey and professional expertise to inspire transformation in her audiences.
Dr. Luana’s personal story of overcoming adversity, trauma, and poverty while growing up in Brazil provides authenticity and depth to her message. Today, as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Past President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and best-seller author, Dr. Luana is a paragon of resilience, determination, and boldness.
Anna Maria Chavez: Former CEO of the National School Boards Association and the Girl Scouts of the USA & Chief Impact Officer and President, Encantos.org
As one of the world’s top experts on women’s leadership, youth development, and aging, Anna Maria Chávez is a dedicated advocate for helping others across every stage of life.
Gaby Natale: Journalist, Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author and Speaker
Gaby Natale is a three-time Daytime EMMY®-award winner media personality, entrepreneur, bestselling author and speaker. She is the executive producer and host of the TV show SuperLatina that airs nationwide in VME TV, a member of the PBS family.
Ruben Gonzalez: Four-Time Winter Olympian and Business Author
The only person to ever compete in four Winter Olympics each in a different decade, Ruben Gonzalez takes people’s excuses away and inspires them to produce more than ever before.
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.
Taboo: Member of the Black Eyed Peas
Taboo is an American rapper, actor, and singer best known as a member of the hip-hop group the Black Eyed Peas. Taboo is of Mexican-American and Native American (Shoshone) descent.
Shereen Marisol Meraji: Co-host of NPR’s Code Switch
Shereen is the co-host and senior producer of Code Switch, NPR’s critically acclaimed podcast exploring race and identity.
Daisy Auger-Dominguez: Workplace Culture & Human Capital Strategist Speaker, Author
Daisy Auger-Domínguez is an accomplished executive and dynamic leader widely recognized for her ability to lead organizational transformations on the leading edge of culture. As Chief People Officer at Vice Media, Daisy leads a global team responsible for people operations, diversity, equity and inclusion, corporate facilities, real estate, procurement and ESG.
Anthony Robles: Inspiring NCAA Wrestling Champion, National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, and subject of the film, Unstoppable
Anthony Robles is a three-time all-American wrestler who won the 2010-11 NCAA individual wrestling championship in the 125-pound weight class despite being born with only one leg. A graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Business Communication, he was also awarded the 2011 NCAA “Best Wrestler of the National Tournament Award”.
Rosie Rios: 43rd Treasurer of the United States
Rosie Rios was the 43rd Treasurer of the United States and is a Visiting Scholar at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. She is most recently known for initiating and leading the efforts to place a portrait of a woman on the front of U.S. currency for the first time in the nation’s history.
Jose Hernandez: Former NASA Astronaut; Entrepreneur; Farmer; Vintner; Author
José was selected by NASA as a member of their 19th class of astronauts in 2004. After completing his training he was selected for a mission in 2007 and flew as the flight engineer in the 2009 14-day STS-128 mission aboard Space Shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station.
Kat Echazarreta: Electrical (Electronics) Engineer, Citizen Astronaut, Public Speaker, Science Show Host, and Space Activist
Katya Celeste Echazarreta González is a Mexican electrical engineer, science communicator, and Citizen Astronaut. She worked at NASA, first as an intern during her university undergraduate career, then later as a test lead for the Europa Clipper Ground Support Equipment group