Abuse / Domestic Violence Keynote Speakers

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Abuse and Domestic Violence keynote speakers attach hope and perseverance to the recovery process. They facilitate the healing process and share the burden of others suffering. GDA has powerful Abuse and Domestic Violence keynote speakers to impact your audience for greater knowledge and advocacy.


Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

April Hernandez Castillo Featured

Actress; Author; Survivor and Advocate for Intimate Partner Violence; Tedx Speaker

April is an actress, author, and speaker. As a survivor of Intimate Partner Violence, April now serves as a role model. Her mission is to educate her audiences about the power of their voice, the effects of abuse, and understanding the components of a healthy relationship. 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Trish Kendall Featured

Inspirational Speaker and Expert on Creating Belonging and Enduring Success: From the Pit of Despair to the Peak of Success

As a little girl, Trish’s ability to trust and love were destroyed by the person who daughters trust and love the most. Now, she is proof that true success—enduring success—is choosing, every day, to give all your love and to receive all the love that others give you.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Janine Latus Featured

Speaker on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Her NYT bestseller, If I Am Missing or Dead, is both a love letter to her sister and a call to break the cycle of abuse. Her talks are built on their story, and full of practical action items that help listeners save lives -- maybe even their own.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 17

Leslie Morgan Steiner Featured

New York Times Best-Selling Author; Columnist for The Washington Post; Former Corporate Executive; Domestic Violence Survivor

Leslie Morgan Steiner is a master of engaging men and women in today's most important women's leadership issues -- parenthood, relationships, and work/family balance.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Kevin Mulcahy Featured

Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse and Prosecutor

Kevin Mulcahy is a survivor of child sexual abuse. He works as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Detroit, Michigan and serves as Chief of the General Crimes Unit. Kevin focuses on child exploitation crimes, including production of child pornography cases, traveler cases, and other significant PSC prosecutions.
 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Troy Vincent Featured

NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations; Co-Founder of A Call To Men

Troy Vincent informs the business of the NFL through the unique lens of his previous roles as a player, a player’s union president, and the Senior Vice President of Player Engagement. Vincent is considered a national leader as an advocate against domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 11

Jimmy Wayne Featured

Inspirational New York Times Bestselling Author & Award-Winning Musician

Jimmy Wayne is a former foster kid turned country music singer/songwriter whose songs and story highlight his mission to bring awareness to kids who age out of the foster system and become homeless.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Brooke Axtell

Survivor of Human Trafficking & Domestic Abuse

Brooke Axtell is the Founder and Director of She is Rising, a healing community for women and girls overcoming rape, abuse and sex-trafficking.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Katrina Cooke-Brownlee

Domestic Violence Expert & Retired NYPD Detective

Shot 10 times by her jail guard boyfriend, Katrina Brownlee miraculously survived but her unborn child however didn't survive the attack. Katrina became a police officer herself, now retired, and has written a memoir and provides mentoring to young women.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 8

Regina Calcaterra

New York Times Best-selling Author / Speaker

Regina is a NYT best-selling author, speaker and recognized trauma informed attorney.  She co-founded Calcaterra Pollack LLP, a diverse 100% women owned firm early in the pandemic. As a survivor of childhood sexual and physical assault she represents adult survivors of childhood sexual assault and other abuse survivors.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Jon Dorenbos

Magician, Motivational & Keynote Speaker and NFL Player

Jon Dorenbos has one of the most extraordinary and empowering stories of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles. 

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Antwone Fisher

Best-Selling Author & Screenwriter

Antwone Fisher is an award-winning film and literary writer. Born in an Ohio prison to a teenage mother, Antwone became a ward of the state. He spent two years in a loving foster home, but was subsequently moved and suffered twelve years of abuse at his new foster family.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 19

Lovern J. Gordon

President of Love Life Now Foundation and Author of The Legacy He Left Me

Lovern is the Founder of Love Life Now Foundation which promotes year-round awareness around abuse. She is a child witness of abuse and adult relationship she escaped. She has appeared on CBS This Morning and Boston Celtics recognized her as one of their 'Heroes Among Us'. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Shari Karney

"Roar as One" Founder Social Innovator on Resilience, Change, Adversity and Triumph–Speaker for Women's Empowerment

Shari specializes in helping people transform their lives to feel happier, inspired, listened to, respected and understood. You will experience profound results. Devloped a campaign, #Menwithyoutoo  - #MeToo Campaign  is not slowing down anytime soon. Time for good men to stand with your wives, sisters, daughters, co-Wworkers, and friends

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Jan Langbein

CEO and Founder - Genesis Women's Shelter and Support

For 28 years, Jan Edgar Langbein has been an activist in efforts to end violence against
women. Currently, as CEO of Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, Ms. Langbein
 oversees Genesis’ internal and external operations as well as funding and community
education.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 7 Videos: 6

Mildred D Muhammad

Award-Winning Global Keynote Speaker, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Advocate, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author

Mildred speaks on a national & international platform to discuss her life of terror, abuse and heartache, as the ex-wife of the DC Sniper, all while promoting Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.

 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Sasha Joseph Neulinger

Voice For The Kids, LLC

Sasha Joseph Neulinger is an Emmy Nominated, Critics' Choice Nominated filmmaker. Since Sasha's 2015 TED Talk, Sasha has presented over 100 keynote speeches around the world, motivating and inspiring millions of people, while helping to raise over $7 Million for the fight against child abuse.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dawn Schiller

Survivor - Author - Speaker - Advocate

Dawn Schiller is an expert survivor-leader in the anti-trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault movements. Abused and trafficked on the streets of Hollywood in her teens by the infamous porn actor, John Holmes, Dawn survived the gruesome Wonderland Avenue murders in 1981 and ultimately turned him into the police.

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