Children and Youth Health Keynote Speakers

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Children and Youth Health keynote speakers are advocates of innovative approaches and meaningful actions to improve the health and well-being of babies, children, and youth. Children and youth health speakers address obesity, adversity, poverty, diet, homelife, trauma, childhood experiences any risk factors for eventual adult diseases such as heart disease and cancer. GDA Speakers can suggest the most appropriate clinical pediatric children and youth health speaker to educate and offer actionable steps and treatments to improve health outcomes.


Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 9

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: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 8

Regina Calcaterra

Advocate for Foster Youth & Children in Need; New York Times Best-Selling Author

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: 11

Jon Dorenbos

Renowned Keynote Speaker; Bestselling Author; Former NFL Star; Television Personality; World Class Magician

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: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Brandon Farbstein

Gen Z Activist; Author; Empowerment Speaker; Thought Innovator

Born with an extremely rare form of dwarfism (metatropic dysplasia), Brandon Farbstein has turned his life experience of suffering and victimhood into empowerment and impact. He served as the driving force behind two new laws on bullying prevention and emotional intelligence being taught in all K-12 classrooms statewide.

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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: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Brenda Jones Harden

Professor at Columbia University, Scientist-Practitioner and Researcher

Brenda Jones Harden, Professor of Child and Family Development at Columbia University's School of Social Work, conducts research to inform social policy and practice, using a community engagement approach. For over thirty-five years, her research has focused on early adversity and trauma impacts children’s developmental and mental health outcomes.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Rania Mankarious

CEO Crimes Stoppers of Houston, Author, Cyber Safety Expert

Mankarious is most proud to have built the first-ever Crime Stoppers headquarters in the world and has written over 200 articles on public safety. In addition to researching and writing, she’s also argued for school safety in front of the Texas House and Senate.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Partha Nandi, M.D., F.A.C.P.

TV Show Host, Bestselling Author, Practicing Physician

The host of the EMMY Award Winning TV show Ask Dr. Nandi, Dr. Partha Nandi is a globally recognized physician, bestselling author, and dynamic keynote speaker. His approach blends traditional and unorthodox health principles from the East and West, delivering stunning results for both patients and organizations.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 9

Heidi A. Swan

Local, State and Federal Advocate; Cannabis-Induced Psychosis and Homelessnes Prevention Expert

As a passionate advocate about the mental health impacts of marijuana, Heidi's been on Dr. Phil, Fox.com and NBC-LA. A California resident, she advocates for local control and warning labels. Federally, she insists the industry and our elected leaders publicly disclose the known risks THC pose to brain health.

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