Human Rights Keynote Speakers

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Human Rights keynote speakers aspire to apply their skills and vision in order to impact the lives of others through volunteerism and entrepreneurial endeavors. They create a movement based on social change. GDA Speakers has the most appropriate Human Rights keynote speakers to encourage and provide a step-by-step guide on how to get started, overcome obstacles, and eventually thrive in making a profound difference.


Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 0

Bob Goff

New York Times Best-Selling Author of Love Does

Author of Love Does, as well as an attorney who founded Restore International, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India and Somalia. Bob is a sought after speaker for leadership, church and university events, inspiring influencers to get to the ”do” part of life.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 6

Erin Gruwell

Educator and Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation

Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an author, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. By fostering an educational philosophy that values and promotes diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 14 Videos: 4

Craig Kielburger

Co-founder: WE Charity, ME to WE Social Enterprise and WE Day; Author, Humanitarian, Social Entrepreneur

Craig Kielburger is a NY Times bestselling author, syndicated columnist read by millions, and social entrepreneur who co-founded the WE movement with the mission to make ‘doing good, doable’.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Patricia Moore

2020 CHANGEMAKER Award, Renowned Gerontologist, and Designer

Patricia Moore is an internationally renowned gerontologist and designer, serving as a leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors and requirements. For a period of three years (1979-1982), in an exceptional and daring experiment, Moore traveled throughout the United States and Canada disguised as women more than eighty years of age. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Sonia Nazario

Social Journalist, Author, Humanitarian

Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian. Her personal story is the story of migration and of ganas (determination). Her articles and speeches move people to tears and end in standing ovations.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Richard Resnick

TED Speaker on the Impact of Genomics on Absolutely Everything, Serial Entrepreneur, and CEO

The Genomic Revolution - a whirlwind journey through our deepening understanding of the genome and its dizzying applications in medicine, agriculture, society, and in defining the very nature of what it means to be human. And beyond human.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Laurie Rubin

Critically acclaimed author, songwriter, and singer

Laurie Rubin, blind mezzo-soprano and author provides audiences with a "transformative experience" in which she encourages people to dig deep to realize their dreams through life stories and music.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Shiza Shahid

Malala Fund Co-founder, Women's Rights Advocate, Mission-Minded Investor, and Cookware Entrepreneur

Shiza co-founded the Malala Fund with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and led the organization as founding CEO. She focused on creating access to high quality education for all children around the world. Shiza launched NOW Ventures in Silicon Valley, the largest Venture Capital Platform in the world.

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