Social Responsibility Keynote Speakers

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Social Responsibility keynote speakers stand for something beyond the bottom line. Companies and brands embrace humanity and social responsibility to succeed in an increasingly noisy, innovative and disruptive business climate. Social responsibility speakers give insight on purpose development, corporate citizenship, sustainability and customer service relations. GDA can provide insight into a keynote speaker who will discuss the changing aspirations of people and how companies and brand need to respond.


Keynotes: 1 Books: 12 Videos: 9

Dr. Robert Ballard Featured

Deep Sea Explorer, Discoverer of the Titanic Wreckage, Emmy-winning Documentary Producer

Best known for his 1985 discovery of the TITANIC, Dr. Robert Ballard has succeeded in tracking down numerous significant shipwrecks, including the German battleship BISMARCK, the lost fleet of Guadalcanal, the U.S. aircraft carrier YORKTOWN (from the World War II Battle of Midway), and John F. Kennedy’s boat, PT-109.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 10

Doc Hendley Featured

Global Humanitarian, Founder and President of Wine To Water, Clean Water Crusader, Top 10 CNN Hero

Doc is Global Humanitarian and Clean Water Crusader who started as a bartender with a grand vision of providing sustainable clean water to communities worldwide. He helps teams and organizations to harness their collective potential and inspire meaningful action through the power of one and shared purpose. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Peter Sheahan Featured

C-Suite Advisor and Entrepreneur

Peter Sheahan is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With staff in more than 23 cities across 7 countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly changing times.

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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: 2 Videos: 1

Miki Agrawal

Social Entrepreneur and Disruption Expert

Miki Agrawal is a social entrepreneur known for breaking taboos and disrupting the status quo. She co-founded THINX, a high-tech, period-proof underwear brand. She most recently founded TUSHY, a company that is revolutionizing the American toilet category. 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 11

Mallory Brown

Impact Storyteller, Filmmaker, Empathy Speaker

Mallory Brown is a social entrepreneur, adventure traveler, and humanitarian. She is the founder of World Clothes Line. She runs philanthropic campaigns, backpacking around the globe, raising awareness and encouraging a compassionate world.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Carol Cone

Corporate Social Responsibility and Purpose Branding Expert and Speaker

Carol Cone, CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE, pioneered the field of social purpose in the 1980s, and today is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost social impact experts. Her work has surpassed organizational goals, garnered hundreds of awards, and raised billions of dollars for a variety of outstanding causes.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Sarah Culberson

Princess of Sierra Leone. Humanitarian. Educator. Author

Sarah was adopted at one by a loving, white West Virginia couple and raised with little knowledge of her ancestry. As a young adult, Sarah journeyed to Sierra Leone to meet her birth family, discovering she was a mahaloi, child of a Paramount Chief, with the status of a princess.

 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Cindy Eckert (formerly Whitehead)

CEO and Founder of Sprout Pharmaceuticals & The Pink Ceiling

Cindy Eckert is an expert Entrepreneur and Angel Investor with total exits over $1.5 Billion. After selling her pharmaceutical company, Cindy launched the The Pink Ceiling business incubator for women led or women focused businesses.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 8

Yossi Ghinsberg

The Power to Survive, Inspiration for the Movie 'Jungle'

Yossi is a master storyteller with an epic story. Lost and alone in the midst of the Amazon rainforest for three weeks, he not only survived, he found new meaning for his life and work. He brings Amazon survival skills to business, igniting the human spirit to overcome rising challenges. 

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Bob Goff

New York Times Best-Selling Author of Love Does

NYT bestselling author of Love Does, Everybody Always & Dream Big as well as an attorney who founded Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India & Somalia. Sought after speaker for leadership, church and university events, inspiring influencers to get to the ”do” part of life.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Noreena Hertz

Economist; One of the World's Leading Thinkers

Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader and economist with an impressive track record in predicting global trends. She advises some of the world's leading business, media, and political players on strategy, digital, sustainability, and global economic and geo-political risks.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Pat Mitchell

Media Executive, Producer, Curator

As a connector, curator, convener, Pat Mitchell elevates women’s stories, ideas and leadership, leveraging her groundbreaking career in media to create opportunities for women and girls to engage with their passions, purpose and power. She is the author of Becoming a Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change the World.

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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: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Dale Partridge

Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Sevenly.org, expert in branding, marketing, & social media

Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Sevenly.org, expert in branding, marketing, and social media; featured on FOX News, NBC; in INC Magazine, Mashable, MSN Money, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times and on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine; Author of the upcoming book People over Profit (2015)

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Chad Pregracke

CNN Hero; Social Entrepreneur

Chad Pregracke embodies how one person can make a difference. Since the age 17, Chad has lead a movement for cleaner water through hard work and by mobilizing thousands of volunteers and corporations to join his cause. His presentation style is authentic, humorous, spontaneous, and inspires people to take action!

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Angela M. Sánchez

Formerly Homeless, Writer, Cartoonist, Magician, Education Advocate, First Generation Latino College Graduate

Angela M. Sánchez came of age in the Great Recession of the late 2000s and her work is informed by her experiences as a homeless high school student with aspirations to go to college.

 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Lynne Twist

Global Visionary Committed to Social Justice

From working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta to the refugee camps in Ethiopia and the threatened rainforests of the Amazon, as well as guiding the philanthropy of some of the worlds wealthiest families, Lynne’s on-the-ground work has brought her a deep understanding of people’s relationship with money.

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Brittany Underwood

International Trade Entrepreneur; Local Social Entrepreneur

The Akola Project is a social business within a non-profit framework that empowers marginalized women to generate income to uplift the lives of their families and communities by employing them to make high-fashion jewelry, handbags and home goods.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Kathy Varol

Purpose Strategy Expert; Former Head of Global Purpose Strategy at Adidas

Kathy created the Global Purpose (corporate social responsibility) strategy for adidas, a 22 billion dollar global company. Now Kathy helps her clients use purpose to stand out in a competitive environment, attract the best talent, gain consumer loyalty, and fully harness the innovative brainpower of their employees.

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