Topic: Education

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 10 Videos: 10

Simon T. Bailey

Critically Acclaimed Speaker, Author and Brilliance Enabler

One of America's top ten most booked corporate and association speakers on the subjects of Change, Leadership, and Customer Experience, Simon T. Bailey is a renowned speaker, author, and leader of the "brilliance" movement. He has helped 2 million people find their brilliance, shift their thinking and produce sustainable results.

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Ken Bain

Author Of ‘What The Best College Teachers Do’

Dr. Ken Bain, author of What the Best College Teachers Do and its sequel, What the Best College Students Do. Both books are top-selling treatises on higher education and winners of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize for an outstanding book on education and society.

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Deborah Bial

President and Founder, The Posse Foundation

Debbie is the president and founder of The Posse Foundation, a youth leadership development and college access organization that sends teams (Posses) of students from diverse backgrounds to selective colleges and universities.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Amy Blankson

Co-founder GoodThink, Presidential Point of Light, Award-winning Author

Amy Blankson is the only person to be named a Point of Light by two Presidents.  She received a Presidential appointment to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National Service, and was one of the youngest delegates to the Presidents’ Summit for America’s Future.

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Joan Brock

Author of More Than Meets the Eye

Joan shares her inspiring story of the sudden loss of her sight then the loss of her husband to cancer. Joan will captivate your audience while sharing the importance of making positive and productive choices in this world of change and challenge.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Dan Buettner

Best Selling Author of The Blue Zones

Dan Buettner is ready to wow audiences with secrets from around the world to live longer, better, healthier and happier lives.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Nadine Harris

Founder and CEO of Center for Youth Wellness

Dr. Burke Harris is Founder & CEO of Center for Youth Wellness as well as the founding physician & former Medical Director of CPMC Bayview Child Health Center. Harris’ healthcare practice focuses on a little-understood, yet very common factor in childhood that can profoundly impact adult-onset disease: trauma.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Jim Carroll

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

Jim is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip client list. He has a track record of inspiring organizations to re-frame the opportunity for innovation in the context of significant, trans-formative change.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 9 Videos: 2

Richard and Linda Eyre

New York Times #1 Bestselling Authors

Richard and Linda Eyre are the top rated YPO family and parenting resources. As New York Times #1 Bestselling authors, they have presented to audiences in 47 countries on Marriage, Parenting, and Work/Life balance. They are known for the entertainment as well as the content of their speaking.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 5

David Garibaldi

WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST

David Garibaldi is a world-renowned Performance Painter who creates life-size masterpieces all under 10 minutes.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 7 Videos: 3

Steve Gilliland

Member of the National Speakers Association's Speaker Hall of Fame

Steve Gilliland’s exceptional combination of sidesplitting humor and his compelling message landed him on eSpeakers 2015 Top 10 list of motivational speakers among 9,000 candidates. Over one million people have heard him speak LIVE and 25 Fortune 100 companies have hired him.

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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: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Gian Paul Gonzalez

Motivational Speaker

During the New York Giants’ 2011 Super Bowl run, much of their inspiration is attributed to Gian Paul Gonzalez (pronounced John-Paul). Prior to the Giant’s Christmas Eve game with the NY Jets, Gonzalez delivered the now famous “ALL IN” rally cry message during the Giants’ chapel service

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 5

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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Brenda Jones Harden

Professor at University of Maryland College Park, Committee of the Board ZERO TO THREE Chair

Brenda Jones Harden, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, University of Maryland College Park. Dr. Jones Harden is a Chair, Committee of the Board of ZERO TO THREE.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Ryan Kahn

Star of MTV's “Hired”, Nationally Recognized Job Expert, Founder of The Hired Group

Career Coach Ryan Kahn is a known expert in his field, author, speaker and television personality. Kahn’s constructively candid and insightful coaching style and his close working relationships with industry leaders have made him a go-to career resource.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 14 Videos: 3

Craig Kielburger

Co-Founder Free The Children, Me to We and We Day

Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, humanitarian, social entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. He is the co-founder of a family of organizations dedicated to shifting the world from ‘me’ to ‘we.’

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Mike Massimino

Astronaut, Columbia Professor, Author, Media Personality

An astronaut, the first person to tweet from space, a recurring character on The Big Bang Theory, and a New York Times bestselling author, Mike is currently a Columbia University professor, an Intrepid Museum advisor, a television host, and frequent guest on morning shows, news programs, and late night television.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 2

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

Getting Grit - the Evidence Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose

Caroline Adams Miller is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit, goal accomplishment and their connection with happiness. She is recognized as one of the world’s leaders on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation and growth.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Andre Norman

Prisoner Turned Philanthropist

Andre’s mission is simple – to motivate others to make a change. Through sharing his life experiences, Andre’s goal is to empower those with a desire to make a change. Andre can be your guide to create the steps for putting your life on the path you seek.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Tony Plana

Award-Winning Star of Ugly Betty and Director of Stage and Screen

Cuban-born Tony is one of the most recognizable Latino actors of stage and screen and has directed, produced, and starred in more than 60 major films. Tony is best known for his starring role as Ignacio Suarez on the hit ABC show, Ugly Betty.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 5

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: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Dr. David Ricketts

Innovator, Scholar and Harvard Innovation Fellow

Engaging audiences across the globe on innovation, science and technology, Dr. Ricketts guides and teaches executives, leadership teams and innovators. He helps leaders to understand the untapped value in their market and discover and solve high-impact problems, in order to outperform their competition.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 6 Videos: 2

Mike Riera

Educator and One of the Country's Foremost Authorities on Understanding Children and Teenagers

Mike Riera, Ph.D., is one of the country's foremost authorities on understanding children and teenagers. The cornerstone of his philosophy is the essential shift for parents, from managers in their teenagers' lives to consultants.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Steve Rizzo

The World's Funniest Motivational Business Speaker…But Don't Let The Laughter Fool You!

What Steve brings to the table is his captivating ability to engage the attendees with laughter as he challenges them to SHIFT their focus and way of thinking to discover greater enthusiasm, increased productivity and new levels of success.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 9 Videos: 1

Samuel Shem

Novelist, Playwright, Essayist, and Activist

A world renowned speaker, Shem is known for his humor and gift for inspiring audiences.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Timothy Shriver

Social Leader, an Educator, Author, Film Producer, and Entrepreneur

Chairman, Special Olympics. As part of his passion for promoting the gifts of the marginalized, Shriver has harnessed the power of Hollywood to share stories of inspiration and change. Shriver and his team created exciting new Special Olympics programs in athlete leadership, cross-cultural research, health, education, and family support.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Lisa Solomon

Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author, Professor of Innovation, Strategist to the Fortune 1000

An innovation strategist and leadership coach, Lisa Kay Solomon helps leaders develop the ability to build more expansive and creative futures through design-led tools, skills and behaviors. Lisa Kay Solomon believes we all have the capacity to be innovators.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Libby Spears

Educate Liberate Entertain

Libby Spears is the founder of Bravo cc. As a keynote speaker on communication and leadership topics her goal is to educate for future success, liberate you from dead end practices and entertain you because having fun is a great way to learn!

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Tony Wagner

Expert in Residence, Harvard Innovation Lab

Tony is the foremost spokesperson in America on the topic of how schools and corporations must adapt to the challenges of the innovation era.

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