Adventures in Science Literacy - Astrophysicist, author and visionary piquing the scientific curiosity of the next generation.
Commencement & Keynote
Dynamic and inspirational speakers for your commencement or keynote programs
The courageous woman whose discrimination battle inspired the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act; An Advocate and voice for equal pay for women
Legendary icon -- singer, activist, scholar, artist -- inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word
Visionary songwriter, performer, author and champion for child advocacy -- Raffi believes passionately that the key to building a humane and sustainable world lies in how we regard and treat our young children, a philosophy he calls Child Honouring
Uncompromising and impassioned author, activist and founder of the popular website Feministing.com -- encourages both women and men to see why feminism still matters
Ecologist, author, and the voice of anti-fracking -- linking environmental factors, human rights and health.
LGBT leader, attorney, community organizer for over three decades. Depicts an awarding-winning analysis of the gay rights movement.
Community organizer who advocates for speaking truth to power and power to youth, Michael Tubbs -- born to a 16-year-old mother and an incarcerated father -- has truly risen like a phoenix from the ashes of race, single parenthood, and low socio-economic status
Famed public intellectual, essayist and television journalist who’s unafraid to take on controversial issues of race, religion, and education in America
Dynamic, award-winning math scholar, author and lecturer captivates audiences with his passion for calculus through compelling explanations on its importance in keeping our universe in order
Called "the Father of Environmental Justice," Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism -- as well as the foremost scholar of environmental justice since the Movement began in the '80s. A truly tireless human rights activist.
Passionate investigative journalist and author whose dynamic, award-winning works investigate the intersection of science, social justice, and international politics. Author of the acclaimed, Crude, The Fever and The Body Hunters
President and Executive Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and Publisher of Colorlines Magazine
Scientific Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the fascinating history of the atomic bomb and the future risks of nuclear terrorism.
Shattering the Stereotype in Science: Scholar, Inventor and Science Evangelist
Legendary writer and National Book Award-winner for Middle Passage, prolific philosopher, novelist, essayist, short story writer, scholar and political cartoonist!
Contributing writer for National Geographic -- a leading science writer -- shares his insights into global issues of science and conservation! Author of the chilling book on pandemics, Spillover
Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute, named one of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in research science