Thought-Provoking Keynotes

Inspirational speakers for commencement or keynote programs – with messages that will stay with your audience

Raffi Cavoukian

Raffi

Known to millions as a children’s entertainer, Raffi believes that the key to building a humane and sustainable world lies in how we treat our children, a philosophy he calls Child Honouring.

Video: TEDxYYC

David Quammen

Quammen’s science journalism creates a fascinating blend of exploration and storytelling.  He brilliantly explains complicated science concepts to his audiences.  Three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award and long-time contributing writer for National Geographic.

Video: Emerging Diseases and the next Human Pandemic 

Jessica Valenti

Valenti is one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world. Bestselling author and co-founder of award-winning blog, Feminsting.com, she speaks on feminism, politics and defying gender norms. A leading voice in the #MeToo movement.

Video: Jessica speaks to NARAL