Award-winning photographer Rick Guidotti has spent the past 25 years collaborating internationally with corporations, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, schools and communities to affect a sea of change in societal attitudes toward individuals living with genetic, physical, behavioral or intellectual differences.
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A biopic about APB speaker and NASA Astronaut and Engineer José Hernández recently premiered on Amazon Prime. A Million Miles Away stars Michael Peña and tells the story of Hernández’s life from a child migrant worker to achieving his dream of becoming an astronaut and traveling to space. It’s based on Hernández’s autobiography, Reaching for the Stars.
APB speaker and beloved Peloton Instructor Cody Rigsby recently released his debut memoir, XOXO, Cody: An Opinionated Homosexual's Guide to Self-Love, Relationships, and Tactful Pettiness. In it, Rigsby opens up about his journey toward accepting himself—from growing up gay and poor in the South to his migration to New York City, where he went from "broke-ass dancer to fitness icon."
On Oct. 10th, APB is honored to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The goal of this annual event is to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health around the globe.
When it comes to planning an important event that will leave a lasting impression with attendees, APB knows how difficult finding the right speaker can be. Having coordinated over 100,000 events in more than 60 countries over the past 60 years, we are uniquely qualified to be your source for today’s best speakers and programs. Hear more about what sets APB apart from Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® and Bestselling author, Mike Veny: +Watch Video
September is Suicide Prevention Month: A time for all of us to remember the significance of mental health and how we can all help prevent suicide and instill hope. The speakers below, empowering voices who focus on suicide prevention, can motivate, educate and inspire change during this extremely important time of year and beyond.
Gun control activist David Hogg, the co-founder of March for Our Lives, has a new message for his generation: Our political system is stacked against young people—45% of the U.S. electorate is Gen Z and Millennial (18-42), but we have nowhere near that representation in government. And he is about to help change that.
It’s been a year since the Inflation Reduction Act was passed by Congress. And for Gina McCarthy, the former White House National Climate Advisor and APB speaker, it’s been a game changer. In a recent article in TIME, she wrote about the effects of the bill and what we can all do in the future to help our planet even more.
Ricky Kidd was just 21 years old when he was wrongfully convicted of a double murder and sentenced to life in prison. He spent 23 years behind bars before he was exonerated. His release marked a monumental victory and catalyzed broader discussions on the flaws within the criminal justice system. Now celebrating the fourth anniversary of his release from prison, he continues to share his story with audiences nationwide, proving that it is possible to find redemption and rebuild one’s life after enduring profound injustice.