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10 Jul 2024

The anticipation for the upcoming Olympics is palpable as athletes from around the world prepare to showcase their talents on the global stage. APB is proud to have an incredible roster of former Olympians who symbolize not only the triumph of human perseverance but also the unyielding pursuit of excellence. Celebrating the universal values of teamwork, dedication and passion, these voices are known for motivating and inspiring audiences and are sure to leave a lasting impression.

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27 Jun 2024

In a recent video series by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Pride: Stronger Together—Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Rachel Levine spoke with APB Speaker and the 178th President of the American Medical Association (AMA) Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld. The pair covered the health disparities LGBTQI+ patients face and how to remove barriers to access to healthcare. To celebrate PRIDE month, we’re highlighting a bit of their conversation. Here’s what they had to say.

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20 Jun 2024

Kelly Corrigan’s latest TED talk, "To Love Is to Be Brave," is now available to view on ted.com. Corrigan, a bestselling author, cancer survivor, host of the PBS Series Tell Me More With Kelly Corrigan and host of the Podcast and NPR show Kelly Corrigan Wonders, introduced the talk at the TED2024 conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in April.

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19 Jun 2024

Juneteenth (short for June 19th) marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans throughout Texas learned that they were free—news that took approximately two months after the Confederate surrender of the Civil War and two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation to reach them.  As our nation recognizes the legacy of Juneteenth during a time of heightened consciousness over pervasive racism and persecution in our nation, we urge everyone to continue to do their part in igniting change.

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17 Jun 2024

APB is proud to announce that two of our speakers were just honored for their work to help save the planet and to make science cool. Climate Activist Wawa Gatheru and Stem Advocate Justin Shaifer were named as AFROTECH Future 50 Changemakers. Each year, AFROTECH Future 50 honors dynamic investors, future makers, corporate catalysts, changemakers and visionary founders who are actively shaping the future. AFROTECH is a top tech, investing and wealth-building platform for the Black community.

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28 May 2024

Daniel Dawes, Senior Vice President, Global Health and Founding Dean, School of Global Health at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., recently announced the school is now accepting applications for the inaugural class for its five inaugural degree programs focused on actualizing health equity in the United States and around the world.

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23 May 2024

Each May on Memorial Day, we pause to recognize and bring awareness to those who died defending our country. APB proudly honors them, as well as the veterans below who we work with each day. We thank them for their bravery and patriotism.

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20 May 2024

APB mourns the loss of longtime speaker and CNN political commentator Alice Stewart. Stewart passed away on Saturday in Virginia. She was 58.

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16 May 2024

Reminding society of the importance of love, dignity and human rights for all individuals, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, these sought-after speakers are perfect for LGTBQ+ programs. Consider one them for your next event!

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13 May 2024

Admiral Michelle J. Howard was recently a guest speaker at the Annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture at the College of Holy Cross. She was selected as speaker at the annual event for her “remarkable dedication to public service.” A groundbreaking leader during her 35-year career in the U.S. Navy, Howard was the first female to achieve the rank of four-star admiral and the first woman to be appointed to the position of vice-chief of naval operations (the second highest rank in the Navy). She was also the first African-American woman to reach the rank of three-star and four-star in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and the first African-American woman to command a ship in the Navy.

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