Financial Expert & Social Activist
Boyce D. Watkins, "The People's Scholar,” is one of the leading social commentators, black speakers, and freedom fighters in America. As an advocate for education, economic empowerment, and social justice, he has changed the definition of what it means to be a black scholar and leader in America. "We don't need more PhD’s in the black community; we need more Ph.Dos.” Read More >
Meet Dr. Boyce Watkins
Roland Martin Reports: The Conflict Over Income Inequality
Dr. Boyce Watkins on AOL Black Voices: Finding Economic Prosperity
Anderson Cooper 360: Discussing Paula Deen's Racial Slur
Anderson Cooper 360: Discussing the Affluenza Case
Dr. Watkins Debating Hip Hop at Brown University
Cents and Sense
The shooting deaths of two unarmed African-American teen males sparked a national conversation about racism, hip-hop culture and gun violence. Having once been revered as a troubled teen in his youth, Dr. Boyce Watkins shares the communication breakdown between Black boys and America. In a push to repair the communication gap, Dr. Watkins provides three things that America should know about Black boys and three things that Black boys should know about America.
The day-to-day challenges urban youth face oftentimes force them to succumb to criminal activities as opposed to acquiring an education. In this keynote, Dr. Boyce Watkins equips educators and administrators with the necessary skills to communicate, inspire and retain inner-city youth in an educational environment.
Your spending habits control your ability to establish and maintain personal and professional relationships, including your ability to purchase things of appreciative value and your ability to live a long, healthy life. If you're not aware of your spending habits, you'll find your money seeping through your fingers like water in a balled fist. Holding a PhD in finance, Dr. Boyce Watkins teaches you how to grip your money firmly by using three simple techniques (P.T.C.):
"Excellent, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent!!! Never have I seen an audience so drawn to a speaker and the numerous follow-up questions validated their enthusiasm!"
"As expected, Dr. Watkins did a great job. He touched on numerous relevant topics and kept the audience very involved and attentive. I would definitely recommend Dr. Watkins for speaking engagements, and I look forward inviting him to an event again in the future."
"Boyce was exceptional. He was stimulating, engaging, thought-provoking, and provocative. We will definitely book him for encore performances. He has a message that needs repeating to audiences everywhere. I look forward to future collaborative events with Boyce."