Holly Robinson Peete
Holly Robinson Peete
From her first appearance on the award-winning children’s show Sesame Street at the age of four to the iconic 80’s series 21 Jump Street to her current family docuseries OWN TV’s For Peete’s Sake, Holly Robinson Peete— actress, author, talk show host, activist, and philanthropist—has consistently used her celebrity status as a platform to advocate for issues dear to her heart.
Not My Boy
Luck Favors the Prepared: One Crazy Momma’s Balancing Act Tips
In this talk, Holly Robinson Peete offers her “crazy working momma” tips for maintaining a successful work-life balance. Audiences will walk away and inspired and refreshed, knowing that if Holly can do it—so can they! Robinson Peete’s tips include:
- Staying prepared and ahead of the curve: If you know better, you do better.
- Taking care of you: If momma isn’t happy and healthy, no one is!
- Lights out/work out: Stress, sleep deprivation, and lack of exercise cause not only weight gain, but poor reactions to stress.
- Delegate: Other people are capable too!
- Just say no: You can’t please others at your own expense.
- Remain flexible: Relax, breathe, and go with the flow.
- Cut yourself some slack: You get another shot tomorrow. Manage and minimize guilt and feelings of failure.
Not My Boy! A Personal Journey with Autism
In this presentation, Peete shares with audiences a heartrending, candid look inside the personal journey of their son’s autism and offers a first-of-its-kind, inspirational road map that will help families facing similar challenges move forward.
Sharing the Wealth of Health
From Jumpin’ to Hangin’: Balancing Life
The Importance of Civic Engagement: Never Stand on the Sidelines
Matters of Life: Supporting the Struggles of a Loved One Battling Cancer
"We want to thank you for making our Women for OSU symposium another great success! Holly’s remarks were a home run—out of the ballpark! We continue to receive many cards and emails thanking us for bringing her in and complimenting the entire day! Women and men who attended the sponsor reception continue to remark about how she just mixed in with everyone, joining in small group discussions, stopping for photos, etc. All were amazed at how she “fit our OSU Cowgirl culture”—friendly, relaxed, and genuine! Thank you for everything."
"Holly was absolutely superb! She was friendly, personable, and her message was on point with our occasion and theme. She gracefully weaved her life's story into a message of hope, service and the importance of giving back to the community. She was a delight to listen to. She wowed the audience with her down-to-earth approach and her willingness to rub elbows with us Louisvillians. She is one of the best guest speakers we've had!"
"Holly was great and she was really open about her life and the causes that are important to her. During her book signing, Holly was so personable and really made you feel like to you matter when speaking to her."
"Holly was great and a good fit for our event format. Everyone loved hearing her perspective as a parent."
"What an amazing woman! I remember her from her 21 Jump Street days. My sister and I always wanted to be her- her character was so smart and beautiful, and now to have the opportunity to listen to her speak. She's full of life. She and her husband have given a remarkable gift, channeling their resources into causes that affect the rest of us. Many people speak of doing those things, but for her to live it, and breathe life into programs that help with autism and Parkinson’s is awe inspiring. Thank you for including her in such a dynamic day!"
"Her personal story is so touching, it really makes you appreciate that money does not solve all ails. I love her dedication to helping others and she is truly an inspiration to women everywhere."
"I thought Holly's was the best presentation I had attended. I appreciate her sharing her challenges in a very real and approachable manner. How she and her husband addressed the challenges was inspirational."
"Appreciated Holly's warmth, sincerity, advice from how she's lived her life. She seemed approachable and accessible for future networking which I really appreciated—especially with the autism cause. Loved her natural, self-deprecating delivery and evident love of her family and life."