John Quiñones shares moving presentations that focus on his odds-defying journey, celebrate the power of education, champion the Latino American Dream and provide insights into human nature and ethical behavior.
Pemberton’s story is about defying the odds—overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed speaker.
Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University, which promotes and teaches the art of powerful citizenship, and the executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program.
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in 1989 at age 42, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more MVP Awards or logged more seasons; but his most important triumph was beating cancer.
Cleve Jones’s career as an activist began in the 70s when he befriended Harvey Milk. Since then, he founded the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and is an activist for AIDS awareness, treatment and education.