Actress & Comedian
Speaker Lily Tomlin's success as a comedian and actress has spanned a range of media for decades. In her entertaining keynotes, she recalls her career with candor and charm.
Inspirational Educator & Author
The author of the memoir Nobody Don't Love Nobody, the story of her first teaching job at a school for homeless children, Stacey Bess shares a powerful message of mentorship and service.
Law Professor & Author
A lifelong antipoverty advocate, Peter Edelman is the author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America.
Inspirational Educator & Survivor
A decade ago, Brenda Combs was a homeless cocaine addict and criminal. Today, she's turned her life around and motivates others with her story of perseverance and rediscovery.
NYT Best-Selling Author & Motivational Leader
Acclaimed author Wes Moore energizes audiences with his remarkable personal story of overcoming adversity through education, embracing personal responsibility and emerging as an inspirational leader.
Entrepreneur, Author & Philanthropist
Chris Gardner is an entrepreneur whose autobiography, the Pursuit of Happyness, became a best seller and the inspiration for the movie of the same name. His talks aim to help others achieve their full potential.
Inner-City Youth & Education Advocate
Profiled on 60 Minutes & in the documentary Waiting for Superman, Geoffrey Canada is the former President & CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone which works to better the futures of inner-city youths.
CEO of Global Citizen/Global Poverty Project
Hugh Evans’ breakthrough humanitarianism has mobilized millions to end extreme poverty and inequality around the world. Evans’ passion and purpose encourages his guests to become Citizens of the World.