When these speakers take to the stage, gripping personal stories come to life. From human rights to climate activists, from doctors fighting the healthcare crisis to famous artists, these motivational keynote speakers inspire audiences across all organizations.
Frontwoman of Japanese Breakfast and author of New York Times bestselling Crying in H Mart
A Conversation with Michelle Zauner
Michelle Zauner shares how she connected with her mother and her heritage through food, and the profound healing that can be unlocked through stories that show communities in all their complexity.
Emergency room physician and author of The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER
The Three-Tiered Pandemic
Dr. Thomas Fisher shares his harrowing experience about the limited time and resources to treat incoming patients during the pandemic. He discusses the true underlying societal issues at the heart of their health and reveals intimate stories from what he calls a three-tiered pandemic: COVID-19, homicides, and economic crises.
Author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree and The Man Who Could Move Clouds
Fruit of the Drunken Tree and The Man Who Could Move Clouds
Ingrid Rojas Contreras reflects on the personal experiences of family love and political upheaval that inspired her writing. She celebrates the cultural worldview that gave rise to magical realism, hitting a tone that is decidedly fantastical and novelesque.
Motivational speaker, author, and human rights activist
The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life
Dr. Simran Jeet Singh reflects on being Sikh in the U.S. and shares life lessons gleaned from Sikhism. He interweaves personal stories and thoughtful musings with Sikh theology and history to explain what it means to live by a Sikh philosophy.
Two-time world champion debater and author of Good Arguments
Evening with Bo Seo
Bo Seo shares his incredible journey from immigrant kid from South Korean to debate world champion. Seo shows how the skills of debating—information gathering, truth finding, lucidity, organization, and persuasion—are often the cornerstone of successful careers and happy lives.
Environmental advocate and author of Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World
Building a Life in the Climate Movement
Daniel Sherrell lays bare the emotional impact of climate change and how the crisis is transforming our relationships. He provides an insightful reflection on our shared future, how different generations are facing this issue, and the prospect of starting a family with the incoming climate catastrophe.