From fearless voyagers to environmental pioneers, these author speakers inspire audiences with tales from the Great Outdoors, bringing the spirit of adventure to events.
These bestselling, award-winning author speakers explore thoughtful and insightful perspectives on Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) cultural identity and the immigrant experience.
These author speakers shed light on disabilities and mental health conditions experienced by millions, sharing powerful stories of perseverance and crucial looks at systemic issues that affect these communities.
From bestselling authors and award-winning journalists to world-changing activists and business mavens, these new speakers are a who’s who of important voices, offering fresh perspectives on a wide range of topics.
Some storytellers capture the attention of the nation. These “must-read” author speakers dominate bestseller lists, movie screens, book clubs, and conversations with their blockbusters.
These motivational author speakers discuss some of the most crucial topics relating to the Black American experience, including identity, inequality, national history, and popular culture.
Our beloved children’s author speakers bring the same enthusiasm, humor, and sense of wonder found in their books to the stage, inspiring audiences of all ages.
Engaging today with the world-changers of tomorrow, our college author speakers inspire students and faculty to foster dialogue on topics as diverse as the campuses they visit.
Deep thinkers, artists, and influencers comprise our roster of arts author speakers. They share what’s new, captivating, and currently influencing cultural conversations.
These diversity author speakers spark engaging conversations, challenge convention, and bring thoughtful nuance to the many topics in diversity and inclusion today.
These education author speakers do more than build better schools: they build better lives. Their ideas and programs re-imagine our approaches to education for all, from infancy to adulthood.
True pioneers of their respective industries, these entrepreneurship speakers discuss their business ventures and how determination and perseverance helped them navigate risks on the road to success.
Creating a sustainable future starts today. Our environmental author speakers share solutions for protecting the things that matter most—in our bodies and homes, on our plates, and in the natural world.
Giving behind-the-scenes insights, these film and TV adaptation author speakers bring stories to life at the podium that we have come to love on the page and screen.
These First-Year Experience speakers build community among students while challenging, engaging, and inspiring them to start their college career with a fresh perspective.
From urban farmers to home chefs, these author speakers share a passion for exploring the ways that food binds us to our land, our history, and one another.
These author speakers provide teams, organizations, and corporations a blueprint for returning back to the office, hybrid or otherwise. Their talks inspire company leaders to use strategies for a more inclusive workplace.
Our expert healthcare author speakers share personal stories, in-depth research, and lessons from medical history to challenge conventionally held ideas about care, compassion, policy, and more.
Our historian author speakers illuminate the biographies of some of the most significant figures in history, revealing larger perspectives on the past so that we may better shape the future.
These creativity and innovation speakers deliver inspiring lectures that ignite ideas while also providing practical lessons for getting the most from your business and your life.
Our award-winning journalist speakers give behind-the-scenes insight into the stories shaping the news. Their vast experience, curiosity, and passion make for riveting and enlightening lectures.
From literary powerhouses to investigative journalists, these motivational speakers educate, connect, and inspire audiences on Latinx and Hispanic experiences, including identity, culture, immigration, and popular culture.
From social justice to corporate ethics and beyond, these author speakers’ powerful storytelling demonstrates the perils of abandoning honesty and integrity for businesses, libraries, university audiences, and anyone committed to justice.
This powerful group of author speakers knows what it means to lead. From CEOs to military officers to creative visionaries, they leave audiences with the knowledge and tools necessary to rise to any challenge.
As advocates for LGBTQAI+ and gender issues, these author speakers share their stories and explore the complexity of human experience in love, identity, and expression.
Our award-winning author speakers are favorites for libraries and community reads. Their compelling stories entertain audiences and ignite conversations that continue long after their events end.
Our thought-provoking literary fiction author speakers are masters of craft, innovation, and storytelling. They connect with audiences to provide an intimate glimpse into their writing process and inspiration.
Today’s marketing and sales environment is constantly evolving. These marketing author speakers share their most up-to-date and effective tactics for sparking interest and closing the deal.
Our military speakers offer inspired perspectives from their experiences on and off the battlefield. Their topics include first-hand war stories, in-depth examinations of both current and historical conflicts, and lessons on leadership and resiliency.
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From canonical greats to up-and-coming powerhouses, these poet speakers enlighten audiences with lyrical performances and inspirational looks at the writing process.
Our political author speakers dissect today’s big stories. These journalists, correspondents, historians, and politicians thoughtfully explore present-day issues and what’s to come on the world's stage.
These author speakers help audiences finally get to the bottom of their to-do lists with evergreen productivity and time management tips.
From biographies to memoir, journalism to fiction, these Pulitzer Prize-winning author speakers have dedicated their lives to perfecting their craft, and are among our most celebrated writers today.
Our spirituality author speakers explore life’s biggest questions, pursuing the purpose and meaning found in religious and philosophical thought.
These author speakers challenge the status quo, fight for civil rights, and seek to transform the criminal justice system. Their talks reveal pathways to change and compelling visions for the future.
Bring the excitement of TED to your audience. These author speakers have captivated audiences from the TED stage and are leaders in the technology, creative, political, health, and social justice fields.
America is a nation of immigrants. These author speakers use their personal journeys, lyrical writing, and thorough reporting to bring crucial perspectives on the immigration experience to the podium.
These health and wellness speakers are committed to inspiring and motivating audiences to improve their lifestyles.
From reproductive rights to the #MeToo movement to gender equity, these female speakers are fierce advocates for women and girls. Learn more about booking your next speaker for Women's History Month, International Women's Day, and beyond.
Many people fondly remember a book or author that significantly impacted their life. These author speakers share their inspirations and personal stories to truly connect with young adult audiences.