Deesha Dyer is a public servant and social entrepreneur who served as President Barack Obama's White House Social Secretary from 2015 to 2017. She was also the previous Social Secretary, Jeremy Bernard's deputy. Dyer was born in 1978 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and attended the Milton Hershey School, a residential school established by The Hershey Company. She later dropped out of the University of Cincinnati and attended Community College of Philadelphia, where she obtained an associate degree in women's studies.
Dyer had worked as an executive assistant at the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and as a freelance writer for the Philadelphia Citypaper before joining the White House. She also began an HIV-awareness campaign, handing out pamphlets and condoms at local hip-hop clubs. In addition to her job as Executive Director of the Philadelphia-based teen girl travel organization beGirl.world, Dyer established the Black Girl 44 Scholarship in 2019 to provide financial aid to Black undergraduate women interning in politics or public service.
Dyer was recruited as a speaker by Outspoken Agency in 2017 after winning a 2017 NAACP Image Award for the BET special Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration. In 2018, she wrote a chapter for West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House on her time in the Obama administration. TIME, The New York Times, Elle, Marie Claire, Essence, Vogue, Refinery29, Forbes, The Root, and the Washington Post have all written about her.
Dyer is currently the CEO of Hook and Fasten, a social-impact consulting firm. To assist Black college students interested in careers in politics and public service, the program provides free workshops, publications, and job postings..
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CTI can give you the accurate Deesha Dyer booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Deesha Dyer for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Deesha Dyer booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Deesha Dyer charge for an event. An example fee to book Deesha Dyer is in the starting range of $75,000-$149,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Deesha Dyer for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Deesha Dyer agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Deesha Dyer, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Deesha Dyer booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Deesha Dyer, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Politics-Government, Female, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-60's+, African American, American