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Gabby Rivera

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Gabby Rivera is an author, storyteller, and activist. Rivera authored AMERICA, Marvel’s first queer, Latina superhero series. In addition, Rivera wrote the critically-acclaimed novel titled Juliet Takes a Breath. This book was given positive review by Roxane Gay, an American writer and social activist. Rivera authors short stories and titles for Boom! Studios. In addition to her career as a... read full bio

Sarah Lewis

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Sarah Lewis is an expert in cultural studies. From African American Studies to Art History, Lewis is a notable voice on topics of race, contemporary art, and culture. Lewis has authored best-selling book, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery, which has been translated into various languages for consumption internationally. She is a keynote speaker... read full bio

Matthew Vines

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Matthew Vines is an author, LGBTQ advocate, and identifies as a Christian. Vines is the founder and director of The Reformation Project, a non-profit ally and Christian organization working to reform church ideologies on sexual orientation and gender identity. This advocate has done extensive research on the Bible and same-sex relationships, working on the incorporation of LGBTQ groups into the... read full bio

David Fleischer

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David Fleischer is the Director of the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Leadership LAB. Fleischer focuses on the present issue of prejudice and how to reduce it. This LGBT rights advocate has been featured on speaking platforms like TED Talks. During his keynote speeches, Fleischer discusses canvassing, leadership principles that abolish prejudice, and more. Prior to his work with Leadership LAB,... read full bio

Anthony Jack

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Anthony Jack is a professor at Harvard University. As a child, Jack attended school in Coconut Grove, Florida, where the system was under stress. As Jack continued his education, he was accepted into Harvard, where he ultimately completed a doctorate in sociology. With a socially diverse background, Jack decided to author a book titled The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges... read full bio

Vanessa Grigoriadis

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Vanessa Grigoriadis is an award-winning investigative journalist. Her work covers topics like pop culture, youth, and other investigatory topics. Grigoriadis is well-known for her book, Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus, which shines light on questions regarding sexual consent in the United States. Grigoriadis is a contributing writer of publications such as The New York Times and... read full bio

Patrick Sharkey

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Patrick Sharkey is a sociologist, author, and professor. His work takes a deeper look into violence in America. Currently, Sharkey is a Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is a Harvard graduate and former Chair of Sociology at New York University. Sharkey has authored the engaging book titled Uneasy Peace, which shines light onto major urban... read full bio

Wanuri Kahiu

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Wanuri Kahiu is, at heart, a storyteller. Born in Nairobi, Wanuri showcases her African roots through stories and films. Many of her productions have received international acclaim, screening at film festivals around the world. Wanuri’s film and other work is centered around African culture. She calls her genre, AfroBubbleGum, which is likened to Marvel’s Black Panther and a dreamlike candy... read full bio

Michael Murphy

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Michael Murphy is the Founding Principal and Executive Director of MASS Design Group. An architecture and design specialist, Murphy creates projects based on research of how architecture can project beauty and meaning into life. Murphy has presented keynote speeches at events such as TED Talks. MASS Design Group has won awards such as the American Academy of Arts and Letters... read full bio

Reza Aslan

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Reza Aslan is an award winning writer, professor, producer, and scholar. Aslan is best known for his award-winning, best-selling books, including Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth and God: A Human History. This creative mind has produced series on channels like HBO; his shows include The Leftovers and Dune: Sisterhood. Aslan contributes to a variety of publications,... read full bio

Minnijean Brown-Trickey

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Minnijean Brown-Trickey was an essential player in desegregating public schools. She was a member of the Little Rock Nine, a group that changed the narrative of civil rights. Brown-Trickey was awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, the Wolf Award, the Spingarn Medal, and more. She has served in key counterparts of the government, specifically during the Clinton administration as the... read full bio

Molly Crabapple

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Molly Crabapple is, first and foremost, an artist. Her work is known for setting a new standard of storytelling and journalism—she is an award-winning animator that created live-illustrated explainer journalism. Crabapple has worked with people such as Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Jay Z, and The ACLU. Her art has been displayed in incredible venues like the Museum of Modern Art and... read full bio

Emily Bazelon

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Emily Bazelon is a journalist, author, and speaker. She covers a spectrum of social issues in her work, confronting mass incarceration, bullying, power disparity, and America’s national crises. Bazelon is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, has authored the best-selling title Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, and is a Truman... read full bio

David Wallace-Wells

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David Wallace-Wells is an author and editor. Currently, he is the deputy editor of New York Magazine, where he frequently contributes his insight into climate, science, and technology. He is well-known for his cover story on global warming and climate change worst-case scenarios. Wallace-Wells authored the best-selling The Uninhabitable Earth, which confronts key questions regarding global issues caused by potential... read full bio

Chuck Klosterman

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Chuck Klosterman is a culture expert and author. Klosterman has authored ten books, redefining American culture with a modern perspective. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, GQ, Esquire, Spin, The Guardian, and many more notable publications. Amongst his multitude of books, Klosterman has authored titles including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, But What If... read full bio

Marcus Bullock

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Marcus Bullock is a social advocate and entrepreneur. Having had an experience in prison, Bullock set out to change the narrative of inmates in the system. Upon being released from prison, Bullock started his own painting company. He is now CEO of Perspectives Premier Contractors, which helps newly-released individuals acclimate to their lives. Bullock also founded Flikshop, an app that... read full bio

Johanna Kandel

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Johanna Kandel is founder and CEO of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness and is also author of the book “Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder.” Kandel founded The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness after recovering from a ten-year battle with various eating disorders. The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is based out of West Palm Beach, Florida, and since it’s... read full bio

Sohaila Abdulali

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Sohaila Abdulali is an Indian author and sexual assault survivor advocate. Abdulali was born in Mumbai, India, and when she was only 17 years old she was sexually assaulted in Bombay while walking with her friend. This caused Abdulali severe trauma, and since then she has gone on to share her story of being a survivor through strength and honor.... read full bio

Payton Head

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Payton Head is an activist and community leader who was the former President of the Missouri Students Association. Head focuses on fighting hate with love, and helps develop cultures that are grounded in equity. Head began his work in activism after the events that happened in Ferguson and he started working on improving race relations in Missouri. While working as... read full bio

Rachel Cargle

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Rachel Cargle is a writer, speaker, lecturer, and activist whose work circles around the intersection of race and womanhood. Cargle uses her social media to create meaningful conversations, to encourage critical thinking, and have meaningful engagement with people from all over the world that she wouldn’t normally have the chance to talk to. As a speaker, Cargle has talked on... read full bio



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Celebrity Talent International is a booking agent to help you hire social issues speakers for corporate functions, business or private parites, fairs or festivals, weddings, speaking engangments, print or online advertising campaigns, media events, endorsements, fundraisers, or appearances. Contact CTI by calling 725-228-5100 today or submitting a request in order to book talent like Gabby Rivera, Sarah Lewis, Matthew Vines, David Fleischer, Anthony Jack, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Patrick Sharkey, Wanuri Kahiu, Michael Murphy, Reza Aslan, Minnijean Brown-Trickey, Molly Crabapple, Emily Bazelon, David Wallace-Wells, Chuck Klosterman, Marcus Bullock, Johanna Kandel, Sohaila Abdulali, Payton Head, Rachel Cargle and more!