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Ellen Goodman

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The office for Ellen Goodman has asked that CTI not list them, give out pricing, information or availability. If you are interested in this celebrity only, please contact CTI directly and we can let you know the process needed to confirm a date with them.

Marian Wright Edelman

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Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life. Under her leadership, CDF has become the nation's strongest voice for children and families. The Children's Defense Fund's Leave No Child Behind mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start,... read full bio

Jenny Sanford

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In this candid and compelling memoir, the first lady of South Carolina reveals the private ordeal behind her very public betrayaland offers inspiration for anyone struggling to keep faith during lifes most trying times. Jenny Sanford is best known for the one role she refused to playthat of conventional political spouse standing silently by while her husband went before the... read full bio

Antwone Fisher

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Antwone Fisher was born in prison to a teenaged mother. He became a ward of the state, and was placed in foster care immediately. He spent two years in a loving foster home, but the foster mother had become too attached to Antwone and he was subsequently placed in a foster home where he would suffer twelve years of abuse.... read full bio

Betty Buckley

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From the beginnings of her career starring in the blockbuster hit Tender Mercies to her dazzling stage work in musicals such as Cats, 1776, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Pippin, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley is one of a small handful of performers synonymous with Broadway. With her successes as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd... read full bio

David De Rothschild

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David de Rothschild is the founder of Adventure Ecology, an organization that uses adventure and the arts to create stories which inform and inspire action via a global community. Created in 2005, Adventure Ecology not only creates a dialogue about the environment but allows for people to share and act on this knowledge as well.... read full bio

Dennis Ross

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Dennis B. Ross is an American diplomat and author. He has served as the Director of Policy Planning in the State Department. Ross was appointed Special Advisor for the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. During President Jimmy Carter's administration, Ross worked under Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. During the Reagan administration, Ross served as... read full bio

Phil Fontaine

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Bold, tenacious, solution-oriented and forward-looking, Phil Fontaine is an articulate advocate for the future of Canada and for their indigenous peoples. As the former three-term National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, he is a shining example of how strong leadership can work. Known for his calm and confident demeanor, he has a proven track record of opening the... read full bio

Kevin Liles

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Kevin has not only put his extraordinary talents and determination to work in the music industry, he has also been a visionary, activist and philanthropist and an advocate for numerous social causes, including free speech, civil rights and voting rights. From an unpaid internship, Kevin Liles has had a meteoric rise through the ranks to become President and CEO of... read full bio

Roscoe Orman

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When Roscoe Orman joined the cast of Sesame Street as Gordon in 1974, he became part of one of the first African American families on television. Over three decades later, as a beloved actor, he remains an enduring inspiration to generations of children and adults of all races, ages, and social classes. Ormans real life isnt all that different from... read full bio

Judith Jamison

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Judith Jamison - American dancer, Choreographer and Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - is a legendary icon in the world of the performing arts. Ms. Jamison, who as a dancer with the troupe, from 1965 to 1980, became the most stellar of modern dance's female performers, was appointed Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance... read full bio

Sylvia Earle

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A passionate environmentalist, oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earles love of the oceans combined with her intellectual awareness of the fragile sustainability of the seas has compelled her to become a conscience for an often-shortsighted global business community. Earle has led more than 50 expeditions worldwide, and set the record for the deepest solo untethered dive at 3,000 feet into the Pacific.... read full bio

Laura Ling

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Laura Ling is a journalist who worked for Current TV as a correspondent and vice president of its Vanguard Journalism Unit, which produced the Vanguard TV series. There, she reported on issues regarding Cuba, Indonesia, the Philippines, Turkey, the West Bank, and the Amazon River, as well as about shantytowns in Sao Paulo, Brazil, gangs and homeless teens in Los... read full bio

Cedric Jennings

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Cedric Jennings was a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington, D.C.'s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate was well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boast an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric had few friends. Cedric Jennings's driving ambition - which... read full bio

Liz Smith

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Liz Smith is a syndicated columnist read by approximately 70 million readers across the U.S. in more than 70 newspapers, including Daily Variety. She is also the bestselling author of Natural Blonde, Jottings and Dishing: Great Dish and Dishes. The Landmarks Conservancy of New York City named her a Living Landmark" in 2000."... read full bio

Jim Stanway

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Jim Stanway, Senior Director - Global Supplier Initiatives, has recently assumed responsibility for Wal-Mart's climate change strategy. This involves business development activities aimed at profitable greenhouse-gas measures for customers and the supply chain. Stanway also serves on the board of Texas Retail Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart that buys wholesale power for use at its stores and distribution... read full bio

Lenedra Carroll

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Lenedra Carroll is an accomplished businesswoman, visionary, singer, artist and author who grew up on a homestead in rural Alaska in the 1950s. Of Ms. Carrolls achievements, three that stand out are her successes as an author and as a successful music manager, and her work as a humanitarian. Her unique management style and business intuitions led her to enjoy... read full bio

David Shenk

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David Shenk is an American writer, lecturer, and filmmaker. He is author of six books, including The Genius in All of Us. With his signature blend of facts, reason, and great storytelling, Shenk presents dazzling new scientific research showing how the potential for greatness is not restricted to an elite few, but is instead a universal part of human code.... read full bio

The Three Doctors

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Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins, fondly known as The Three Doctors serve as an extraordinary model of leadership for anyone whos been through any kind of life challenge or major hardship. As teenage boys growing up on the tough inner-city streets of Newark, New Jersey these three kindred spirits made a pact: they would stick together-go to... read full bio

Valentino Achak Deng

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Valentino Achak Deng's life has been described by The New York Times as a testament to human resilience over tragedy and disaster." Born in the village of Marial Bai, in Southern Sudan, he was forced to flee in the 1980s, at the age of seven, when civil war erupted. As one of the so-called Lost Boys, he trekked hundreds of... 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 Ellen Goodman, Marian Wright Edelman, Jenny Sanford, Antwone Fisher, Betty Buckley, David De Rothschild, Dennis Ross, Phil Fontaine, Kevin Liles, Roscoe Orman, Judith Jamison, Sylvia Earle, Laura Ling, Cedric Jennings, Liz Smith, Jim Stanway, Lenedra Carroll, David Shenk, The Three Doctors, Valentino Achak Deng and more!