Doyin Richards

Doyin Richards

Emcee, San Francisco

@daddydoinwork

Author. Influencer. Keynote speaker. Daddy. Hater of racism & toxic masculinity. Lover of Swedish Fish. Liberal. Feminist. @Lakers fan. White folks say I'm well-spoken. doyinrichards.com

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Eduardo Placer

EMCee, New Jersey & New York

@eduardoplacer

Story Doula, Keynote Speaker, and Global Community Builder.  He is the CEO and Founder of Fearless Communicators, an international, dynamic public speaking coaching business. He is an identical twin, and battles an acute condition called showtune-itis, where he spontaneously breaks out into song and dance.

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Jennifer Brown

Keynote speaker

@JenniferBrown

Bestselling Author of “Inclusion”, Keynote Speaker & Podcast Host on #TheWillToChange. #LGBTQ CEO, Founder JBC. Her next book, How To Be an Inclusive Leader, hitting shelves August 2019. she/her/hers


 
 
 

Tony Porter

Keynote Speaker

@TonyPorterACTM

Author, educator, and activist working to advance social justice issues. As the CEO of A CALL TO MEN, Tony is internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting healthy, respectful manhood. He is a leading voice on issues of manhood, male socialization and its intersection with violence, and preventing violence against all women and girls. Tony’s 2010 TED Talk has been named by GQ Magazine as one of the “Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See.”


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Dr. Robin Rosenberg

Keynote Speaker

Robin@LiveInTheirWorld.com

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D., is CEO and Founder of Live in Their World. Robin is a psychologist and author of psychology textbooks and books for a general audience. She has had both psychotherapy and coaching practices, and has taught psychology classes at Harvard University and Lesley University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and an Assistant Clinical Faculty at University of California, San Francisco. She has been a member and Vice-Chair of the California Psychological Association Ethics Committee.

Robin’s interest in virtual reality (VR) is long-standing, and she was the lead author of a study that investigated using “VR for good.” She has combined her interest in VR with her coaching and clinical experiences to devise novel ways to help people understand how and why others may feel slighted or marginalized, and how to approach such interactions more constructively and effectively.

 
 
 

Karen Brown

Keynote Speaker

@karenbrownRC

Karen Brown founded Bridge Arrow, a Chicago-based management consultancy, to make businesses more profitable by focusing on return on equity for employees, investors and shareholders. 

Before starting her firm, Karen was a senior executive at Sodexo, Baxter, Monsanto and Rockwell Collins, and recently served as Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer at Baker McKenzie, a $2.8 billion global law firm.  

With an understanding born of 30 years in the corporate world, Karen advises global companies on how to drive growth and profitability by promoting diversity and inclusion in their organizations. She has served as a global keynote speaker and panel moderator at conferences hosted by the U.S. Military Academy West Point, A.T. Kearney, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, among others. 

A compelling storyteller whose presentations spark conversation and spur action, Karen’s recent Harvard Business Review article on how to use data and focus groups to create more inclusive work environments has become required reading for a business class at Columbia University. Her forthcoming book, Running Rings Around the Old Boys’ Clubs, based on in-depth interviews with both female and male executives, explores the business advantages of gender equity.

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Torin Perez

Keynote Speaker

www.torinperez.com

Torin Perez is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion consultant on a mission to inspire authenticity and inclusive leadership in the workplace. Since 2015, he has facilitated transformative learning and development experiences and spoken at more than fifty colleges, conferences, organizations, and Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of Who Am I to Lead? The World Is Waiting for You, and his writing has been featured in leading publications like Wiley’s award-winning Leader to Leader Journal, and IHRIM’s Workforce Solutions Review. Torin is a Posse Scholar, StartingBloc Fellow, One Young World Ambassador, and inaugural class member of the TED Residency, an incubator for breakthrough ideas. 

Prior to starting his own company, Torin was part of an award-winning advertising sales team at Bloomberg LP, where he also co-led the launch of the company’s first Black employee resource group. Recognized by the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for significant contributions to the organization in this capacity, Torin felt moved to inspire inclusion within companies far and wide. 

Torin is a graduate of Lafayette College where he studied Psychology, Economics & Business.