Amit Paley is the Entrepreneur in Residence at the International Rescue Committee, the global humanitarian organization that provides aid and development in 40 war-affected countries and refugee resettlement and assistance programs in 28 United States cities.
He previously served as CEO of The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ young people. Under his leadership, The Trevor Project dramatically expanded the number of LGBTQ young people served, launched a global expansion, and developed innovative technology tools leveraging AI and machine learning that were recognized as one of TIME magazine’s top 100 inventions of the year. The organization also transformed its TrevorSpace platform into the largest safe-space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, created a leading-edge research department, and operated the largest grassroots campaign in the world to end conversion therapy.
Prior to Paley's work at The Trevor Project, he was an Associate Partner at the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where his clients included Fortune 500 companies, governments, and non-profit organizations. Paley served as a leader in the firm’s digital, health care, and non-profit practices as well as a leader of its LGBTQ group, where he oversaw McKinsey’s efforts on inclusion for transgender and nonbinary people.
Paley worked at The Washington Post covering several high-profile beats, including as a foreign correspondent based in Iraq, where his work was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and a financial investigative journalist. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson, and earned an MBA at Columbia Business School.
Today Paley is a sought-after speaker who has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, and CNN. Paley has served on the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Steering Committee, the Executive Committee of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention and the Board of the Center for Public Integrity. As Chair of the Graduate Council of The Harvard Crimson, Paley has overseen the organization’s financial aid program for over a decade and led a $15 million campaign, the largest in the history of collegiate journalism. Paley also taught as an adjunct professor at City University of New York and is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and GLG Social Impact Fellow. Paley has been included in the 40 Under 40 lists for Fortune and Crain’s, OUT Magazine’s OUT100, NBC’s #Pride 50, and the Logo 30.
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Amit Paley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including LGBTQ, Diversity and Social Activism. The estimated speaking fee range to book Amit Paley for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Amit Paley generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are LZ Granderson, Chella Man and Geena Rocero. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Amit Paley for an upcoming event.
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