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Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.

Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.

Keynote Speaker: Forbes 50 Female Futurist, Sustainability Engineer & Social Entrepreneur

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Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. Biography

Dr. Claire Nelson has been actively engaged in the business of international development for more than twenty-five years. She works in the area of project development and management, with a particular focus on private sector development. A renaissance woman, she is a Development Engineer, Social Entrepreneur, and Futurist.

The first Jamaican woman to earn a Doctorate degree in an engineering discipline and the only black in her graduating class, Dr. Nelson holds Industrial Engineering Degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Purdue University, and a Doctorate in Engineering Management from George Washington University. She has served on numerous boards and committees including: US Department of Commerce US/Caribbean Business Development Council Advisory Board; Black Leadership Forum; DC Caribbean Carnival Association; International Think Tank Commission on Pan-African Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister of Barbados; African-American Unity Caucus; National Democratic Institute/Carter Center Election Observer Mission to the Dominican Republic; Black Professionals in International Affairs; and the International Committee of the National Society of Black Engineers-Alumni Extension.

Recognized as a White House Champion of Change, she is sought after as a speaker on issues pertaining to economic development, globalization, and issues concerning the Caribbean and its peoples. She is a frequent guest on the television talk show CARIBNATION seen on cable TV in the Washington D.C. area, as well as CARIBBEAN EXCHANGE on WEAA, Morgan University Radio. Her speaking engagements have included: National Association of Security Professionals; Congressional Black Caucus Conference; Harvard University Black MBA Association Conference; Women & Micro-enterprise Conference, African Development Bank; Florida International University; Cincinnati Women's Chamber of Commerce; US Black Engineer of the Year Annual Conference; Howard University; Sacramento State University; National Council of Negro Women; and National Congress of Black Women.

Dr. Nelson has been a frontrunner in the challenge of placing the topic of social exclusion and diversity on the agenda of the multilateral development assistance institutions. As a result of her pioneering work, she was invited to the Salzburg Seminar as a Fellow in 1997 and 1999 of the Seminars on Race and Ethnicity, in 2000 and 2003 to the Fetzer Institute Advisory Group on Moral, Ethical and Spiritual Leadership; and as Faculty at the Seminar on Leadership Across Geographic Borders and Cultural Boundaries. Dr. Nelson was also a participant in the Bellagio Consultation on the UN World Conference on Racism (WCAR) organized by the International Human Rights Law Group, and was active on the Working Group on Globalization and Transnational Corporations.

Dr. Nelson is Ideation Leader of The Futures Forum and Sagient Futures LLC, which provides strategic foresight and development futures consulting practice. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the World Futures Society, and an emerging voice as a Black Futurist. An award-winning writer and performance artiste, Dr. Nelson's OpEd pieces have appeared in media outlets such as Morning Edition, National Public Radio; WEAA FM and WHUR FM; and CaribNation TV.

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Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. Videos

Opening Keynote Address - Dr. Claire Nelson
The Jamaica Diaspora Show: Interview with Dr. Claire Nelson PhD ...
Dr. Claire Nelson - "How We Can Share Our Future Globally"

How to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or any other celebrity of your choice.

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Booking fees for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for your next private or corporate function.

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All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Futurism, Women in Leadership and Women in Business. The estimated speaking fee range to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. generally travels from Silver Spring, MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tensie Whelan, Jamie Margolin and Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for an upcoming event.

Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. Videos

Opening Keynote Address - Dr. Claire Nelson
The Jamaica Diaspora Show: Interview with Dr. Claire Nelson PhD ...
Dr. Claire Nelson - "How We Can Share Our Future Globally"
Dr. Claire Nelson on the Meaning of Innovation
Dr Claire Nelson

How to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.?

Booking fees for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Claire A. Nelson Ph.D., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D.?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Futurism, Women in Leadership and Women in Business. The estimated speaking fee range to book Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. generally travels from Silver Spring, MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tensie Whelan, Jamie Margolin and Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Claire A. Nelson Ph.D. for an upcoming event.

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