Janet Mock

Janet Mock

Keynote Speaker: Author, Feminist, Transgender Rights Activist, TV Host & Founder of #GirlsLikeUs

Janet Mock Biography

Janet Mock is the New York Times bestselling author as well as the writer, director and executive producer of the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated drama series "POSE," for which she made history as the first trans woman of color to write and direct for television with the landmark script, “Love Is the Message.”

A feminist activist tackling stigma through storytelling, Janet broke ground in 2014 with the release of her pioneering and profound memoir Redefining Realness which was the first biography written from the perspective of a young trans person. It debuted on the New York Times bestsellers list in 2014 and Janet was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for Super Soul Sunday. Her second book, Surpassing Certainty, a memoir about the years in her life when she was not public about being trans. Mock also founded organizations #GirlsLikeUs and #TransBookDrive that help to empower transgender women in all communities.

Mock began her media career at People.com (People magazine’s website), where she worked for five years climbing the ranks at Time Inc. from Staff Writer to Staff Editor upon her departure in 2012. She has since produced the HBO documentary The Trans List, where she conducted all interviews and worked with Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. She also created the interview podcast, "Never Before," with Pineapple Street Media and has also served as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, a contributing editor for Marie Claire, and anchor for MSNBC, where she hosted the pop culture series, “So POPular!”

TIME named her to its 100 Most Influential People list, Variety named her one of its “Power of Women,” Ebony listed her on its Ebony 100, Fast Company named her one of the “most creative people in business” while the PEN Center USA honored her with an Award of Honor during the 2017 Literary Awards. Mock has been interviewed on ELLEN, Wendy Williams, The Daily Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Desus & Mero, and Real Time with Bill Maher. She has appeared on the covers of British VOGUE, Marie Claire, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, Who What Wear, Paper, OUT and C☆NDY magazines.

A native of Honolulu, Mock attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, earned her MA in journalism from New York University, and serves on the board of the Arcus Foundation. She lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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Janet Mock Videos

Janet Mock Announces Her Historic Netflix Deal
Janet Mock Announces Her Historic Netflix Deal
Janet Mock on Creating a Reflection of the LGBTQ Community on TV
Janet Mock on Creating a Reflection of the LGBTQ Community on TV
Janet Mock inspires graduates at the 2018 UH Mānoa mid-year ...
Janet Mock inspires graduates at the 2018 UH Mānoa mid-year ...

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How much does it cost to book Janet Mock?

Booking fees for Janet Mock, 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 Janet Mock, 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 Janet Mock?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Janet Mock 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 Janet Mock 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 Janet Mock or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Janet Mock 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.


Janet Mock is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, Policy and Women. The estimated speaking fee range to book Janet Mock for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $30,000 - $50,000. Janet Mock 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 Geena Rocero, Angela Davis and MJ Rodriguez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Janet Mock for an upcoming event.

Janet Mock Videos

Janet Mock Announces Her Historic Netflix Deal
Janet Mock Announces Her Historic Netflix Deal
Janet Mock on Creating a Reflection of the LGBTQ Community on TV
Janet Mock on Creating a Reflection of the LGBTQ Community on TV
Janet Mock inspires graduates at the 2018 UH Mānoa mid-year ...
Janet Mock inspires graduates at the 2018 UH Mānoa mid-year ...
Janet Mock Speaks On "Pose"
Janet Mock Speaks On "Pose"

Janet Mock Reviews

  • American College Personnel Association - Mar 22 2021

Janet Mock Speaking Topics

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Janet Mock News

How to book Janet Mock?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Janet Mock 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 Janet Mock, 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 Janet Mock or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Janet Mock?

Booking fees for Janet Mock, 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 Janet Mock, 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 Janet Mock?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Janet Mock 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 Janet Mock 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 Janet Mock or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Janet Mock 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.


Janet Mock is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, Policy and Women. The estimated speaking fee range to book Janet Mock for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $30,000 - $50,000. Janet Mock 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 Geena Rocero, Angela Davis and MJ Rodriguez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Janet Mock for an upcoming event.

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