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Liz Dozier

Liz Dozier

Keynote Speaker: Founder & CEO of Youth Equity Platform Chicago Beyond; Star of CNN's Documentary Series "Chicagoland"

Liz Dozier Biography

From education to activism, Liz Dozier has spent her career working tirelessly to disrupt the culture of inequity that is often pervasive in urban neighborhoods. Her ambition is born from her experiences as a teacher and principal in Chicago Public Schools.

In 2016, Dozier launched Chicago Beyond, an impact investor that backs the fight against the inequities pervasive in Chicago’s communities. Today in our country, a child’s zip code is one of the biggest predictors of their life outcomes. For that reason, Chicago Beyond invests in leaders and organizations that are positioned to disrupt that harsh reality, while simultaneously driving towards systemic change so that zip codes are no longer what influences a young person’s fate. Since its inception, Chicago Beyond has invested more than $35 million in local nonprofit organizations and community leaders that fight for all youth to achieve their fullest human potential. Chicago Beyond’s initial investments include programs that strengthen young African American fathers, reduce youth recidivism through employment in the performing arts, and take holistic and trauma-informed approaches to healing and bolstering communities. Beyond funding, the team works hand-in-hand with their investment partners to provide the strategic support and thought partnership they need to achieve their goals and reach more young people. Because there is no single barrier to equity, Chicago Beyond invests in everything from education to youth safety, to health and wellness, and beyond.

Since March of 2020, Chicago Beyond has launched several initiatives to respond in real-time to the COVID-19 pandemic and movement for social justice in the name of Black lives. Through Going Beyond, the team created a largescale, hyperlocal distribution network to deliver food and basic necessity items to thousands of families on the South and West Sides of Chicago through community networks and organizations. The Backing the Fight Fund was launched to stand in solidarity with those working on the front lines and deployed financial resources to 12 hyperlocal community organizations taking action and fighting for a more equitable future for Chicago’s youth and communities. Chicago Beyond also started a speaker series on antiracism that has been joined by more than 200,000 individuals globally and has provided entry points for people with the desire to learn what it means to be antiracist. In 2019, Chicago Beyond published Why Am I Always Being Researched?, a guidebook designed for funders, researchers, and community organizations on how to deconstruct harmful power dynamics when researching communities. Chicago Beyond also recently opened a new space, designed intentionally to serve as Chicago’s home for social innovation.

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Liz Dozier Videos

Decolonizing the mind to change lives | Liz Dozier ...
Moving from Charity to Justice in Collective Impact - Liz Dozier ...
Liz Dozier | Justice & Opportunity Through Disruption | SXSW EDU ...

How to book Liz Dozier?

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How much does it cost to book Liz Dozier?

Booking fees for Liz Dozier, 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 Liz Dozier, 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 Liz Dozier?

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


Liz Dozier is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Education, Innovation and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Liz Dozier for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Liz Dozier generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Ellen McGirt and Dorothy Roberts. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Liz Dozier for an upcoming event.

Liz Dozier Videos

Decolonizing the mind to change lives | Liz Dozier ...
Moving from Charity to Justice in Collective Impact - Liz Dozier ...
Liz Dozier | Justice & Opportunity Through Disruption | SXSW EDU ...
Is she the toughest principal in America?
Turning around a Chicago public school

Liz Dozier Reviews

  • Nebraska Children and Families Foundation - Apr 29 2022

  • Liz was great to work with! So personable and easy-going.
    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development d/b/a ASCD - Apr 01 2022

  • RTI - Jul 01 2021

  • McKinsey & Company - Nov 18 2020

  • This is my second time using this speaker's bureau and I have enjoyed everyone that I have encountered. I think we have worked very well together, which has allowed the rapport that I build with the speakers to be very smooth and seamless. Thanks again, for helping me to find the right speakers to make our annual conference events a hit!
    National Association of School Nurses - Jul 08 2020

How to book Liz Dozier?

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

How much does it cost to book Liz Dozier?

Booking fees for Liz Dozier, 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 Liz Dozier, 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 Liz Dozier?

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


Liz Dozier is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Education, Innovation and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Liz Dozier for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Liz Dozier generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Ellen McGirt and Dorothy Roberts. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Liz Dozier for an upcoming event.

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