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Maya Wiley

Maya Wiley

Keynote Speaker: President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Former Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School

Maya Wiley Biography

Maya Wiley is the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund. A nationally respected civil rights attorney, Wiley has been a litigator at the ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc., and the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. She has been a program creator in philanthropy, non-profits, government, and higher education. She helped create a criminal justice program for a major foundation in South Africa.

Wiley co-founded and led a national policy advocacy organization, the Center for Social Inclusion, now a part of Race Forward, a national policy strategy organization working to end structural racism. She became the first Black woman to be Counsel to a New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, where she worked to protect and expand civil rights, Minority and Women-Owned Business contracts and broadband access.

Wiley became a Senior Vice President for Social Justice at the New School University, where she also founded the Digital Equity Laboratory. While there, she chaired the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB). As chair, she led the release of the “hold” on proceedings against Daniel Pantaleo whose illegal chokehold killed Eric Garner, and Co-Chaired the Mayor’s School Diversity Advisory Group that authored two major reports on integrating New York City public schools.

Wiley has received numerous awards, and has been a public voice for rights, justice, and democracy, through written opinion editorials and as a former legal analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.

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Maya Wiley Videos

Decision NYC: 2021 Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Interview
Keynote: Maya Wiley, The New School

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How much does it cost to book Maya Wiley for a speaking engagement?

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What topics does Maya Wiley speak about?

Maya Wiley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Justice, Education, Diversity, Social Activism, Business Ethics, Black Heritage, Motivational, Influential Women, Female Leadership, Women, Culture and Civil Rights.

Where does Maya Wiley travel from?

Maya Wiley generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Maya Wiley?

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

Maya Wiley Videos

Decision NYC: 2021 Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Interview
Keynote: Maya Wiley, The New School

Maya Wiley Reviews

  • Independent Sector - Jul 12 2023

  • I knew Maya would be wonderful, but she exceeded our expectations. Thank you thank you thank you!!!
    Temple Isaiah - Oct 24 2022

  • Northwestern University - Feb 26 2022

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