Hispanic Heritage Month serves as the perfect time to honor and recognize the contributions and diverse cultural influences of individuals within the Hispanic and Latine community. Including diversity champions, business leaders, social justice activists, and celebrities, these Hispanic Heritage Month speakers are popular additions to cultural events at universities, conferences, and businesses. Browse our list of Hispanic and Latine keynote speakers for your next Hispanic Heritage Month event.
Actor, Best-Selling Author, Motivational Speaker, Advocate & Wounded U.S. Army Veteran
Founder & Former CEO at Wiring Growth, Facilitating a Growth Mindset
Co-Founder of the United Farm Workers of America; First Latina Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame; Two-Time U.S. Presidential Award Recipient
Engineer, Rocket Scientist & Technology Leader; Inspirational Speaker; Corporate Director at Qualcomm; Former CEO of Girl Scouts USA
Aerospace Engineer & Former NASA Rocket Scientist
Motivational Speaker; Author of "Lizzie Beautiful" & "Be Beautiful, Be You;" Once Labeled "The World's Ugliest Woman"
Olympic Gold Medal Winning U.S. Gymnast & Winner of Season 23 of "Dancing With The Stars"
Community Leader; Education Advocate; CEO of Alvarado Construction & National Women's Hall of Famer; First Latino Owner of a Major League Baseball Team
Former NASA Astronaut, Engineer, Former Candidate for U.S. Congress & Author
Openly Gay Actor Known for “My So Called Life,” “Thirteen Reasons Why” & “Star Trek: Discovery”
Lt. Colonel (Retired), US Air Force; America’s First Latina Fighter Pilot, Executive Director of the San Antonio Chapter of Women in Aviation International & STEM Advocate
Actor, Activist & Restaurateur
Former SVP, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of Pepsico; Entrepreneur, Business Leader & Author of "Dream Big!"
Chairman and CEO, A-Rod Corp, Iconic Athlete, 3x MVP, World Series Champion & Emmy Award-Winning Sports Commentator
Former Treasurer of the United States, Partner at The Cabral Group & Jesse Ball duPont Fund Trustee
Former Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer for Sam’s Club
Immigration Reform Activist & Actress Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "Jane The Virgin"
EVP & Chief Growth Officer of the National Council on Aging; Former CEO of Girl Scouts; Expert on Women's Leadership, Youth Development & Aging
Mother Teresa Award Winner, Anti-Trafficking Expert & Human Rights Activist
Founder and President, Latina Leadership Collective; Speaker on Leadership & Development; Author
Community Organizer, Journalist, Political Activist, President & Founder of Know Thy Self Productions
Digital Analyst, Futurist & Author of "What's the Future of Business: Changing the Way Businesses Create Experiences"
President & CEO of the Opportunity Institute, Former U.S. Presidential Advisor to Bill Clinton, Co-Founder of Nueva Vista Group
Award-Winning Actress, Dancer, Singer; Health Advocate & New York Times Bestselling Author
Cuban-American Actor & Comedian Known for Playing Oscar Martinez on NBC's "The Office"
Political Rights Activist, President & CEO of Voto Latino, Emmy-Nominated MSNBC Contributor
3-Time Daytime Emmy-Winning TV Host, Entrepreneur & Speaker
Journalist for MSNBC & NBC News; Founder of GoLike; Former Co-Host of "Fusion Live"
Former Treasurer of the United States; CEO of Red River Associates
Education Advocate, Author & Strategist; Speaker on Innovation, Teaching, Learning, and Education Policy
Journalist & Multimedia Storyteller
Senior Partner at Korn Ferry Leadership & Talent Consulting; Bestselling Author of "The Inclusion Paradox;" Leading Expert on Diversity & Workforce Issues
Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer & Activist; Best Known for "Cheech & Chong"
Managing Partner of Supply Change Capital & Founding Board Member of Latinx VC; Authority on Robotics & Agricultural Technology
Award-Winning Actress, Producer, Director, Model & Humanitarian
Director of Product Design at Tesla
Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker; Bestselling Author of Historical & Transcultural Novels and Memoirs
Stand-Up Comedian, Actress & Impressionist; Cast Member on "Saturday Night Live"
Director, Producer, Host, Known for Digital Series "The Kat Call"
Ecuadoran Immigration Activist; Executive Director & Co-Founder of United We Dream (UWD)
Dominican-American Actress; Best Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "In The Heights"
Founder of Justice for Migrant Women; Gender Equity & Workplace Sexual Violence Expert
Author, Philanthropist, Food Security Advocate; Former Vice President of Multicultural Sales & Community Activation for PepsiCo North America
Actor & Producer
Chief Advocacy Officer of RAICES & DREAMer
Former Governor of New Mexico; Nation's First Hispanic Female Governor
Peruvian-American Explorer & Mountaineer; Author; Survivor of Sexual Violence; Founder and CEO of Courageous Girls
Journalist & Author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic"
Former Catcher for the Texas Rangers; National Baseball Hall of Famer, World Series Champion & 14-Time MLB All-Star
Mexican-American Stand-Up Comedienne, Actress, Writer & Producer; Creator & Star of ABC's "Cristela"
Colombian Actor & Comedian
Editor-In-Chief of Elle Magazine, Judge on "Project Runway;" Alzheimer's Awareness & Prevention Advocate
Former NASA Astronaut & Mission Assurance Expert; Director of Space Initiatives at the University of Texas
Screenwriter and Producer; Co-Creator & Executive Producer of FX's "Pose"
Writer, Creator, Entrepreneur & Business Analyst
Political Analyst & Entrepreneur
Actress, Choreographer, Activist & Former Co-Host of "The View"
Actress Known for Her Role as Xiomara "Xo" Villanueva in "Jane the Virgin"
MLB’s First Latina PA Announcer; Broadcast Journalist
Political Commentator at CNN, Former Campaign Manager for Hillary Clinton for President & President of Solis Strategies
Founder of The Garcia Companies; Media Executive; Producer; Philanthropist; Female Body Builder; Owner, XFL
Award-Winning Chef, TV Personality, Author & Founder of the Aarón Sánchez Impact Fund
Stand-Up Comedian Known for "I'm Not Fat… I’m Fluffy"
Mexican Actor, Singer & Host; Known for "Jane the Virgin"
Global Distinguished Professor of Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Actress Known for "Daredevil" & "Rent;" Activist, Co-Founder & Chairwoman of Voto Latino
Mexican Director and Actor; Best Known for "Narcos: Mexico" & "Rogue One"; Co-Founder, Canana Films
Film & TV Actress; Best Known for "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" & "Grown-ish"
Actor Best Known for "Hamilton"
Hispanic-American Actor; Known for "Fury," "American Hustle," "Ant-Man" & "Narcos: Mexico"
Emmy Award-Winning TV & Film Actor; Best Known For His Roles in "Pretty Woman" & "The Princess Diaries"
Anchor for Univision & Fusion; Regarded as the Best-Known Spanish-Language News Anchor in the U.S.
Journalist, Filmmaker & Immigration Activist
Award-Winning Investigative Journalist & Filmmaker
Chairman & CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources; Former Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship
Founder & CEO of the Pipeline Fellowship; Creator of #WomanInnovator Campaign
Actor Known for "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" & "X-Men: Apocalypse"
Independent Producer & Former President of Entertainment for Telemundo
Former NASA Astronaut, CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company, Inventor, Space & Energy Entrepreneur
Former CEO of United Airlines; Influential Hispanic Business Leader
Founder & Executive Director of L.O.V.E. Mentoring; Social Entrepreneur; Changemaker
Activist, Media Host, Hispanic Leader, Social Entrepreneur, Advocate, Catalyst for Change & Founder of the We Are Human Foundation