Chris Bashinelli

Keynote Speaker: United Nations Speaker; National Geographic Young Explorer; PBS TV Host & Cross-Cultural Expert

Chris Bashinelli Biography

Chris Bashinelli, also known as, “Bash,” was 20 years old when he traveled to Tanzania to film his first documentary. The focus: How can we change the world? The day he returned from Tanzania, his father was diagnosed with terminal cancer. It was in that moment he realized there was nothing he could do to change the world, meaning, there was nothing he could do to control circumstances outside of himself. Ultimately, the only person we ever have control over is ourselves. This realization became the impetus for Bashinelli’s life mission, that when we "Change our mind," we "Change our world."

As the Executive Producer and Host of Bridge the Gap on PBS and the National Geographic Channel, Bashinelli has taken millions of viewers on meaningful adventures around the world. He is a Moderator for the United Nations, an Eagle Scout, a National Geographic Explorer, and has interviewed some of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People on the Planet.

Bashinelli brings attendees on an inspirational journey, coupled with stunning video footage and thought-provoking exercises. He equips us with the practical tools we need to grow our business, connect with other human beings and contribute to humanity. He will engage your audience and make them think differently about their lives and their relationships and reminds us how important it is to ignore the noise, step outside of our comfort zones and put others first. He is sure to leave audiences in tears of laughter and joy, allowing them to see the world through a new lens.

Bashinelli has been an Executive Producer and TV host since he was 20-years-old. He has attracted major sponsorships from corporations like Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, interviewed some of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People on the Planet, led a National Geographic Expedition in Mongolia and Sumo Wrestled the heaviest Japanese human being in recorded history. His work has been featured in acclaimed publications including Huffington Post, Delta Sky, American Way Magazine, Daily News Zimbabwe and Lonely Planet. He is the youngest male ever to moderate the United Nations International Day of Peace. He has an official day named after him in Montgomery, Alabama for his work with the Boy Scouts of America.

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Chris Bashinelli Videos

Chris Bashinelli - Promo Video 2019
Chris Bashinelli - Cultivating Connection
Chris Bashinelli Keynote- Best Of (1 Hour)

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Chris Bashinelli is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Bashinelli for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Chris Bashinelli 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 Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Bashinelli for an upcoming event.

Chris Bashinelli Videos

Chris Bashinelli - Promo Video 2019
Chris Bashinelli - Cultivating Connection
Chris Bashinelli Keynote- Best Of (1 Hour)
Chris Bashinelli Keynote (18 Min)
Chris Bashinelli Speaking Reel 2015

Chris Bashinelli Speaking Topics

  • Steps from the Stoop - Cultivating Connection

    In order to achieve real diversity and inclusion within our organization we must adopt a world view that equally values all generations, cultures and perspectives. Chris Bashinelli’s all-inclusive approach to relationship building has been cultivated for 30+ years, starting with his “Stoop” in the heart of Brooklyn, where his childhood friends shared a combined total of more than 13 nationalities. In this signature keynote, Chris drives home the ease of relationship building with a personal, yet universal method he’s applied everywhere from farming with mystics in Uganda to living with nomads in Mongolia.

  • START AT STEP “Z” – Stepping into Powerful Performance

    What is your Step “Z”, the goal you feel will truly bring your life meaning? It could be a new client, a new partner, or a new home. What if you could arrive at that destination before you even begin the journey? We tend to be so fixated on our goal that we forget to examine how we are viewing ourselves. We feel that if our circumstances were different our goal would be attainable. In reality, we can only go as far as our shadow will let us - it’s not the circumstances that have to change, but us.

  • GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP – Open Your World View

    For our organizations to thrive in the 21st Century, now, more so than ever before, it is critical that we open our minds to new cultures and open our world view. Our increasingly globalized world is changing at lightning speed and we interact daily with people from diverse backgrounds who bring with them history, culture, knowledge, skill, and yes – even bias. And that – is a good thing. It’s no longer enough to think solely through our own lenses and filters. It’s time to adopt a world view that is inclusive of all cultures, genders, and viewpoints. It’s time we become Global Citizens!

  • ?Steps from the Stoop - Cultivating Connection? ?

    In order to achieve real diversity and inclusion within our organization we must adopt a world view that equally values all generations, cultures and perspectives. In this signature keynote, Chris drives home the ease of relationship building with a personal, yet universal method he’s applied everywhere ?,? from farming with mystics in Uganda?,? to living with nomads in Mongolia.

  • STEP OUTSIDE YOUR WORLD: A guide to unleashing your potential and contributing to humanity

    A Global Citizen uses his or her everyday life as a vehicle to serve others. Global Citizenship (GC) does not mean giving up our possessions and traveling the world to volunteer- it means finding moments each day, both inside and outside the office, as a means to contribute. Once we identify our unique gifts and abilities we can transform them into a means to serve. The good news is we can do this in essentially any career on Earth! Bash traveled to over 30 countries before realizing that being a GC has nothing to do with traveling the world. GC is a mentality we carry with us in our hearts that strengthens our relationships, builds trust in ourselves, and breathes life into our productive winds. It is categorized by authenticity, openness and a genuine concern for others. Having trained with Mongolian herdsmen, walked for clean water in Haiti and harvested buffalo in Pine Ridge, Bash defines the new GC mentality- one that we can apply to our lives today.

Chris Bashinelli News

  • Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge | PBS

    In Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge, Chris Bashinelli visits the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to explore a culture all but expunged from the history books, that of the ...


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