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Higher Education Speakers

Browse our motivational and inspirational keynote speakers on Higher Education to engage, educate, and entertain your audience. These top-rated speakers and performers include industry experts, authors, and business leaders who can present their knowledge in a variety of different formats, such as a keynote speech, moderated conversation, Q&A, or a fireside chat. Contact us today to book a Higher Education speaker for your next in-person, hybrid, or virtual event.

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Jamira Burley
(1 rating)

Head of Youth Engagement & Skills for the Global Business Coalition for Education

Eduardo BriceƱo
(25 ratings)

Founder & Former CEO at Wiring Growth, Facilitating a Growth Mindset

Eric Thomas

Inspirational Speaker, Life Strategist & Author

Rob Scheer
(2 ratings)

Founder of Comfort Cases & Foster Care Advocate

Jaime Casap
(8 ratings)

Former Chief Education Evangelist at Google

James Forman Jr.

Professor of Law at Yale Law School: Author of "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America"

Carol Geary Schneider
(2 ratings)

Fellow, Lumina Foundation; Former President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities

Arie Kapteyn

Professor of Economics & Executive Director of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research

Michael S. Roth
(1 rating)

President of Wesleyan University & Author of "Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters"

Nancy Frey

Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University

Walter Kimbrough
(1 rating)

Noted Author and 7th President of Dillard University

Richard J. Davidson

Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bob Kulhan

Adjunct Professor of Business Administrations CEO, Business Improvisations, Chicago

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Author of "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain" & Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University

Ann Mullen

Sociology Professor at the University of Toronto; Social & Gender Inequality Researcher; Author of "Degrees of Inequality"

Peter Lake

Director, Center for Higher Education Law & Policy

Dr. Omar Simpson

Nationally Recognized Motivational Speaker, Student Success Scholar, Award Winning Author, Professor & Mentor

Kim Cameron

Professor of Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan; Co-Founder of the Center for Positive Organizations

Hany Farid

Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College

Jennifer R. Cohen, PhD

Scientist Turned Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Entrepreneur

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