black motivational Speakers

African-American leaders are fighting for visibility in the workplace. Organizations need to understand the lived experiences of African-Americans to give everyone an equitable experience. Choose from WSB’s black motivational speakers, including Secretaries of State and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, to inspire your attendees to take action. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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Bonnie St. John

Paralympic Ski Medalist, Fortune 500 Business Consultant, Rhodes Scholar, Former White House Official and Best-Selling Author

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Eugene Robinson

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The Washington Post and Political Analyst, MSNBC

Under $25,000
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Stephanie Chung

Former Chief Growth Officer, Wheels Up

$25K - $40K
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Shane Battier

Former Vice President, Analytics and Basketball Development, Miami Heat; 2012 and 2013 NBA Champion, Miami Heat

$40K - $70K
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Roger Ferguson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) (2008-2021); Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System (1999-2006)

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J.C. Watts

Visionary Conservative Leader

$25K - $40K
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Daymond John

Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC's Shark Tank and CEO of The Shark Group

$40K - $70K
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Carla Harris

Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley

$40K - $70K
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Reggie Butler

Founder and CEO, Performance Paradigm

$25K - $40K
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Michael Steele

Chairman of the Republican National Committee (2009-2011), Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (2003-2007), MSNBC Political Analyst, and President and CEO of The Steele Group

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Sheila Johnson

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Co-founder, Black Entertainment Television and President, WNBA's Washington Mystics

$40K - $70K
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Donna Brazile

American Political Strategist; ABC News Contributor, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, and New York Times Best-selling Author

Under $25,000
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Dambisa Moyo

Global Economist and Best-Selling Author

Over $70,000
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Tsedal Neeley

Leading Expert in Hybrid, Remote, Global Work and Digital Mindset and Transformation; Harvard Business School Professor; Award-winning Author

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Nedra Tawwab

Relationship Therapist, Content Creator, and New York Times Best Selling Author

Over $70,000
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Kahlil Greene

Yale’s First Black Student Body President

Under $25,000
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John Register

Paralympic Silver Medalist and Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)

Under $25,000
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Vernice ‘FlyGirl’ Armour

America’s First Black Female Combat Pilot; Former Marine and Cop; Author, Zero to Breakthrough ; and Consultant to Business

$40K - $70K
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Mona Sutphen

Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff; Senior Advisor, The Vistria Group

$40K - $70K
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Omékongo Dibinga

Award-Winning Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

Under $25,000

Didn’t find the black motivational speaker you were looking for? WSB works with many of the industry’s top speakers each year. Our team of experienced speaker agents is committed to helping you find the perfect speaker for your event. Please contact us for a custom proposal.