Speakers on Children's Issues

Violence, bullying, poverty: children’s issues are at the forefront of US policy. Understand the challenges facing children (and their parents) with WSB’s roster of experienced speakers. Give your event attendees an empathetic insight into children’s issues by experts ranging from nonprofit leaders, news anchors, professors, and more. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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Liz Murray

Inspirational Speaker and Best-Selling Author

Under $25,000
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Platon

World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer; Founder, The People's Portfolio

$40K - $70K
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Dan Rooney

Motivational Speaker, Fighter Pilot, Patriotic Philanthropist, PGA Professional, Golf Course Developer, and Author, A Patriot's Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith and Fly Into the Wind, How to Harness Faith and Fearlessness On Your Ascent to Greatness

$25K - $40K
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Ali Wentworth

Actor, Comedian and New York Times Best-Selling Author

$40K - $70K
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Jenna Hager

Best-Selling Author; Co-Host, NBC's TODAY

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Laura W. Bush

First Lady of the United States (2001-2009)

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J.C. Watts

Visionary Conservative Leader

$25K - $40K
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Doro Bush Koch

Wellness Enthusiast and Bestselling Author

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Sarah Brown

Founder and President, Theirworld Projects, Global Patron of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, Author

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Erin Gruwell

Educator and Founder, Freedom Writers Foundation

Under $25,000
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William Bennett

Senior Correspondent, Making America Work; Former Radio Host, Bill Bennett’s Morning In America and Former Secretary of Education

$25K - $40K
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Jenna Arnold

Bestselling Author, Raising Our Hands ; Activist, Nat’l Organizer of the Women’s March; Education and Media Specialist at the United Nations

Under $25,000
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Alex Klein

Cofounder and CEO of Kano, Director at DriveTribe

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Esther Wojcicki

CEO, Global Moonshots in Education; Author; Corporate Culture Expert

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John Jacobs

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Optimist of Life is Good

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Laila Ali

Undefeated Boxing Champion; Wellness and Fitness Expert; Beauty and Lifestyle Brand CEO; TV Host; Cooking Enthusiast; Actress; Advocate for Children; Author

Over $70,000
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Bruce Feiler

Bestselling Author (Secrets of Happy Families, Council of Dads, Life Is in the Transitions), TV host, TED Speaker

$25K - $40K
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Marc Prensky

Visionary Re-framer for the Future; Coiner of the term "Digital Native" 

Under $25,000
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Sarah Hernholm

Classroom Teacher turned Entrepreneur; Founder of WIT — Whatever It Takes; 3x TEDx Speaker; Host of "DO WIT" Podcast; Contributing Writer for Forbes

$25K - $40K
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Adam Braun

Founder of Climate Club and Pencils of Promise; New York Times best-selling Author

Under $25,000

Didn’t find the children's issues 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.