emotional Speakers

All memorable and captivating stories possess the power to open hearts and change minds. These authentic composers tug on the heartstrings and elicit strong reactions that resonate across the spectrum. Their words serve as a benevolent beacon, illuminating what’s possible when we delve into the deepest aspects of human emotion. With raw and captivating storytelling, WSB’s roster of emotional speakers inspire listeners to work toward the betterment of humanity. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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WSB Exclusive Speaker

Liz Murray

Inspirational Speaker and Best-Selling Author

Under $25,000
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Mike Krzyzewski

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Duke University (1980 – 2022)

Over $70,000
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Platon

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

$40K - $70K
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José Andrés

Chef, Restaurateur, Humanitarian

Over $70,000
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Kevin Carroll

Best-Selling Author, Expert on Creativity and Innovation, Agent for Social Change

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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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Richard Montañez

Former Vice President, Multicultural Sales and Community Activation for PepsiCo North America, Author, Philanthropist, Creator of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos brand

$25K - $40K
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Stephanie Chung

Former Chief Growth Officer, Wheels Up

$25K - $40K
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Mallory Weggemann

2020 and 2012 Paralympic Gold Medalist, NBC Sports Winter Paralympics Correspondent, Author, and Equality Activist

Under $25,000
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Jennifer Aaker

General Atlantic Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Bestselling Author

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Anthony Robles

2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion, Recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, ESPN ESPY Awards and Author

Under $25,000
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Sal Giunta

First Living Medal of Honor Recipient Since the Vietnam War, Author

$25K - $40K
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Bob Woodruff

Anchor and Reporter ABC News and Best Selling Co-Author

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Naomi Bagdonas

Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Bestselling Author; Executive Advisor

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Keynote Speaker

Mel Robbins

Serial entrepreneur; Best-selling author; Internationally recognized social media influencer; Founder and CEO of 143 Studios, Inc.

Over $70,000
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Richard Fowler

American Storyteller; Cable News Commentator; Journalist 

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Brooke Goldstein

Human Rights Attorney, Author, and Award-Winning Filmmaker

Under $25,000
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Michael Beschloss

Presidential Historian, NBC News and PBS NewsHour, New York Times Columnist and #1 Best-Selling Author

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Reggie Butler

Founder and CEO, Performance Paradigm

$25K - $40K
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Geena Davis

Academy Award-Winning Actor; Founder & Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

$40K - $70K
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Elizabeth Smart

Abduction Survivor, Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation, Inspiring Communicator of Hope

Under $25,000
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Israel Del Toro

Father, Husband, and First 100 Percent Combat-Disabled Active-Duty Air Force Technician

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Erin Gruwell

Educator and Founder, Freedom Writers Foundation

Under $25,000

Didn’t find the emotional 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.