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African American Speakers

Workplace Development & Success Engineer; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Expert

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With a master-level understanding of what it takes to survive and thrive in the workplace and how organizations can create more equitable spaces for all, Carice Anderson is a workplace development and success engineer who empowers individuals to strategically navigate their careers and advises some of the world’s top companies on aligning their talent strategies to their business objectives. As a director in leadership and manager development for a leading, multinational asset management firm, her work sits at the intersection of talent and leadership development, workplace evolution, and diversity, equity, and inclusion — helping individuals, teams, and organizations unlock the potential within and consistently perform at the highest levels.

First African American Female Combat Pilot

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Combat tests you. Being a beat cop tests you. Life tests you. Three brothers and being the only girl...tests you. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has been tested her whole life. A gutsy trailblazer, her resume is an impressive collection of “firsts” including America’s first Black woman combat pilot. She served two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine. She was also a diversity liaison officer to the Pentagon for Headquarters Marine Corps. After her military service, FlyGirl revved up her career in the private sector as an entrepreneur, consultant to business, and author of Zero to Breakthrough, The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter. As a speaker, FlyGirl unleashes hard-hitting advice and amazing anecdotes from her adventures on the battlefield and in business. She helps individuals and organizations Get Gutsy and build a sustainable inner force and conviction, that results in accomplishing significant goals.

Courage Coach and Author

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Candace Doby is an Atlanta-based speaker, author and coach who works with universities and organizations to help young leaders build courage in themselves to have hard conversations, navigate through uncertainty and lead with authenticity. Candace combines a decade of research on courage with her experiences leading marketing teams at Chipotle Mexican Grill and solo traveling to more than 20 countries. This unique combination equips her with the implementable strategies she shares with audiences to help them understand, develop and activate personal courage.

Double Olympic Champion and Motivational Speaker

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Dame Kelly Holmes is the British Olympian who won two gold medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She set British records in numerous events and still holds them over the 600, 800, 1000, and 1500 metres. Now a high-profile TV personality, commentator and charity figure, she continues to inspire people of all generations. She shares her motivational journey and stories of overcoming adversity, setbacks, and desperation to finally achieve her lifelong dreams.

Olympic Gold Medalist and BBC Sports' Correspondent

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A 2000 Olympic gold medalist, Denise Lewis is one of the "golden girls" of British athletics, having established the British record of 6831 in 200 and has twice, in 1998 and 2000, been runner up in the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year awards. She was inducted into the UK Hall of Fame in 2011. Outside of her athletic endeavors, Denise is an accomplished television personality, working with BBC as a presenter, commentator, documentarian.

Award-Winning BBC News Presenter

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Clive Myrie is a multi award winning journalist, one of the BBC's most experienced foreign correspondents and a recognised face as a BBC News presenter. Clive became a full time foreign correspondent in 1996, first being posted to Japan. Since then he has held some of the most important posts in foreign newsgathering including Washington Correspondent, Europe Correspondent, Asia Correspondent and Africa Correspondent. Clive has reported from more than 80 countries on some of the most important news events over the last 20 years including the wars in Croatia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2002 during the Iraq War he was "embedded" with Royal Marines from 40 Commando part of British Armed forces. In 1996 he covered the rise of the Taliban and their conquest of Afghanistan and after the September 11 attacks, covered their downfall.

International Affairs Editor for ITV & World Renowned Correspondent

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As one of the most recognised and respected TV foreign correspondents in the country, Rageh Omaar has one of the biggest international profiles of British TV journalists in the world, both as a prominent reporter and presenter for the BBC and Al Jazeera English. With a regular daily audience of 8 million people, Rageh’s eyewitness reports and feature length documentaries have been shown in over 180 countries.
Jermaine Jenas is one of the UK's most recognizable Premier League footballers, currently playing for Queens Park Rangers. Outside of football, Jermaine co-founded Aquinas Education, a company set up to help lower truancy and raise attainment within schools and tackle the associated problems which stem from these issues. Whilst he continues with his Premier League career, Jermaine has already started to forge a strong media profile working with broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV, and BT Sport on football analysis.

Renowned British Broadcaster and MBE Recipient

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June Sarpong has enjoyed a 20-year career which has already seen her become one of the most recognizable faces of British television, as well as being one of the UK’s most intelligent and dynamic young hosts. June is a media phenomenon and is the only host of her generation that is equally comfortable interviewing politicians, celebrities and members of the public. June was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) on the Queens 2007 new year’s honours list for her services to broadcasting and charity, making her along with Princess Anne’s daughter Zara Phillips one of the youngest people to receive an MBE.

Communication Specialist

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Shola Kaye is a communication specialist, author and an award-winning speaker. Her keynote and masterclass topics include communication for diversity and inclusion, workplace communication – in particular for technical teams – and workplace empathy. She also speaks about how to create a more inclusive environment for introverts. A former international professional singer, she has appeared on the BBC and her work has been mentioned in Forbes and Harper’s Bazaar as well as in a variety of HR publications.

CEO & Founder, Change Enthusiasm Global

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Early on in my career, when my company was in the aftermath of a $5B acquisition, I almost quit. Fueled by frustration and stress, I found myself on the precipice of walking out of the office and never coming back. Had I done so, I would have become another statistic. Yet another African-American female departed from a STEM-driven industry. Top talent voluntarily resigning during a time of significant organizational shift. Another change victim. But I didn’t. Instead, I woke up one day and decided to view those feelings as a signal that I was sitting in a moment of opportunity. An opportunity to transform that chemistry, that feeling into something better. To choose every day to do something, say something, behave in some way that would move the needle of my work experience towards a better feeling. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was cultivating a teachable strategy to inspire anyone to become enthusiastic about change, to find their unique power of resilience during turbulent times. Today, I help organizations disrupt ‘change as usual’. Through a practical and repeatable framework, I show them how they can transform their culture from surviving change to growing through change.

BAFTA Nominated & RTS Award-Winning Broadcaster

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Ayo Akinwolere is an incredibly versatile BAFTA nominated and RTS award winning broadcaster. With an array of credits to his name, Ayo has worked across several genres and shows, starting his presenting career on the iconic national institution that is Blue Peter.