Politics & Current Affairs Speakers

  • Yassmin Abdel-Magied

    Advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from racially, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

    2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer and 'petrol head'. Debut author at 24 with the coming-of-age-memoir, Yassmin’s Story, the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from racially, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    ENG
  • Dan Abrams

    Legal Analyst for ABC News & Social Media Entrepreneur

    Dan Abrams is CEO of Abrams Research, legal analyst for ABC News and a substitute anchor for Good Morning America. Prior to his appointment at ABC, Abrams was the chief legal analyst for NBC News and MSNBC from 2008 through 2010. From June 2006 to …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Mike Abrashoff

    Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship

    Mike Abrashoff is at the center of one of the most remarkable modern day stories of organizational transformation. At the age of 36, the Navy selected Mike to become Commander of USS Benfold. At the time he was the most junior commanding officer in the …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    FL
  • Stuart Altman, PhD

    Health Care & Economy Expert

    Stuart H. Altman, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at Heller Graduate School for Social Policy & Management, Brandeis University, is an economist whose research interests are primarily in the area of federal and state health policy. He was Co-Chair of the Governor/Legislative …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    MA
  • Kare Anderson

    Cross-Promotions & Persuasive Communication Expert

    Kare Anderson is an Emmy-winning former NBC and Wall Street Journal reporter, now connective behavior speaker and columnist for Forbes and Huffington Post. Anderson’s TED talk on The Web of Humanity: Be an Opportunity Maker has attracted over two million views. Her clients are as …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour

    First African-American Female Combat Pilot

    Leveraging her “Breakthrough Mentality” and “Get Gutsy” mindset, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour propelled herself from beat cop to combat pilot in a record-breaking three years and became America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot. As featured on CNN, MSNBC, The View, FOX News, Oprah Winfrey and …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $15,001-$20,000
    Traveling From:
    GA
  • Mario Armstrong

    TV & Radio Show Technology Host & Expert

    You’ve probably seen Mario on TV as an Emmy Award-winning talk show host and Digital Lifestyle Strategist or as a regular contributor on NBC’s TODAY show, CNN, and NPR. Or maybe on Inside Edition, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey, or Rachael Ray. He also authors the …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    MD
  • Jabari Asim

    Cultural Voice

    Jabari Asim is the editor-in-chief of “Crisis” magazine, a preeminent journal of politics, ideas and culture published by the NAACP and founded by W.E.B. Du Bois in 1910. He spent 11 years at the Washington Post, where he served as deputy editor of the book …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    MD
  • Barry Asmus, PhD

    Nation’s Premier Economist Speaker

    Dr. Barry Asmus is a Senior Economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis. Dr. Asmus has been named by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the United States. Over the last twenty-five years, Dr. Asmus has spoken to thousands …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    AZ
  • Leif Babin

    Former Navy SEAL/Co-founder of Echelon Front

    There is a lot of middle ground between the battlefield and the boardroom but according to Leif Babin, the leadership skills necessary to be successful in both are more similar than one might think. For nine years Babin served as an active duty Navy SEAL, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $50,001-$75,000
    Traveling From:
    NY
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