Top 5 Keynote Speaker Recommendations for National Mentoring Month

Posted by Alexis Washington

January eaglesnewtop5is National Mentoring Month! This campaign was created to bring attention to the national need for mentors. The ultimate goal of the campaign is to celebrate the positive effect that mentoring can have on young lives. 

These five speakers have made it a priority to give back to communities through mentoring. They would be perfect for motivating a teenage audience, or any event that wants to make a positive impact.


1. Nicholas Wyman

wyman1Nicholas Wyman is a speaker, and CEO of the Institute for Workplace Skills and Innovation — which develops mentoring programs for corporations and places people in apprenticeship and training programs globally. more

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Traveling From: New York

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Recruitment and Retention, Generational Diversity, CEOs and Business Leaders, & more…

2. Coach Ken Carter

coach-ken-carter-2Coach Ken Carter is a mentor who’s known for giving hard-hitting advice about accountability, integrity, teamwork and leadership to succeed both on and off the basketball court. more

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Traveling From: California

Fee: $10,001-$15,000 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Education, Youth Issues, Accountability, & more…

3Dr. Natalie Stavas

natalie-stavasDr. Natalie Stavas is a Harvard doctor, international humanitarian and a mentor a mentor for Sole Train — a non-profit organization guiding inner-city youth on a path towards their full potential through running. more

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Traveling From: Pennsylvania
Fee: $10,001-$15,000 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Overcoming Adversity, Motivational, Inspiration, & more…

4. Karl Mecklenberg

karlFormer player for the NFL’s Denver Broncos, Karl Mecklenberg is an active member of three mentoring programs: Pros With A Purpose, Colorado Youth Outdoors and Aspen Youth Experience. more

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Traveling From: Colorado

Fee: $7,501-$10,000 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Goal Setting, Team Building, Football/NFL, & more…

5. Marisa Rivera

marisa-riveraMarisa Rivera is an award-winning motivational speaker who has volunteered for many non-profit organizations that focus on mentoring. more

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Traveling From: Florida

Fee: $5,001-$7,500 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Leadership, Motivational, Diversity & Inclusion, & more…


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Posted by Alexis Washington
Alexis Washington writes about expert keynote speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips and tricks for corporate meeting planners. If you need a guest professional speaker or corporate entertainer for your next convention or conference, you can visit

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