Dan’s programs boost the self-confidence of students to help them reach their dreams and inspire them to have a greater respect for themselves and for others. Dan has also raised funds and awareness for South African orphans and has shared his inspirational story in schools and communities around the world.
Daymond John is a top business speaker and motivational speaker, founder and CEO of FUBU clothing, reality TV judge on Shark Tank, and a bestselling author. He has won numerous awards, such as Brandweek Marketer of the Year, the NAACP Entrepreneurs of the Year Award (twice), and the Congressional Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship (twice).
Despite poor academic performance and over 20 jobs by the time she turned 23, Barbara Corcoran became one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs, creating a multi-billion dollar real estate business. As a speaker, Barbara brings her front-lines experience and infectious energy to every person she meets.
Scott suffered a rare stroke in his spinal cord at the age of 15 which left him paralyzed from the waist down. He has spent his life helping make a positive difference in the lives of others. Scott has made two world tours, visiting over 30 countries and speaking to over a million people around the globe and continues to receive standing ovations from his audiences.
Robert has risen to prominence by delivering a high energy message which inspires others to take responsibility for their lives and live up to their greatness. He is also a film producer and television personality, receiving awards for his skills and leadership.
Jan Lewan is a Polish singer and pianist who migrated from Poland through Canada to the United States. He gained and maintained a worldwide audience as a leading author, songwriter, polka band leader and tour guide. A movie about his life called “The Polka King”, starring Jack Black, premiered in 2018.
Rich Ruffalo is a dynamic motivational speaker, author, educator, and internationally recognized athlete that inspires a wide range of audiences everywhere, from children to adults and students to business gurus. Ruffalo is a true role model for all ages. Available for Staff Development, Conferences, Keynotes.
Eddie Brill is a world-renowned comedian, writer and actor. For seventeen years he entertained, engaged and energized audiences as the warm-up talent on the Late Show with David Letterman, pulling double duty as the show’s Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator for eleven of those years. Along with Norman Lear in 1978, Brill helped create one of the first ever college comedy writing departments in the country at Emerson College in Boston and he delivers seminars world-wide on comedy, Late Night Television, and becoming a better speaker.
Rich’s presentations combine his 16 years of science teaching experience with his family’s story of overcoming the loss of his 22 month old son, Rees. Recounting the formation of The ReesSpecht Life Foundation, which has distributed almost 500,000 kindness cards worldwide, he inspires your students to look inward for their power to change the world; one little piece at a time.
Mariela Shaker fled Syria in 2013 against the nightmarish backdrop of terror and destruction and arrived in the U.S. with her beloved violin a few months later. Through hard work, determination and luck, Shaker was able to obtain a student visa to study music at Monmouth College in Illinois, and subsequently won a full scholarship for graduate study at DePaul University in Chicago. She has become an advocate for peace and tolerance, wielding the power of music through her violin.