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Kohn has been described in Time magazine as "perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores." His criticisms of competition and rewards have helped to shape the thinking of educators -- as well as parents and managers --... View More

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Jessica Lynch is a former Private First Class (PFC) in the United States Army and a former Prisoner of War. On March 23, 2003, she was injured and captured by Iraqi forces after her unit was ambushed in Iraq. She was rescued after nine days in captivity on April 1, 2003... View More

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Daniel Roebuck has always defied description. Although he is best known as one of Hollywood's busiest character actors (having starred on hit shows like LOST and MATLOCK and in blockbuster movies like THE FUGITIVE and AGENT CODY BANKS) Daniel has so much more to offer! He... View More

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Dr. Charles Petty is a professional motivational speaker who speaks primarily on work/life balance. He was reared in the farming communities of England and Stuttgart, Arkansas. As a native of Arkansas he does know President Clinton. When the President was eleven or twelve... View More

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Dave Goerlitz is a professional actor, producer, model, public speaker and educator. His body of work includes film, stage, commercial advertising and tobacco-free activism. Although he has been featured in highly successful commercials for a number of companies, he is... View More

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During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Moore served as a Senior Economic Adviser to Donald Trump, where he focused on tax reform, regulatory reform and energy policy. In addition to his role at 32 Advisors, Moore is a heritage visiting senior fellow and a Senior Economic... View More

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Richard Branson is the eccentric and outspoken chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways and the founder of Virgin Records, which he recently sold for an unprecedented $1 billion. Famous for his daring entrepreneurial style, he oversees the Virgin Group, Ltd. an extensive... View More

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Award-winning author and educational leader, Alan Blankstein served for 25 years as President of the HOPE Foundation, which he founded and whose honorary chair is Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu. A former "high-risk" youth, Alan began his career in education as... View More

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Nick Clooney has been a broadcaster since he was 16 years old. For most of the intervening years, his focus has been radio and television news. His career has also encompassed hosting talk shows, researching and introducing "golden era" films for American Movie Classics,... View More

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Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and author. Among his New York Times bestsellers are the classic novels, The Traveler's Gift and The... View More

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Broken Promise Schools is designed to discuss critical issues in public school education. Utilizing an aggressive approach, Dr. Marco Clark will provide solutions to the aging problem of failed public school initiatives, accountability and quick fix programs that are... View More

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The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. In... View More

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Born in Mumbai, India, Dinesh D'Souza came to the U.S. as an exchange student and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 1983. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D'Souza also served as John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Instituteand... View More

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Ozzie Smith is known in baseball as "The Wizard" and the best defensive shortstop of all time. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. Ozzie retired from baseball in 1996 after playing 19 years in the major leagues, the first four years with the San Diego... View More

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In 1998, with only a computer and $30, Ashoka Fellow, Reebok Human Rights Award-winner and leading child sex trafficking advocate Rachel Lloyd established Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) to support American girls and young women survivors of commercial... View More

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Jason Jennings is a researcher and one of the most successful and prolific business and leadership authors in the world and his greatest thrill is helping lead individuals and companies to their full economic potential. He began his career as a radio and television... View More

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In a few short years, author, songwriter, motivational speaker and freedom writer Darrius Garrett transitioned from the hood to humanitarian, reaching heights he once could only imagine. As an inner-city youth of Long Beach, Calif., Garrett could easily have become a... View More

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Christopher Appleton delivers a life-changing message to adolescents about sex, teen pregnancy, drugs and positive choices. He is a certified K-12th grade reproductive health specialist with an abundance of knowledge in HIV/AIDS, STD and teen pregnancy prevention. Chris... View More

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During more than three decades of movie making and theatre, John Ratzenberger has enjoyed success as a screenwriter, director, producer and multi Emmy-nominated actor. He is also an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist. John's career began in earnest in the early... View More

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Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Her column, "The Color of Money" is an award-winning column, which is now carried in about 100 newspapers across the country. She is the author of three books, "The 21 Day... View More

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A nationally-recognized presenter, author, and humorist, Jack Berckemeyer, began his career as a middle school teacher in Denver, Colorado. After two years of teaching he was named as an outstanding educator at his school, and shortly thereafter he was identi ed as one... View More

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Author, educator, consultant, and owner of four growing businesses, Dirk Beveridge is an experienced proven business executive whose international consulting firm serves clients such as General Motors, Continental Grain, Haagan Daz, W.R. Grace, Union Oil, Spacesaver, John... View More

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Challenging cultural views of beauty and identity through story, song, and the occasional surprise ending, Constance Rhodes is a refreshing voice for those seeking conference, chapel and event speakers willing to get real about a woman's struggle to be perfect. ... View More

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Tennessee
For the past 20 years, Harriet Turk has challenged her audiences to think about their life choices. In a world peppered with indifference, complacency, and difficult decisions, she offers her unique and fresh perspective regarding leadership, loyalty, and life. Powerful,... View More