2022 Speakers

Men of Color Speakers

  • US Congressman Jim Clyburn
    US Congressman Jim Clyburn

  • Theodore Colbert III
    Theodore Colbert III
    President and CEO of Defense, Space & Security, The Boeing Company

  • Jeffrey J. Brown
    Jeffrey J. Brown
    President and CEO, Ally Financial

  • Michael Eric Dyson
    Michael Eric Dyson
    Professor, Vanderbilt University; author and radio host

  • Derrick Gragg
    Derrick Gragg
    Combe Family Vice President for Athletics and Recreation, Northwestern University

  • Jose Hernandez
    Jose Hernandez
    NASA Engineer and former Space Shuttle mission STS-128 Astronaut

  • Roland Martin
    Roland Martin
    Host and Managing Editor, #RolandMartinUnfiltered

  • Marc H. Morial
    Marc H. Morial
    President and CEO, National Urban League

  • Victor Saenz
    Victor Saenz
    Department Chair and Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Texas, Austin; founder of Project MALES

  • Brian Heat
    Brian Heat
    Speaker, educator, trainer, and Amazon Best-Selling author

  • Rick Wade
    Rick Wade
    Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Outreach, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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    Michael Strautmanis
    Executive Vice President of Public Engagement for The Obama Foundation

  • Ann Herrmann-Nehdi
    Ann Herrmann-Nehdi
    Chair of the Board and Chief Thought Leader, Herrmann; author