Using powerful messaging rooted in love, respect and healing, our experts specialize in engaging audiences.

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Public Speakers and Cultural Changemakers

Ericka Huggins

Ericka intentionally invites the voices of youth as well as other underrepresented demographics into conversations. She holds a space for equity and partnership.

Yvette Murrell

Yvette Murrell is a powerfully gifted facilitator and dynamic change agent with a gentle, nurturing, encompassing and direct style. 

Amer F. Ahmed

Dr. Amer F. Ahmed is an organizational strategist who helps institutions and leaders address diversity and inclusion, equity, race, and intercultural development through consulting, coaching, group facilitation, and keynote speeches. 

Shakti Butler, PHD

Shakti Butler, PhD, is Founder and President of World Trust Educational Services. Shakti is an inspirational facilitator, trainer and lecturer who is sought after by schools, universities, public and private organizations, and faith-based institutions. 

Tammy Johnson

Tammy has been a dedicated civil rights activist her entire life, inspired by the civil rights work of her family in Tennessee. She is recognized for her knowledge of equitable public policy practices. 

Sherri Taylor

Sherri Taylor, Psy.D. (she/they/femme) is a contemplative, teacher, scholar,
consultant, and facilitator. She completed her undergraduate education in Feminist
Studies at Stanford University and earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in Clinical
Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California.

Amikaeyla Gaston

Amikaeyla creates environments that support people in exploring themselves and uses creativity and strategic questioning to support people in addressing their fears, developing a place where everyone has an equal voice.

Dia Penning

Dia Penning, in addition to being a facilitator, designed Racial Equity Learning Modules , which offer transformative and creative ways for educators to engage people in community building and learning about systemic racism.

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