Diversity and Inclusion Speakers

Multicultural communities are a source of incredible strength and opportunity, if we learn how to optimize and work within our differences. Whether you are a community group looking to reinforce strong relationships or a business in need of awareness-building, we will help.

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

Jeff Adams, Sports Speaker, Olympian, Paralympian, Profile Image

Jeff Adams

This six-time Paralympian and six-time World Champion in wheelchair racing is living proof that focus, determination, and spirit are...

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Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of...

Dov Baron, Motivational Speaker

Dov Baron

Dov Baron has been speaking internationally for over 30 years, he’s the man with a finger on the pulse of the evolving world of NextGen...

Lisa Bentley, Professional Speaker, Ironman Triathlete

Lisa Bentley

Lisa raced for 20 years as a professional triathlete. In the course of her career, she has won 11 IRONMAN races, 11 IRONMAN 70.3 races...

Eric Boles, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of a training and development company dedicated to maximizing the human asset. Through assessment,...

Patrick Brown, Business and Economy Speaker, Asia Correspondent, Profile Image

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a giant in Canadian journalism, was appointed as Global TV's Beijing-based Asia Correspondent in the fall of 2011. He...

Pinball Clemons, Motivational Speaker, CFL Legend, Profile Image

“Pinball” Clemons

Renowned as one of pro football's most electrifying players, Toronto Argonauts running back Michael "Pinball" Clemons was the CFL's...

Stress and Resiliency Virtual Speaker Paula Davis

Paula Davis

Paula Davis JD, MAPP, is the Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, a training and consulting firm that partners with...

Andre De Grasse, Olympic Sprinter, Motivational Speaker

Andre De Grasse

Andre was born in Scarborough, Ontario on November 10th, 1994 and raised in Markham by his mother Beverley, who was a high school...

Cyndi Desjardins, International Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Cyndi Desjardins

Cyndi Desjardins was a successful business manager, working in product development and sales management, as well as being a new mom...

Duane Forde, Adventure and Sports Speaker, TSN CFL, Profile Image

Duane Forde

A two-time Grey Cup champion, Duane Forde joined the CFL on TSN team in 2008 as game analyst alongside play-by-play announcer Rod...

Jermain Franklin, Adventure and Sports Speaker, TSN Calgary, Profile Image

Jermain Franklin

Jermain Franklin is the Calgary Correspondent for SportsCentre, TSN's flagship news and information program. Franklin, who joined...

Hamlin Grange, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Diversity, Profile Image

Hamlin Grange

Hamlin Grange is a prime example of the Canadian Immigrant Story. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he immigrated to Canada at the age of 10...

Risha Grant, Diversity, Inclusion speaker, virtual keynote speaker

Risha Grant

Motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha's personal mission...

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Heather Greenwood Davis

Heather Greenwood Davis is a lawyer turned multiple award-winning journalist, travel columnist, freelance feature writer and blogger....

Glen Gulutzan

Glen Gulutzan

Coach Glen Gulutzan is known for his intelligence about the game, both tactically and structurally. As impressive, however are his...

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Sean Hayes

Dr. Hayes is a Clinical Psychologist with 25+ years of experience consulting nationally and globally with executives, management, and...

Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod, Motivational Speaker, BodyBreak TV Hosts Profile Image

Hal Johnson & Joanne MacLeod

For the past 25 years, under the umbrella of BodyBreak, Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod have been communicating to Canadians the...

Sheldon Keefe

Sheldon Keefe enters his first season behind the bench in the National Hockey League with the Toronto Maple Leafs as the team’s head...

Karina LeBlanc, Motivational Speaker, $5000 and Under Speaker, Profile Image

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc moved from a small island in the Caribbean to Maple Ridge British Columbia at age 8. So at an early age, she was thrust...

Eddie LeMoine, Business and Economy Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Profile Image

Eddie LeMoine

Eddie LeMoine a Canadian-born international author, keynote speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer, he specializes in...

Warren MacDonald, Adventure Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Warren MacDonald

Warren Macdonald's life's boundaries were redefined in April 1997 with his accident on North Queensland's (Australia) Hinchinbrook...

Lisa Mattam, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Business Strategist, Profile Image

Lisa Mattam

Lisa Mattam is widely recognized as a dynamic leader, inspiring speaker and consultant to business professionals across the globe. As...

Rona Maynard, Diversity Speaker, Former Editor of Chatelaine, Profile Image

Rona Maynard

Rona Maynard was Editor of Chatelaine through a decade of growth and innovation in which she proved to a new generation of readers that...

Dr. Beth McCharles

Dr. Beth McCharles is a leading Mental Performance Coach and dynamic speaker. Through an innovative and collaborative approach, Beth...

Angela Mondou, Military and Business Leadership, Profile Image

Angela Mondou

Angela Mondou is a marketing executive and leadership expert whose unconventional career has taken her from worldwide military...

Tracy Moore, Facilitator, Chairperson or MC, Host of CityLine, Profile Image

Tracy Moore

Born in Toronto to Jamaican-Canadian parents, Tracy Moore was raised in quintessential suburbia, where she had the sort of childhood...

Ben Nemtin Motivational Speaker - impossible is possible.

Ben Nemtin

Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want to Do Before You Die? and a star of MTV’s highest rated show...

Caroline Ouellete, Motivational Speaker, 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist

Caroline Ouellette

Caroline Ouellette Virtual Keynote Speaker 4 time Olympic Gold medalist and bilingual speaker Book Caroline Ouellette Add to My ListCarol...

Bev Priestman

Pamela provides actionable strategies to help you negotiate, communicate, and build trust through intentional communication and body...

Cabral Richards (Cabbie), Sports Speaker, Sportscentre, TSN, Profile Image

Cabral Richards

Cabral "Cabbie" Richards is the host of Cabbie Presents, a weekly segment airing Fridays on SportsCentre. Known for his unique take...

Mario Rigby, Eco-Explorer and leadership speaker, virtual keynote speaker

Mario Rigby

Mario Rigby has always been driven to push the limits. Exploring his entrepreneurial and athletic ambitions since a young age,...

Sima Samar, Current Events and Political Speaker, Afghanistan, Profile Image

Dr. Sima Samar

Dr. Sima Samar is probably one of the most selfless leaders on the world stage today. Dr. Samar fled Afghanistan in 1984 after her...

Milt Stegall, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CFL, TSN, Profile Image

Milt Stegall

In 2008, the CFL on TSN made an off-season addition of former Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Milt Stegall as guest analyst. Stegall is...

Michael Ungar, Professional Resiliency Speaker, Virtual Resiliency Speaker

Michael Ungar

Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research...

Herschel Walker, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Mental Health Awareness Advocate, Profile Image

Herschel Walker

In his hometown of Wrightsville, Georgia, Walker played football and basketball and competed in track and field. He scored a...

Samra Zafar, Virtual Keynote Speaker, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Mental Health Speaker

Samra Zafar

Samra Zafar is an award-winning international speaker, bestselling author, consultant, educator, and entrepreneur who advocates for...