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The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau

A speakers bureau that represents the best original thinkers,
writers, and doers for speaking engagements.

A Revolutionary New Look into Growth Mindset

Corporate Culture

Mary C. Murphy

Growth mindset—the idea that you can improve your skills through practice—has traditionally been understood as an individual trait. But in her brilliant new book Cultures of Growth, superstar professor Dr. Mary C. Murphy shows you (for the first time ever) how to implement a growth mindset at an organization-wide scale. 

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Invest In Hope—And in the Fight for a Better America

AAPI Heritage Month

Wajahat Ali

How do we build a compassionate and inclusive America in an age of distrust? Embrace all that you are and tell your story. Wajahat Ali knows that when we come together to be the superheroes of our own stories, we can create honest social change. 

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"I was completely blown away!" Our Feb. 15 event

DEI: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Margot Lee Shetterly

5 out of 5 event experience rating:

  1. 100% agreed this session was a valuable use of their time.
  2. 100% agreed today’s event showcased our commitment to creating belonging for all.
  3. 100% agreed Margot’s masterclass on storytelling was a beneficial learning opportunity.

What employees are taking away:

  1. I’m completely blown away! This was fascinating and inspiring, but I also learned practical things I can do to create belonging. I’m so glad I attended today!
  2. I loved the hard questions near the end, reckoning with America’s history. She Was Just AMAZING and this was such a worthwhile session.
  3. There was SO much goodness that Margot shared. Great event!!
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Nikole Hannah-Jones Wins Emmy for 1619 Project

Social Justice

Nikole Hannah-Jones

In the 1619 Project Hulu docuseries, which won the Emmy for Best Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series, this Pulitzer Prize-winning author proves that when we understand the history of Black America, we understand the history and the future of all America—which makes us better equipped to fight for racial justice today.

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Living Legend & Cultural Icon

Literature

Margaret Atwood

The author of The Handmaid’s Tale and one of the world’s most brilliant and iconic writers, with sparkling wit, a prophetic eye for the future, and a deep passion for social activism.

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New Speakers

The next wave of keynote speakers: tackling tomorrow’s challenges, today

Founder of Vision & Justice | Harvard Associate Professor | Author of The Rise and The Unseen Truth
Bestselling Author of Cultures of Growth | Indiana University Professor | Founder and CEO, Equity Accelerator
Author of Jerks at Work and Job Therapy | NYU Professor of Psychology
New York Times Visionary in Medicine and Science | Founding Director of Stanford Brain Organogenesis | Knight of the Order of Merit
Author, Private Equity
Author, A Brief History of Intelligence | AI Entrepreneur and Founder of Bluecore | Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree

Featured Books

Books by exclusive Lavin speakers that have us talking right now

Testimonials

What our clients are saying about our partnership with them

Working with The Lavin Agency was an absolute delight. Not only were they quick to respond to all of our updates and requests, they went above and beyond to ensure that our needs were met. We considered them partners in making our event shine by making the speaker selection, booking and planning process as seamless as possible.

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

From start to finish, the Lavin team demonstrated unparalleled professionalism, ensuring seamless communication and responsiveness throughout. We highly recommend The Lavin Agency for any event seeking top-notch speakers and a smooth, enjoyable collaboration process.

Quizlet

Working with The Lavin Agency was fantastic! From our initial inquiry through the booking and negotiation process until our scheduled event, they were incredibly helpful and supportive every step of the way. Our questions were addressed promptly and thoughtfully, and all logistics were handled professionally. I highly recommend collaborating with The Lavin Agency and their impressive talent roster. You won't be disappointed!

Temple Etz Chaim

The Lavin Agency was a pleasure to work with! They checked in at every step of the process and provided support to connect with the speaker on our individual requests. Many thanks!

County of Ventura

I had the opportunity to work with The Lavin Agency in organizing an online workshop. The event was a success because of their kind support. Their work was very precise and all the people I communicated with were always kind, punctual, flexible, and ready to support me with everything I needed. It is a pleasure to recommend The Lavin Agency and I will be happy to work with them further as soon as another opportunity arises.

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THE QUOTE

“Our clients are the people who used to stay up all night talking about politics, economics, music, art, culture—the engaged and the engaging. Now they work, go to conferences, meetings, parent conferences. But they miss thinking—miss the fun of thinking—and our job is to give it back to them.”

— David Lavin