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A graphic of Sarah Elizabeth Lewis and her new book, The Unseen Truth. The graphic reads, "The Unseen Truth by Sarah Elizabeth Lewis is 'a landmark in the literature on race' (Jelani Cobb)."
This award-winning art historian’s book, The Unseen Truth, will be out in September!
Michael’s new book, The Ritual Effect, shows you how to use simple, everyday rituals for greater motivation and stronger teams.
Today, we have the opportunity to envision—and fight for—a world where we can all embrace our unique identities and shared future. At a moment where the LGBTQ+ community is more visible than ever before, Lavin’s dynamic LGBTQ+ speakers (from pioneering activists to New York Times bestselling authors) offer bold talks on solidarity and hope.
More and more retail customers are turning to tools like ChatGPT—rather than search engines or businesses—to help them make decisions. And this is just one of the countless ways AI is disrupting your pipeline and funnel. What does this all mean for retailers? Doug Stephens knows.
Star NYU psychology prof Tessa West has spent her career studying how to communicate (effectively!) in uncomfortable workplace situations, and she says it’s not magic—just a simple set of research-backed strategies that will net you higher productivity and stronger teams.
The internet as we know it is broken. But it’s still not too late to build a better one. Really. In his new book, Our Biggest Fight, acclaimed tech journalist and SXSW speaker Michael Casey offers a vision of an internet with less polarization, more autonomy, and more community. And he shows us how to get there.
Cultures of Growth—the revolutionary book on company-wide growth mindsets that’s already been featured in Forbes and more—is out now!
Every Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we pay tribute to the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx communities in America. Lavin’s trailblazing speakers—from the first Latina in space to the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author—celebrate the progress we’ve made and encourage us to play our part in the fight for inclusion.
Welcome Week represents a vital moment for new and returning students alike to kickstart their learning, connect with their community, and get excited for the new year. Our Welcome Week and Orientation speakers offer encouraging talks on topics that matter to college audiences: from racial justice to mental health, and beyond.
This election year, our students and colleges are polarized. But we can still come together in the pursuit of a stronger, more equal democracy. Lavin’s inspiring political speakers offer powerful, hopeful talks for your Fall 2024 semester.

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