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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Lavin’s cutting-edge speakers offer new perspectives on the 2024 theme: “Where to Start: Mental Health in a Changing World.” They reveal how to become your own best coach (instead of your worst critic), how to design cities that bring us together, and more.
This election year, our democracy is at a crossroads. How can we get through this together? First, we need to look back, Eric says. The overlapping crises of 2020, from the pandemic to the George Floyd protests, revealed issues that we’re still living with today. And we must work through them to find our way forward.
Imagine an organization where everyone contributes to the greater mission, where diverse ideas are embraced and used to fuel breakthrough innovation. We can get there, Denise says. But first, we need to move past mere inclusion—and towards the goal of indivisibility. Packed with insight and practical tips, Denise’s new book Indivisible is “a force for unity” (Adam Grant).
Generative AI is already changing the way we think about work, the economy, investments, education, and society at large. It promises to be more disruptive than the internet itself. Lavin has been exploring the potential of AI for years, and we are proud to share the insights of our leading thinkers.
Our path towards racial justice, solidarity, and equal freedom for all seems unclear. But it’s not too late to set things right. Renowned psychiatrist and professor Dr. Jonathan Metzl offers a new perspective on our current moment, using the lens of gun reform to show how we can come together in the pursuit of a better democracy.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, when we celebrate the AAPI communities who have made this country what it is. Lavin is proud to represent the world’s top AAPI Heritage Month speakers on solidarity and social justice, who embody and explore the 2024 theme of “Advancing Leaders Through Innovation.”
Every March, International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month give us the chance to be inspired by the women of the past, and to let their stories light the way towards our shared future. Lavin is proud to represent the world’s top IWD speakers: from literary icon Margaret Atwood to civil rights legend Minnijean Brown-Trickey, and many more.
March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s progress and contributions to this country since its founding. Lavin is proud to exclusively represent the world’s top Women’s History Month speakers: from Margaret Atwood, #1 internationally bestselling author of The Handmaid’s Tale, to Ellen Ochoa, first Latina in space.
Congratulations to Lavin speaker Nikole Hannah-Jones, who just won an Emmy for her 1619 Project docuseries! Based on Nikole’s #1 New York Times bestselling book—which includes her Pulitzer Prize-winning essay—this Hulu series won the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series this week.
2024 promises to be a blockbuster year for our exclusive speakers: from groundbreaking new books to Museum of Modern Art exhibitions, their ideas are poised to catch fire nationwide. Here’s a sneak peek at just three of the releases you’ll see from our speakers this year.

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