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The latest headlines from our world-changing keynote speakers

new speaker | Jun 20th, 2022

Imagination Is Where Black, Queer Freedom Resides: Lavin Welcomes Bestselling YA Author George M. Johnson

Called "an absolute necessity" by Booklist, George’s powerful, bestselling memoir "All Boys Aren't Blue" sits alongside titles by Toni Morrison and Lavin speaker Angie Thomas as among the 10 Most Challenged Books of 2021.

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new speaker | Jun 6th, 2022

Share The Mic In Cyber: Lavin Welcomes Google's Head of Product Security Strategy Camille Stewart

If the wars of tomorrow are fought online, we need innovative, diverse people like Camille who are ready for a rapidly changing landscape.

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new speaker | Jun 2nd, 2022

History is Prologue: Lavin Welcomes Civil Rights Attorney Turned YA Novelist Michelle Coles

As a civil rights attorney and award-winning YA author, Michelle knows that we need to understand the past to achieve racial justice in the present.

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new speaker | Mar 5th, 2012

Salman Khan: Changing Education, One Online Video at a Time

Lavin’s newest speaker is Salman Khan—a man Fast Company says is "on a path to become a central figure in national education-policy debates.” Khan is the founder of the Khan Academy, a non-profit that provides free, high-quality education to "anyone, anywhere" in the world through its library of... Continue Reading →