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Immigration policy, particularly in regards to Latin Americans, has long been a hot topic in US politics. As our nation's Hispanic population continues to expand, it is vital for us to get in touch with this increasingly important part of our heritage. APB is proud to represent an exceptional roster of Hispanic speakers, whose talents and insights make for memorable keynotes. Book one of our remarkable Hispanic speakers for National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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ABC News Veteran and Host of What Would You Do?

Combining a moving life story, an exceptional career, incomparable insights, and a powerful presence, John Quiñones has emerged as one of the most inspiring keynotes in the speaking world today. His moving presentations focus on his odds-defying...

Emmy-Winning Journalist

Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning trailblazer in news and investigative journalism, as well as Anchor of NPR's Peabody-Winning Latino USA. Her over 25-year history reporting on critical issues and focusing on the changing cultural and...

Domestic Violence Activist, Actor & Best-Selling Author

Born in Cuba, Rivers came to the US at the age of two, endured horrific child abuse and witnessed domestic violence at the hands of his father, which he chronicles in his New York Times bestseller, A Private Family Matter.

"Maria" on Sesame Street & Author

Those who grew up learning their ABC's with Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Kermit and the Cookie Monster will immediately recognize Manzano as the bilingual "Maria" on Sesame Street. Manzano attributes her appeal to the fact that she acts the...

Personal Finance Expert and CEO & Founder, Malecon Productions, LLC.

Speaker Carmen Rita Wong is a debt management specialist known for her realistic and valuable credit crisis advice. She is the former co-creator and host of the only national, daily personal finance television show, On the Money, on CNBC...

Actor, Ugly Betty / Education Advocate

With an acting career in film, television, and theater spanning almost thirty years, Plana currently stars on the hit series Ugly Betty. A former teacher, he maintains his passion for education, serving the Latino community through...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Journalist

Sonia Nazario, a former projects reporter for The Los Angeles Times, has spent more than two decades reporting and writing about social issues, earning her dozens of national awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her...

US Army Retired Lieutenant Colonel / Education Advocate

Kickbusch is the highest ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Support field in the US Army, who is recognized at national level for her work on issues including teen pregnancy, gang violence and parenting education.

World-Renowned Neurosurgeon & Neuroscientist

Dr. Q is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting edge research to cure brain cancer. Named as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in 2008, Dr. Q was also selected by Popular Science magazine as one of...

Award-winning Journalist

During a career that has now spanned more than 35 years, Juan Gonzalez has emerged as one of the country’s best-known and most-respected Latino journalists. A staff columnist with The New York Daily News, Gonzalez is known for hard-hitting...

Radio Personality

Known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie Martinez is the reigning queen of radio and quickly becoming an empire in her own right. With nearly 20 years of on-air experience, Martinez is also an author, actress, television host, recording artist,...

Poet & Actor

The subject of the acclaimed documentary Lemon, speaker Lemon Andersen is taking the world of spoken word by storm with plays such as "ToasT" and "County of Kings."

Emmy Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Best known for her Emmy-winning starring role in Ugly Betty, America Ferrera - an artist ambassador for Save the Children - is also an activist committed to issues surrounding education & children.

Senior National Correspondent, ABC News & White House Correspondent, Fusion

Award-winning journalist Jim Avila is the Senior National Correspondent at ABC News and White House correspondent for Fusion, the ABC/Univision joint venture that launched in 2013. Avila shares his insights with audiences on the role of the media...

The People's Court Judge

Judge Milian joined The People's Court in January 2001, with more than 19 years of legal experience on the bench, becoming the first female judge to preside over The People's Court. She spent five years in the Miami Country Court in...

Retired Chief Executive & Keynote Speaker

Joe Echevarria, the recently retired chief executive of the professional services firm Deloitte LLP is proficient in subjects as diverse as the U.S. economy and the audit and consulting professions to cutting-edge leadership trends in a rapidly...

Lawyer, Judge "Cristina’s Court," Community Activist

Known as the internationally popular judge on Telemundo’s La Corte de la Familia and the acclaimed Cristina's Court, Perez is also a sought after lawyer with a practice specializing in immigration and nationality law. She's a 2005...

Former Special Assistant to President Obama & Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs

When the most powerful people in America want to know the future of Latin America and U.S. Hispanics, they turn to Dan Restrepo. In his presentations, he skillfully shows audiences how to navigate the increasingly diverse and complex American...

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Best known for her role as "Gabrielle Solis" on the ABC megahit Desperate Housewives, Eva Longoria is a gifted actress & dedicated activist who works to raise ovarian cancer awareness. She is also founder of the nonprofit Eva's Heroes...

Mayor of Miami

As mayor, speaker Manny Diaz transformed Miami from a poor, crime-ridden, and economically stagnant city to a flourishing metropolis with a hurtling skyline.

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