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HIV & AIDS Awareness

APB offers a wide range of inspirational speakers on HIV and AIDS, some of whom are personally affected by the disease. Our HIV and AIDS speakers are vocal activists for HIV and AIDS awareness, prevention, treatment, and education. They spread the message that only through informed decision-making can we end this epidemic.

HIV & AIDS Awareness

Humanitarian, Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & CEO at Global Citizen/Global Poverty Project

Hugh Evans’ breakthrough brand of action-oriented humanitarianism has mobilized millions to end extreme poverty and inequality around the world. A riveting speaker and irresistible motivator, Evans’ passion and purpose has captured the attention...

The 15th Surgeon General of the United States

As a pediatric endocrinologist and 15th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Elders has a deep concern for young people and teaches that education, prevention, and responsibility are the keys to a healthy life. An outspoken advocate on...

Olympic Diver & Author

Greg Louganis began competing in diving at age 10. By 16, he had won his first Olympic medal, a silver medal on the platform in 1976. At 24, he became the first man in 56 years to win two gold medals in diving by winning both the platform and...

First Female Prime Minister of Norway & Mother of Sustainability

Former prime minister of Norway and director-general of the World Health Organization, speaker Gro Brundtland has dedicated herself to making the world a better place.

Author, AIDS & LGBT Rights Activist

Cleve Jones’s career as an activist began in San Francisco during the turbulent 1970s, when he befriended pioneer gay rights leader Harvey Milk. Since then, he founded the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and has become a sought after keynote...

AIDS Activist & Advocate

Born with HIV, Hydeia Broadbent has dedicated her life to advocating for AIDS prevention. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20 and Good Morning America.

Actress & Singer

Known for her roles in Eve's Bayou and Friday Night Lights, speaker Jurnee Smollett is also a member of ANSA, which combats HIV/AIDS and assists at-risk youth.

Broadway Star

Arguably one of the greatest voices of the new millennium, Holliday gives concerts throughout the world and performs with many symphonies across the country. Having lived with depression for over ten years, she found the way to seek help and...

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Rarely do we encounter an actress with such a remarkable range of talents and scope of emotion than that of Najimy. Seen in over 25 films such as Sister Act and The Wedding Planner, she is an AIDS activist and enthusiastic...

Actress, Singer & Producer

Sheryl Lee Ralph is no stranger to success. As a woman in Hollywood, not to mention a woman of color, she is an exception to the rule, having achieved critical acclaim in so many areas of the entertainment industry.

Poet / Musician / Social Educator

A cast member of MTV's The Real World: San Francisco, speaker Mohammed Bilal is a musician, poet and diversity consultant.


Cynthia Nixon has completed her final season of HBO's celebrated series, Sex and the City, in which she played "Miranda Hobbes," a role that garnered her 2002 and 2003 Emmy nominations. Whether on television or on stage, Nixon is known...

Actress & Comedian

Speaker Lily Tomlin's success as a comedian and actress has spanned a range of media for decades. In her entertaining keynotes, she recalls her career with candor and charm.

Award-Winning Actress

A talented actress who gained widespread acclaim with her popular comedy series Cybill, speaker Cybill Shepherd wrote the memoir Cybill Disobedience.

Activist & HIV/AIDS Educator

AIDS Activist. Ten years AIDS survivor. Award-winning director of MTV's "True Life: It Could Be You". Certified AIDS educator. Infected with HIV as a teen, Jako channels her insight, high energy and humor into an honest personal discussion of...

Activist & Philanthropist

Wife of actor Chris Rock, speaker Malaak Compton-Rock is founder of the Angel Rock Project dedicated to volunteerism and philanthropy.

Psychiatrist, Media Consultant & Author

A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Poussaint is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School who is renowned as an expert and educated crusader for the African American family within our multicultural society. He has worked...

Award-Winning Actor & Activist

As one of the most sought after veteran actors, Oscar winner Gossett has reached the heights of success. His unique talent for portraying powerful and charismatic characters has charmed audiences worldwide. As Founder of the Eracism Foundation...

Gay Student Activist

Jonathan Perry, who is HIV positive, founded Johnson C. Smith University's first official, gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender (GLBT) organization and is actively involved in HIV-education programs on campus. As a senior at the historically...

Award-Winning Actor, Lost

An award-winning actor known for his role as "Benjamin Linus" in the hit series Lost, Michael Emerson is a 2009 Emmy Award winner for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a 2010 Golden Globe nominee for Best Performance by an Actor...

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