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From their latest book releases to their newest professional projects, APB speakers are on the move and in the news. Whether you are looking to hear about the newest book from your favorite business speaker, interested in viewing the latest and greatest motivational speaker videos, or looking for an update from a speaker on education, APB’s In the News section will provide you with all of the latest updates on keynote speakers.

APB's Alyssa Mastromonaco Publishes Letter Encouraging Young Women to Move Forward Post Election Results

Mon, 2016-11-14

Former Obama Deputy Chief of Staff, COO of Vice Media and APB speaker, Alyssa Mastromonaco penned an encouraging letter for young women in the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential election. In her letter, Mastromonaco detailed her time with democrats John Kerry, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, drawing on past experiences to empathize with young women across the nation.

APB Speaker Dan Schawbel Highlights the Top Business Trends in 2017

Mon, 2016-11-14

2017 will bring many changes: a new President, Generation Z entering the workforce and new trends in business. APB speaker Dan Schawbel—Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace—specializes in updating the workplace to match changing business and employee needs, especially as the younger generation joins the workforce. Schawbel dedicated recent months to conducting research and conversations with employees from entry level to executive positions and discovered the top workplace trends for 2017.

Post Election: APB speaker Mark Blyth on Global Trumpism

Thu, 2016-11-10

“Global Trumpism marks the end of the neoliberal order and the emergence of a new neo-nationalism order.”

APB speaker Mark Blyth, a political economist and author, predicted not only Brexit, but the infamous 2016 election which gave Donald Trump the presidency early Wednesday morning. This idea of “Global Trumpism” is relatively new and was inspired by Blyth’s belief that we are moving into neo-nationalism following the untimely demise of the usual neoliberal order. Blyth explains that Trump is not only an American phenomenon, but a global one. There are many more like him — “Trumpets” — who are blowing louder than ever before.

APB Speaker Tawakkol Karman Receives Annual Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum

Fri, 2016-10-28

APB speaker Tawakkol Karman, a human rights activist and Nobel Laureate, was awarded the 2016 Freedom Award by the US National Civil Rights Museum. This award is granted to individuals who have contributed to civil and human rights around the world and to those who have paved the way for future leaders and movements. Past winners include Nelson Mandela, former President Bill Clinton and the Dalai Lama.

Speaker Scott Hamilton & His Fight Against Cancer

Tue, 2016-10-25

Speaker and Olympic skater Scott Hamilton recently received difficult news: he is now facing his third cancer diagnosis and, this time, it’s a brain tumor. However, Hamilton—who chooses to "celebrate life"—won’t change his optimistic outlook and remains courageous in his fight against cancer.

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