Black Motivational Speakers

Black Motivational Speakers

We represent influential and inspiring Black Motivational Speakers who are known worldwide. Browse through Speaker Agency speakers and get in touch!

Ben Lindsay OBE New
Ben Lindsay OBE CEO and Founder, Power The Fight | Best Selling Author Charity Times Rising Leader Of The Year 2022 | PhD Candidate at Durham University
  • Community & Social Action
  • Violence Affecting Young People
  • Youth Sector
David Lammy MP New
David Lammy MP Labour MP for Tottenham | Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs | Author | Keynote Speaker
  • Managing diversity in business
  • Post-Brexit Britain
  • Social justice in a fragmented and multi-cultural society
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon New
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon Keynote Speaker, Author, Social Entrepreneur and Podcast Host
  • The Tech Landscape and Why Tech Needs Diversity
  • Using Social Media to Your Advantage
  • A.I. & The Future of Work
Dr. DION Terrelonge CPsychol New
Dr. DION Terrelonge CPsychol Fashion Psychologist, Researcher, Consultant
  • Dressing for success: Is there any science in it?
  • Personal style and wellbeing
  • Towards a circular economy: Psychological barriers and ways forward
DR GIFFORD RHAMIE Executive Director of Rockstone Consultancy with responsibilities for Organisation Development and Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging
  • The Great Resignation – sharing stories and data of the present phenomenon of the mass exodus of Generation Z and Millennials from typical 9–5 jobs in favour of a more holistic life/work balance. The focus is on our response.
  • Leadership & Management – sharing stories and experiences of strategies for effective, inclusive leadership, team management and organisation growth.
  • The Exit Velocity Paradigm – sharing stories and experiences of how and why companies could provide wellbeing development support for the upward mobility of their staff so that they leave better than when they started. Then the ex-employee becomes a champion advert for company.
Karen Blackett OBE New
Karen Blackett OBE UK President , Former CEO @ MEdiaCom | Chancellor Portsmouth University | Keynote Speaker | Entrepreneur
  • Influence & Leadership: Creating an Exceptional Culture
  • Unlocking and Understanding the Consumer
  • World Class Leadership
Kelliesha White New
Kelliesha White Marketer
  • Gen Z Marketing
  • The Power of Inclusive Marketing
  • The Power of Community Marketing
Lee Chambers New
Lee Chambers Psychologist, Founder Wellbeing and Inclusion Expert
  • The Future of Workplace Wellbeing
  • Male Allyship: From Words to Action
  • Black Mental Health: A Missing Conversation
Dr. Marcus Collins New
Dr. Marcus Collins Chief Strategy Officer | Marketing Professor | AAF Hall of Achievement Inductee
  • Cultural Contagion: Going Beyond “Going Viral”
  • For the Culture: The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be
  • Data Analytics: Don’t Mistake Information for Intimacy
Metta World Peace New
Metta World Peace (fka Ron Artest) NBA Champion and All-Star, Coach, Mental Health Advocate and Entrepreneur
Natalie Nixon New
Natalie Nixon Creativity Strategist CEO, Figure 8 Thinking
  • Leading with creativity
  • Building and sustaining an innovation culture
  • The future of work is jazz: 4 shifts to make
Nicola Adams OBE New
Nicola Adams OBE Actor and 2x Olympic Champion
  • Peak Performance
  • Diversity
  • Maximising Success
Omar Johnson
Omar Johnson Top Booked Keynote Speaker | Tech CEO | Leadership and Culture Expert | Marketing and Branding Authority | Builder of World Class Brands at Beats by Dre, Nike, Apple, Kraft, and Coca-Cola | Founder of ØPUS United | Top 100 Black Thought Leader
Sadie Clayton New
Sadie Clayton Creator, Educator & Innovator: Artist Specialising in Copper, Art & Culture TV Appearances & An Advocate for Diversity and Inclusivity
  • Metaverse Digital Art Digital Fashion
  • Intersection Between Creative Practices
  • Finding your Purpose in Life
Thomas F. Anglero
Thomas F. Anglero Nordic CTIO at Cognizant | Host of Soul of Innovation Podcast
  • Innovation Post-Covid
  • Motivational and Inspirational
  • Artificial Intelligence and Its Effects on Culture and People
Timothy Armoo
Timothy Armoo Vice President Influencer Marketing at Brainlabs, Former CEO and Founder at Fanbytes, Social Media Marketing expert, Diversity Speaker
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
Tumi Sotire New
Tumi Sotire Neurodiversity: Health Economist | Advocate | Public Speaker | Advisor | Researcher
  • My lived experience of being a black Dyspraxic; An introduction to Neurodiversity.
  • The importance of intersectionality
Xavier Gomez New
Xavier Gomez Global Fintech, Web 3.0 and AI Expert, Business Strategist & Advisor
  • Crypto assets – exploring new trends & managing the risks
  • Supers App in Financial Services
  • Crypto in Wealth Management: What’s the opportunity for portfolio managers to invest safely in these solutions and products?

Black Motivational Speakers 

For businesses to find sustained success, they need to keep their employees engaged and motivated. Employees that are productive and help businesses find success are ones that are highly motivated to do their jobs. Businesses where employees aren't motivated may find that their employees suffer from poor morale. Their customers might end up being dissatisfied as well. 

Black motivational speakers do more than add diversity to the list of talent picked to motivate your employees. Having faced hurdles in their life, many of them are adept at inspiring employees to build successful careers of their own. African American motivational speakers can help guide your employees from a place of anxiety to one of confidence. They'll be taught how to identify possibilities, how to become more structured and how they can best adapt to their work environment. 

Why You Should Hire African American Motivational Speakers 

A black American motivational speaker is someone who is highly accomplished in their field. These fields could range from the arts to business, adventure and travel, the military science and even sports. They know how to provide your attendants with a huge boost of energy. They provide brand new ideas and innovative tools that can transform how employees perform at work. 

A black female motivational speaker can provide a unique perspective on finding success as well. They can help attendants tackle hurdles ahead of them and provide them with specific knowledge designed to help them improve their performance. With the help of a black female inspirational speaker, attendants will learn how to really up their games. 

Black public speakers have stories that are interesting and inspirational. They talk about overcoming hurdles, tackling adversity as well as doing much better than anyone had expected them to do in their line of expertise. When you have top black motivational speakers delivering keynotes at your events, you'll be able to inspire your attendants to be better. They'll be driven to pursue their goals which can in turn help in creating a positive and productive work environment that's good for all employees. 

Black History Month And Hiring Black Motivational Speakers 

During Black History Month, several businesses look to hire popular black motivational speakers for their events. This helps them show their commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity, while also celebrating Black History Month. Famous black motivational speakers are becoming common faces at events not just during one particular month, but through the year. 

How Black Motivational Speakers Can Help You Improve Your Event 

The best Black motivational speakers help businesses inspire their employees. They understand what the business hopes to gain from the talk, whether that be inspiring employees or improving work ethics. Here are the reasons why hiring black motivational speakers for your next event is a great idea: 

1. They Offer An Inclusive View 

With young black motivational speakers giving keynotes at your event, minorities in the attendants will likely feel like their views will be addressed as well. They'll likely be more engaged with the event, be more comfortable with speaking out, and would leave the event inspired. 

At the same time, if there's something that a business wants to tell their employees, then this could be done through speakers as well. Employees are much more likely to listen to what you want to say, if you say it through the speaker. Having a black motivational speaker at the help also helps you understand how well your messages are likely to go down among diverse groups of your employees. 

3. They Help Change Perspectives 

A black motivational speaker provides a unique perspective- they can show how minorities within teams might be feeling. They better understand what minorities go through, often having gone through similar issues themselves. They can provide fresh perspectives on how to deal with the challenges faced by minorities. They also help inspire employees by showing that even though they had to deal with obstacles, they were able to find success despite that. 

3. They Teach New Ideas 

The best African American motivational speakers are up to date on the latest trends in their industry. They understand and keep abreast of new techniques and ideas that can help employees improve their performance at work. They do their research on how to inspire audiences and learn how to use the latest tools of their trade. They can provide your employees with access to new ideas in the industry, as well as new techniques that can help them improve their performance at work. 

4. They Provide Energy 

One of the biggest reasons to hire a black motivational speaker for your event is that they can provide an incredible amount of energy to the audience. If your employees have been unproductive and feeling disconnected with their work, then a talk from a black motivational speaker can help them get back on their feet. 

Often, it's the minorities at workplaces that feel disconnected from their jobs. A black motivational speaker can really make a difference here and help minority groups of employees feel inspired to work better. 

Who Should You Hire For Your Event 


You may not have the time to go through a top ten list of black American motivational speakers. The good news is, you don't have to. 

Here are three black inspirational speakers that you should consider hiring for your next event: 

Ben Lindsey OBE 

He is the founder of Power Of The Fight, a charity that was started in 2019. An award winning charity, his endeavor deals with helping young people dealing with violence in their lives. Ben has a lot of experience in being a presenter as well as a trainer. Ben Lindsey OBE has worked with young people in high risk situations for several years, learning how to help people overcome challenges. 

He has given keynotes on community and social action, race, diversity and inclusion, cultural sensitivity and more. 

David Lammy MP 

David Lammg is a Member of Parliament for Tottenham. He is also the shadow secretary of foreign affairs. He is known for his presence in social activism and for promoting diversity. Between 2001 and 2010 he was a part of the Labour Government. David Lammy MP continues to tackle issues being faced by society and has given several inspirational talks over the years. 

He has given keynotes on managing diversity in businesses, crisis management, cities and the built environment, and more. 

Dr. Dion Terrelonge CPsychol 

Dion has a doctorate in psychology and practices both educational and fashion psychology. She advocates for sustainability and shares her insights on people's relationships with their clothes and consumerism. Dion Terrelonge CPsyhol has given talks on personal style and wellbeing, the power of clothing, wellbeing today and more. 

Get In Touch With Black Motivational Speakers 

There's no confirmed list of top 10 black motivational speakers, but the speakers in this list are experienced in inspiring audiences to become happier and more productive. Black African American speakers provide a unique perspective on the workplace that employers may not always know about. They resonate better with diverse workforces and enable businesses to create an inclusive environment for their employees to grow. 

Black motivational speakers often come with stories of how they overcame their personal challenges, and help the audience figure out how they can do the same. If you want your audience to leave the talk feeling motivated, driven and with increased confidence in themselves, then get in touch with a black inspirational speaker. 

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