Barbara Kamba-Nyathi™️ is a best selling author, social psychologist, inspirational speaker, mediator, poet, entrepreneur, and lifestyle and wellness coach. She is the founder and CEO of Bold Dialogue, an organisation that aims to empower, inspire and guide women to become the best versions of themselves. Barbara is also a two-times TEDx speaker.
Sean Swarner | 2X Cancer Survivor, Climber, Author
Sean Swarner was voted One of the World’s Top 8 Inspiring People of all Time and is the recipient of ESPN’s, Don't Ever Give Up Award. He is a two time cancer survivor who was first diagnosed at age 13 with Hodgkin's Disease and later with Askin's sarcoma and is believed to be the only person in the world to ever have been diagnosed with both these deadly cancers.
Ron Edmondson | Pastor At Immanuel Baptist Church & Church Leader
Ron Edmondson is a pastor and church leader passionate about planting churches, helping established churches thrive, and assisting pastors and those in ministry think through leadership, strategy and life. Ron has over 20 years business experience, mostly as a self-employed business owner, and he's been helping church grow vocationally for over 10 years.
Octavia Ephraim | Founder and CEO Octapear Image Consulting Firm
Octavia has a strong passion for coaching, beauty and fashion; she always cherished the idea of empowering men and women to be the best in all areas of life. She decided to establish the company that will allow her to teach, mentor and coach men and women of all ages. Octavia has worked for ABSA Trust for six years and First National Trust for four years in different positions where she had gained vast experience in project management, marketing and sales management, administration…
Lisa Raleigh | Lifestyle & Wellness Expert
Renowned for her television roles as the blue team trainer on SA’s The Biggest Loser, fitness guru on the Doctors’ Orders Show and health and wellness consultant on SABC 3’s daily morning show, Expresso, Lisa Raleigh is fast becoming South Africa’s unofficial face of wellness and healthy living.
Kyle Maynard | Motivational Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur & Athlete
Kyle Maynard is a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and athlete. Despite being born with arms that end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle’s wrestled for one of the best teams in the Southeast, set records in weightlifting, fought in mixed martial arts, and most recently became the first man to crawl on his own to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, which awarded him his 2nd ESPY for the Best Male Athlete with a Disability.
Yesim Kunter | Play Expert & Futurist
Yesim is a Play Evangelist.... Believing in the Power of Play! Play is a state of MIND. She loves discovering new patterns and connecting them to discover new perspectives. Yesim has been giving lectures, talks, and facilitating workshops under the name of "Play to Innovate" intended to leverage creative decision-making, problem solving and team building services for organizations and educational institutions.
Jonathan Sprinkles |Motivational Speaker
Jonathan “sprinkles” elements of wisdom and humor to create a learning environment that is light-hearted yet purpose-filled. In his talks, Jonathan provides the “wow” that audience members want and the substance that meeting planners value. Jonathan’s techniques and teaching style come from experience. Having faced many of the same personal, financial, and organizational challenges his audiences have endured, Jonathan “gets it.” He knows what looks good on paper versus what really works
Johnny Wimbrey | Life Coach, Motivational Speaker & Author
As an internationally-acclaimed talk show host, #1 best-selling author, and motivational speaker, Johnny Wimbrey’s charismatic nature inspires everyone from inner-city youth to corporate moguls and celebrities. His past is a fascinating one that he left behind to live to tell the story about it today.
Jim Cathcart | Author & Motivational Speaker
Jim Cathcart is founder and president of Cathcart Institute, Inc. and one of the most widely recognized professional speakers in the world. As the author of 13 books and scores of recorded programs, his students number in the hundreds of thousands.
James Malinchak | Motivational Speaker
After growing-up in a small Pennsylvania steel-mill town near Pittsburgh as the son of a steelworker and a housewife – multi-millionaire James Malinchak is now one of most requested highest paid motivational and business speakers and business marketing coaches in America.
James A. White Sr. | President & CEO of Performance Consulting Services
James A. White Sr. is a Senior Master Training Management Consultant and Executive Coach. He is also owner and operator of Performance Consulting Services, a business performance training, development and consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio. With over 25 years of corporate, education, and government experience, White is committed to the training and development of individuals, groups and organizations.
Jake Harriman | CEO of Nuru, A social venture aimed at eliminating poverty, and ex U.S. Marine Corps Commander
Jake Harriman graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy and served seven and a half years as an Infantry and Special Operations Platoon Commander in the Marine Corps. Jake believes that the “War on Terror” won’t be won on the battlefield alone, but that disenfranchisement, lack of education, and extreme poverty must also be eradicated. Jake graduated with an MBA in June 2008, and, together with his team, launched Nuru International in Kenya in the same year.
Issa Diabaté | Architect & MD of Koffi & Diabaté Architectes
Architect Issa Diabaté is the managing director of Koffi & Diabaté Architects and co-founder of the Koffi & Diabaté Group based in the Ivory Coast. A Master in Architecture graduate from Yale University, Issa Diabaté is the managing director of Koffi & Diabaté Architects and co-founder of the Koffi & Diabaté Group.