Speakers for Educational Events

For higher learning institutions and K - 12 schools, Speakers for Change offers students, parents, educators, administration, and staff valuable training, important information and powerful prevention programs.


Anthony Alvarado

TRAVELS FROM WISCONSIN

Anthony has a unique perspective on how to connect with youth. Book him to learn more about relevant prevention strategies and new thought leadership in reaching students. View profile →

Andrew Assini

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

Andrew Assini blends psychology, spirituality, humor and heart to provide authentic and enlightening experiences.  View profile →

Mark Brand

TRAVELS FROM Vancouver, Canada

A global speaker, Mark redefines social change entrepreneur and innovator, by blending business success and social enterprise together to inspire change. View profile →

Matt Butler

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK CITY

An amazing songwriter, musician, and a welcomed new artistic voice for recovery, Matt Butler, is sure to set the right tone for your next event. View profile →

Ricky Byrd

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Ricky Byrd is now a Recovery Troubadour using music and lyrics to inspire change and provide hope for those early in recovery. View profile →

Tara Conner

TRAVELS FROM CALIFORNIA

A former Miss USA, Tara Conner, now speaks to enlighten audiences on understanding the disease of addiction, harmful stigma, and the real beauty of recovery. View profile →

Laurie Dhue

Travels from Georgia

Laurie openly shares stories of her active addiction in her career as well as the details on her journey to recovery and wellness. She offers valuable information and just amazing honesty! View profile →

Sondra Dublinsky

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

A perfect trainer for your next meeting, this former school teacher now educates others on numerous topics surrounding addiction today. View profile →

Austin Eubanks

TRAVELS FROM COLORADO

Austin is a Columbine shooting survivor and one of the most powerful keynote speakers you can book today. His story of trauma, over-prescribed medications, and active addiction is sure to leave a lasting impression on every audience. View profile →

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Candy Finnigan

Travels From California

A featured interventionist on the Emmy Award-Winning and critically acclaimed A&E docuseries “INTERVENTION”, Candy speaks with expertise and experience!  View profile →  

Bryn Gallagher

TRAVELS FROM MAINE

Bryn has the ability to quickly connect with middle and high school students as well as the collegiate community. Her authentic message reaches deep and has the power to inspire change. View profile →

Beck Gee-Cohen

TRAVELS FROM CALIFORNIA

When it comes to understanding addiction recovery and the unique needs and supports for the LGBTQ communities – Beck is a leader. View profile →

Kayla Grammer

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

Kayla touches the hearts and minds of teenagers as she openly shares her story of addiction in high school . . .a powerful learning; a story of hope for others. View profile →

Joseph Green

Travels from Washington, DC

Joe is a spoken word artist, educator, motivational speaker and a believer in transformation. His powerful, honest and often humorous style captures both youth and adults’ attention. View profile →

Tatiana Green

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

Tatiana connects with young adults and teens to educate and inspire- leaving a profound impression. View profile →

Frank Greenagel

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

Military, law enforcement, government agencies, social workers, and college communities all benefit from Frank’s presentations and insightful expertise into addiction recovery. View profile →

Kristen Kelley Harper

TRAVELS FROM GEORGIA

A national advocate for collegiate recovery and recovery high schools, Kristen presents a data driven case for increasing recovery supports in educational settings. View profile →

Jeff Hatch

TRAVELS FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE

Jeff Hatch offers a warm, gentle honesty that you would not expect from a tough, former NFL player. He has been beaten down in the past, but now stands tall in front of audiences to personally share his compelling story. View profile →

Matthew D. Hirschberg

TRAVELS FROM VIRGINIA

After experiencing Matt's story and the words of wisdom he has to share, one’s life cannot help but be changed for the better. View profile →

Allan Kehler

TRAVELS FROM SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA

Allan delivers a comprehensive prevention message that makes a lasting impression on audiences - each and every time!  View profile →

Cortney Lovell

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

Cortney Lovell is a face of recovery. She speaks of hope and strives to empower others with the knowledge that they too can recover, no matter what. View profile →

William Lynch Jr.

TRAVELS FROM DELaWARE

Best known for, "Prescription Drug Abuse: Heroin. Pills. It All Kills. Our National Epidemic" presentation, Bill Lynch provides valuable information on drug use today - that everyone needs to hear! View profile → 

Nadine Machkovech

Travels from Wisconsin

 Nadine Machkovech is on a mission to positively disrupt the current addiction and mental health landscape - through her dynamic peer leadership she is empowering young people everywhere to speak out and discover the light in their life. View profile →

Bertha K. Madras

TRAVELS FROM BOSTON, MA

A formidable keynote speaker and respected authority on the opioid and prescription drug crisis, the honorable Dr. Bertha Madras is a true a leader in awareness and prevention. Thousands have been motivated, inspired and enlightened by her insightful presentations and powerful words. View profile →  

Mackenzie Phillips

TRAVELS FROM CALIFORNIA

This famous actress, author and advocate speaks to educate others on trauma and addiction in order to promote hope and healing! View profile →

Joel Pomales

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

Joel Pomales clearly speaks on what needs to be done to achieve and sustain recovery.  He is well versed in the much needed supports and services that will assist others and knows that stigma has got to go!  View profile →

Christopher Poulos

TRAVELS FROM MAINE OR WASHINGTON, D.C.

Chris shares a powerful story of perseverance that traces his journey from federal prison to the White House. View profile →

Darren Prince

Travels from California

Well known sports and celebrity agent, Darren Prince has now taken on a new role of author and advocate – this time representing recovery and hope for those who struggle with addiction! View profile →

Devin Reaves

TRAVELS FROM PENNSYLVANIA

A passionate change agent and inspiring speaker, Devin brings education, awareness and solutions to address a multitude of topics on addiction recovery. View profile --> 

Justin Luke Riley

TRAVELS FROM COLORADO

Justin Luke Riley, CEO of Young People in Recovery, is a compelling motivational speaker who offers articulate thought leadership and passion when it comes to the topic of recovery. View profile →

Kevin Sabet

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

Enter a room with Kevin Sabet and you are sure to learn more about marijuana, drug policy and what "addiction for profit" really means. View profile →

Dr. Lipi Roy

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

She is educated on the serious topic of addiction, yet presents with an easy, warm and passionate style -- so all audiences learn! View profile →

Joe Schrank

TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK

Joe is a nationally recognized writer, speaker and media commentator on the subject of addiction and recovery. He brings a unique perspective to the age old problem of what to do about intoxication. View profile →

Tracy Smith

TRAVELS FROM NEW JERSEY

Tracy's compelling story of addiction in her family is meant to inspire change in the persona and perception surrounding addiction and recovery today. View profile →

Denise Thomas Brown

TRAVELS FROM VIRGINIA

Denise delivers a powerful and impactful message on two relevant topics of our times - spirituality and sexual abuse. View profile →

Greg Williams

TRAVELS FROM CONNECTICUT

A passionate speaker, Greg's ideas and philosophies are widely embraced by recovery advocates nationwide. View profile →

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Daphne Willis

Travels from New York 

The best compliment to an addiction recovery event is adding a musical performance from Daphne Willis. Her lyrics, passion and music provides hope and inspires others! View profile →

Maureen Wittels

TRAVELS FROM TEXAS

Maureen Wittels knows that addiction does not discriminate. Her heartfelt true story of her son, Harris Wittels rise to fame and overdose death in 2015 is meant to educate and inspire others. View profile →