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Many Perspectives, One Mission

Coached personally by Houston Kraft, John Norlin, and Esteban Gast, the CharacterStrong Speakers come from a variety of backgrounds with a common purpose: to help Make Kindness Normal in the world through education.

We know that student buy-in is critical for successful messaging and for curriculum implementation, so we have curated a group of individuals who have lived incredible stories and who each have something profound to offer your audience about kindness, character, leadership, and community.

From Google Executives to Survivor Winners to Non-Profit Leaders to Broadway Actresses, you can choose a CharacterStrong Speaker that best speaks to your school or group. Better yet? Plan a multi-year approach where you get a common message through varying perspectives so you get consistent impact instead of isolated inspiration!

Get to know our presenters

CharacterStrong Speakers

Each speaker shares a unique perspective on Kindness and how it has related to their experience, their work, or their story. Click on their photo to read their full bio and request them for your event!

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Esteban Gast

Speaker Consultant
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Parvati Shallow

Life & Business Coach, Speaker, Yogi
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Ricky Randle

Speaker, Author, College & Career Coach
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Zachariah Thompson

Leadership Coach, Speaker, Writer
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Ari Afsar

Artist, Educator, Mentor
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Daraiha Greene

Speaker, Actress, Dancer, Advocate

Making Kindness Normal

The CharacterStrong Speakers share inspiring stories of challenge, growth, generosity, and about how kindness has shaped their lives in powerful and practical ways.