Youth Speakers On Resilience & Leadership: Expert Solutions For High Schools, Colleges & Universities
Recognizing the Challenge
The Modern Teen’s Dilemma: In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, high school teens face the pressure to excel academically, socially, and in extracurricular activities. Coupled with the constant exposure to social media, these pressures can lead to increased stress, anxiety, and a feeling of being overwhelmed. Student engagement is waning, coping and stress management skills are not being taught across the education sector and an overall lack of hope for the future is being felt. A study by the American Psychological Association revealed that teens report stress levels during the school year that far exceed what they believe to be healthy (5.8 vs. 3.9 on a 10-point scale). This alarming statistic underscores the need for robust support systems to cultivate resilience and leadership skills. Many teens possess the potential to be future leaders, but the absence of proper guidance and mentorship can lead to underdeveloped skills and not achieving their leadership potential.
Recognizing the need for investing in the future and that education exists beyond academics, we understand that building resilient, confident and capable teens requires a proactive approach. Our expert resilience and leadership speakers for high schools, colleges and organizations are a crucial part of this approach. Our speakers are not just experts in their field; they bring evidence based knowledge, personal experience, and a passion for empowering young leaders. Their programs connect with teens on a level that is respectful and impactful, paving the way for a generation that is informed, aware, and ready to be role models, mentors and motivators and help their peers do the same.
Our presentations are designed not just to inform but also to equip teens with the necessary skills and tools to recognize they get to choose what happens next in life while building a future where every teen feels supported, valued, and equipped to face life in an resilient way.
We invite high schools, colleges and community organizations to partner with us. Together, we can transform the narrative from one of stress and uncertainty to one of resilience and leadership ensuring that every teen is equipped not just to navigate but to excel in the complex world of today and tomorrow.. Join us in our mission to save lives, one speech at a time. Check out our suggested speakers and resources for continued conversations and support below.
Our Suggested leadership speakers for schools
DR. ROBYNE HANLEY-DAFOE
Resiliency expert: Navigating Stress, Cultivating Change, and Promoting Personal Wellness Within Ourselves and Others
TOPICS: Underage/Binge Drinking / Mental Health / Addiction / Self-Help: Anxiety/Depression / Resilience / Self-Esteem / Body image / Leadership / Healthy Mindset / Healthy Relationships
AUDIENCES: Middle School / High School / College Educators/Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders
JEFF A.D. MARTIN
Disrupting the negative thinking to be the shift in families and generations to come
TOPICS: Mental Health / Suicide Prevention / Self-Esteem & Body Image / Diversity & Inclusion / Leadership
AUDIENCES: Elementary School (Grade 3+) / Middle & High Schools / College / Educators & Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders
An insightful, science-based and seriously funny approach to substance abuse prevention and mental health awareness
TOPICS: Self-Help / Anxiety / Depression / Resiliency / Distracted Driving / Impaired Driving / Speed & Reckless Driving
AUDIENCES: High School / College / Educators / Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders
Our Founder, Leadership & Traffic Safety Specialist
TOPICS: Distracted Driving / Impaired Driving / Speed & Reckless Driving / Self-Help / Anxiety / Depression / Resilience / Overcoming Adversity/ Leadership / Mental Health
AUDIENCES: Middle School / High School / Colleges / Educators & Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders
Youth Empowerment Expert
TOPICS: Distracted Driving / Impaired Driving / Speed & Reckless Driving / Substance Abuse / Underage/Binge Drinking / Mental Health / Self-Help: Anxiety/Depression/Resiliency / Self-Esteem/Body image / Leadership / Healthy Mindset / Healthy Relationships
Middle School / High School / College Educators/Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders
TOPICS: Substance Abuse / Underage/Binge drinking / Addiction / Mental Health /
Self-Help: Anxiety & Depression / Resiliency Self-Esteem / Body image / Leadership
AUDIENCES: Middle School / High School / College / Educators/Administrators / Parents / Corporate / Prevention Stakeholders