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EACE21 Virtual Conference Keynote

Opening Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, June 23 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Dr. Cornel West
Professor • Philosopher • Author • Activist

Dr. Cornel West Keynote Speaker at EACE21

EACE couldn't be more excited to announce the world-renowned and influential public speaker, Dr. Cornel West, will be the EACE21 Virtual Conference keynote speaker! Don't miss the exclusive opportunity to participate in this interactive moderated keynote presentation and live Q&A session on the intersectionality of the workforce, higher education and diversity. 

Dr. Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.  

He has written 20 books and has edited 13. He is best known for his classics, "Race Matters" and "Democracy Matters," and for his memoir, "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud." His most recent book, "Black Prophetic Fire," offers an unflinching look at nineteenth and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

Dr. West is a frequent guest on the Bill Maher Show, CNN, C-Span and Democracy Now. He has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics in order to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice. 

Dr. West is the co-host of the new podcast Cornel West & Tricia Rose on "The Tight Rope" along with his esteemed friend and colleague Professor Tricia Rose, the Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. For more information on Dr. Cornel West, please visit www.GPSspeakers.com.

Dr. West in the News

Cornel West, Harvard, and the Need for More Transparency in Tenure Review (BOSTON GLOBE) READ

Cornel West Moves Anderson Cooper to Tears With His Call for Racial Justice (CNN) WATCH

Dr. Cornel West Looks at the Unrest in the United States (ABC NEWS Australia) WATCH

Dr. Cornel West EACE21 Keynote Speaker