Welcome to Collective Speakers.
We are a full service speakers bureau exclusively representing some of the most unique voices in entertainment, education, and activism. With over two decades of experience, we create unforgettable spoken word and lecture events. Our areas of specialty include diversity, social justice, mental health and leadership. Our customer-centric approach to booking has earned rave reviews from trade associations, universities, performing arts centers, and corporate clients.
Fresh off of her rousing talk at this year’s TED conference, Brittany will release her new book We Are Like Those Who Dream later this year.
In 2019, Ali Stroker made history, becoming the first wheelchair user to be nominated for a Tony award. She currently stars as Ado Annie in the revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! She is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical.
New and Notable
Ziad Ahmed (also known as Ziad the Activist) is a social justice entrepreneur who empowers young people and helps brands remain responsible and relevant.
Lindy West is the NYT Bestselling author of “Shrill” which has been adapted for television. The Hulu original series, starring Saturday Night Live’s Aidy Bryant as a fictionalized version of West, premiered in 2019.