APB speaker Tawakkol Karman, a human rights activist and Nobel Laureate, was awarded the 2016 Freedom Award by the US National Civil Rights Museum. This award is granted to individuals who have contributed to civil and human rights around the world and to those who have paved the way for future leaders and movements. Past winners include Nelson Mandela, former President Bill Clinton and the Dalai Lama.
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APB speaker Steve Pemberton has uplifted many with his story of overcoming adversity against all odds and inspiring hope, determination and forgiveness. Following the success of his best-selling memoir, A Chance in the World, Pemberton recently announced the book’s film adaptation.
Mental health is an important part of wellness. In the past, many people overlooked mental health and this led to high rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. During World Mental Health Day, take the next step in your communities’ wellness by learning from our mental health speakers. Mental health is often an invisible disease. It’s time to show those in our lives that they aren’t alone and voices of change are here to help.
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APB speaker Jeffrey Tambor won an Emmy Award in the category of Lead Actor in a Comedy for his groundbreaking portrayal of “Maura Pfefferman” in the Amazon Prime hit series, Transparent. This is his second Emmy Award along with a Golden Globe win for the role and a Critics Choice Award for his incredible acting.
THE SECRET IS OUT: APB speaker Brad Meltzer and “Lost History” Have Officially Found the Missing 9/11 Flag
After months of keeping it secret, the news is out: APB speaker Brad Meltzer and the team from his Lost History TV show have officially found the missing 9/11 flag that the firefighters raised at Ground Zero.
APB speaker and New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore sits down with Oprah Winfrey for a thought-provoking conversation on SuperSoul Sunday. This program on OWN TV is meant to help viewers better understand themselves and the world around them. Hoping to instill clarity and open many eyes, Moore discusses the ideas of life discovery and purpose on his featured episode.
David Epstein recently gave an interview exclusively with American Program Bureau, which highlights the controversy surrounding the Russian Olympic team’s doping scandal. Epstein also explains how the healthcare industry could benefit by utilizing performance methods favored by world-class athletes.
Oprah Winfrey Network announced the first ever Super Soul 100, “a collection of 100 awakened leaders” that includes APB speakers Troy Carter, Maxine Bédat and Tim Shriver. In a press release, Oprah Winfrey discussed the significance behind the list: “Each one of these individuals is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters…These inspired leaders are using their gifts and voices to help elevate humanity.”
APB speakers Sybrina Fulton and Lezley McSpadden will speak at the Democratic National Convention as part of “Mothers of the Movement,” mothers of black men and women who have been killed by gun violence or while in the custody of police.