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2019 Keynote Speaker
Dr. LaMarr Shields
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Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields is a social entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and educator who loves to create and build with purpose. As the Co-Founder and Senior Director of Education and Innovation at the Cambio Group—and former professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education—Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields has dedicated his life to inspiring adults and youth alike to pursue a higher purpose, achieve sustainable value for long-term success, and cope with adversity in order to create opportunities in their personal, professional and spiritual lives.
As the Special Advisor to the Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Equity and a recipient of the 2015 Social Innovator Award, Dr. Shields has been studying, writing about, and implementing change in schools and non-profit organizations for years.
This bilingual author, master teacher, public speaker, social entrepreneur and thought leader is a dynamic presence who has appeared on NPR, ABC, NBC, CNN, and BET. Dr. Shields has decades of experience providing workshops, presentations, assessment, training-of trainers, and other forms of consulting and staff development for P-12 schools, colleges and universities, community organizations, government organizations, and others.
Last updated: 4/15/2019