Friday SpeakerYouth motivational speaker Scott Backovich has dedicated his life to doing one thing: inspiring teens through speaking at their level. He’s been a featured speaker at conferences and schools across North America, appeared regularly on both television and radio as a teen help advocate, and established himself as a worldwide youth speaker that students can trust. Scott’s quirky yet powerful style and message speak to students at their own level, helping them to understand the true potential they hold.
Saturday SpeakerMentor Dida is an experienced changemaker who not only co-founded three nonprofit organizations to support young people to be changemakers but he is part of Ashoka, one of the Top 5 most impactful nonprofit organizations in the world. Mentor is a former refugee who had dedicated his life to seeding the next generation of changemakers that will have a positive impact on the world. Mentor will be joined on the LEAD Conferences stage by two Ashoka Young Changemakers: Christian Dykson from Fort Collins, CO; and Taylor Fang from Logan, UT.
Sunday SpeakerThe “Amazing” Tei Street has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, curriculum development, training in sexual assault prevention, domestic violence prevention, ATOD prevention, diversity and inclusion, as well as advocacy, education, and youth leadership development. The “Amazing” Tei Street is a national motivational speaker, trainer and education consultant. Her love and passion for positively affecting the lives of all young people and the adults who influence their lives comes through each time she stop on a stage… or gymnasium floor. Tei’s masterful use of humor, coupled with her gift for storytelling, makes her a crowd favorite. Tei challenges her audiences to take the knowledge they gain to move from motion to action, walking in what makes them “amazing!” Tei is prepared to engage, inspire and motivate audiences to move into action to change their lives, communities, and this nation.