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Lee Mokobe is a black transqueer poet and teaching artist hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. His work focuses on human rights, LGBTQIA experiences and african history. He is an international award-winning slam poet with a BNV Championship under his belt. He is a three time TED and TEDx speaker and 2the 015 Youngest TED Fellow.

Mokobe is the founder and creative director of Vocal Revolutionaries, a non-profit literary organization that helps shape Africa's next creative youth leaders. Vocal Revolutionaries received the inaugural Adobe Creative Catalyst Award and the Awesome Foundation Grantee.

Mokobe has performed all over the world including at the Barclay's Center, The LGBT Center, LA YouTube Space and Vidcon. His work has been featured by The Fader, Al Jazeera, New York Public Library, Philly.com, Ideas.Ted, Soulpancake media, OkayAfrica and Leeway Foundation. He has also performed alongside and for Sunni Patterson, Talib Kweli, Chance The Rapper and Mos Def.

His work has graced the stages of the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of a special LGBTQ+ installation where he was the first transgender person to perform and speak on trans people in Africa. He was also the first transgender person to be featured in Converse's Forever global campaign.

Mokobe is currently working on his first poetry book collection and teaches photography, poetry and filmmaking to youth from all around the globe.

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Lee Mokobe

Transgender Slam Poet

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Lee Mokobe Biography

Lee Mokobe is a black transqueer poet and teaching artist hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. His work focuses on human rights, LGBTQIA experiences and african history. He is an international award-winning slam poet with a BNV Championship under his belt. He is a three time TED and TEDx speaker and 2the 015 Youngest TED Fellow.

Mokobe is the founder and creative director of Vocal Revolutionaries, a non-profit literary organization that helps shape Africa's next creative youth leaders. Vocal Revolutionaries received the inaugural Adobe Creative Catalyst Award and the Awesome Foundation Grantee.

Mokobe has performed all over the world including at the Barclay's Center, The LGBT Center, LA YouTube Space and Vidcon. His work has been featured by The Fader, Al Jazeera, New York Public Library, Philly.com, Ideas.Ted, Soulpancake media, OkayAfrica and Leeway Foundation. He has also performed alongside and for Sunni Patterson, Talib Kweli, Chance The Rapper and Mos Def.

His work has graced the stages of the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of a special LGBTQ+ installation where he was the first transgender person to perform and speak on trans people in Africa. He was also the first transgender person to be featured in Converse's Forever global campaign.

Mokobe is currently working on his first poetry book collection and teaches photography, poetry and filmmaking to youth from all around the globe.

Lee Mokobe Videos

  • Lee Mokobe: A powerful poem about what it feels like to be ...
    "I was the mystery of an anatomy, a question asked but not answered," says poet Lee Mokobe, a TED Fellow, in this gripping and poetic exploration of...
  • Lee Mokobe: Seize Her Poem
    This poem is for Lebogang Mokobe and all the other people who suffer from epilepsy. // This video was made as a part of The Bridge Exchange, an...

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  • How to book Lee Mokobe?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lee Mokobe for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lee Mokobe, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lee Mokobe or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lee Mokobe?

    Booking fees for Lee Mokobe, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lee Mokobe, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lee Mokobe?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lee Mokobe for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lee Mokobe for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lee Mokobe or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lee Mokobe or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lee Mokobe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lee Mokobe for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Lee Mokobe generally travels from South Africa and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geena Rocero, Yoruba Richen, Alex Newell, Charlene Carruthers and Skylar Kergil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lee Mokobe for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lee Mokobe Speaker Videos

  • Lee Mokobe: A powerful poem about what it feels like to be ...
    "I was the mystery of an anatomy, a question asked but not answered," says poet Lee Mokobe, a TED Fellow, in this gripping and poetic exploration of identity and transition. It's a thoughtful...
    Lee Mokobe: Seize Her Poem
    This poem is for Lebogang Mokobe and all the other people who suffer from epilepsy. // This video was made as a part of The Bridge Exchange, an exchange program for young artists between VidCon and...

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