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Dr. Ruth Simmons

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President of Prairie View A&M University & Former President Emerita of Brown University

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Dr. Ruth Simmons Biography

Ruth J. Simmons serves as President of Prairie View A&M University. She was President of Brown University from 2001-2012. Under her leadership, Brown made significant strides in improving its standing as one of the world’s finest research universities.

A French professor before entering university administration, President Simmons held an appointment as a Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies at Brown. After completing her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and literatures at Harvard, she served in various faculty and administrative roles at the University of Southern California, Princeton University, and Spelman College before becoming president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States. At Smith, she launched a number of important academic initiatives, including an engineering program, the first at an American women’s college.

Simmons is the recipient of many honors, including a Fulbright Fellowship to France, the 2001 President’s Award from the United Negro College Fund, the 2002 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, the 2004 Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal, the Foreign Policy Association Medal, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the Centennial Medal from Harvard University. Simmons is a member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the boards of FCAU, NV, Mondelez and Square, as well as a number of non-profit boards. Awarded numerous honorary degrees, she received the Brown Faculty’s highest honor: the Susan Colver Rosenberger Medal in 2011. In 2012, she was named a ‘chevalier’ of the French Legion of Honor.

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President of Prairie View A&M University & Former President Emerita of Brown University

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Dr. Ruth Simmons Biography

Ruth J. Simmons serves as President of Prairie View A&M University. She was President of Brown University from 2001-2012. Under her leadership, Brown made significant strides in improving its standing as one of the world’s finest research universities.

A French professor before entering university administration, President Simmons held an appointment as a Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies at Brown. After completing her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and literatures at Harvard, she served in various faculty and administrative roles at the University of Southern California, Princeton University, and Spelman College before becoming president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States. At Smith, she launched a number of important academic initiatives, including an engineering program, the first at an American women’s college.

Simmons is the recipient of many honors, including a Fulbright Fellowship to France, the 2001 President’s Award from the United Negro College Fund, the 2002 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, the 2004 Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal, the Foreign Policy Association Medal, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the Centennial Medal from Harvard University. Simmons is a member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the boards of FCAU, NV, Mondelez and Square, as well as a number of non-profit boards. Awarded numerous honorary degrees, she received the Brown Faculty’s highest honor: the Susan Colver Rosenberger Medal in 2011. In 2012, she was named a ‘chevalier’ of the French Legion of Honor.

Dr. Ruth Simmons Videos

  • Equity First - A Conversation with Dr. Ruth Simmons (Racial Justice)
    Equity First - A Conversation with Dr. Ruth Simmons.
  • President Emerita Ruth Simmons' keynote remarks at the 2018
    Brown President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons LHD'12 hon.–recipient of the Inman Page Black Alumni Council's inaugural Black Legacy.
  • Ruth Simmons - Fulbright Canada Gala Lecture - Part 1

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  • How to book Dr. Ruth Simmons?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Ruth Simmons for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons, 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Ruth Simmons?

    Booking fees for Dr. Ruth Simmons, 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons, 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Ruth Simmons for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons 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 Dr. Ruth Simmons or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Ruth Simmons 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.

Dr. Ruth Simmons is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Ruth Simmons for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Dr. Ruth Simmons generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daymond John, Cynthia Montgomery, Mayim Bialik, Ali Carr-Chellman and Shannon Miller. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Ruth Simmons for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Ruth Simmons Speaker Videos

  • Equity First - A Conversation with Dr. Ruth Simmons (Racial Justice)
    Equity First - A Conversation with Dr. Ruth Simmons.
    President Emerita Ruth Simmons' keynote remarks at the 2018
    Brown President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons LHD'12 hon.–recipient of the Inman Page Black Alumni Council's inaugural Black Legacy.
  • Ruth Simmons - Fulbright Canada Gala Lecture - Part 1

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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