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Rebecca Walker is a best-selling author, an acclaimed speaker and teacher, and an award-winning visionary and activist in the fields of intergenerational feminism, multi-cultural identity, enlightened masculinity, and transformational human awareness. Rebecca may be best known for her role as the original leader and founder of Third Wave Feminism.

When she was just twenty-five, TIME magazine named her one of the fifty most influential future leaders of America, an award which has since been followed by many others, including the Women Who Could Be President Award from the League of Women Voters, the Champion of Choice Award from CARAL, and the Women of Distinction Award from the American Association of University Women.

In 1995 Ms. Walker published To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism, an anthology that remains in print after more than ten years. Hailed a "foundational text of Third Wave feminism," To Be Real is taught in Women's Studies programs around the world. In 2002, Rebecca Walker's memoir, Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self, became an international bestseller and won the Alex Award from the American Library Association. People Magazine called Black, White, and Jewish, "A heartbreaking tale of self-creation," adding, "Walker masterfully illuminates differences between black and white America."

A second anthology, What Makes a Man: 22 Writers Imagine The Future, was published in 2004 to similar acclaim: "Walker has done society at large a great service by bringing forth these voices, these views." (Booklist) In December of 2004 Rebecca Walker gave birth to a son, Tenzin, whose arrival is the subject of her memoir, Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood after a Lifetime of Ambivalence in 2007. The book was published to acclaim in the New York Times, People Magazine, the Washington Post, Babble, and on the KTLA Morning Show, NPR, and many more.

Her third collection, One Big Happy Family, explores the explosion of non-traditional family configurations in the US, and includes perspectives on polyamory, transracial adoption, househusbandry and single motherhood. Her latest collection, Black Cool, explores the singular aesthetic that has helped to shape the world.

Rebecca Walker is a popular speaker on campuses and in business settings around the world. She has lectured at more than 300 universities including Harvard, Oberlin, MIT, and Stanford, and addressed dozens of organizations including the National Council of Teachers of English, The National Women's Studies Association, and the Ministries of Culture and Gender of Estonia, at the first-ever Conference on Masculinity in the Baltics.

Ms. Walker has been a consultant for Sony Music, Microsoft and JP Morgan Chase, and has been featured on Charlie Rose and the Oprah Winfrey Show. Rebecca Walker is an alumna of Yale University. She the founder of the Third Wave Foundation, a non-profit organization that works through grant-making, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy to support young women ages 15 to 30 working towards gender, racial, economic, and social justice. She sits on the boards of Children As They Are, and the environmental organization Save The Bay.

Rebecca Walker has written for blogs and magazines, including Harper's, Salon, Glamour, Essence, and Buddhadharma, and her essays are widely anthologized. She has taught the art of memoir at workshops, MFA programs, and writing conferences around the world. For writers developing non-fiction manuscripts, Walker offers consultation on theme, voice and structure.

Rebecca is the daughter of Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Alice Walker and esteemed civil rights attorney Mel Leventhal. She lives in Hawaii and Northern California with her son and his father.

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Adé: A Love Story

Adé: A Love Story

One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry,Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry,Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence

Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence

Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self

Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self

To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

Speaking Topics
  • Black, White and Jewish: Crossing the Racial and Cultural Divides

  • To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

  • Revisioning the Battleground: New Leadership in Difficult Times

  • Young Men & Women Tell the Truth & Change the Face of Feminism

  • Putting Down the Gun: Toward a New Masculinity

News
  • Translating Between Two Worlds: An Interview with Rebecca Walker

    Look carefully at the cover of Rebecca Walker’s new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self and you may notice that something is missing. “I fought so hard to take out those commas [between the adjectives],” Walker said in a recent interview with JBooks.com. “I am not a list. I am one being here and each of those descriptions contains a dream, each of those words...

  • Five Minutes with Rebecca Walker

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rebecca Walker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. Fill out a booking request form for Rebecca Walker, 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 Rebecca Walker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Rebecca Walker?

    Booking fees for Rebecca Walker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Rebecca Walker, 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 Rebecca Walker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rebecca Walker 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 Rebecca Walker 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 Rebecca Walker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rebecca Walker 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.
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Rebecca Walker

Feminist Visionary & Best-selling Author

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Rebecca Walker Biography

Rebecca Walker is a best-selling author, an acclaimed speaker and teacher, and an award-winning visionary and activist in the fields of intergenerational feminism, multi-cultural identity, enlightened masculinity, and transformational human awareness. Rebecca may be best known for her role as the original leader and founder of Third Wave Feminism.

When she was just twenty-five, TIME magazine named her one of the fifty most influential future leaders of America, an award which has since been followed by many others, including the Women Who Could Be President Award from the League of Women Voters, the Champion of Choice Award from CARAL, and the Women of Distinction Award from the American Association of University Women.

In 1995 Ms. Walker published To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism, an anthology that remains in print after more than ten years. Hailed a "foundational text of Third Wave feminism," To Be Real is taught in Women's Studies programs around the world. In 2002, Rebecca Walker's memoir, Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self, became an international bestseller and won the Alex Award from the American Library Association. People Magazine called Black, White, and Jewish, "A heartbreaking tale of self-creation," adding, "Walker masterfully illuminates differences between black and white America."

A second anthology, What Makes a Man: 22 Writers Imagine The Future, was published in 2004 to similar acclaim: "Walker has done society at large a great service by bringing forth these voices, these views." (Booklist) In December of 2004 Rebecca Walker gave birth to a son, Tenzin, whose arrival is the subject of her memoir, Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood after a Lifetime of Ambivalence in 2007. The book was published to acclaim in the New York Times, People Magazine, the Washington Post, Babble, and on the KTLA Morning Show, NPR, and many more.

Her third collection, One Big Happy Family, explores the explosion of non-traditional family configurations in the US, and includes perspectives on polyamory, transracial adoption, househusbandry and single motherhood. Her latest collection, Black Cool, explores the singular aesthetic that has helped to shape the world.

Rebecca Walker is a popular speaker on campuses and in business settings around the world. She has lectured at more than 300 universities including Harvard, Oberlin, MIT, and Stanford, and addressed dozens of organizations including the National Council of Teachers of English, The National Women's Studies Association, and the Ministries of Culture and Gender of Estonia, at the first-ever Conference on Masculinity in the Baltics.

Ms. Walker has been a consultant for Sony Music, Microsoft and JP Morgan Chase, and has been featured on Charlie Rose and the Oprah Winfrey Show. Rebecca Walker is an alumna of Yale University. She the founder of the Third Wave Foundation, a non-profit organization that works through grant-making, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy to support young women ages 15 to 30 working towards gender, racial, economic, and social justice. She sits on the boards of Children As They Are, and the environmental organization Save The Bay.

Rebecca Walker has written for blogs and magazines, including Harper's, Salon, Glamour, Essence, and Buddhadharma, and her essays are widely anthologized. She has taught the art of memoir at workshops, MFA programs, and writing conferences around the world. For writers developing non-fiction manuscripts, Walker offers consultation on theme, voice and structure.

Rebecca is the daughter of Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Alice Walker and esteemed civil rights attorney Mel Leventhal. She lives in Hawaii and Northern California with her son and his father.

Rebecca Walker Videos

  • Rebecca Walker on beauty as resistance | all about women 2018
    Beauty, in our culture, has a lot to do with power. How can we rethink the cultural concept and its associated notions of power and control? How can...
  • Rebecca Walker on third wave feminism | all about women 2018
    While it’s hard to put a starting date on a complex social movement, modern western feminism has been around for about a hundred years. At all...
  • 'DEIS Impact 2017 Keynote Address: Rebecca Walker
    Full video of the 'DEIS Impact 2017 Keynote Address at Brandeis University by Rebecca Walker, founder of the Third Wave Fund for Social Justice, and...

Rebecca Walker Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker Speaking Topics

  • Black, White and Jewish: Crossing the Racial and Cultural Divides

  • To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

  • Revisioning the Battleground: New Leadership in Difficult Times

  • Young Men & Women Tell the Truth & Change the Face of Feminism

  • Putting Down the Gun: Toward a New Masculinity

FAQs on booking Rebecca Walker

  • How to book Rebecca Walker?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rebecca Walker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. Fill out a booking request form for Rebecca Walker, 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 Rebecca Walker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rebecca Walker?

    Booking fees for Rebecca Walker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Rebecca Walker, 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 Rebecca Walker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rebecca Walker 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 Rebecca Walker 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 Rebecca Walker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rebecca Walker 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.

Rebecca Walker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rebecca Walker for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Rebecca Walker generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Donna Brazile, Angela Davis, Lisa Leslie and Erin Gruwell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rebecca Walker for an upcoming event.

Rebecca Walker Speaker Videos

  • Rebecca Walker on beauty as resistance | all about women 2018
    Beauty, in our culture, has a lot to do with power. How can we rethink the cultural concept and its associated notions of power and control? How can we expand beauty’s definition to liberate...
    Rebecca Walker on third wave feminism | all about women 2018
    While it’s hard to put a starting date on a complex social movement, modern western feminism has been around for about a hundred years. At all about women 2018, we took stock of what we’ve...
  • 'DEIS Impact 2017 Keynote Address: Rebecca Walker
    Full video of the 'DEIS Impact 2017 Keynote Address at Brandeis University by Rebecca Walker, founder of the Third Wave Fund for Social Justice, and named by Time Magazine as one of the most...
    Author Rebecca Walker on lost love, identity and Donald Trump
    Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Richelle Harrison Plesse speaks to best-selling author Rebecca...
  • The sovereign self: Rebecca Walker at TEDxLundUniversity
    Full title: "The Sovereign Self: Is it Possible to Find Freedom in the Age of Ideology?" Rebecca Walker is a multiplatform catalyst who works collaboratively with artists, academics, and thought...

Rebecca Walker Speaking Topics

  • Black, White and Jewish: Crossing the Racial and Cultural Divides

  • To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

  • Revisioning the Battleground: New Leadership in Difficult Times

  • Young Men & Women Tell the Truth & Change the Face of Feminism

  • Putting Down the Gun: Toward a New Masculinity

Rebecca Walker News

  • Translating Between Two Worlds: An Interview with Rebecca Walker

    Look carefully at the cover of Rebecca Walker’s new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self and you may notice that something is missing. “I fought so hard to take out those commas [between the adjectives],” Walker said in a recent interview with JBooks.com. “I am not a list. I am one being here and each of those descriptions contains a dream, each of those words...

  • Five Minutes with Rebecca Walker

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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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