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Suzan Johnson Cook

3rd Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom for the United States

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 Suzan Johnson Cook Biography

Suzan Johnson Cook had the privilege and honor of serving the first African American President of the United States. Appointed by President Barack Obama as the United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom from May 2011 to October 2013, Johnson Cook was the principal advisor to both the President and Secretary of State for Religious Freedom globally. She was the first African American and the first female to hold this position and represented our nation in more than 25 countries and more than 100 Diplomatic engagements, integrating Religious Freedom into our Foreign Policy and National Security Priorities

An international influencer known for her bridge building giftedness, entrepreneurial skill and distinctive diplomacy with dignity, Johnson Cook has just been named a distinguished visiting fellow with the Catholic University of America for 2014 and has been invited to be a Fellow at Oxford University, London England. Essence Magazine named her one of the “Top 40 Power Women,” along with First Lady Michelle Obama (2011), and Moves Magazine recently named her as one of the “Top Power Moves” women for 2013 at a Red Carpet Gala in New York City. Johnson Cook is the recipient of several awards, including the Woman of Conscience Award from the UN, the Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the Visionary Leader’s Award, the Judith Hollister Peace Award and the Hellenic Award for Public Service.

Johnson Cook was a television producer with NBC and ABC and also served with CBS. She has had a distinguished career in public service, having served as a Presidential Advisor, a White House Fellow on The Domestic Policy Council and having directly worked with a Cabinet Secretary. She was also the President of Moving Up Productions, a communications, leadership and political consulting firm.

After attending Riverdale Country School, she received a bachelor’s degree in speech, cum laude, from Boston’s Emerson College and holds two master’s degrees, one of which is in technology, from Columbia University. She has also earned a doctorate. An alumna of Harvard University, she served as a faculty member, teaching speech and communications to some of today’s most distinguished leaders. She is a graduate of the Minority Business Executive Program at Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck Business School.

Prior to joining the Department of State, Johnson Cook authored ten books, three of them bestsellers: Too Blessed to be Stressed: Words of Wisdom for Women on the Move; Sister to Sister: Volume One: Devotions for and from African American Women and Becoming a Woman of Destiny: Turning Life’s Trials into Triumphs. She is also an activist, analyst, entrepreneur and commentator, professional speaker, White House Fellow and faith leader. She has given more than 2,500 speeches and been featured on most major TV and radio shows, including: The Today Show, Good Morning America, FOX Midday and The Dave Dinkins Show. She also hosts an internet show, Conversations with Ambassador Sujay.

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Speaking Topics
  • Racial Reconciliation: Diversity and Overcoming the Divide

  • Your Public Best: Being Poised and Positioned for a Productive Move

  • Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Fitness Tips I've Learned Along the Way

  • How to Handle the Press, the Stress and the Tests: What ABC, NBC & CBS Taught Me

  • Finding Your Soul Mate

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Suzan Johnson Cook

3rd Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom for the United States

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Suzan Johnson Cook Biography

Suzan Johnson Cook had the privilege and honor of serving the first African American President of the United States. Appointed by President Barack Obama as the United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom from May 2011 to October 2013, Johnson Cook was the principal advisor to both the President and Secretary of State for Religious Freedom globally. She was the first African American and the first female to hold this position and represented our nation in more than 25 countries and more than 100 Diplomatic engagements, integrating Religious Freedom into our Foreign Policy and National Security Priorities

An international influencer known for her bridge building giftedness, entrepreneurial skill and distinctive diplomacy with dignity, Johnson Cook has just been named a distinguished visiting fellow with the Catholic University of America for 2014 and has been invited to be a Fellow at Oxford University, London England. Essence Magazine named her one of the “Top 40 Power Women,” along with First Lady Michelle Obama (2011), and Moves Magazine recently named her as one of the “Top Power Moves” women for 2013 at a Red Carpet Gala in New York City. Johnson Cook is the recipient of several awards, including the Woman of Conscience Award from the UN, the Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the Visionary Leader’s Award, the Judith Hollister Peace Award and the Hellenic Award for Public Service.

Johnson Cook was a television producer with NBC and ABC and also served with CBS. She has had a distinguished career in public service, having served as a Presidential Advisor, a White House Fellow on The Domestic Policy Council and having directly worked with a Cabinet Secretary. She was also the President of Moving Up Productions, a communications, leadership and political consulting firm.

After attending Riverdale Country School, she received a bachelor’s degree in speech, cum laude, from Boston’s Emerson College and holds two master’s degrees, one of which is in technology, from Columbia University. She has also earned a doctorate. An alumna of Harvard University, she served as a faculty member, teaching speech and communications to some of today’s most distinguished leaders. She is a graduate of the Minority Business Executive Program at Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck Business School.

Prior to joining the Department of State, Johnson Cook authored ten books, three of them bestsellers: Too Blessed to be Stressed: Words of Wisdom for Women on the Move; Sister to Sister: Volume One: Devotions for and from African American Women and Becoming a Woman of Destiny: Turning Life’s Trials into Triumphs. She is also an activist, analyst, entrepreneur and commentator, professional speaker, White House Fellow and faith leader. She has given more than 2,500 speeches and been featured on most major TV and radio shows, including: The Today Show, Good Morning America, FOX Midday and The Dave Dinkins Show. She also hosts an internet show, Conversations with Ambassador Sujay.

Suzan Johnson Cook Speaking Topics

  • Racial Reconciliation: Diversity and Overcoming the Divide

  • Your Public Best: Being Poised and Positioned for a Productive Move

  • Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Fitness Tips I've Learned Along the Way

  • How to Handle the Press, the Stress and the Tests: What ABC, NBC & CBS Taught Me

  • Finding Your Soul Mate

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  • How to book Suzan Johnson Cook?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Suzan Johnson Cook 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 Suzan Johnson Cook, 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 Suzan Johnson Cook or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Suzan Johnson Cook?

    Booking fees for Suzan Johnson Cook, 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 Suzan Johnson Cook, 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 Suzan Johnson Cook?

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

Suzan Johnson Cook is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Suzan Johnson Cook for your event is available upon request. Suzan Johnson Cook generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Les Brown, Neal Petersen, Keith Ferrazzi, Wes Moore and Susan L. Taylor. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Suzan Johnson Cook for an upcoming event.

Suzan Johnson Cook Speaking Topics

  • Racial Reconciliation: Diversity and Overcoming the Divide

  • Your Public Best: Being Poised and Positioned for a Productive Move

  • Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Fitness Tips I've Learned Along the Way

  • How to Handle the Press, the Stress and the Tests: What ABC, NBC & CBS Taught Me

  • Finding Your Soul Mate

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