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Omekongo Dibinga

Trilingual Poet, Musician, Motivational Speaker, Diversity Consultant, CNN Contributor & Positive Rapper

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 Omekongo Dibinga Biography

Omékongo Dibinga is motivational youth speaker and diversity educator. He has traveled the country and the globe (18 countries to date) motivating young people and those who work with young people to live their best life and have a healthy appreciation for diverse cultures. As an UPstander, his life’s mission is to inspire all across the globe to take a stand when they witness an injustice, no matter how small or large. To this end, Omékongo works with schools, nonprofits, and corporate groups that work with youth populations. Omékongo strives off of encouraging courageous conversations and delivering powerful, inspirational messages on issues such as bullying, diversity, and motivation. He delivers his powerful message which is part speech, part poetry, and part hip-hop in a way that engages students like no other speaker.

Omékongo's CNN-award winning work has been viewed over 1,000,000 views on CNN.com. He has published 6 books and produced 7 CDs. Omékongo’s trilingual (English, French, & Swahili) music and writings have appeared alongside artists such as Sheryl Crow, Angelina Jolie, Norah Jones, Damien Rice, Angelique Kidjo, Don Cheadle, and Mos Def. He has shared the stage with Wyclef Jean, OutKast, Sonia Sanchez, Dennis Brutus, and The Last Poets.

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  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This keynote explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to xperiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness!

    This intense presentation allows participants to tap into their inner potential in order for them to live their dreams. The four points of the G.R.O.W. acronym: Give, Receive, Overcome and Win for the basis of moving from a life of mediocrity to a life of greatness!

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This keynote highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This session explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to experiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This session highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

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    Booking fees for Omekongo Dibinga, 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 Omekongo Dibinga, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Omekongo Dibinga 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 Omekongo Dibinga for your next private or corporate function.
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Omekongo Dibinga

Trilingual Poet, Musician, Motivational Speaker, Diversity Consultant, CNN Contributor & Positive Rapper

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Omekongo Dibinga Biography

Omékongo Dibinga is motivational youth speaker and diversity educator. He has traveled the country and the globe (18 countries to date) motivating young people and those who work with young people to live their best life and have a healthy appreciation for diverse cultures. As an UPstander, his life’s mission is to inspire all across the globe to take a stand when they witness an injustice, no matter how small or large. To this end, Omékongo works with schools, nonprofits, and corporate groups that work with youth populations. Omékongo strives off of encouraging courageous conversations and delivering powerful, inspirational messages on issues such as bullying, diversity, and motivation. He delivers his powerful message which is part speech, part poetry, and part hip-hop in a way that engages students like no other speaker.

Omékongo's CNN-award winning work has been viewed over 1,000,000 views on CNN.com. He has published 6 books and produced 7 CDs. Omékongo’s trilingual (English, French, & Swahili) music and writings have appeared alongside artists such as Sheryl Crow, Angelina Jolie, Norah Jones, Damien Rice, Angelique Kidjo, Don Cheadle, and Mos Def. He has shared the stage with Wyclef Jean, OutKast, Sonia Sanchez, Dennis Brutus, and The Last Poets.

Omekongo Dibinga Videos

  • Omekongo Dibinga: "Finding Common Ground in Uncommon Times ...
    Dec 11, 2019 ... Omekongo Dibinga: "Finding Common Ground in Uncommon Times"Passionate international speaker on leadership, diversity & inclusion.
  • Omekongo Dibinga: "TEDx Talk: The Accidental Ambassador ...
    Sep 27, 2018 ... Passionate international speaker on leadership, diversity & inclusion. Professor, author, rapper, and all-around UPstander, never a...
  • Think About It with Guest Dr. Omekongo Dibinga - YouTube
    Jun 18, 2018 ... Dr. Omekongo Dibinga wears many hats including Director at Upstander International, Candidate for City Council DC At Large,...

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Omekongo Dibinga Speaking Topics

  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This keynote explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to xperiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness!

    This intense presentation allows participants to tap into their inner potential in order for them to live their dreams. The four points of the G.R.O.W. acronym: Give, Receive, Overcome and Win for the basis of moving from a life of mediocrity to a life of greatness!

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This keynote highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This session explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to experiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This session highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

FAQs on booking Omekongo Dibinga

  • How to book Omekongo Dibinga?

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

    Booking fees for Omekongo Dibinga, 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 Omekongo Dibinga, 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 Omekongo Dibinga?

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

Omekongo Dibinga is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments, G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness!, Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!, Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments and Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!. The estimated speaking fee range to book Omekongo Dibinga for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Omekongo Dibinga generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kira Banks, Ijeoma Oluo, Charlene Carruthers, Linda Darling-Hammond and Netta Jenkins. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Omekongo Dibinga for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Omekongo Dibinga Speaker Videos

  • Omekongo Dibinga: "Finding Common Ground in Uncommon Times ...
    Dec 11, 2019 ... Omekongo Dibinga: "Finding Common Ground in Uncommon Times"Passionate international speaker on leadership, diversity & inclusion.
    Omekongo Dibinga: "TEDx Talk: The Accidental Ambassador ...
    Sep 27, 2018 ... Passionate international speaker on leadership, diversity & inclusion. Professor, author, rapper, and all-around UPstander, never a BYstander!
  • Think About It with Guest Dr. Omekongo Dibinga - YouTube
    Jun 18, 2018 ... Dr. Omekongo Dibinga wears many hats including Director at Upstander International, Candidate for City Council DC At Large, Father, ...

Omekongo Dibinga Speaking Topics

  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This keynote explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to xperiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness!

    This intense presentation allows participants to tap into their inner potential in order for them to live their dreams. The four points of the G.R.O.W. acronym: Give, Receive, Overcome and Win for the basis of moving from a life of mediocrity to a life of greatness!

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This keynote highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

  • Leveraging Diversity: Creating Culturally Competent Work Environments

    This session explores the importance of achieving true respect for cultural diversity in a school or corporation. Participants will probe deeply into the meaning of cultural biases and use that understanding as a springboard to developing an ongoing dialogue on the importance of diversity. By acknowledging their truths as it relates to experiences of racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and more, participants will feel empowered to carry the dialogue back to their colleagues and beyond.

  • Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

    This session highlights the ability youth have to create change in their own lives and the lives of others. Participants build their cultural self-confidence and respect for other cultural, religious, and racial groups through critical analysis of culture through the spoken word and positive hip-hop. This leads participants to understand the root causes of misconceptions that exist across different groups. It challenges cultural paradigms in an effort to create greater appreciation for differences. Students emerge from this high energy presentation empowered to not only make a change in their own lives but in their communities and throughout the globe.

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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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