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Dr. Derrick Gay

International Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert

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Dr. Derrick Gay Biography

Dr. Derrick Gay is a Diversity and Inclusion Strategist who consults with organizations, both domestically and abroad, Over the past 23 years, he has partnered with over 500 organizations across numerous sectors to deepen D&I capacity; enhance inclusion and engagement; attract, hire, and retain the best talent; and design strategy to maximize business and education goals.

Dr. Gay’s clients range from financial services to schools, orchestras and foundations, to fashion and business universities, both domestically and abroad. Recent business clients include Phantom of the Opera, Tom Ford, Columbia Business School, Grosvenor GCM, Barilla, and Business of Fashion. Recent education clients include Sesame Street, KIPP Public Schools, International Fashion Academy, Latin School of Chicago, Colegio Nueva Granada, Lycée Français de Chicago, Lycée Français de San Francisco, Francis W. Parker, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, American Montessori Society, and Enrollment Management Association. Dr. Gay lectures MBA students at Columbia Business School and the International Fashion Academy in Paris.

Dr. Gay has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Business of Fashion, The Huffington Post, El Tiempo Latino and on NPR, The Brian Leher Show, and 60 Minutes. He is also a Forbes contributor.

Dr. Gay can present in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

Speaking Topics
  • Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions

    When it comes to unconscious bias and microaggressions you can’t fix what you can’t see. This practical and valuable keynote will help attendees cultivate knowledge and mitigation skills around common stereotypes.

    Session Outcomes

    • Learn the science of unconscious bias
    • Identify the most frequent types of microaggressions that occur in the workplace
    • Learn strategies to intervene

  • The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Diversity to Drive Inclusion

    Research is conclusive that diversity and inclusion efforts yield positive outcomes in firms. These benefits range from deeper employee satisfaction and engagement to lower attrition and cultivation of inclusive and productive teams that broaden client outreach and maximizes the bottom line.

    Most companies, however, struggle with implementing diversity and inclusion efforts because of different understandings of diversity that are not inclusive of all backgrounds, while also not distinguishing representation from inclusion and belonging. During this interactive presentation, Dr. Gay will leverage his 25 years of experience as a strategist, researcher, educator, and consultant to reframe diversity in ways that drive inclusion and belonging and drive business outcomes.

    Session Outcomes:

    • Reframe diversity in ways that are inclusive of all backgrounds to maximize employee engagement in diversity efforts
    • Distinguish diversity from inclusion and belonging
    • Learn specific benefits of belonging to deepen employee engagement and satisfaction to drive business outcomes
    • Learn current Diversity and Inclusion trends, pitfalls, and best practices

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  • HOW TO BOOK Dr. Derrick Gay?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Derrick Gay 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 Dr. Derrick Gay, 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. Derrick Gay or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dr. Derrick Gay?

    Speaking fees for Dr. Derrick Gay, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Dr. Derrick Gay charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The 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 Dr. Derrick Gay, 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. Derrick Gay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Derrick Gay 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 Dr. Derrick Gay 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. Derrick Gay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Derrick Gay 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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International Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert

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Dr. Derrick Gay Biography

Dr. Derrick Gay is a Diversity and Inclusion Strategist who consults with organizations, both domestically and abroad, Over the past 23 years, he has partnered with over 500 organizations across numerous sectors to deepen D&I capacity; enhance inclusion and engagement; attract, hire, and retain the best talent; and design strategy to maximize business and education goals.

Dr. Gay’s clients range from financial services to schools, orchestras and foundations, to fashion and business universities, both domestically and abroad. Recent business clients include Phantom of the Opera, Tom Ford, Columbia Business School, Grosvenor GCM, Barilla, and Business of Fashion. Recent education clients include Sesame Street, KIPP Public Schools, International Fashion Academy, Latin School of Chicago, Colegio Nueva Granada, Lycée Français de Chicago, Lycée Français de San Francisco, Francis W. Parker, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, American Montessori Society, and Enrollment Management Association. Dr. Gay lectures MBA students at Columbia Business School and the International Fashion Academy in Paris.

Dr. Gay has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Business of Fashion, The Huffington Post, El Tiempo Latino and on NPR, The Brian Leher Show, and 60 Minutes. He is also a Forbes contributor.

Dr. Gay can present in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

Dr. Derrick Gay Speaking Topics

  • Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions

    When it comes to unconscious bias and microaggressions you can’t fix what you can’t see. This practical and valuable keynote will help attendees cultivate knowledge and mitigation skills around common stereotypes.

    Session Outcomes

    • Learn the science of unconscious bias
    • Identify the most frequent types of microaggressions that occur in the workplace
    • Learn strategies to intervene

  • The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Diversity to Drive Inclusion

    Research is conclusive that diversity and inclusion efforts yield positive outcomes in firms. These benefits range from deeper employee satisfaction and engagement to lower attrition and cultivation of inclusive and productive teams that broaden client outreach and maximizes the bottom line.

    Most companies, however, struggle with implementing diversity and inclusion efforts because of different understandings of diversity that are not inclusive of all backgrounds, while also not distinguishing representation from inclusion and belonging. During this interactive presentation, Dr. Gay will leverage his 25 years of experience as a strategist, researcher, educator, and consultant to reframe diversity in ways that drive inclusion and belonging and drive business outcomes.

    Session Outcomes:

    • Reframe diversity in ways that are inclusive of all backgrounds to maximize employee engagement in diversity efforts
    • Distinguish diversity from inclusion and belonging
    • Learn specific benefits of belonging to deepen employee engagement and satisfaction to drive business outcomes
    • Learn current Diversity and Inclusion trends, pitfalls, and best practices

Dr. Derrick Gay Videos

  • The Double Edged Sword: Derrick Gay at TEDxSpenceSchool
    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience....

FAQs on booking Dr. Derrick Gay

  • How to book Dr. Derrick Gay?

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

    Speaking fees for Dr. Derrick Gay, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Dr. Derrick Gay charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The 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 Dr. Derrick Gay, 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. Derrick Gay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Derrick Gay 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. Derrick Gay 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. Derrick Gay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Derrick Gay 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. Derrick Gay is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions and The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Diversity to Drive Inclusion. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Derrick Gay for your event is available upon request. Dr. Derrick Gay generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Madison Butler, Carin Taylor, Candice Morgan, Dr. Kimberly Harden and Kalyn Romaine. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Derrick Gay for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Derrick Gay Speaking Topics

  • Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions

    When it comes to unconscious bias and microaggressions you can’t fix what you can’t see. This practical and valuable keynote will help attendees cultivate knowledge and mitigation skills around common stereotypes.

    Session Outcomes

    • Learn the science of unconscious bias
    • Identify the most frequent types of microaggressions that occur in the workplace
    • Learn strategies to intervene

  • The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Diversity to Drive Inclusion

    Research is conclusive that diversity and inclusion efforts yield positive outcomes in firms. These benefits range from deeper employee satisfaction and engagement to lower attrition and cultivation of inclusive and productive teams that broaden client outreach and maximizes the bottom line.

    Most companies, however, struggle with implementing diversity and inclusion efforts because of different understandings of diversity that are not inclusive of all backgrounds, while also not distinguishing representation from inclusion and belonging. During this interactive presentation, Dr. Gay will leverage his 25 years of experience as a strategist, researcher, educator, and consultant to reframe diversity in ways that drive inclusion and belonging and drive business outcomes.

    Session Outcomes:

    • Reframe diversity in ways that are inclusive of all backgrounds to maximize employee engagement in diversity efforts
    • Distinguish diversity from inclusion and belonging
    • Learn specific benefits of belonging to deepen employee engagement and satisfaction to drive business outcomes
    • Learn current Diversity and Inclusion trends, pitfalls, and best practices

Dr. Derrick Gay Speaker Videos

  • The Double Edged Sword: Derrick Gay at TEDxSpenceSchool
    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers...

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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.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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