901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
Robin Givens keynote speaker
1 Review(s)

Robin Givens

    • Actress and Speaker on Domestic Violence
Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

Please inquire

Virtual Fee:

Please Inquire

Travels From

California

Robin Givens PSA for the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

Robin Givens PSA for the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

Robin Givens Speaker Biography


A successful actress, Robin Givens long oscillated between a glamorous movie star life and the domestic abuse she suffered at home. Today, she speaks out about the abuse she suffered, urging men, women, and the African American community to educate themselves about domestic violence.

Robin Givens began her acting career with an appearance on The Cosby Show. The following year, she landed her breakthrough role as "Darlene Merriman" on the hit ABC series Head of the Class (1986-1991). During that time she co-starred with Oprah Winfrey in the miniseries The Women of Brewster Place (1989). Givens then starred in several back-to-back movies including the critically acclaimed A Rage in Harlem (1991) with Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover, and Gregory Hines under the direction of Bill Duke; Boomerang, opposite Eddie Murphy in 1992; Foreign Student (1992); and Blankman, with Damon Wayans and David Alan Grier (1994).

In 1995, Givens was listed among Empire magazine's "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History." She has worked with Tyler Perry on The Family That Preys Together (1998) and the TBS series Tyler Perry's House of Payne, and has had a recurring role on USA Network's Burn Notice. Most recently, Givens guest-starred on the hit series Chuck, the CW's Nikita, Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, and BET's Reed Between the Lines with Malcolm Jamal Warner. She also starred in the Fox pilot series Tagged in 2011.

Givens has worked extensively on stage including a successful stint on Broadway in the leading role of "Roxie Hart" in the Broadway production of "Chicago" (2006), and has performed in the Off-Broadway production of "The Vagina Monologues" (2006). She recently garnered rave reviews for her starring role in the acclaimed production of "Blues for an Alabama Sky," opposite Kadeem Hardison and Kevin T. Carroll at The Pasadena Playhouse under artistic director Sheldon Epps.

Her 2007 biography Grace Will Lead Me Home poignantly and intelligently recounts her abusive marriage and the strength it took to finally leave her husband.

Givens is co-chair of Women Who Care.

To book domestic violence speaker Robin Givens call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

Grace Will Lead Me Home

Robin Givens may be best known for her abusive marriage and its cataclysmic ending. But in her vividly evoked, intelligent memoir Grace Will Lead Me Home, she makes it clear there is much more to her life. She recounts the legacy of life-threatening domestic violence that has haunted her family for three generations and how she has managed to survive, and, ultimately, thrive.

In this poignant presentation based on her book, Robin Givens shares her story with audiences around the country, urging men, women, and the African American community to educate themselves about domestic violence and put an end to the destructive cycle.

The Art of Living

The Art of Living emphasizes the connection between theater and life. In this presentation with Robin Givens, audiences will explore the critical elements of acting techniques cast against the backdrop of our universal life experiences with the goal of becoming more confident, content, and fulfilled. The Art of Living is about the quality of art as it relates to the quality of life, and the importance of practice in becoming more at peace, more confident, and more secure with ourselves.

Related Speakers

Charlie Rocket Jabaley

Charlie Rocket Jabaley

Grammy-winning music mogul

Lisa Myers Speaker

Lisa Myers

Senior Investigative Correspondent

Cortney Lovell, speaker

Cortney Lovell

Co-Founder at Our Wellness Collective

Mike Eruzione, Keynote Speaker

Mike Eruzione

Captain

Stephani Victor Speaker

Stephani Victor

Paralympic Gold Medalist and World Champion

Alan Stein Jr., Speaker

Alan Stein Jr

Organizational Performance Coach

Charles Dutton, Diversity Speaker

Charles Dutton

Television

Aimee Copeland, Inspirational Speaker

Aimee Copeland

Overcoming Adversity Speaker & Disabilities Advocate

Dana Carvey, Humor Speaker

Dana Carvey

Emmy-award Winning Comedian 

Lisa DeLong, Keynote Speaker

Lisa DeLong, RN

Speaker

Darren LaCroix, Humor, Storytelling, Sales

Darren LaCroix

Sales and Leadership Storytelling 

Eric Boles Speaker

Eric Boles

President

Reviews
Click testimonials tab below for detailed feedback.

August 14, 2023

The phones at our office have not stopped ringing. People are continuing to reach out and share how much they truly enjoyed hearing Ms Givens speak. Her testimony has helped and continues to help so many. She came in and made a big impact on our state. Her genuineness, compassion, and authenticity was evident. We are grateful for her being here and helping to bring more awareness to domestic violence and also allowing people to see what a survivor looks like!

Catholic Charities

Testimonials

Everyone on the ESB team has been great to work with for our events. Looking forward to keep working with ESB!

Plexus Worldwide

We had a positive experience with ESB. Matt Meyer is a great communicator and easy to get a hold of. His helped us through the process to mak..

BNSF

ESB was patient, thorough, and responsive during the planning process. Thank you for making this such a great experience for us!

ConnectWise

ESB supported our needs and the needs of our speaker throughout the entire process. I highly recommend working with ESB to find your next spe..

DogWatch

"It's always a pleasure to work with ESB. Very professional and personable staff. Thanks!"

Testimonial | Texas Society of Architects

"Excellent! Thank you for being a true partner to our organization and its development."

HCA Healthcare

"They are the only speakers bureau I will even consider using!"

Testimonial | Youth Villages

A wonderful bureau to work with! Big ups to everyone who helped make our event a success. Fingers crossed we get the chance to collaborate fo..

MDRT | Testimonial

"As always, you are the best most responsive speaker bureau I've ever worked with!"

Image Media

Angela Schelp was a great partner in finding the right kick-off speaker for our conference. This was my first conference identifying the keyn..

CubeSmart
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

© 2024 Executive Speakers Bureau. All Rights Reserved.

Design and Developed by eBiz Solutions

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below