Center for Student Engagement & Leadership
Leadership is You! at Edmonds Community College Featured Speakers
Keynote: Joshua Fredenburg
A national speaker, author, leadership/relationship expert, and generation-Y television commentator, Joshua speaks on current issues and is on a mission as a national speaker to empower at least one billion leaders worldwide with effective leadership strategies that will enable them to make a positive impact in their community, nation, and world!
For the past seven years, not only has Joshua appeared as a television guest on the Daily Buzz Morning Show, BET, the Wayne Brady Show, the KTLA Morning Show in Los Angeles, and many other familiar radio and television programs throughout the country, but he has also served as a dynamic keynote speaker in 40 different states for lectures, leadership conferences, retreats and trainings at high schools, colleges, and corporate events.
Featured Speaker: Eric Davis
While an undergraduate at UCLA, Eric Davis created his signature program, RAP 101: The Message in the Music. Using hip‐hop music as a catalyst for discussion, RAP 101 fuses pop culture with critical thought to create an entertaining way to educate people on issues related to diversity and social justice. Eric uses interactive exercises, thought‐provoking analogies, and just the right amount of humor to help his audience members see how they themselves can both celebrate multiculturalism in genuine ways and take action to make a difference in our increasing diverse world.
Eric currently teaches Sociology at Bellevue College. From 2004 to 2009, Eric served as an academic adviser in the University of Washington athletic department. Prior to UW Athletics, Eric was the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Seattle University and Director of Campus Diversity at North Seattle Community College. Eric earned a bachelor's degree from UCLA and master's degree from Seattle University.
Featured Speaker: Hoan Do
Raised by poor immigrant parents who nearly lost their lives to escape the Vietnam War to come to America, Hoan Do understood at a young age the importance of sacrifice and hard work. Hoan dedicated his college career to developing the life skills necessary to create balanced success in school and in life.
Immediately after graduating from college, Hoan worked with world-renowned speaker and success coach Tony Robbins. Today at the age of twenty-three, Hoan owns two companies, is an accomplished author, and an in demand speaker across the country.