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2024 Keynote Speaker

Tony Porter

Chief Executive Officer, A Call to Men

Tony Porter is an author, educator, and activist working to advance gender and racial justice and create a more equitable society. Porter is internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting a healthy, respectful manhood. He is a leading voice on issues of manhood, male socialization, and preventing violence against all women and girls. Porter’s 2010 TED Talk has been named by GQ Magazine  as one of the “Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See.”

Porter is sought after for his in-depth understanding of the collective socialization of men, healthy manhood/masculinity, the intersections of oppression, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and promoting gender and racial equity.

He serves as an adviser to the National Football League, providing policy consultation, working extensively with player engagement, and facilitating violence prevention and healthy manhood training. He has also provided training to the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, and Major League Baseball. He is an international lecturer for the U.S. State Department, having extensive global experience, including Brazil, India, and Africa, and has been a guest presenter to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Porter has worked with the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Porter is the author of “Breaking Out of the Man Box” and the visionary for “NFL Dads: Dedicated to Daughters.”

Tony Porter will be presenting with,

Kimya Motley

Chief Communications Officer, A Call to Men

Kimya Motley is an educator, activist, author, director, and producer working to end violence against all women and girls.

Motley has been nationally recognized for her success as a dedicated leader for victims’ rights by Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, The Investigation Discovery Channel, the Georgia Commission on Family Violence, and more.

To educate victims and their loved ones as a brave survivor herself, Motley’s story is now used in domestic violence training videos for the National Football League to educate all 32 teams.

She released her memoir, Born of Violence, which made it to number four on the Amazon Hot New Releases List for Partner Abuse. Her story has also been featured on Good Day Atlanta, The Red Table Talk Show with Jada Pinkett Smith, The Rachael Ray Show, Daily Blast Live, and more.

Motley directed, co-wrote, and co-produced A Call to Men’s first full-length feature film, “Intentionally Erased” – a documentary about the experiences of Black trans women in the United States.

Motley is a passionate advocate for victims and survivors, working to end violence and eliminate gender inequality.