About This Workshop
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This series is a digital call to action to open our minds and hearts to those who often go unseen or misunderstood. Through brave and honest conversations about issues most are afraid to discuss, presenter Quentin Vennie invites you to learn about some of the most compelling people he knows.
About the Presenters Show
Quentin Vennie is a celebrated wellness expert, motivational speaker, and author of the bestselling memoir, Strong In The Broken Places. His work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Entrepreneur, Fox News, MindBodyGreen, and others. Quentin has been recognized as one of Black Enterprise magazine’s 100 Modern Men of Distinction and by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for his contribution in raising awareness for mental health and suicide prevention, as well as appearing as the wellness keynote speaker for Colin Kaepernick’s “Know My Rights” Camp. Quentin works with youth in under-resourced communities, helping them understand their traumas and turn them into triumphs, and spearheads initiatives that make yoga and mindfulness accessible among communities and populations that don’t ordinarily have access to them.
Ross Szabo is a social innovator who pioneered the Youth Mental Health movement. He is the Wellness Director and founding faculty member at Geffen Academy at UCLA. Ross is also an award-winning speaker, author, and the CEO of Human Power Project, a company that designs mental health curriculum. At the age of 16, Ross turned a diagnosis of bipolar disorder paired with anger control problems into an opportunity to educate others, and his natural ability to make mental health approachable for large groups of people has led to countless media appearances.
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