Torin Perez

• Motivational speaker on inclusive leadership & the mindset for success

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Torin Perez is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion consultant on a mission to inspire authenticity and inclusive leadership in the workplace. Since 2015, he has facilitated transformative learning and development experiences and spoken at more than fifty colleges, conferences, organizations, and Fortune 100 companies. He is the author of Who Am I to Lead? The World Is Waiting for You, and his writing has been featured in leading publications like Wiley’s award-winning Leader to Leader Journal, and IHRIM’s Workforce Solutions Review. Torin is a Posse Scholar, StartingBloc Fellow, One Young World Ambassador, and inaugural class member of the TED Residency, an incubator for breakthrough ideas.

Prior to starting his own company, Torin was part of an award-winning advertising sales team at Bloomberg LP, where he also co-led the launch of the company’s first Black employee resource group. Recognized by the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for significant contributions to the organization in this capacity, Torin felt moved to inspire inclusion within companies far and wide.

Torin is a graduate of Lafayette College where he studied Psychology, Economics & Business. [📁 Torin's Press Kit]

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Inclusive Leadership: Break Bias, Lead Now

Torin's definition of leadership is becoming your best in the service of others. This talk weaves together stories, psychology, and actionable ideas that will inspire you to become the inclusive leader that your workplace needs. You will walk away energized with a fresh perspective to recognize bias and lead from where you are, regardless of your rank, title, or role.

Authentic Leadership: Thriving With Authenticity

Research shows that authenticity is key to individual success, but most organizations are struggling to create environments where employees can be their authentic selves at work. This talk will inspire introspection and action as Torin shares his key principles for leading authentically in the workplace and courageously building an inclusive organization where authenticity can thrive.

Finding the Power of Your Unique Voice

Torin believes that we all have stories to tell, but conventional wisdom prevents most of us from realizing our potential as storytellers. Using insights garnered from coaching TED Residents whose talks have received millions of views on, Torin shares his blueprint for you to find the power of your unique voice, tell your story effectively, and connect with people in a memorable way.


Who Am I to Lead?: The World Is Waiting for You

More than ever, today’s world needs leaders to solve problems and impact positive change. If you have ever asked yourself the question, “Who am I to lead?”, this book is for you.

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