Dr. Eddie Connor is a best-selling author, international speaker, college professor, radio/TV correspondent, and conference host of Vision Summit. He is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. Dr. Connor serves as the President of the National Entrepreneurs Association of Michigan. As an author of 11 best-selling books, Dr. Connor has been featured on BET, CBS, Ebony, FOX News, Jet, Lifetime TV, NBC, PBS, TCT, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, The Word Network, The Huffington Post, and USA Today. Dr. Connor was an empowerment speaker at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest. He was featured in the acclaimed BET documentary, It Takes a Village to Raise Detroit. He also stars in the movie, Lady Luck…Too. Dr. Connor is the founder of the mentoring program, Boys 2 Books, which empowers young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. The program became the impetus for President Barack Obama’s, My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Dr. Connor is a recipient of The President Barack Obama Volunteer Service Award and The President Barack Obama Lifetime Achievement Award from The White House. He is recognized as one of the Top 35 Millennial Influencers in America, listed in the Top 100 Leaders in Who’s Who in Black Detroit, and named to Michigan Chronicle’s Top 40 Under 40. As a sought after communicator and motivator, Dr. Connor speaks extensively at churches, colleges, and conferences by empowering and inspiring people to maximize their purpose. He grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and lives in Detroit, Michigan.
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