Dr. Dorrance Kennedy is a speaker who is inspirational, passionate, and humorous at the same time. He is available for motivational speaking, keynote addresses, workshops, trainings, and special events. For over 20 years, Dr. Kennedy has spoken to schools, colleges, community organizations, and churches.
Dr. Kennedy is a native of New Orleans, LA. He is a graduate of Hampton University. He received his Master of Social Work degree from Southern University. A Master of Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary and a Doctorate of Education from Fayetteville State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked as a school counselor and psychotherapist for military families.
Dr. Kennedy is a college professor, social worker, and ordained minister who has directed young adult, male, and marriage ministries. Dr. Kennedy is the founder of Empower Your Purpose (http://*******.***), a personal development corporation dedicated to transforming individuals, families, organizations, and communities. Dr. Kennedy is a compelling speaker on a variety of topics related to maximizing personal potential, achieving excellence, team building, diversity training, marriage conferences, and goal setting. He is also available for church and cultural events such as Men's Day, Youth Programs, Martin Luther King Day, and Black History Month.
Dr. Kennedy has spoken at Hampton University, Southern University, Radford University, Westside Baptist Church (St. Louis), Council of Social Work Education National Conference,
North American Association of Christians in Social Work National Conference, International Educational Conference (Ghana, West Africa), Holy Land Pilgrimage (Israel).
"Dorrance Kennedy is a powerful speaker. He is full of wisdom, humor, and passion." -Cliff Edmonds, CEO Titan Transportation-St. Louis, MO
"Dr. Kennedy will inform and inspire you." -Robert Johnson, Social Work Supervisor-New Orleans, LA
"Dr. Kennedy is a leader of the future. You will hear his name in the years to come." -Dr. Ann Chavis, College Professor-Fayetteville, NC