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Our Friday Speaker Series brings together speakers who, according to our mission, can adapt to change and have created lives of deep meaning, dynamic virtue, and transcendent joy. We have put together a diverse group of people from different disciplines who have reached mastery within their fields. After each speaker's presentation, our students ask many thoughtful questions. Our community values this time together, and our speakers become true friends of The East Harlem School.

"I was overjoyed to see new faces of both boys and girls and beyond amazed and impressed by the students' thoughtful and insightful questions. It was no doubt the students of East Harlem inspired our role model and moderator, but they also inspired other students across the country"

Erin B, Program Director of Inspiring Girls USA

Recent Speakers Include:
Lewis Hamilton                                         Derek Blasberg                                     Kate del Castillo                  Glenn Close                                               Chiaki Torisu                                             Elizabeth Berkley                                 Sasha Cohen                        Futoshi Matsumoto
Mellody Hobson                                        Rupert Friend                                       Tom Scott                             Dan-el Padilla Peralta                              Perla Figuereo EHS ‘13                             Dawn Perry                                          Jessica Mendoza                 Syed "Raj" Imteaz   
Aimée Mullins                                            Caroline Torén                                     Leopoldo Gout                     Rupert Friend
Futoshi Matsumoto                                   Modupe Akinola                                   David Duchovny                  Eboni Nicholls

Watch our most recent speakers on YouTube