"To inspire educators and families to ignite multicultural students' passion for excellence—developing graduates and diverse leaders in our community—poised to make a global impact."
An engaging Keynote Speaker trusted by thousands.
Universities, schools, and corporations.
Ovidilio Vásquez is a National Keynote Speaker who went from a farmboy raised in a poor village in the sugarcane fields of Central America to being accepted to Harvard Business School Online. Ovi has worked for global corporations like: Apple, Tesla, Salesforce, Uber, and others.
Labeled "at-risk" in High School, he still graduated (in three short years). He earned his B.A. in Business Management (in two years) and is a TEDx speaker on Self-Leadership. He is the author of six books—including a #1 Bestseller on Amazon™, and has been a recurrent On-air collaborator for Univision.
Ovi is a role model for First-generation college students. He educates and connects with students by sharing his remarkable story and insights on how they can succeed in school. Through social media—Ovi has helped thousands nationwide by sharing over two Million Dollars in scholarships for minority students.
Ovi, father of two, is bilingual, biliterate, and culturally attuned. He emerges today as one of the most engaging, sought-after bilingual leadership speakers of our time.
"I learned to wield a machete in the sugarcane fields at the tender age of eight, then, continued working in the fields 'til I turned fifteen. When I moved to the U.S. in 2006 unaccompanied, my life changed forever. Soon after, my mom had to return home to care for my dying grandmother. Left alone, with zero support, I did the only thing I could do—survive..." —Ovidilio Vasquez