About The Speaker
Hill is author, activist and actor who is known for his roles on CSI: NY, Limitless, and The Good Doctor. Hill Harper released a series of books targeting the “lost generation” youth including Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny (2007), Letters To A Young Sister: Define Your Destiny (2009), and The Conversation: How Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships (2010). Proceeds from his books go to his non-profit organization, Manifest Your Destiny Foundation which Harper established to empower, encourage, and inspire under-served youth. In his latest book, The Wealth Cure (2012), Harper presents a revolutionary new definition of wealth, motivating readers to not only build financial security but to achieve wealth in every aspect of their lives. It also chronicles Harper's thyroid cancer diagnosis in 2010 and his journey back to health. Hills latest is Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones. Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1988. In 1992, he graduated with a JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School. In addition, he also received his Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.