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Monti Washington

Monti Washington

Program Director
The most inspirational, poetic & charismatic leader of our generation

The TRU Facts about Monti:

He loves to watch manga cartoons in the morning.

He grew up abused and in and out of foster care.

His talents and optimism are truly exceptional.

sMonti's KEYNOTESs

45-70 min

TRU Leadership

*Leadership *Personal Growth *Motivation *Character Development

The ability to handle adversity on any campus is essential to being the best campus leader possible. Monti Washington AKA “America’s Adversity Coach” teaches students how to TURN ADVERSITY INTO SUCCESS! TRU Leadership is an interactive keynote designed to help students develop the leadership, problem solving, and creative thinking skills needed to be successful in and out of the classroom. Through storytelling, crowd participation activities, and a uniquely entertaining approach, students will see how adversity can be used to make them better leaders in the classroom, on campus, and in life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain knowledge and learn skills transferable to real-life scenarios.
  • Students will learn leadership skills that will extend to their community and peers, while learning the connection between civic engagement and academic achievement.
  • Students will better their ability to connect and integrate new knowledge and personal experiences to existing knowledge.

*This program is perfect for: Students of all ages!

TRU Diversity

*Diversity *Multiculturalism *Social Justice

Truality’s founding speakers, Monti Washington and Julia Garcia AKA “The loud black boy from the streets” and the “Sassy white girl from the suburbs”, show campuses that not everything is black and white. Their interactive keynote challenges stereotyped preconceptions while showing students how to use critical thinking to communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds. This program is one of the most original and youthful diversity programs of our time!

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn skills transferable to real life scenarios that will enhance their social development, while preparing them for future career success in a diverse workforce.
  • Students will learn how to communicate effectively with peers and community members of varied backgrounds, increasing their ability to view issues from multiple perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast their life experiences with others whose life experiences differ from their own, enhancing their self-awareness.

*This program is perfect for: Students of all ages, as well as faculty, staff, and corporate audiences.

sMonti's Workshops & Team Buildings

Outside of the Box Thinking

* Creative Thinking *Character Development *Critical Thinking Skills

Creativity and innovation are desired skills in our job market and are vital to students finding success in life after college. It's important for students to learn Outside the Box Thinking. This workshop with Monti Washington is designed to teach students to create, develop, and explore thinking habits that increase creative and critical thinking. Through this interactive workshop, students will engage and participate in activities and discussions that promote and cultivate creative thinking which lead to increased critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn to creatively break up old ideas and make new connections, allowing them to better transfer the knowledge and skills in the classroom to real-life scenarios.
  • Students will learn to creatively solve problems, which will improve their self-confidence and cultivate their desire to achieve more on campus.
  • Students will better their ability to connect and integrate new knowledge, increasing their problem-solving skills.

*This program is perfect for: Students of all ages!

From Boys to Men

*Men's Issues & Empowerment *Leadership *Personal Growth *Character Development

This enlightening program with Truality’s diverse group of guys is a powerful opportunity for boys to have a real space to decide what kind of men they want to be. Centered around male issues and empowerment, this program will motivate participants to reflect their own identity, growth, and character, while banding together in a an unbreakable bond of TRU brotherhood.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will learn to develop a value system
  • Critically reflect and analyze their own worldviews and responsibilities as men
  • Gain confidence to fulfill their TRU potential

*This program is perfect for: Students of all ages and guys all over the world!

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