International speaker and best-selling author, Dwayne Bryant is known for his high energy, intellect, wit, and unique hands-on presentation style which captures the attention of his diverse audiences. As an industry expert and thought-leader, Dwayne is highly sought-after by corporations, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, and academic institutions for his proven ability to teach step-by-step strategies which build healthy sustainable relationships in communities and workplaces.
Using these experiences as a foundation, Dwayne founded Inner Vision International, Inc. (IVI) which has been focused on developing results-oriented social emotional curricula and professional development workshops for students, parents, teachers, law enforcement, academic institutions, and Corporate America for more than 26 years.
Dwayne provides leadership, life management, and social emotional training through his customized programs: Team Building, Managing Stress, The Human Family (DEI), Maximizing the College Experience, Time Management, Goal Setting, Conflict Resolution, Bullying Education, and Improving Police and Community Relations (DEIA). As a result of Dwayne’s work across the nation improving police and community relations and educating parents about the potential dangers of social media, he was awarded The FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.
In the wake of the public outcry against police brutality, Dwayne empowers audiences through THE STOP™ series which includes The STOP – Improving Police and Community Relations™ book, workbook, driver’s education manual, The STOP Challenge™ poster, and the online 17-part series, The NEW Conversation – Improving Police and Community Relations™, which explains the tensions between police and Black and Brown communities.
Dwayne has received a Proclamation from the state of Pennsylvania for his book: The STOP – Improving Police and Community Relations™. The STOP™ has also been endorsed by Illinois Congressman Danny K Davis and Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White.
Recognizing his work for creating solutions to improve police and community relations, Dwayne received EBONY Magazine’s EBONY Power 100 “Community Crusader” award. He offers several proactive solutions the community can immediately implement utilizing data, case studies and proven strategies to ensure a new level of police and community cooperation.
Dwayne has been a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show, a correspondent for Next TV, has hosted the Unity breakfast supporting Chicago’s bid for The Barack Obama Presidential Library, and has been featured on major news networks including ABC, CBS, FOX, WYCC, WTTW, NBC, PBS, and C-Span for his impactful work throughout various communities.
He also holds dual degrees in Finance and International Business from Florida International University and a Diversity and Inclusion certification from Cornell University.
“Your keynote address inspired our entire audience of parents, students, board members, and corporate partners! Your delivery style is both captivating and unique. We have prepared our students to excel beyond college and your words validated this preparation.”-Dominique Jordan Turner, CEO of Chicago Scholars
Whether he is delivering a powerful keynote address, workshop, seminar, webinar, or online learning series, Dwayne’s unique hands-on style keeps audiences on the edge of their seats learning, laughing, and gaining powerful tools for personal and organizational transformation.
Dwayne’s ultimate mission is to facilitate a shift in the mindsets of individuals and communities, with the intention of advancing humanity.
For over 26 years, Inner Vision International, Inc. has been developing results-oriented Social Emotional Learning curricula and Professional Development workshops for students, parents, teachers, law enforcement, academic institutions, and Corporate America.
Our unique hands-on style is refreshing as we engage our audiences, causing a shift in mindsets and creating ways to advance humanity.