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Hasani Pettiford

PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER

For over a decade, award-winning speaker, TV personality, and published author, Hasani Pettiford, has been a recognized authority on human sexuality, interpersonal relationships, as well as, personal growth and development.

SPEAKER CATEGORIES
College/UniversityFamilyReality TV StarsRelationships & DatingSex & SensualitySpouse Programs

TRAVELS FROM
Atlanta, Georgia

FEE RANGE
, $5,000 – $7,500

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MEET HASANI PETTIFORD

Hasani PettifordHasani has directly impacted the lives of many, as he fulfills his mission to change the way men and women relate to one another, putting them on the path to healthier, more meaningful relationships. As the founder and president of Touch & Agree Family Institute, a relationship training center, Hasani has a client list that includes fortune 500 companies, trade and civic associations, television companies, churches, in addition to colleges and universities.

Hasani has spoken for more than 1,000 audiences throughout the U.S., Latin America and Africa. Hasani, in conjunction with his organization, provides keynotes and seminars, relationship (pre-marriage and marriage) boot camps, coaching programs, as well as individual and couple’s counseling sessions.

Whether he’s in front of a camera, behind a podium, or leading one of his popular relationship seminars, Hasani’s inspirational and practical advice is giving both men and women the knowledge, skills and hope that is needed to improve the quality of their relationships.

Hasani developed a comprehensive relationship success system in response to what he sees as a major crisis in today’s relational state of affairs. Unlike any other program for singles and couples, Hasani’s program is comprised of video, audio and print training materials that take a multi-dimensional approach to dating and relationships by coaching both men and women to develop the proper couple skills necessary to ensure a successful relationship.

Hasani has also produced an array of educational materials which include: the two best-sellers Black Thighs, Black Guys & Bedroom Lies and Pimpin’ From The Pulpit To The Pews. Hasani has also published a book series on personal growth & development entitled The Habit Series. His latest and most controversial book is entitled Why We Hate Black Women & Why We Should Love Them.

Hasani PettfordHasani’s expert advice has been sought after by national print, radio, online, and television networks including TV-One, Trinity Broadcast Network, Black Entertainment Television, Black Enterprise Magazine and Gospel Today Magazine, CBN, The Wendy Williams Show, The Michael Baisden Show, The Russ Parr Show, Hot 97’s Street Soldiers with Lisa Evers and several other national programs.

Some Of The Companies Hasni Pettiford Has Spoken At

Hasani is happily married, and has four beautiful daughters.

PRESENTATION TOPICS

Here are a few presentation topics this speaker can deliver to your chosen audience:

PRESENTATION TOPIC #1
Black Thighs, Black Guys & Bedroom Lies

This ground-breaking presentation has taken Hasani all across the nation for the past decade. Hasani Pettiford tackles a variety of relational and sexual issues that destroy present and future relationships.

Your audience will learn:The sexual games that men and women play …

  • The five expectations of the bedroom of ecstasy …
  • Somebody’s sleeping in my bed: why men and women cheat …
  • Desperate women and uncommitted men …
  • How to make healthy sexual decisions …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #2
Why We Hate Black Women and Why We Should Love Them

From the auction block to the tabletop, black women’s gender roles and sexual identity have continually been pigeonholed, exploited and attacked. Hasani explores what role history, media, culture and society have played in destroying the black female identity and what must be done to reclaim it.

Your audience will learn:

  • The new black female masculinity …
  • The slave-rooted stereotypes of black women …
  • Hatred in the name of hip hop …
  • Why black men don’t want you …
  • The sexual history of black women …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #3
Campus Sex (The Naked Truth Revealed)

Hasani has spent the last 10 years studying student sexuality. His research has revealed one thing: For one to many students, sex has transitioned form an extra-curricular activity to a core curriculum. This eye-opening presentation discusses various issues of concern.

Your audience will learn:

  • Dorm-ology 101: from casual classmates to romantic roommates …
  • The power of porn on campus …
  • Sex under the influence: exploring alcohol and drug use …
  • Fraternity and sorority sex …
  • Spring break can leave you broken …
  • Athletes and their groupies …
  • Student sexual behavior, attitudes, statistics and health issues …
  • How to make healthy sexual decisions …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #4
Campus Leader: You Were Born To Lead And Influence Others For The Better

In other words, strong leadership is part of your genetic make-up. It’s in your DNA. Hasani shares the core essential trait and habits that America’s greatest leaders have utilized to ensure success. Whether you’re in a leadership role and want to further strengthen and hone your skills, or you simply have the desire to learn how to make a difference in your school, this is a presentation that you do not want to miss.

Your audience will learn:

  • How to discover your style of leadership …
  • The biological make-up of a leader …
  • How to develop the mind of a champion …
  • How to lead, recruit and grow a purpose-driven organization …
  • How to run for election and re-election and win …
  • How to raise unlimited capital in non-traditional ways …
  • How to successfully promote your events on/offline …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #5
Campus Life

Transitioning from high school to college can be challenging especially if you’ve just left home.

While the college experience is rewarding, it can also be overwhelming. You are forced to deal with many more students, tougher courses, intensified peer pressure and no parental guidance.

In this presentation, Hasani shares both the challenges and triumphs that go along with living on Campus.

Your audience will learn:

  • How to keep the main thing “the main thing” and excel academically …
  • How to adjust, function and interact in a socially diverse environment …
  • Dorm life: How to successfully live with others in a tight space …
  • How to get involved and make a difference on campus …
  • How to make friends easily, and be a leader among your peers …
  • Healthy sexual decisions entering into relationships on campus …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #6
Campus Athlete

While the life of a student athlete can be fun and rewarding, it is also met with great challenges. You are continually faced with the pressure to compete not only during game time, but in the classroom, and in everyday life on campus as well.

But, is it possible to win both on and off the field or court? As a former student athlete, Hasani shares principles, strategies and stories on how to win at the game of life.

Your audience will learn:

  • How to become a world class leader in your sport …
  • How to develop the mind of a champion …
  • How to effectively balance athletics and academics …
  • How to avoid the sex traps and make healthy decisions …
  • How to get prepared for a prosperous future …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #7
I Love Hip Hop, Why Won’t It Love Me Back?

Hip hop is more than a genre of music. It is an American subculture that flexes its muscles on an international stage. From black pride, to gansterism, to the glorification of “pimps ‘n’ ho’s,” hip hop music has transformed several times over. Hasani brilliantly analyzes the way Hip Hop has perpetuated stereotypes and influenced our relationships, sexual attitudes and behavior.

Your audience will learn:

  • A history of hip hop’s origin and its musical and cultural transformation …
  • Misogyny and the role of women in hip hop …
  • Homophobia in the hip hop community …
  • Male hyper-masculinity …
  • Strip hop: the merging relationship between porn and hip hop culture …
  • How can we save hip hop …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #8
Killing The Nigga Spirit

Nigger is more than a word freely expressed from the mouths of many. It is a word drenched in a dark history and legacy within the Black experience in America.

From the time of slavery to our present socio-economic and political reality, the oppressive ghosts of our past continue to haunt us today. In essence, our culture has been broken.

As a result, we continue to function in that brokenness. In this dynamic presentation, Hasani shares what we must do to Kill The Nigger Spirit.

Your audience will learn:

  • How to overcome stereotypes and redefine our image for ourselves and the world …
  • How to heal the wounds that exist between black men and women …
  • How to create a strong foundation for the black family …
  • How to build strong black communities …
  • How to become financially empowered …

PRESENTATION TOPIC #9
Living Beyond The Dream

Forty plus years after King’s death his legacy still resonates. But, if Dr. King was alive today, what would he say about the current Black state of affairs in America? While individual advancement has been made, are we collectively better off since the declaration of his dream? This is a presentation you don’t want to miss.

Your audience will learn:

  • The untold story, philosophy and movement of Dr. King …
  • How to take Dr. King’s message and live it …
  • How to become a change agent in your community …
  • How to turn your dream into reality …
  • Eliminate obstacles and distractions by organizing your world …

IDEAL AUDIENCES & CLIENT LISTINGS

As a seasoned campus speaker, Hasani recognizes that students’ needs and interests vary from one campus to the next. Therefore, he specializes in customizing presentations by working together with both staff and students to create a presentation of your liking.

COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY CLIENTS

Here are a number of schools where he has done just that. Is your school in the list? Why not! Contact our office so we can discuss your specific speaker/event needs, and how we can help you. We look forward to working with you and your organization.

• Angelo State University
• Arkansas State University
• Austin Community College
• Bennett College
• Black University
• Bowie State University
• Caldwell College
• Cal State University
• Central State University
• Chicago State University
• City College Of NY
• Clark Atlanta University
• College Of Southern Maryland
• Columbia University
• Cornell University
• Delaware State University
• Depaul University
• Drexel University
• Franklin University
• Franklin Pierce University
• George Mason University
• Greensboro College
• Howard University
• University Of Illinois
• Kansas State University
• Lasalle University
• Lock Haven University
• Loyola University
• Miami University
• Minnesota State University
• Michigan State University
• Morehouse College
• New York University
• North Carolina State University
• Northwestern University
• Ohio State University
• Oklahoma State University
• Pace University

• Partners In Economic Progress
• Paine College
• Paul Quinn College
• Radford University
• Rhode Island University
• Rider University
• Rutgers University
• Savannah State University
• Seton Hall University
• South Louisiana University
• Southern Louisiana University
• St. Cloud University
• Temple University
• Tennessee State University
• Texas A&M University
• Texas College
• Texas Tech University
• Texas Wesleyan University
• Texas Women’s University
• Trinity University
• Tougaloo College
• Tulane University
• UCLA
• University Of Akron
• University Of Maryland
• University Of Pennsylvania
• University Of Richmond
• University Of Texas (Arlington)
• University Vermont
• Virginia Tech University
• Washington University
• Wayne State University
• West Chester University
• Widener University
• William Patterson University
• Winston-Salem State University

CORPORATE CLIENTS

Companies who have invited Hasni to speak …

Companies Hasni Pettiford Has Spoken At

SPEAKER PHOTOS

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VIDEOS OF THIS SPEAKER

Enjoy these videos involving Hasani Pettiford. You can find many more at Hasani’s YouTube channel.

BOOKS BY THIS SPEAKER

Here are number of books written by this speaker. These are just a few, and some of the more popular books that have inspired Hasani’s presentations, which are well-received by audiences across the country! You can view more at Hasani’s Amazon Author Central page.

Why We Hate Black Women & Why We Should Love Them

Why We Hate Black Women & Why We Should Love Them
BY HASANI PETTIFORD

Black women are the most un-partnered group on the planet! In fact, 42.3% of black women have never been married and over 70% of all black households are run by single parent women! Why We Hate Black Women, in paperback form, mailed to your home or office with discrete address labeling, takes a critical look at the historical and contemporary lives of Black women in order to answer one question: Why are so many black women abused, abandoned, betrayed, devalued and hated in this society. This quest for truth opens up a cultural Pandora’s Box of issues that date back over 400 years.

Black Thighs, Black Guys & Bedroom Lies by Hasani Pettiford

Black Thighs, Black Guys & Bedroom Lies
BY HASANI PETTIFORD

One of the most profound books ever written on relationships which clearly exposes how lust, deception and sexual self-gratification ultimately destroy both the individual and the relationship. This book will explain:

  • In The End Every Playa Gets Played
  • Sex On Campus: The Naked Truth About The Real Sex Lives of College Students
  • Can Black Love Survive In America?
  • 5 Things To Expect From The Bedroom of Ecstasy
  • The Benefits of Choosing Abstinence Over Promiscuity

Pimpin' From The Pulpit To The Pews by Hasani Pettiford

Pimpin’ From The Pulpit To The Pews
BY HASANI PETTIFORD

Pimpin’ From The Pulpit To The Pews is an explosive, eye-opening book that reveals how the spirit of lust has crept into the church and has devastatingly affected both its leadership and laity. The book not only exposes the spirit of lust, but offers a step-by-step plan for overcoming sexual sin in order to pursue sexual purity.

  • How Baal worship has entered into the church
  • Sexual behavior that compromises the integrity of church leadership
  • How Satan’s five-fold ministry absolutely creates an insatiable appetite for sex
  • True deliverance for homosexuals within the church
  • How to pursue sexual purity after falling into the trappings of sexual sin

Other books by this speaker include:

101 Ways To Love My Husband by Hasani Pettiford

101 Ways To Love My Wife by Hasani Pettiford

7 Days Of Extraordinary Sex by Hasani Pettiford

PRESS & MEDIA COVERAGE

Hasani has made numerous appearances in both print and live media platforms.

MEDIA APPEARANCES

  • TV-Ones Black Men Revealed
  • Black, Sexy & Single: Part 1
  • BET News
  • NBC Nightly News (Edu. Feature)
  • The Wendy Williams Show
  • The Michael Baisden Show
  • Tom Joyner Morning Show
  • The Russ Par Morning Show
  • Street Soldiers With Lisa Evers
  • TV-One’s Love Addiction
  • Intellectual Intimacy: Questions For
  • The Armstrong Williams Show
  • Couples & Couples-To-Be
  • The Relationship Sexpert Show
  • The Dating Blueprint
  • Restoring Trust: When All Hope Is Lost
  • Rela. Mastery: Discovering/Mastering

PRINT APPEARANCES

  • Upscale Magazine
  • The 3 Most Important Relationships In Life
  • Black Enterprise Mag. (Columnist)
  • The Perfect Lover Outside The Bedroom
  • Essence Mag. (Contrib. Writer)
  • The 12 Habits Of Successful People
  • Yes! Magazine
  • The 12 Habits Of Wealth People
  • The Network Journal
  • The 12 Habits Of Healthy People
  • Sony Ericson
  • The 12 Habits Of Effective Leaders
  • Gospel Today Magazine
  • Wealthy Builders: An Economic Program For African American Youth

RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT THIS SPEAKER

“Hasani Pettiford is an anointed, dynamic and innovative speaker who motivates ordinary people to do extraordinary things. He unleashes the power of possibilities that lay dormant in many of us.” — Queen Latifah

“Hasani Pettiford has a golden throat, and a silver tongue. He is both brilliant and bright at the same time. Every time I met him, I am stunned by his eloquence, and taken by his magnificent mind.” — Michael Eric Dyson, PhD

“I want to take a moment and tell you how I really enjoyed Hasani’s book. Wow, invigorating, insightful, to say the least. I had him on my show recently and the phones have been ringing off the hook non-stop, asking where they can buy his book.” — Russ Parr

“Working with Hasani Pettiford in relationship coaching has been one of the best decisions I ever made. Hasani provides interesting and insightful tools, discussion topics, and he asks just the right questions to get to the heart of the matter quickly. He knows when to be sensitive regarding a subject, but also when to push through to achieve a breakthrough. Hasani has helped me immensely, and I am confident that I am much closer to my relationship goals after working with him.” — Amy G.

CONTACT INFORMATION
(678) 200-8996 TEL

WEBSITES
CouplesAcademy.org
Amazon Author Page

TRAVELS FROM
Atlanta, Georgia

FEE RANGE

$5,000 – $7,500

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