Bob Tryanski is an award-winning writer, speaker, and storyteller from Lawrence, Kansas. He was born and raised in Philadelphia and is a graduate of Syracuse University. Throughout his career, Bob has been widely recognized as one of America’s top youth speakers and honored for his outstanding and innovative contributions to the development of leadership, service, and civic engagement in America’s youth.
Bob has spoken at conferences and schools in forty-seven U.S. states and addressed audiences from Canada, France, Russia, Japan, and South Africa. His programs have been endorsed by organizations as diverse as United Way of America, The Martin Luther King Jr. National Youth Assembly, The National Association of Workshop Directors, and The Congressional Youth Leadership Council.
Regardless of whether he is speaking to students, teachers, parents or professionals, Bob’s trademark is his remarkable ability to tell stories that stay with you—stories filled with hope, devoid of hype, and delivered with a refreshing sense of wit and wisdom.