Visiting Speakers 

From world-renowned authors to scientists performing cutting-edge research, each year Greenwich Academy hosts distinguished speakers from all over the world. Students in all three divisions have the opportunity to learn from scholars and experts representing a breadth of disciplines. Through these experiences, the students are able to supplement their classroom learning, understand diverse viewpoints, and perhaps even discover a new interest. Each year Greenwich Academy also hosts several guests artist in dance and visual arts.

Past speakers include:

Beatrice Biira


Social activist, Heifer International

Tom Brokaw


Journalist and author

L. Scott Frantz


Connecticut State Senator

Harold Holzer


Abraham Lincoln/Civil War Scholar

Jack Gantos


Newbery Medal winner

Jennifer Lawton


Technology Executive

Adam LeWinter


Extreme Ice Survey team member

Nicholas Kristof


Pulitzer Prize winner

Dr. Janna Levin


Physics/Astronomy Professor, Barnard

R.J. Palacio


NY Times best-selling author

Julie Foudy


Olympian

Sarah Kay


Spoken word poet

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


NY Times best-selling author

Dr. Cynthia Breazeal


Director, Personal Robots Group, MIT

Andrea Davis Pinkney


Author, VP, Scholastic Books

Katherine Applegate


Newbery Award winner

Gail Collins


NY Times Op-Ed Columnist

Dan Gutman


Children's Author

Sue Bird


Olympian and WNBA Star

Lisa Graff


Children's Author
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