RootsTech 2021 Keynote Speakers

November 12, 2020  - by 
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We are excited to announce incredible keynote speakers for the upcoming RootsTech Connect conference. This global online event is one of the largest genealogy conferences in the world, and you can attend absolutely free! RootsTech Connect events will be available in many languages. Join us for family history classes, fun heritage insights, inspirational speeches, genealogy tips, and more.

RootsTech Connect is set for 25–27 February 2021. Learn more, and register for free.

Meet the RootsTech Connect Keynote Speakers

Nick Vujicic

Nick Vujicic

Nick was born in 1982 with neither arms nor legs. Throughout his childhood, he dealt with many challenges as he questioned why he was different from others. As he grew up, he learned to deal with his disability and rise above his challenges to complete a university degree. By the age of 19, Nick started to fulfill his dream of encouraging other people in their struggles.

Read more about Nick Vujicic.

Lorena Ochoa

lorena ochoa golfing

Lorena was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. She was the best golf player in the world for 157 consecutive weeks.

In 2010, Lorena paused her professional career as a golf player to focus on her foundation, which centers on the education of low-income children. Currently, it supports 360 students, the design of golf courses, and altruistic activities.

Read more about Lorena Ochoa.

Francesco Lotoro

Francesco Lotoro

Francesco Lotoro is a pianist, composer, and conductor in addition to being a piano professor at the Umberto Giordano Music Conservatory in Foggia, Italy. For the past 30 years, he has been involved in collecting musical works created by musicians in concentration camps during the Holocaust. So far, he has recovered over 8,000 of these musical scores.

Read more about Francesco Lotoro.

Sharon Leslie Morgan

Sharon Leslie Morgan

Sharon Leslie Morgan is a writer and genealogist. She is also the founder of Our Black Ancestry (OBA), an online community that provides resources for African American genealogical research. OBA accomplishes its objectives by helping to preserve historical materials and properties, as well as by promoting the healing of wounds left by slavery.

Read more about Sharon Leslie Morgan.

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