HYPE Day: Beverly Gooden

Mar 15, 2018 at 9:30am

The HYPE Career Ready Program combines inspirational speakers, unique learning experiences, and professional skills to help every student prepare for life after college.

Please note that HYPE sessions are only open to members of the Heidelberg community. To register to attend a HYPE keynote, email hype@heidelberg.edu no earlier than four weeks before the event.

Meet Beverly Gooden

Beverly Gooden is an award-winning social activist, speaker, women’s health advocate, and originator of a viral Twitter movement. #WhyIStayed was named by TIME as one of the Top 10 Hashtags That Started a Conversation and is one of 8 Hashtags That Changed The World according to CNN affiliate, HLN. Her on-air appearances include Good Morning America, the Dr.Phil show, Inside Edition, CNN, PR, and NBC Nightly News. She has contributed original content featured in TIME, The New York Times, the TODAY Show online, and the U.S. Office on Women’s Health Blog, and served on a panel at Verizon’s 2014 Domestic Violence Summit.


  • Department: Student Engagement Office
  • Event Series: HYPE Career Ready®
  • Event Location: Seiberling Gymnasium

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