Akilah Hughes

Tagline: LGBTQ Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Dynamic Writer: Akilah Hughes is a prolific writer known for her sharp wit, insightful commentary, and engaging storytelling. With a diverse range of topics spanning from social issues to pop culture, her writing resonates with audiences across various platforms. Whether through articles, essays, or social media posts, Akilah’s voice is both authentic and impactful, earning her widespread recognition and acclaim.
  • Comedic Genius: As a comedian, Akilah brings laughter and levity to the world with her clever humor and quick wit. Her comedic prowess shines through in her stand-up performances, sketches, and comedic videos, where she fearlessly tackles taboo topics with intelligence and humor. With a keen eye for satire and parody, Akilah delights audiences with her comedic observations and relatable anecdotes.
  • Podcast Host: In addition to her writing and comedy, Akilah is a seasoned podcast host, captivating listeners with her engaging interviews, lively discussions, and thought-provoking commentary. Through her podcasts, she explores a wide range of topics, from current events to personal anecdotes, fostering meaningful conversations and connections with her audience.
  • Digital Correspondent: With an impressive resume that includes stints as a digital correspondent for major media outlets such as MTV, HBO, Fusion, and Comedy Central, Akilah has established herself as a respected voice in the digital media landscape. Her insightful reporting and commentary have provided valuable insights into contemporary culture and social issues, earning her accolades and recognition from peers and audiences alike.

Travels from:

  • Los Angeles, CA

Fee Range:

  • Fees* On Request




Akilah Hughes is a dynamic force in the world of entertainment, celebrated for her multifaceted talents as a writer, comedian, and podcast host. Currently calling Los Angeles, CA, her home, Hughes has left an indelible mark on the industry through her sharp wit, insightful commentary, and infectious personality. With a career that spans across various […]

Akilah Hughes is a dynamic force in the world of entertainment, celebrated for her multifaceted talents as a writer, comedian, and podcast host. Currently calling Los Angeles, CA, her home, Hughes has left an indelible mark on the industry through her sharp wit, insightful commentary, and infectious personality. With a career that spans across various media platforms, she has captivated audiences worldwide with her unique blend of humor and intellect.

Akilah Hughes | LGBTQ Speaker

Expertise and Background:

Akilah Hughes boasts a diverse and impressive background, making her a sought-after speaker for a wide range of events. As a digital correspondent for esteemed networks such as MTV, HBO, Fusion, and Comedy Central, Hughes has honed her craft in front of the camera, delivering engaging and thought-provoking content to viewers globally. Her ability to tackle complex social issues with humor and sensitivity has earned her widespread acclaim, establishing her as a prominent voice in today’s cultural landscape.

Beyond her work in television, Hughes is a prolific writer whose words resonate with audiences across various platforms. From insightful essays to hilarious social commentary, her writing showcases a keen understanding of contemporary issues and a talent for crafting compelling narratives. Through her popular podcast, she further solidifies her status as a leading figure in the world of comedy and pop culture, fostering meaningful conversations with her guests and listeners alike.

As a speaker, Akilah Hughes brings a unique perspective to every stage she graces. With her infectious energy and natural charisma, she has a knack for captivating audiences from all walks of life, leaving a lasting impression with her powerful storytelling and insightful commentary. Whether she’s discussing the importance of representation in media or sharing personal anecdotes from her own journey, Hughes’s talks are both entertaining and enlightening, inspiring listeners to embrace their authenticity and pursue their passions.

Why Book Akilah Hughes:

Event planners seeking a speaker who can engage, entertain, and inspire their audience need look no further than Akilah Hughes. With her unparalleled expertise in comedy, writing, and media, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every speaking engagement. Hughes’s unique perspective and relatable storytelling make her an ideal choice for events focused on diversity, inclusion, and social justice, where her insights can spark meaningful conversations and drive positive change.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Akilah Hughes is known for her warmth, authenticity, and infectious enthusiasm, making her a joy to work with for event planners and organizers. Whether she’s delivering a keynote address, participating in a panel discussion, or hosting a workshop, Hughes approaches each opportunity with professionalism and passion, ensuring that every event is a resounding success.

Why Use Speakers Inc:

Event planners can trust Speakers Inc to connect them with top-tier talent like Akilah Hughes, ensuring that their events are memorable and impactful. With a vast network of speakers spanning various industries and disciplines, Speakers Inc offers unparalleled access to some of the most influential voices in the world today. From renowned authors and thought leaders to accomplished entertainers and activists, their roster is diverse, dynamic, and constantly evolving to meet the needs of their clients.

By partnering with Speakers Inc, event planners can streamline the booking process and access comprehensive support every step of the way. Their team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing personalized service and tailored solutions to ensure that each event is a seamless success. Whether it’s coordinating logistics, negotiating contracts, or providing marketing support, Speakers Inc goes above and beyond to exceed their clients’ expectations and deliver exceptional results.

Summary and Conclusion:

In conclusion, Akilah Hughes stands as a shining example of talent, creativity, and resilience in the entertainment industry. With her infectious personality, sharp wit, and unwavering commitment to social justice, she continues to inspire audiences around the world through her writing, comedy, and podcasting. As a speaker, she brings a unique perspective and dynamic energy to every stage she graces, captivating audiences with her insightful commentary and engaging storytelling. Event planners seeking a speaker who can entertain, educate, and inspire their audience need look no further than Akilah Hughes, whose passion and expertise make her a true asset to any event.

Detailed Highlights:

Digital correspondent for MTV, HBO, Fusion, and Comedy Central.
Prolific writer known for her insightful essays and hilarious social commentary.
Host of a popular podcast that fosters meaningful conversations on comedy and pop culture.
Expertise in tackling complex social issues with humor and sensitivity.
Known for her warmth, authenticity, and infectious enthusiasm as a speaker.
Represents the importance of diversity, inclusion, and social justice in media and entertainment.

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