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Khalil Osiris | Transformational Leadership

  • New York, NY, USA

About:  Khalil Osiris | Transformational Leadership

Khalil Osiris is an international speaker on restorative justice and transformational leadership.  An author, educator and activist, he spent 20 years of his life in prison and while there earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Boston University. He transformed his life and emerged from prison with a deep understanding of how to use personal crisis and challenges as opportunities for self-improvement. 

He is author of The Psychology of Incarceration, which is taught in over 60 prisons across America. While living in South Africa, Khalil implemented the country’s first criminogenic needs re-entry program, Get Out and Stay Out (GOSO) Africa.

On Nelson Mandela Day, July 18th, 2013, the first graduating class of 120 men celebrated their successful completion of the GOSO Africa program.

Khalil hosted the award winning South African TV Show, Each One Teach One. He founded Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Africa, an initiative designed to improve behavioral outcomes for students in every grade. In 2013, Khalil launched the first PBIS Africa program at Vuleka School, a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa. In 2015, Discovery Primary Full Service School became the first South African government school to implement School-wide PBIS Africa. 

Khalil Osiris | Transformational Leadership

On his return to America Khalil released his new book,  A Freedom That Comes From Within which explores how to find your own freedom, irrespective of your history or current circumstances. 

Khalil Osiris – Transformational Leadership conducts keynote talks and workshops on topics ranging from exponential thinking and transformational leadership to mindful masculinity and restorative justice.

Exponential Thinking
Surpassing Limitations for an Exponential Mindset.

Diversity And Humanity
Embracing and celebrating our differences and the common bond of our humanity.

Mindful Masculinity
A male’s intentional use of his power to serve, protect and uplift the wellbeing of others.

The Power Of Grace And Redemption
Making peace with our past and finding a greatness within ourselves we never thought possible.


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Travels from: New York, NY, USA

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