Brandon Farbstein

  • Renowned Speaker, Author, & Gen Z Activist
  • Author of Ten Feet Tall: Step Into Your Truth and Change Your Freaking World
  • Named an Instagram #19under19


Brandon Farbstein is a 21 year old renowned speaker, author, and Gen Z activist. He inspires millions of people across the globe with his universal message of living life on your own terms and building the framework for self-acceptance. Diagnosed with a rare form of dwarfism at the age of 2, Brandon has turned his life experience of suffering and isolation into empowerment, impact and influence. After a severe battle with cyberbullying in high school, he decided to share his story- to both offer hope and to enact change. 

Brandon was the driving force behind two new pieces of legislation that were signed into law in Virginia, one on bullying prevention and the other requiring empathy and emotional boundaries to be taught in all K-12 classrooms across the state.

Whether sharing his message with thousands at a time, empowering readers with his book Ten Feet Tall, or working with Fortune 100 companies like Facebook, HP, and Marriott, Brandon consistently delivers tools to audiences of all ages to shatter limiting beliefs, elevate their mindset, and create an amplified life.

Brandon continues to break barriers and pave the way for people who often feel invisible. He was named in Instagram’s #19under19 as one of the 19 most influential teenagers in the world with his mission to elevate empathy. In 2020, Brandon made his runway debut at NY Fashion Week wearing Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive and has become a sought-after voice for inclusion.

 

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Elevating Empathy

Keynote Focus: Personal Growth, Social Change, Leadership Empathy is the key to authentic human connection and to unlocking our inner greatness. In order for us to express empathy towards others, we must first have that same empathy for ourselves. When we widen the lens through which we see ourselve ...

Keynote Focus: Personal Growth, Social Change, Leadership

Empathy is the key to authentic human connection and to unlocking our inner greatness. In order for us to express empathy towards others, we must first have that same empathy for ourselves. When we widen the lens through which we see ourselves and others, we show up as more effective leaders in all we do. 

Audience Takeaways Include: 
- Strengthen your leadership toolkit to show up with greater empathy, compassion, and understanding
- Become a change maker by applying universal tools to help you lead a purpose-driven life
- Improve and foster a greater sense of happiness for oneself and others

Ten Feet Tall: Becoming Your Greatest Hero

Keynote Focus: Inspiration, Overcoming Adversity, DEI (Disability Awareness) Get ready to transform your outlook and watch the world around you shift one person at a time. The Ten Feet Tall mindset gives everyone the tools to amplify your gifts to drive meaningful change and create a life overflowin ...

Keynote Focus: Inspiration, Overcoming Adversity, DEI (Disability Awareness)

Get ready to transform your outlook and watch the world around you shift one person at a time. The Ten Feet Tall mindset gives everyone the tools to amplify your gifts to drive meaningful change and create a life overflowing with potential.

In this empowering keynote, Brandon shows you how to:
- Develop a Ten Feet Tall mindset by shattering limiting beliefs 
- Increase resiliency during everyday life stressors by understanding and prioritizing the bigger picture
- Step into the fullest version of yourself 

Widening The Lens on DEI

Keynote Focus: DEI, Innovation, Mindset, Leadership Brandon's multifaceted approach to DEI, as a Gen Z thought leader in addition to being someone who lives with a disability, provides a one-of-a-kind perspective. His presentation on diversity & inclusion encourages participants to shift the way ...

Keynote Focus: DEI, Innovation, Mindset, Leadership

Brandon's multifaceted approach to DEI, as a Gen Z thought leader in addition to being someone who lives with a disability, provides a one-of-a-kind perspective. His presentation on diversity & inclusion encourages participants to shift the way they see themselves and others.

In this unique talk, Brandon shares how to foster an amplified DEI culture by: 
-Learning how to Elevate Empathy® to make everyone feel seen and heard, whether they are clients, coworkers, customers, students, or anyone in between. 
-Celebrating our differences to enhance community, collaboration, and connection for all stakeholders
-Understanding the importance and role of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs for better decision making, increased innovation, and enhanced engagement

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Brandon Farbstein is a 21 year old renowned speaker, author, and Gen Z activist. He inspires millions of people across the globe with his universal message of living life on your own terms and building the framework for self-acceptance. Diagnosed with a rare form of dwarfism at the age of 2, Brandon has turned his life experience of suffering and isolation into empowerment, impact and influence. After a severe battle with cyberbullying in high school, he decided to share his story- to both offer hope and to enact change. 

Brandon was the driving force behind two new pieces of legislation that were signed into law in Virginia, one on bullying prevention and the other requiring empathy and emotional boundaries to be taught in all K-12 classrooms across the state.

Whether sharing his message with thousands at a time, empowering readers with his book Ten Feet Tall, or working with Fortune 100 companies like Facebook, HP, and Marriott, Brandon consistently delivers tools to audiences of all ages to shatter limiting beliefs, elevate their mindset, and create an amplified life.

Brandon continues to break barriers and pave the way for people who often feel invisible. He was named in Instagram’s #19under19 as one of the 19 most influential teenagers in the world with his mission to elevate empathy. In 2020, Brandon made his runway debut at NY Fashion Week wearing Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive and has become a sought-after voice for inclusion.