2010

October 12th, 2010, against the backdrop of the global economic crisis and following the historic signing of the Financial Modernization Act, President Barack Obama appointed Mr. Bryant as a member of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability.  

June, 2010, Bryant signs joins Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop-Emeritus Desmond Tutu for the signing of a landmark agreement between the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and Operation HOPE to reach, teach and empower the 2 million Anglican Youth with “A Course in Dignity,” financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

June, 2010, Bryant was invited to a featured speaker at the FORTUNE/TIME/CNN Global Forum 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa.

June, 2010, Bryant received the Champion of Financial Literacy award from the Urban Financial Services Coalition at its annual conference in Kansas City, MO.

April, 2010, Bryant received award for financial literacy leadership from the National Bankers Association in Washington, D.C.  Other honorees included U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

April, 2010, LOVE LEADERSHIP reaches #15 on the Inc. Magazine/CEO Read business bestseller list, and is included amongst the top 25 business books for the 8th month.

February 8th, 2010, Latvian President Valdis Zatlers received John Hope Bryant on behalf of the Republic of Latvia as the second speaker for the Latvia Presidential Speaker Series at Latvia University, on the topic of “The Economic Reset, Love Leadership in a fear-based world, and financial literacy as a new civil right.” The series hosts world leaders. Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and chairman of the World Economic Forum, was the inaugural speaker. Mr. Bryant is also a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum.

January 26th-31st, 2010, Bryant spoke on the program of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.