- Life Lessons for Ignoring the Noise and Discovering your Passion
- Global Citizenship: Inspiring Students to Explore our World!
- Simple Steps for Connecting with the “Other
- Unlocking Your Soul’s Compass
- Expert on all things Youth and Cultural Exchange.
Chris Bashinelli’s Cross-Cultural-Explorer, takes us on an introspective adventure, walking in the shoes of people halfway around the world and encouraging us to think differently about our lives.
Bash is a relatable everyman, who forged his own unique path in life.
He’s a Kid from Brooklyn who gave up an acting career (The Sopranos, HBO), to follow his real passion- using media to bridge intercultural gaps around the world.
Whether he’s speaking on stage with Stevie Wonder, interviewing Dr. Jane Goodall for PBS, or living as a nomad in Mongolia for National Geographic, Bash keeps us engaged, entertained, and inspires compassion for “the other”.
Bash’s unapologetic energy, humor, and compassion have made him a go-to speaker everywhere from multi-million dollar corporations to Ivy League Universities, to the United Nations General Assembly Hall.
He has interviewed some of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People on the Planet and is an Eagle Scout.
At 24 years old he became the youngest male ever to moderate the UN International Day of Peace.
Bash is a vanguard for all things service, productivity and cultural exchange.
Bash’s mission in life is to create a Culture of Compassion. The fire behind his unquenchable thirst for change, stems from the life of his parents, and his late father, Stephen Bashinelli, who passed away.
An Actor-turned, activist, he throws himself into hi-stakes scenarios on TV with no holds barred. He has harvested Buffalo with Native Americans in Pine Ridge, walked miles for clean water in Haiti and worked side by side with individuals from countless corners of the Earth.
With humor and humility, Chris presents us with a new way of looking at the world.
Chris Bashinelli is an actor, activist whose decade-long television career spans MTV to The Sopranos.
Chris shares exhilarating and often hilarious stories from his travels that explore cultural identity and life in the developing world.
Attendees leave with the importance of acceptance, finding meaning in their lives, and how to find the inspiration necessary to achieve their wildest dreams.
He has traversed the globe from Tanzania to Thailand and is an expert on all things Youth and Cultural Exchange.
His show “Bridge The Gap with Chris Bashinelli” launched into 45M homes in 80 markets.
Chris has spoken in the UN General Assembly with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and works side by side with UN Ambassadors.
Highlights include events in Doha, Qatar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jane Goodall’s National Leadership Retreat, and a Global Issues Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE.