Hemant Mehta is the editor of FriendlyAtheist.com, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. He is a former National Board Certified high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago, where he taught for for seven years.
Hemant has appeared on CNN and FOX News Channel (really). He has served on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief (a charity organization targeting non-theistic donors) after spending several years as the chair of the board of the Secular Student Alliance (which creates and supports college atheist groups nationwide).
Hemant's speaking topics include:
- The challenges of being a young atheist
- Why skeptics can be so gullible
- What atheists can learn from churches
Hemant asks for a $500 honorarium for speaking engagements. However he is happy to work with any and all interested groups to make an event work.
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