Omékongo Dibinga is the UPstander. In this capacity he serves as a diversity educator, CNN contributor, and trilingual recording artist. He is the Director of Free Your Mind Publishing and host of the cable TV talk show "Real Talk" Internationally, he has performed in 8 countries. His work has appeared on TV & radio in over 150 countries. He is the winner of the "CNN iReport Spirit Award" and the "Urban Music Award". He provides educational empowerment for organizations, associations, corporations, and educational institutions. His motivational book & CD is entitled "G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness! 10 steps to living your best life"