Seth Maxwell’s life is busy and full-just the way he likes it! Like most 30- somethings, Seth wears many hats: son, friend, entrepreneur, activist, producer, actor, and speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Thirst Project, a creative and diverse nonprofit organization located in the heart of Los Angeles. Thirst Project has made a bold commitment to ending the clean water crisis.
A storyteller at heart, Seth has spoken internationally at over 300 schools, countless churches, and numerous conferences, including the TEDx Hollywood Youth Conference, the Nexus Global Youth Summit, the Masters of Science in Communication Commencement Ceremony for Northwestern University, Envision’s Global Youth Leadership Conference in Washington D.C., and meetings with Obama administration officials at the White House to discuss how to activate millennials for social justice and social change. Seth serves the United States Department of State as a member of their U.S. Speaker Program for International Programs, representing the United States as a leader in his fields at events and conferences abroad.
Seth challenges people to fulfill their true purpose in life and become engaged and socially conscious human beings. He also is passionate about providing relief for those impacted by the clean water crisis, HIV/AIDS pandemic, feeding the hungry, and providing support for the millions of orphans and widows in our world today. Additionally, Seth serves on the board of directors for Heartland Film, the advisory board for the Purpose Awards, and the board of directors for the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation.
With his inspiring and humorous style, Seth challenges your thinking and touches your heart. He has traveled internationally speaking to audiences about the clean water crisis, courageous leadership, the power of youth, and living an adventurous and extraordinary life. Seth has appeared in numerous professional stage productions, television shows and films, and currently is one of the activists/personalities who hosts USA and HLN networks’ cause-based millennial news show, “ASPIREist.” Seth was named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in 2014 and has been honored with the Vh1 Do Something Award and the Charles Jellinger Humanitarian in Entertainment Award from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Seth is rocking this planet so much that the Obama administration invited him to the White House to discuss topics he shares in this interview. Outlining concrete steps to take, Seth walks the listener through what it takes to be a socially conscious and active person. Not only will those steps lead to saving the planet, but applied to your career and life, they can create abundance and purpose, as well as a team-training plan not to be missed by any leader.