Hank Fortener

Hank is the entrepreneur behind AdoptTogether, the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for adoption, and #WorldAdoptionDay.

As the founder of AdoptTogether, Hank has helped raise nearly $11M to cover adoption costs for 2,400 families in 5 years of operation. AdoptTogether has been featured in CNN, Vanity Fair, Today Show, People Magazine, Forbes Money, and Huffington Post.

Hank’s work in adoption and #WorldAdoptionDay has garnered support from Ellen DeGeneres, Shaquille O’Neal, Charlize Theron, Shonda Rhimes and thousands of influencers from around the world.

He continues to inspire audiences on several platforms as a speaker on leadership and spirituality. His podcast “Hank Presents:” has a faithful following and is regularly ranked top in it’s category.
Hank is a regular speaker in the TEDx community on the subject of innovation and world change. Hank’s talks have been downloaded by over 3 million people.

Penguin Publishers recently signed on to publish Hank’s first book, due out April 2018.

Hank’s favorite roles are being husband to Sueann, Dad to Cora, 4, and Charlotte, 2.




Bootleg Theater Presents
Tuesday April 11, 2017
7:00 PM (ends at 9:00 PM)
21 and over
$15 (proceeds will benefit Adopt Together)
Bootleg Theater

2220 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

Hank Fortener (speaker, podcast host, founder of #WorldAdoptionDay and AdoptTogether.org) is beginning a brand new series in 2017, and the first conversation is called THERE WILL BE FIRE. Join us for another LIVE talk about how to live your best life.

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