About Chris

Chris “Bash” Bashinelli is a former television actor who left the industry to pursue a more meaningful path. He is the executive producer and host of “Bridge the Gap” on PBS and the National Geographic Channel. “Bridge the Gap” takes viewers on an international adventure, walking in the shoes of people halfway around the world.

He empowers each of us to become Global Citizens, productive members of our organization, our family, and ultimately, the world. Bash’s talks on connecting with, and accepting others, help to power performance. These talks are perfect for service-oriented audiences, top performers and benefit organizations seeking global perspective.

As an internationally-recognized speaker, Chris has shared the stage with everyone from: Stevie Wonder, Ban Ki-moon (United Nations Secretary General), and his mentor, Dr. Jane Goodall. He lectures to thousands of people on a yearly basis. He has spoken to the likes of Fortune 500 companies, to local prisons.

Chris’ message is simple: when we change internally, the world actually changes around us.

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