If you know me, you know how much I can talk... and listen. Let's harness that power for your benefit.
Types of groups that bring me in to speak:
Chambers of Commerce
Women's Business Owner Events
Schools in General
"Gay-Straight" Alliance Groups
Human Resources and Recruiting Communities
Nonprofit Groups, Conferences, and Fundraisers
Colleges and College Geared Events
Where I have given talks
The University of Notre Dame - Was recently hired as a featured speaker at the as part of their diversity and inclusion initiative 12/13/18
-WBDC - LinkedIn Workshop 5/22/19 ~20 -State Farm - Next Door Cafe 4/1/19 ~17 people on Social Media for Budding Business
-Cambrian College - Helping students find work via LinkedIn and beyond 2/14/19 -Community Connect Pitch Night - 2/11/19 ~70 people -Roundtable at 2112 - 1 hour talk on Social Media 8/15/18 ~16 people -Community Wide Tikkun .14',17', & 5/19/18 - Facilitated conversation on Jewish Community -Coffee&Conversation facilitator 4/28/18 -SHRM Chicago Emerging Leaders 3/27/18 -Fireside Chat with Insta Influencer @BestFoodAlex 3/20/18 (40+) bit.ly/FiverrInChicago -STA Panel for University of Illinois Students 2/23/18 -Taglit - various discussions lead on identity and Judaism ~45 Jan 18' -Powerful Partners Speaker - How to engage your followers on social media 9/15/17 -HRTX 2016/2017 - HR and Recruiting Conference - Discussion on "diversity" and embracing uniqueness in the workplace ~20 participants -Cohosted a variety show with an audience of over 400 @ Showcase 2009 -Diary Reading in Bloomington, IN 2012 ~50 -Hosted and produced The Pride Comedy Festival ~100 2012-2013 -Hosted a youth poetry event with ~50 for Creating Change 2016 -Cohosted GenderQuack comedy event various dates 2016 -Cohosted a large Jewish gathering nearing 600 @ Shabbat on the Lake -Ignite Chicago - Speaker AUG 2016 and March 2019 ~80 each time -Speaker of self-produced workshop "Friending Our Foes" to a dozen groups and over 300 participants since inception in 2012 -Nepris Speaker on Social Media March/Nov 17' and a talk on the Holocaust Dec 17'/March 18 (~100+) (https://shar.es/1M0Eu1) talk on first impressions 4/18 Jerusalem Story Tellers - travel stories 2014 ~40 Fear Experiment 2016 - Improv/Storytelling ~400 Spertus Storytelling Event (5/21/17) ~200 people -Radio on Que4.org doing Bastards Radio #BelovedGang ~2000 listeners -Limud 2015 - facilitated a juicy discussion with ~30 participants
...and what I can speak about
Talks can be done virtually or in person
I love to teach college students and adults about the fanciest, easiest, most comfortable way to connect with people.
Been there, done that. I have shared my stories of how being teased lead me to fighting for the life I have now.
How I chose to find happy and how I have to train myself to believe it every day. Here is an Instagram video I made about it.
Q&A on LD
My learning disability was not only embarrassing but debilitating growing up. This talk is how I figured out how to deal.