A member of the U.S. Speaker Program at the U.S. Department of State, I'm an international speaker who frequently addresses audiences about digital innovations advancing development, international organizations accessing U.S. funders, purpose-driven leadership, and entrepreneurship. As an experienced speaker and trainer, I can customize in-person and online sessions for a multitude of audiences across the world, of up to 1,000. Below are examples of some of my more popular sessions:
Webinars / Seminars: Embracing Digital Innovations to Differentiate Your Organization’s Fundraising and Service Delivery (based on her NYU courses). This session highlights trends, case studies and practical tips to enable your organization to enhance its value proposition by leveraging digital innovations. In a 90-minute session, audiences will learn about: - Digital trends that are shaping the future of the global philanthropic sector. - Best-in-class organizations that are incorporating digital innovations such as Drones, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrencies and Virtual Reality into their fundraising and service delivery. - How to integrate similar digital innovations into one’s own organization. This session has an unlimited capacity online and is suitable for up to 50 people in-person.
Masterclasses: Leveraging Digital Storytelling to Increase Your Organization’s Impact (based on her Foundation Center Blog Post). This session introduces nonprofits and grant-makers to why and how digital storytelling is necessary for establishing credibility in the sector, increasing public trust, improving relationships and collaboration with other stakeholders, and decreasing redundancy. Students will learn: - The key elements of effective digital storytelling. - Which resources they can access to research and engage with stakeholders. - Which tools and metrics are available for analyzing their organizations’ digital presence. - How to access resources to create a digital strategy and how to use social media platforms effectively for storytelling. This full-day session is suitable for up to 40 people.
Expand Your International Organization’s Presence to Attract U.S. Funders (based on her GuideStar Blog Post and her Nonprofit Tech for Good Webinar). This session teaches nonprofits how to demonstrate their unique value proposition, how to identify and connect with the U.S.-based funders most closely aligned with their mission, and about the four different legal paths available for accessing those funders. Students will learn how to: - Develop digital engagement strategies to convey a sense of credibility and value. - Identify and research U.S. foundations that are most closely aligned with their Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and mission. - Connect with U.S.-based funders online. This full-day session is suitable for up to 50 people.
Plenaries: Want Your Enterprise to Change the World? Start with Yourself! (based on her TEDx CornellU Talk). Participants in this session will learn about: - The importance of listening to one’s “internal GPS” in order to identify when change is necessary. - How to identify the type of change that is needed. Frameworks for assessing one’s situation, identifying one’s purpose, developing one’s story and mapping out a strategy to move forward. - How to navigate the twists and turns that arise as one executes one’s strategy. This session is suitable for audiences of all sizes. It can also be delivered as a full-day Masterclass for up to 40 people, and a 90-minute webinar for an unlimited number of participants.