Speaking & Events

Bringing authenticity to the stage


 Photo Credit:  Todd Wesphal

Photo Credit: Todd Wesphal

  • Diversity & Inclusion Keynote at Principal Scientists' Summit @ Adobe 
  • "Managing Inclusively: Leading Your Team Through Volatile Times" Talk @ Marketing Nation Summit by Marketo
  • "Beyond Hashtags and Facebook Filters: Redefining Allyship" Talk @ Women in Leadership Conference by Haas School of Business
  • "Leadership in 2018: How Managers Can Lead Inclusively" Keynote @ Culture Summit
  • Navigating the Business Impacts of Social Movements: "Unpacking #MeToo" Panel @ AT&T Headquarters
  • "Getting Real About Diversity & Inclusion" Opening Keynote at PCMA REBOOT Conference 
  • "Overcoming Our Fears" Interactive Session @ Backbone Conference
  • Empowering Women in Tech Meetup Keynote @ TrueAccord
  • Ontraport Interview with Ontraport CEO, Landon Ray
  • KOFY TV "Every Day Conversation About Race" Interview
  • UC Berkeley Lavender Graduation Commencement Speech 2011, 2017
  • UC Berkeley Women’s leadership institute Panel
  • Amnesty international's Annual General Assembly 
  • CORO Social Enterprise Project Pitch Night
  • 500 Startups Lunch & Learn
  • SF Oasis for Girls
  • GSA Network YES Conference Panel Talk 

“Beyond Hashtags and Facebook Filters: Redefining Allyship” Talk at Berkeley Haas School of Business Women in Leadership Conference 2018

Women's March, #Metoo, Black Lives Matter... there is an urgent need for solidarity across differences in and outside of the workplace. This timely and critical conversation led by Michelle Kim, Co-Founder and CEO of Awaken, unpacks what it means to be a thoughtful ally and how to empower yourself with allyship best practices!

Topics I Speak On

I believe in the power of story telling. For every engagement, I bring authenticity and vulnerability to connect with the audience.

  • Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Women in tech 
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Social justice activism 
  • Owning Your Career / Negotiations for Women and People of Color 
  • Women's empowerment 
  • OKRs / business goal setting 
  • ...and more!

Speech given at 2017 UC Berkeley Lavender Graduation (Video Credit: Nelson Lau)
Full Transcript: https://medium.com/@michellekim