In person and virtual keynotes
"The Power of the Powerless"
What the audience thinks...
CEO Samantha Karlin is a keynote speaker and talk show host who frequently speaks about gender issues, inclusive leadership, social impact, millenials and the workplace, and tech for good. She is also brought in to facilitate women's leadership events.
For speaking inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
with details about your event.
What the audience thinks...
Yesterday, on International Women's Day, my wife and I, along with a packed auditorium at Tufts University in Boston were lucky enough to see Samantha Karlin absolutely crush her Ted X talk on the Power of the Powerless. It was the perfect balance of conversational, inspirational and authentic. I loved how it seamlessly went from powerful, insightful and clear to capture moments of storytelling and emotion. That's extremely tough to do but Samantha absolutely nailed it. I absolutely loved the landing on Power With, Power To, Power Within as a new model that can change the way we can all lead and work. - James, President of Mwah, Philadelphia, PA
I was truly inspired by the way Samantha discussed the true meaning of feminism at the Emzingo conference. I felt so empowered to become a leader in politics after she discussed all the ways in which women thrive in positions of power. - Faith Carmen-Le, Student, USC, Fullerton, CA
I had a chance to work with Samantha while I was doing my MBA at IE Business School, she came as a speaker to talk about diversity and inclusion for an academic club I was coordinating.
She showed complete control and knowledge regarding the topic, it was really insightful and enriching. She was very open to all the questions that were made by several students.
I was really proud of the impact and level the talk had, since she is a really adept and very professional speaker. - Juan, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
Popular Speaking Programs
Breaking Glass Ceilings: Women's Leadership Today
This program is an empowering, inspirational talk on clear actions that women can take in their everyday workplace to position themselves for advancement, promotions and success without burning out.
How to demonstrate your worth every day
What it Takes to Step into your Power
The Beauty of Delegating
Negotiating for Success as a Woman
Embodying Feminine Leadership: Why you don't have to act like a man to get ahead
Overcoming Obstacles along the way
Everyone will leave energized and ready to step into their power, with tangible action steps to supercharge their career.
Male Allyship in the Era of #MeToo
This engaging talk will embolden male allies to stand up for women in the workplace - and to understand how to. Packed with useful advice and action steps, men will have a clear understanding of the challenges that women face and how they can help them to overcome those challenges.
We will cover:
Navigating Boundaries in the #Metoo Era
The issues women face that men can help ameliorate
Inspiring stories of male allyship
Scenarios where male intervention can make the difference
Clear Action Steps for Men Going Forward
We will dive into some of the research on masculinity as well, and demonstrate how in helping women, men are also going to help themselves.
This talk is critical for those organizations who want to create inclusive, supportive work environments.
A Global Perspective on Resilience
This engaging TedX speaker and social change leader will take the audience through the personal stories of incredibly resilient people from across the world.
From a journalist on Syria's front lines, to an activist fighting for women's political participation in Pakistan, to a survivor of the war in Sierra Leone, to an activist who designed a groundbreaking program to counter human trafficking in India, to parents who fought for a cure for their handicapped child, this program is a dive into incredibly inspirational people who have been able to live through it all and prevail. It will provide the audience with tools for resilience, and instill a sense of gratitude and humility in everyone.