Over the past decade Amanda has motivated, inspired and provided insights to over 30,000 entrepreneurs around the world. Leveraging her experiences as an serial, non-technical entrepreneur with her perspective as an ecosystem developer, she provides actionable steps surrounding executing startup ideas in addition to tips to help founders, creatives, and progressive professionals overcome doubt and imposter syndrome while building the world they seek to exist.

A globally sought after speaker, Amanda’s influence and insights has been tapped by the likes of Google, Bacardi, Acumen, Kantar Consulting, General Assembly, Florida State University and more. She welcomes the opportunity to collaborate and connect with corporations, brands, organizations and institutions who seek to empower and inspire.

Past Appearances Include:

My Signature Topics

Dev-ing It Down: A Guide To Effective Communication Between Technical & Non-Technical Clients and Counterparts

When it comes to building tech-enabled solutions, it takes both programming and non-technological skills to produce a comprehensive, cohesive product. Yet communicating with your opposite-brained colleagues can often feel like a hurdle to project success. In this talk, Amanda leverages her experience in corporate communication and instructional design to provide success strategies for speaking, collaborating and connecting in terms your teammates can understand.

Concept To Creation: How To Overcome The Fear, Frustration And Technical Overwhelm Of Building As A Non-technical Founder

Your ideas have value, even if you don’t believe you have the expertise to execute them yourself. As a tech founder who’s built a portfolio of app without ever writing a line of code Amanda knows a thing or two about overcoming technical limitations to achieve success. In this talk Amanda will outline the tools, resources and know-how you’ll need to acquire when starting up as a non-technical founder and provide you with insights on how best compliment the skills and expertise of your technical partners.

Workshop: Pitch Perfect: An Overview of the Content, Context and Delivery Needed for an Effective Startup Pitch

Whether you’re hoping to cut through the clutter of a journalist’s inbox or garner the attention of an investor, this in person or virtual workshop guide participants through the process of formulating a business pitch that clearly articulates their vision and provides them with applicable strategies, tips and tactics to help them resonate with their intended audience.

Amanda Collaborated With Toyota To Mentor And Inspire Emerging Entrepreneurs

Caroline Schiff

Amanda has participated in multiple events that I’ve hosted on behalf of my company, General Assembly. She is highly skilled at public speaking, and the insights and advice she shares with audience members is invaluable. She makes a visible impact on those that have the privilege of hearing her speak.

Caroline Schiff

Marketing Producer, General Assembly

Heather Benson

Amanda is a dynamic and inspiring speaker; presenting useful tools that can be implemented right away to boost your creative business.

Heather Benson

Creative Producer for the Re:generations International Dance of the African Diaspora Conference

Don S.

Amanda’s branding E-Book is my new go-to for planning, organizing and implementing marketing/branding initiatives. The guide is comprehensive, which allowed me to cover all my bases without thinking about it! Huge resource!

Don S.

Founder of Vicky Virtual Receptionists

Elise Whang

Amanda is an innovative and effective publicist and brand ambassador. She wears an owner’s hat and will go the extra mile to make sure that partnerships and press collaborations are aligned with the company’s goals. Amanda is reliable and works with grace and professionalism.

Elise Whang

Co-Founder of LePrix

Adrienne Sheares

Amanda was a dream to work with. She was the perfect extension to my PR mix and made sure my start up didn’t just get press coverage, but the right media opportunities that positively impacted the brand and business.

Adrienne Sheares

Co-Founder of Urban Delivery

Presentations I Offer

Keynotes, Live Talks, TV Spots, Interviews, Conferences, Graduations, Retreats, Business Panels, Seminars, Workshops and Virtual Learning.

Your Investment Includes:

  • A personal phone consultation prior to your event.
  • Planning time, including conference calls with meeting organizers.
  • Development of customized, interactive content to meet your specific event objectives.
  • Development of a customized, interactive PowerPoint presentation or customized handout/worksheet materials, if applicable.
  • Delivery of the presentation.

Payment and Travel Policy

A deposit of 50% of the speaking fee holds the date when you book an engagement. Your event will not be confirmed until the deposit has been paid. In addition to my speaking fee, reasonable travel expenses are charged to your organization. These expenses may include round trip airfare, lodging, ground transportation, parking and/or meals.

Interested In Booking Amanda For Your Event?