The data is clear: diversity leads to increased profitability. But how do you get there?

A powerful keynote speaker.

Bernadette's ability to make audiences laugh, set them at ease and break any apprehension about a dull "diversity" training is the perfect opening for a conference or meeting. With most afraid of the "PC Police", her inspiring talks provide powerful conversation starters and "a-ha" moments in a way that resonate and leaves no one feeling judged. Her talks offers practical tools that participants can immediately use in the workplace.

A Dynamic Closing Speaker.

Looking to close your event with powerful takeaways that will leave your audience feeling energized and motivated to change their work culture? Bernadette's practical and actionable talks are the perfect way to inspire and delight your audience, not used to such candor about sensitive topics. 

Popular Keynotes

Modern Leadership: Inspiring Success Through Inclusion & Authenticity

When a company’s corporate culture has a bedrock of diversity and inclusion, they are built for the future. Our world is changing, fast, and is more connected than ever. Simply put, diversity and culture are the number one workplace priorities for millennials and Generation Z, the largest generations in the workforce. No organization can afford to behind. This inspirational, yet practical, talk addresses best practices for leaders to minimize implicit bias, empower under-represented team members, and create a profitable culture of inclusion.

Blurred Lines: How to Reduce Legal Exposure by Navigating the Changing Boundaries of Gender

Our definition and expectations of gender are expanding and more folks are identifying as transgender and gender diverse. 31% of centennials and 20% of millennials are identifying as LGBTQ+. More than a dozen states now offer third gender options on state IDs. Airlines now let passengers set their gender as "unspecified." What does this mean for your business? A lot.

In her thoughtful and humorous presentation, Bernadette will address the "blurred lines" around gender that can cause confusion and lead to expensive harassment complaints. This is an issue relevant to every industry. She'll highlight everyone's role in reducing harassment, minimizing unconscious bias, and improving corporate culture. This interactive multi-media approach will surprise you with candor and humor while instilling memorable and practical tools to be respectful and inclusive.