90 minutes – $3,999

Belonging Where You Don’t Belong

In a world where disconnection seems to be the norm, organizations crave unity and cohesion more than ever. The desire to belong is universal, yet it often eludes us. But fear not, Emily is here to guide your organization on a transformative journey.

Emily understands that true support for diversity work goes beyond concepts and equity terms. It starts with fostering a profound sense of belonging. With her relatable and authentic perspective, Emily will inspire your team to connect with the idea and importance of belonging.

As a legally blind mother, businesswoman, and entrepreneur, Emily knows firsthand what it’s like to feel like an outsider. She brings her remarkable experiences to the stage, sharing stories that will ignite courage within your audience, empowering them to engage in diversity work fearlessly.

But Emily’s impact doesn’t end there. She goes beyond inspiration, offering concrete strategies to improve morale, prioritize equity, and retain valuable employees. By building compassion among teammates, she will guide your organization toward a future of inclusivity and unity.

Don’t miss this opportunity to bring Emily’s unique voice and powerful insights to your organization. Let her ignite the flame of change, forging stronger teams that embrace diversity and create an environment where everyone truly belongs. Together, let’s unlock the power of belonging and empower your organization to thrive…

90 minutes – $3,999

Motivational – Surfs Up!

Good morning/afternoon/evening, ladies and gentlemen. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey today as Emily, a legally blind former collegiate athlete, shares her story of triumph over adversity. With a unique blend of inspiration, motivation, and humor, Emily is the perfect catch for your event. If you’re seeking a keynote speaker who can make your audience laugh, reflect, and leave with a burning desire to conquer any challenge, Emily is the ideal choice.

Embracing Challenges:

Life throws curveballs more often than a pitcher in the World Series, but Emily has become an expert at hitting them out of the park! She will guide your audience through practical strategies on how to turn challenges into stepping stones, sprinkling in sports analogies that resonate with everyone, regardless of their athletic prowess. Emily’s humor and relatability will keep the audience engaged and entertained throughout.

Navigating the Unknown:

Imagine being on a sailboat, gliding through uncharted waters. Exciting, isn’t it? Well, life’s uncertainties can be just as exhilarating when you learn to steer your ship with confidence. Emily will share stories of adventure and resilience, equipping your audience with a compass to navigate the vast sea of the unknown. With her guidance, they’ll learn to avoid those metaphorical sea monsters that love to attack when least expected!

Overcoming Limitations:

You may wonder how a legally blind person manages to stay afloat in a world determined to sink them. Emily’s story reveals the secret: a life vest made of determination, a snorkel of creativity, and a pair of goggles that help her see the world differently. She embraces her limitations and transforms them into superpowers, inspiring your audience to redefine their own boundaries and embrace limitless possibilities.

Building Resilience:

Life can be a wild rollercoaster and not the fun kind. But fear not, because Emily has mastered the art of resilience like a pro surfer riding the gnarliest waves. She will share practical strategies, including the power of laughter therapy, the importance of a support network, and how to navigate the waves of uncertainty with a sense of humor. Brace yourself for jokes so good they might cause coffee spills from laughter!


When was the last time your audience celebrated an achievement, big or small? Emily believes every accomplishment is worthy of celebration, whether it’s a personal milestone or successfully microwaving a frozen pizza without burning it. Together, she will guide your audience on how to ride the waves of accomplishment with style, grace, and a victory dance that rivals any TikTok trend. By the end of her presentation, your audience will be craving their own well-deserved celebrations.

Riding the Wave:

If you’re in search of a keynote speaker who can transform your event into a tsunami of motivation, inspiration, and laughter, Emily is the perfect choice. Her story of triumph over adversity will empower your audience to conquer challenges, break through crashing waves, and emerge feeling like they’ve won the gold medal in life. Get ready to ride the wave of success together with Emily as your guide. Thank you and let’s make some waves that are worth riding!

90 minutes – $3,999

Employing people with disabilities? 

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey that will challenge your perspectives, ignite your empathy, and revolutionize the way you view disability in the workplace. In this captivating keynote presentation, we delve deep into the heart of an overlooked opportunity—the immense talent pool of individuals with disabilities. Join us as we unravel the barriers that hinder progress, dismantle biases, and showcase the profound impact that embracing disability can have on businesses and society as a whole.

We begin by exposing the untapped potential of the disabled workforce, challenging the stagnant employment rates and reevaluating the meaning of true inclusion. Let us shatter preconceived notions and redefine talent, envisioning a workplace where diversity is celebrated and abilities are empowered.

From there, we explore the fundamental changes needed to build an inclusive ecosystem. By harnessing the power of diversity, organizations can unlock innovation and fuel growth. We reimagine workplace infrastructure to foster accessibility and inclusion, transforming discomfort into empowerment and fostering positive dynamics driven by empathy.

Through inspiring stories of triumph and transformation, we witness the exceptional success of individuals with disabilities, while understanding the ripple effects of inclusive workplaces on individuals, organizations, and society as a whole. We showcase pioneering companies at the forefront of this movement, shaping the future of disability employment.

In conclusion, we invite you to envision a world where limitations are shattered and every individual’s talents are recognized and celebrated, regardless of their disabilities. By embracing disability in the workplace, we open the door to infinite possibilities, fueling innovation and driving societal progress. Together, let us rewrite the narrative, empower individuals with disabilities, and create a future where the workforce thrives on diversity and inclusion. Join us on this extraordinary journey of discovery, inspiration, and the transformation of our workplaces into bastions of limitless potential.