DiG Festival Keynote - Kali Williams
DiG Festival Keynote

Kali Williams gets rave reviews everywhere she speaks. Audiences love her, and she is consistently rated as a top speaker at events nationwide. With a sparkling presence and quick fire intelligence, Kali is entertaining, challenging and exciting to listen to. She uses stories and lessons from a fascinating background to help people communicate better, see problems from a different perspective, and create new ideas and understanding.

Kali keynotes industry conferences, summits and corporate events, as well as presenting classes and workshops. She can help give your event a real edge, upscale its interestingness, and add diversity, empowerment and spark to the mix.

Great ideas come from the collision of domains and creating excitement. And Kali is an expert at both.

Contact us to discuss how we can tailor a keynote, talk or class, and make your event one that attendees will be tweeting and talking about for months afterwards.

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Let’s face it. Most corporate events are boring. They fail to really inspire people or generate new ideas.

Every now and then a speaker can lift an entire event by giving it new life and perspective. Kali is that speaker.

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Leading a Core Conversation at SXSW 2015

Kali does this through a portfolio of topics that are both highly interesting and tap into important cultural and social trends.

Your see it in your Facebook feed every day. Startups and big companies alike struggling with perceptions of sexism, lack of diversity, bro cultures, cultural and social insensitivity, and downright douche headedness. Most workplaces suffers from poor communication, corporate psychopaths and abusive behavior. These problems impact their brands, culture and their bottom lines.

Kali doesn’t believe in bland or generic. Her talks are not another set of boring canned corporate speak and buzzword bingo. She’s going to get your audience jumping, challenge them and help them to see things from a new perspective.

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A Williams presentation has three key elements: Interestingness, the collision of domains, and communications/empowerment.

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It has to be interesting to have an impact. Kali’s energy and passion, her stories from the dungeons and cages of human psychology, and her deeply interesting perspective will wake up an audience like the crack of a whip.

The collision of domains

Ideas are generated and problems are solved by bringing together people and ideas from different domains and backgrounds. Sometimes you just have to rope folks together.

Communications and empowerment

Clear communications, consent, gender dynamics and personal empowerment are at the core of Kali’s message.

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Ditch the Bitch Stigma: Speak Up & Stand Out

Do you ever shrink from speaking up because you don’t want to be thought of as a bitch? Have you ever worried about the stigma against women being ‘bossy’ or ‘overbearing’? Many women struggle with being assertive because of these concerns which can prevent both personal and professional growth. Rather than avoiding confrontation, learn how to stay true to yourself, while amplifying your power.

Through dynamic storytelling & unconventional problem solving methods, you’ll gain techniques to develop a self assured presence which will improve your verbal & non-verbal communication, no matter what the topic is. Building authentic confidence and making your communication style work to your best advantage are crucial to your success.

Shattering Gender Stereotypes: Ditch the Bitch Stigma and the Macho Mindset

We’ve all noticed how women are judged for speaking up and how quickly they’re labeled a bitch, just like we’ve all noticed the ways men are expected to conform to a certain kind of masculinity.

The Bitch Stigma and the Macho Mindset are two sides of the same coin, and both limit the ways men and women are treated and expected to behave. This is not about man-bashing! We’ll be talking about how gendered stereotypes affect our interactions and our work, both consciously and unconsciously.

The Battle of the Sexes is outdated and it’s time for it to go! Gender roles and bias have become hot topics in the last few years, as companies look to prioritize diversity and create a more welcoming environment for everyone.

Get ready for some surprising insights and thought-provoking questions about the hidden ways sexism impacts our lives. Using pop culture references, dynamic storytelling, and unconventional problem-solving methods, Kali will share her unique perspective intended to get your wheels turning.

Bossy or Bro? How not to be a douche in the digital age

problems for individuals and organizations alike. Never has this been more true than in a digital age. Messages are amplified and go viral through the social ether faster than you can say Like. Gendered obnoxiousness — what we really mean when we use Bossy for women and Bros for men — can spread out of control like wildfire.
Words are powerful. Tone matters. Bad communication feeds bad company culture. Bad culture stops organizations performing at their best or attracting the best talent, and damages their brands in the marketplace. Just ask TechCrunch, SendGrid, Pycon, Klout and many more. Markets are diverse. For product teams to create things people want, they need to be diverse too.

 

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  1. Hello Kali ~
    Nothing came up on your “Contact” page, so I’m emailing you through this page.

    We’d like to invite you to be a guest on “The Ronn Owens Show” on KGO 810. Our studios are located in San Francisco.
    Ronn’s style is very conversational and relaxed, while tackling fun, controversial, and informative topics. He thinks you’d be a perfect guest on the show to talk with our audience about generating new ideas, quashing stigmas (like bitch) especially in the workplace, and communication.
    Please contact me and we’ll find an ideal date and time for you to join us on “The Ronn Owens Show.”

    Thank you!!
    ~ Sandra / KGO 810 ~

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