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Melinda Briana Epler

Melinda Briana Epler

Keynote Speaker: Founder & CEO of Change Catalyst (now Empovia); Thought Leader on Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Melinda Briana Epler Biography

Melinda Briana Epler is an author, TED speaker, and leader with 25 years of experience elevating brands and developing inclusive innovation strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs.

As CEO of Empovia, Melinda works with her clients and partners to solve diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability together. Using her background in storytelling, behavioral science, and large-scale culture change, she is a strategic advisor for executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and activists around the world. She also co-founded Tech Inclusion, a series of global solutions-focused conferences where she partnered with over 450 tech companies and community organizations and hosted over 50 solutions-focused diversity and inclusion events. Previously, Melinda was a Marketing and Culture Executive and award-winning documentary filmmaker.

Melinda is a TED speaker who speaks, coaches, and writes about diversity and inclusion, allyship, empathy, and entrepreneurship. She is the author of How to Be an Ally (McGraw-Hill) and hosts the popular "Leading With Empathy & Allyship" podcast. She has spoken on hundreds of stages worldwide, including SXSW, Grace Hopper, Wisdom 2.0, the World Bank, White House, Clinton Foundation, Black Enterprise, Google, Indeed, Capital One, UC Berkeley, and McKinsey

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Melinda Briana Epler Videos

Leading with Empathy & Allyship with Melinda Briana Epler
Nidhi Kalra with Melinda Briana Epler | Fireside Chat | Tech Inclusion
Suzanne Barakat and Melinda Briana Epler | Fireside Chat | Tech ...

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What topics does Melinda Briana Epler speak about?

Melinda Briana Epler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Diversity, Change, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Writing, Social Activism, Social Justice, Business Ethics, Innovation, Human Resources, DEI, Climate Change, Finance, Earth Day and Storytelling.

Where does Melinda Briana Epler travel from?

Melinda Briana Epler generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Melinda Briana Epler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Diversity, Change and Entrepreneurship. The estimated speaking fee range to book Melinda Briana Epler for live events is $30,000 - $50,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Melinda Briana Epler generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Aubrey Blanche, Katrina Jones and Tiffany Yu. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melinda Briana Epler for an upcoming event.

Melinda Briana Epler Videos

Leading with Empathy & Allyship with Melinda Briana Epler
Nidhi Kalra with Melinda Briana Epler | Fireside Chat | Tech Inclusion
Suzanne Barakat and Melinda Briana Epler | Fireside Chat | Tech ...
3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace | Melinda Epler

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