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Michelle MiJung Kim

Michelle MiJung Kim

Keynote Speaker: Author of "The Wake Up" & CEO of Awaken

Michelle MiJung Kim Biography

Michelle MiJung Kim (she/her) is a queer Korean American immigrant woman writer, speaker, activist, and entrepreneur. She is the award-winning author of "The Wake Up: Closing the Gap Between Good Intentions and Real Change," winner of the 2022 Nautilus Gold Medal and 2021 Porchlight Personal Development & Human Behavior Book of the Year Award. She is CEO and co-founder of Awaken, where she has consulted hundreds of organizations and leaders from Fortune 500 companies, tech giants, nonprofits, universities and beyond on their equity education journey.

Kim has been a lifelong social justice activist and has served on a variety of organizations such as the San Francisco Human Rights Commission’s Advisory Committee, LYRIC nonprofit’s Board of Directors, and Build Tech We Trust Coalition. She currently serves on the board of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE). Her work has appeared on world-renowned platforms such as Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The New York Times, and NPR, and she has been named LinkedIn’s Top Voice in Racial Equity, Fast Company’s Queer 50, and Medium’s Top Writer in Diversity three years in a row. She lives in Oakland, California.

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Michelle MiJung Kim Videos

The Wake Up Fireside Chat with Michelle MiJung Kim and Lily ...
Michelle Mijung Kim on the Gap Between Good Intentions and Real Change
How to Lead Inclusively in Times of Volatility with Michelle Kim

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Speaking fees for Michelle MiJung Kim, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Michelle MiJung Kim are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Michelle MiJung Kim, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does Michelle MiJung Kim speak about?

Michelle MiJung Kim is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Diversity, LGBTQ, Business Leadership, Teamwork & Teambuilding, Female Leadership, Social Justice, Consulting, Human Resources, Leadership, DEI, Future Of Work, Women, Civil Rights, Culture, Inspirational and Social Activism.

Where does Michelle MiJung Kim travel from?

Michelle MiJung Kim generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Michelle MiJung Kim?

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Michelle MiJung Kim is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Diversity, LGBTQ and Business Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Michelle MiJung Kim for live events is $30,000 - $50,000, and for virtual events $20,000 - $30,000. Michelle MiJung Kim generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carin Taylor, Lily Zheng and Erica Dhawan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michelle MiJung Kim for an upcoming event.

Michelle MiJung Kim Videos

The Wake Up Fireside Chat with Michelle MiJung Kim and Lily ...
Michelle Mijung Kim on the Gap Between Good Intentions and Real Change
How to Lead Inclusively in Times of Volatility with Michelle Kim
Remove Unconscious Bias for an Inclusive Workplace - Michelle Kim

Michelle MiJung Kim Reviews

  • Institute for Credentialing Excellence - Dec 02 2019

  • Indeed, Inc. - May 21 2019

Michelle MiJung Kim News

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