Sonia McDonald Biography

Sonia McDonald believes we should lead with kindness, from the heart, doing rather than telling and is known for her mantra ‘Just lead’. She leads by example in all these areas and through her one on one practical coaching, leadership training for teams and organisations encourages others to do the same. Sonia has helped hundreds of people on their leadership journey to become the best version of themselves and in turn, inspire and bring out the best in others.

For more than 25 years, Sonia has been on the front lines of HR. She has held leadership positions worldwide and through experience, research and study come to realise what it takes to be a truly great leader.

Sonia has an ability to speak bravely and authentically about her own development as a leader, personal and career challenges in a way which resonates with her audience. She is recognised as a LinkedIn influencer and has become an in-demand keynote speaker, starts important conversations.

She is an award-winning published author and writes regularly for publications such as The Australian, HRD Magazine, Smart Healthy Women and Women’s Business Media. Sonia has become recognised for her commentary around the topic of leadership, developing work-life balance, championing the up and coming leaders of tomorrow and advocating for women in business and male-dominated industries.

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Sonia McDonald Videos

Leadership is a Mindset - Sonia McDonald
Sonia McDonald - International Keynote Speaker
Leadership is a Choice - Sonia McDonald

How to book Sonia McDonald?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sonia McDonald for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sonia McDonald, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sonia McDonald or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Sonia McDonald?

Booking fees for Sonia McDonald, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sonia McDonald, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sonia McDonald?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sonia McDonald for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sonia McDonald for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sonia McDonald or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sonia McDonald or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sonia McDonald is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Management, Women in Leadership and Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sonia McDonald for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Sonia McDonald generally travels from Brisbane, Australia and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Libby Gill, Emilie Aries and Dr. Jackie Freiberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sonia McDonald for an upcoming event.

Sonia McDonald Videos

Leadership is a Mindset - Sonia McDonald
Sonia McDonald - International Keynote Speaker
Leadership is a Choice - Sonia McDonald
Leadership is about Courage - Sonia McDonald
Leadership is an Attitude - Sonia McDonald

Sonia McDonald Speaking Topics

  • New Kindness of Leadership

    Our world is fast changing, and so also is leadership. This keynote is centered on creating leaders who know that kindness and courage are required to lead our new world. When you think of leaders today, a ton of people probably come to mind, however, when you dig further into successful leadership in our world today, the scope becomes narrow- er. This keynote answers why and what it takes to be a new kind of leader today.

  • Future Leaders of Leadership

    Designed for school and tertiary students to become the best versions of themselves and learn the skills needed to become leaders. Whether they aspire to become a school captain, lead at chess, sporting team or student union, students will discover valuable insights into themselves and leadership skills to carry through life.

  • Courageous Leadership

    What does it mean to be a courageous leader? How do you build a team who have trust in you and are in turn brave and resilient? Explore the philosophy behind courageous leadership and in turn, dare to step into your own power as a leader.

  • Leading the Next Generations

    Effectively leading and inspiring our next generations is a key to success for our organizations and businesses. Research shows our young and up and coming workforces are more technically savvy, have a global mindset, want to build sustainable communities and crave quality mentorship.

  • Leadership in Small Business

    The number one challenge for small business is leadership. Many small business owners fail to understand their crucial leadership role in building a long-term sustainable business. This keynote will empower you and give you the skills, tools, and confidence to lead and manage your business.

How to book Sonia McDonald?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sonia McDonald for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sonia McDonald, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sonia McDonald or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Sonia McDonald?

Booking fees for Sonia McDonald, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sonia McDonald, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sonia McDonald?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sonia McDonald for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sonia McDonald for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sonia McDonald or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sonia McDonald or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sonia McDonald is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Management, Women in Leadership and Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sonia McDonald for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Sonia McDonald generally travels from Brisbane, Australia and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Libby Gill, Emilie Aries and Dr. Jackie Freiberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sonia McDonald for an upcoming event.

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