Denise Young

Cultivating belonging, inclusion & authentic leadership

Denise is a motivational and high-energy speaker who delivers a custom experience for every audience whether from your stage or through a virtual keynote to your screen. Denise meets with clients ahead of time to ensure your organization key messages and outcomes are integrated into the keynote therefore she delivers to a wide range of industries and sizes.

Denise cultivates belonging and inclusion during her keynotes and she is driven to create change, impact culture and move teams to sustainable success. Denise teaches Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and completed a pan-Canadian research project on identifying barriers of women and nonbinary advancement into leadership roles. Denise has a Masters of Arts in Communication and Technology and a Bachelor of Management. The below are sample keynotes

Cultivating Belonging, Inclusion through Authentic Leadership…45 Minutes

We are all leaders. Self awareness is key in leading change in your personal and work life. This is difficult so we will provide practical tips on how do integrate into your everyday life.

- Identify why self awareness is crucial to development of you as an individual and leader.
- Identify areas in your life where you want to be extraordinary.
- Practical tips of what can be done today on your journey to changing and creating more inclusive spaces!
- Delivery format: Storytelling and engaging the audience by talking "with them" not "at them".


Empowering Change Through Conversations

Change happens through conversations and in this keynote we will discuss how to have transformative conversations which creates belonging and inclusion

- Identify what is transformative conversations and why it matters?
- Practical tips on improving conversations to ensure all parties are heard and acknowledged

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