Lilian Kikuvi

Using African tribal framework to help individuals and businesses harness the benefits of diversity and inclusion

Lilian is a highly trained and experienced Speaker and Facilitator. Originally from Kenya, she is sought after by Private, Public and Not for Profit sectors. Her clients have included Future Crunch, Medibank Private, Western Bulldogs Australian Football League (AFL) club, Culturally Diverse Women, Melton Council and Parkville Juvenile Corrections Centre.

Lilian is obsessed with helping people and businesses to go beyond buzzwords and cultivate the fruits of  inclusivity. This stems from her lived experience as a culturally diverse woman spanning over two decades in Australia. She has qualifications in Psychology, Counselling, Training & Assessment and Professional Speaking. Lilian has also worked across a number of industries like insurance, personal development and social services.

Lilian’s African inspired presentations and workshops are an elegant combination of cross- cultural insights, latest research, storytelling, advocacy and humour.

                                             SPEAKING TOPICS
1. THE FUTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS - HOW TO CREATE A TRIBAL WORKFORCE TO ENHANCE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
In this session, Lilian draws from her cross-cultural experience, market research, extensive commercial knowledge and professional training to show her audience how to create a diverse and inclusive workforce that will boost business performance.

She teaches her audience how to apply 5 African tribal principles in order to create a tribal workforce that will deliver improved business performance. These African tribal principles are designed to bring life to policies and enable businesses to be true beneficiaries of diversity and inclusion.

This topic is targeted at businesses that are interested in elevating their business performance, regardless of where there are at in their diversity and inclusion journey. This talk is targeted at any person that is interested in playing it big in life to achieve personal success.

In this session the audience will learn:
• A new perspective on the impact of diversity and inclusion on their business
• 5 unique and powerful strategies that their business can easily adopt to create a diverse and inclusive workforce
• A blue print on how to achieve diversity and inclusion that will boost business performance

2. THE SUPERIOR MINORITY - HOW TO REALISE YOUR FULL POTENTIAL AND THRIVE BECAUSE OF YOUR DIFFERENCE
In this African inspired session, Lilian introduces her audience to “The Superior Minority” – a term that she has given to an individual that chooses to live authentically and thrive because of their difference. Lilian combines cross- cultural insights, research, storytelling and humour. She shares 5 African tribal principles that can help her audience embrace and maximise on their difference in order to achieve personal success.

Lilian offers her audience with a unique perspective by stating that if anyone has ever felt different, for any reason, then they have been a minority. In addition, they can be their most superior selves if they embrace their difference authentically. This can elevate them to the status of superior minority.

Lilian highlights the importance of being “The Superior Minority”, in particular the added richness to diversity in our society. She inspires her audience not only to embrace their own difference, but that of others in order to open the doors of inclusion. This talk is targeted at any person that is interested in playing it big in life to achieve personal success.

In this session the audience will learn:
• How to identify barriers that stop them living authentically and thriving
• 5 simple and unique strategies that will empower them to live authentically and thrive because of their difference
• A blue print to achieving personal success

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