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Not afraid to deliver honest truth, Laurie A. Watkins is an entertaining, thought-provoking catalyst for change rooted in the notion of getting your voice heard and opinion known and betting on one’s strengths to ensure a path to success and happiness. Laurie will leave your audience entertained, motivated, and begging for more.

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What do people say about Laurie?

"Laurie Watkins is a highly-informed and highly-professional speaker who is able to educate and motivate audiences on "Finding Your Way", "The Power of Failure", and promoting the critical awareness of the interdependent relationship between wellness and productivity. Her deep experience in grassroots politics, issues advocacy and helping corporate and community leaders get their voices heard in the public arena is a valuable asset."

Andrew Zullo, CEO, Leadership Broward

"Laurie was one of the valued keynote speakers at our summit. Her inspiring presentation of the key points of "going from stressed to strong" provided clear value and growth opportunities to the full room of participants. Her message was a significant contribution to the conference and a great tie in with other speakers. Her willingness to connect with the participants and take questions during the breakout was a real bonus to those fortunate enough to participate."

Alba Melgar-C’DeBaca ,COO, VETTED / LTC (R), US Army

“Since the conference, many attendees have come up to me to talk about how much they enjoyed having you speak, in particular your advice on consistency and the power of failure. In fact, most people said that hearing you speak as our keynote was their favorite part of the whole day! I appreciated your honesty about your journey, as well as your obvious passion for empowering women. Thanks very much for your participation in our summit!”

Sheila Chung, Co-Director, Davis Women in Business

“Laurie came to speak to over thirty-five fellows at a progressive leadership institute for millennials run by the New Leaders Council. During her presentation about her book and experiences with political campaigns and working in the Obama administration, I quickly noticed how engaged and inspired the fellows became with her message of passion and balance. Afterwards she spent over an hour in one-on-ones with many of the fellows. She generated more interest and positive feedback than with any of our over forty panelists we had during the six-month leadership development course.”

Chad Maxey, Army Veteran & NLC-Broward Chapter Co-Chair

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