Speaker Melinda Epler is an entrepreneur and tech expert counseling companies on how to become technologically advanced and literate for overall company expansion. Melinda focuses on how innovation, creativity, and mentorship for your businesses, regardless of the expertise, creates an immense amount of growth. She is the go-to speaker for organizations because she creates conversations on allyship in the workplace; Melinda's keynotes will take your organization to new heights of innovation and collaboration.
Why you should book speaker Melinda Epler
- She is an influential innovator. Speaker Melinda Epler has over 25 years of experience developing business innovation and inclusion strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs.
- She is a well-rounded inclusive speaker. Melinda isn’t just an inclusive technology expert; she also leads conversations about sustaining a healthy work environment and the steps to succeed.
- She focuses on allyship. Melinda opens conversations about how companies can liberate and expand themselves through allyship in the workplace. In her strategic keynotes, she demonstrates the how-tos.
Melinda is the CEO of Change Catalyst; Melinda currently works with the tech industry to solve diversity and inclusion. Using her storytelling background and large-scale culture change, she is a strategic advisor for companies, innovation hubs, and governments worldwide. Melinda co-leads a series of global solutions-focused conferences called Tech Inclusion, where she has partnered with over 450 tech companies and community organizations. She has hosted over 50 solutions-focused diversity and inclusion events around the world.
Previously, speaker Melinda Epler was a Marketing and Culture Executive and award-winning documentary filmmaker – her film and television work includes projects that exposed the AIDS crisis in South Africa, explored women’s rights in Turkey, and prepared communities for the effects of climate change. She has worked on several television shows, including NBC’s The West Wing.
Melinda is also a startup Advisor and TED speaker. She mentors, speaks, and writes about diversity and inclusion in tech, allyship, social entrepreneurship, underrepresented entrepreneurs, and investing. She is the host of the “Leading with Empathy and Allyship” podcast and has spoken on hundreds of stages around the world, including SXSW, Grace Hopper, Wisdom 2.0, the World Bank, Obama White House, Clinton Foundation, Black Enterprise, Google, Indeed, Capital One and McKinsey.
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