Through my experience as a corporate leader and a keynote speaker at women’s conferences, events and initiatives, I have seen and experienced firsthand the assumptions and biases that many women face every day in the workplace. Women face particular assumptions about how they present themselves—how they dress, look, and behave, and what this says about their skills, talents, and abilities. Too shy, bossy, cold, emotional, ladylike, cute, angry, or argumentative are just some of the labels often applied to women. They must constantly fight these assumptions and demonstrate their commitment to their work. These assumptions and labels also affect the view they have of themselves. As a result, women may lack confidence because they feel powerless and unheard even when they try to speak up, so they miss out on career opportunities.
There are a lot of clichés that feed the myths. Women don’t speak up, don’t raise their hands, don’t pursue top jobs, and lack the assertiveness they need to lead. The myths reinforce the message that they must change if they hope to succeed by focusing on their supposed shortcomings or by behaving like men. This is not true; as a better approach is to empower women and help them identify and harness their strengths.
We all know the potential that women bring to the workplace. The moment they understand how their first and lasting impressions affect themselves and their professional reputations, they can begin to control their success. When women invest into building their professional and personal reputations and embrace their own unique strengths, they can thrive in any industry or profession, gain a larger share of the decision-making power and influence, and ultimately have a significant impact on their organization’s bottom-line success.
By changing how they see themselves and how others see them, we can enable and empower them to achieve their full potential in any field or profession.
I have a proven track record of delivering engaging and thought-provoking keynote presentations for audiences that include women (and men) of all levels. I am consistently ranked as the top speaker at annual or mid-year conferences because of my extensive experience, unique delivery style, and relevant content.
That’s why event hosts and organizations continue to book me for their women-focused conferences, events, or initiatives, including the following
With a shared, fun, interactive experience, I will equip attendees with the awareness and skills to represent themselves and their corporations with confidence, clarity, and conformity.
By leveraging my extensive experience and unique perspective at your conferences, events, or initiatives for women, I promise to bring your event to life. As a presenter, I’ll show up extremely prepared and go the extra mile to ensure my presentations meet the highest standards. Accordingly, I will adapt the material for your conference or event, take into account the specific needs of your audience, and concentrate on the key messages you want to convey. I will deliver a keynote presentation or training that leaves a lasting impression on all your guests—women and men alike.
I would be honored to speak at your annual conference or training event and help your attendees make a favorable first and lasting impression at every step along their career paths.
In 27 years of planning conferences and hearing thousands of speakers, it’s truly rare to be enlightened and moved by one. I heard Sylvie di Giusto speak recently and she blew me away.
I am still at a loss of words for how incredible, warm, real, and engaging Sylvie is. She is truly one of, if not the best, speaker I have had the opportunity to hear and engage with.
Her thought-provoking presentation energized the group intellectually and physically, as Sylvie had participants on their feet and interacting with each other in exercises that perfectly complemented her talk.
It was truly an eye-opening, inspirational and rewarding presentation. I would strongly recommend Sylvie. Her presentation provides the perfect insight for any organization that is looking to empower its individual employees.
This woman will leave you hanging on to every word. I walked away inspired to be the best version of myself. Watch out Wonder Woman; there is a new superhero in town who goes by Sylvie.
Sylvie literally ‘brought down the house’! With energy, passion, personality, style and rock-solid research, she had us all listening to every word with baited breath for each statement was a pearl of information dropped in the collective pool of our influence that I can already see the ripples of extension.
I have been “one of you” for nearly twenty years. I understand the corporate world and the world of speaking like few other speakers in this industry.
I have already reached tens of thousands of participants worldwide and have planted the seed of first impressions for themselves and their organizations.
I connect with a wide range of audiences of varying cultures, genders, and ages and I have the ability to address everyone from the doorman to the CEO.
I create a memorable experience in a fun, creative and informative way. I “do” the unexpected, and your audience will remember the lessons I share.
I do not use canned presentations because I know each industry, company, and audience has its own challenges and needs a different approach and way to inspire them.
I amaze my clients. I deliver a level of excellence that they could not imagine was possible. Good is never good enough for me.
I am easy to work with. I’m not the kind of speaker who has special requests. Instead, I focus on making your stressful job as easy as possible.
I’m all yours for the entire day, and I’m happy to be involved in additional engagements such as photo ops, book signings, VIP lunches or dinners, etc.
I truly love what I do, and I feel very privileged that you are considering me as the speaker for your upcoming event.
I’m happy to take you up the stairs. Yes, literally. Join me in climbing the highest buildings in the world. If I can do it, you can too! 😉