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​Whether you're planning a live, in-person gathering or a virtual event, Minette will deliver an inspiring, engaging, and thought-provoking talk. She combines real-life stories, research, and actionable advice to spark new ideas and behavior in any audience. Book Minette to speak at your event through The Lavin Agency 


Keynote topics include:

  • The Boldly Inclusive Leader: Champion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

  • Psychological Safety: The Foundation of Innovative and Engaged Teams

  • Leading with Empathy: The Power of Human Connection

  • An Unexpected Career: Lessons Learned Along the Way

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Video clips from some of Minette's recent talks

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"Minette's presentation was down to earth, engaging, and just right for a mixed room (varying role, experience, etc.). Our team members rated her highly and were excited to use what they learned in the workplace!”

Angelique O’Bryan, Managing Director, XenoPsi Shared Services

"Thank you for your work with our team. I have received tons of positive feedback on your professionalism, your knowledge, and your presentation style. Looking forward to our continued partnership."

Joe Morelock Ed.D., Superintendent, Willamette Education Service District

"Minette was a tremendous keynote speaker at our Global Ready Conference. She established a unique bond with our audience despite the virtual format and spoke with authority on the subject matter."

 Head of Marketing, Smartling

"Have you ever experienced a dynamic speaker, but you couldn’t explain why or how they were so dynamic? That is the case with Minette Norman. She is one of the most engaging and heart-centered speakers I’ve seen. Her voice, her message, and her demeanor all make her a magical presenter." 

Janice Litvin, Speaker and Author of Banish Burnout

"I saw Minette present at an executive leadership summit. Her talk was memorable not only because of her excellent speaking skills and very digestible content, but also because of the interactions she created among attendees." 

Arianne Larimer, Vice President, Client Development, Pure Spectru

"Thank you, Minette! You are such a wonderful partner in creating an inclusive workplace. I appreciate the impact you’ve had on our team." 

Global VP People & Culture, Jumio

"What an incredible talk with us today! Thank you for being a trailblazer and for paving the way for so many to advance." 

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Extreme Networks

"Loved your session! We have barely scratched the surface with D&I and sessions like this help the org become more aware of the distance we have to go. Thank you for the amazing session!"

Chief Product Officer, Jumio

"Your inclusive meetings workshops made a huge impact. I find that the meetings I attend these days are far more intentional, inclusive, and successful than they were before."

Leadership Operations, Karat

"I just want to express my appreciation for that psychological safety debrief session. You did an amazing job of encouraging us, delivering meaning, and all the while moving us along. I can't think of a better way to spend two hours." 

Director of Engineering, Equalize Health

"You’ve really changed my perspective on inclusion. This is what great leaders and people managers do, not the side hustle example you referenced. What an ah-hah moment!"

Sr. Employee Communications Specialist, VMware

"The talk could not have gone better. I had dozens of colleagues reach out after the talk, saying things like "wow that was really well done," "I could have listened to her much longer," and "she made everyone feel comfortable right away".

 Head of Product Design, The Clorox Company

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