Kelly Charles-Collins

Award-Winning TEDx Speaker, Bankable Brand Strategist, Author, Mentor

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Kelly Charles-Collins is a sought-after authority specializing in unconscious bias, bystander intervention, and courageous conversations. Kelly has been revolutionizing the way leaders and employees learn about and address the issues of justice, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace; acknowledging the tension, resistance, associated with and the vital importance of these issues.

As a retired 20+ year employment law trial attorney turned keynote and award-winning TEDx speaker, author, podcast host and magazine publisher, Kelly understands first-hand the complexities of employer/employee and employee/employee relationships and feels compelled to lead a revolution to create safe, inclusive, accountable organizational cultures and environments where people see, appreciate, and respect each other’s humanity.

Kelly is also a remarkably powerful visionary and women’s empowerment speaker who believes there is a concerted effort to erase women’s value, and so she created Speaker Moguls™ and Ladies Who Leverage Global Network®. Speaker Moguls™ is an exclusive program for women speakers to master the business of professional speaking and design a bankable brand strategy that gets them known and paid. Ladies Who Leverage® is a global network for women to connect authentically, build strategically, and live life unapologetically AF.

Kelly’s past clients include Raymond James, eBay, Tampa Bay International Airport, United States Tennis Association, BayCare Health Systems, SHRM, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America, Association Forum and many more.

A transformative keynote speaker and mentor, Kelly has been featured in some of the biggest media publications and outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS,, Forbes, Fast Company, Authority Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Thrive Global and more. She is also the author of Conversations Change Things: The “PER”fect Framework for Courageous Conversations and Unapologetic AF: 34 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Badass.

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“Our team loved your message. I wanted to thank you for the perspective of  embracing humanity. I think that spirit is alive and well here at Grow. Hearing  you say that encapsulated your entire message and the message most needed  within our country right now. You were an exceptional part of our day and I  can’t thank you enough for your message.“

Thomas Feindt
CEO, Grow Financial

“Your presentation just ended and I want to thank you. I appreciated your insight  about Unconscious Bias, I am glad that it wasn't just focus on race but on facts.  Thank you for supporting AFWA by sharing your knowledge with us. I hope you  will consider presenting again in the future.”

Danielle Mowery

“So appreciate your presentation for AFWA. Love the reminder to use “Amplify” when others are overlooked. Looking forward to reading your books.”

Kelly Morris Hodge
CPA, Bridge The Gap Accounting

“Thank you for an educational and insightful session with our Sr. Leaders. We  appreciate the extra time you took for answering questions and providing some  coaching/mentoring tips for having some conversations around taboo topics.”

Lorisse Garcia
SVP of People Operations, Vinik Sports Group

“Thank you for addressing so many important points and challenging all of us to think about all the topics we covered [on race and racism].“

Bob Bolton
CFO, Day Pitney

“I had the pleasure of receiving your presentation to Grow Financial this morning  and it was awesome. You’re incredibly impactful and I’m grateful you were with  us today.”

Kent Paro
VP Operations, Grow Financial

“Thank you so much for your words and encouragement yesterday. Hearing you  speak [about courageous conversations] is so empowering. You have given us  the language and strategies to move forward. Can I order more of the booklets  you gave us? You are making such a difference through your approach. I am grateful! Caitlin Mallory”

Director of Special Education, CHPS