Why KeyNote Women Speakers?

A little about us

A podium without a single woman speaker is much too common, and KeyNote Women Speakers are on a mission to change this. We bring diversity to speaking stages across the world. Why? Research shows that group intelligence is increased when there is diversity in a room. If we look at conference topics where women are well represented – Human Resources, Marketing, and even Education – we’re still far from having balanced gender representation on stages.

Therefore, bring more diversity to your next event: On KeyNote Women Speakers Directory, you'll find handpicked talented women leaders, entrepreneurs, as well as sports and media personalities who are passionate subject-matter experts, covering topics from innovation to sexual health. KeyNote has a vast community of women speakers from across the world and it is growing by the day!

KeyNote is run by volunteers as a non-profit organisation. It started in 2017 as an initiative of PrimeTime, one of the oldest communities for business and professional women in Singapore. KeyNote’s raison d'être is simple: it is all about women supporting women. Not only do we make sure that women are more visible through our site and social media forums; we also train the next generation of KeyNote speakers.

Meet our team of volunteers

Mette Johansson


Ivana Fertitta

Training Lead

Aarathi Arumugam

Speaker Talent Lead

Melody Garcia

North America Lead

Anna Herbst

Europe Lead

Riza Pelaez

Japan Lead

Binu Balan

Business Development & Partnerships Lead

Tanushree Mukherjee

Training Team

Sheena Yap Chan

Country Lead, Canada

Nishreen Shafeek

Marketing Team

Lisette Ann Torres

Virtual Assistant

Leslie Caoile

Virtual Assistant

Jyot Bhalla

Content Creator

Karolina Gwinner

Learning Lead

Maneesha Benedict

Office Manager

Sandhya Gola

Podcast Lead

Zhala Sarmast

Fundraising Coordinator

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