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Felicity H. Barber

About Felicity H. Barber

Felicity H. Barber is a speechwriter, executive communications specialist and coach. She writes speeches, advises business leaders on messaging and coaches people in the art of persuasion. Before moving to San Francisco from London and setting up her business, Thoughtful Speech, she was an in-house speechwriter at Lloyd’s of London, the global insurer. Prior to Lloyd’s Felicity worked in British politics formulating policy to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls. In 2010 Felicity stood for election, campaigning in the area where she grew up. Fun Fact: Felicity has written a book presented as a gift to HM The Queen. She can be contacted at felicity@thoughtfulspeech.com or via thoughtfulspeech.com

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Why It’s Such A Fail That The UN Chose Wonder Woman As Their Ambassador For Women Empowerment

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

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How To Deliver A Pitch Perfect Presentation

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As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

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Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

When it comes to having a good time comedian Loni Love is always down for the cause. This time around, Love is tapping BET’s edition of Lip Sync Battle for the upcoming Soul Train Awards with R&B crooners Keyshia Cole, … Read More

Whether she knows it or not, Marilee Holmes is an inspiration. As the Vice President of Operations and General Counsel for Wilhelmina Models, Marilee puts in the work to evolve into the successful woman she is today and the game … Read More

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Tells 5,000 Women To #LeadOn

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

Sherrell Dorsey is standing in the gap; a phrase that she describes as a way to take up space when an opportunity is being ignored, or where there is a need. Curiosity and asking critical questions led Dorsey to wonder … Read More

When it comes to having a good time comedian Loni Love is always down for the cause. This time around, Love is tapping BET’s edition of Lip Sync Battle for the upcoming Soul Train Awards with R&B crooners Keyshia Cole, … Read More

Whether she knows it or not, Marilee Holmes is an inspiration. As the Vice President of Operations and General Counsel for Wilhelmina Models, Marilee puts in the work to evolve into the successful woman she is today and the game … Read More

Simply put, I wish there was more people like Lisa Ling in the world. A journalist to the core, Lisa is also a wife, mother, advocate, producer, and an ambitious storyteller who is committed to sharing the voices of those … Read More

Aviva Klein is a photographer and director based in New York City. With a name, that literally translates as “spring” in Hebrew, Aviva’s personal journey encapsulates her ability to blossom throughout the storm of any previous season. With a refreshing … Read More

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