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Invite Dawn To Speak

Is your group, organization, or company seeking a dynamic motivational speaker? I am always humbled when people invite me to be a speaker, host, or panelist.

Don’t see a topic that fits your interest? Just contact me and I will gladly discuss and explore a customized presentation. Click on the “Send A Voice Message” via the purple tab to the right or email me at dmccoy@flourishleadership.com.

I look forward to sharing my quick wit and contagious enthusiasm to inspire your audience!

More About Dawn

      • leadership strategist
      • Author of more than ten books including leadership development, communication skills, community engagement, and networking strategies including Leadership Building Blocks: An Insider’s Guide to Success. She is also a co-author on several collaborations.
      • Dawn has shared her message and resources with audiences in corporate, government, and non-profit audiences.

Speaker Request Form

To submit your request and confirm my availability, select the Speaker Request Form. Below are previous and recent speaking engagements. Click here to see frequent speaking topics.

Dawn's Speaker Information Sheet Speaker Request Form

Previous Speaking Engagements

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Human Library Project (speaker/participant)
  • Petersburg Public Library Author’s Showcase (Invited speaker/participant)
  • RVA Fall Author’s Workshop (Panelist)
  • RVA Creative Wellness Center (Invited speaker)
  • Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (Emcee)
  • National Council of College Women Student Leaders (Invited speaker)
  • Children’s Medical Nutrition Alliance (Invited keynote speaker)
  • City of Richmond Office of Human Resources (Invited keynote speaker)
  • Regent University Women’s Leadership Institute (Guest speaker)

Speaking Engagement Remarks

Public Testimony Remarks

15-Minute Panelist Remarks

Photo Gallery

Below are photos from some of my speaking engagements.

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Virginia General Assembly, Partners in Policymaking Mock Testimony, Richmond, Virginia





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EWomen Network Conference Author’s Workshop Presentation, Dallas, Texas


“I found the writing workshop for Children’s Books, Poetry, and Memoirs to be very informative for new writers. Dawn McCoy advised us to “Brain Dump” and to think about the story you’re trying to write, the message you’re trying to get out.”
there, your theme and sequence.” – Fall Author’s  workshop participant, November 2018

“I can’t seem to organize my message in such a way that others understand how communities can spend less money and provide better services. Now, thanks to the workshop, I have lots of ideas on how to improve my presentation and message.” – Farm Team Community engagement boot camp workshop participant, July 2009

“Ms. McCoy made the four hours fly by as (she) engaged and challenged the participants. I felt involved in the entire process, and tips and tricks were helpful and will be useful for what I currently do.”
– Tiffany G.

“The Lynchburg Boot Camp was a great success! More than 20 women turned out to learn how to breathe deeply and do raspberries in preparation for giving a speech. Thanks to Dawn McCoy who gave us great tips for running a campaign and finding overlapping circles in our lives that will help us support a campaign effort.” – Shannon B.



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