International Women's Day speaker Diane Demetre
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The IWD Speaker Directory provides over 1,000 talented women speakers worldwide, keen to be booked for fabulous International Women's Day events.
Some speakers are fee-based, and some offer their speaking talent in-kind or for no charge. All have something important and inspirational to contribute.
For example, based in Australia is IWD Speaker Directory member Diane Demetre who is a passionate, energetic speaker who brings decades of life, business, and onstage experience to her presentations. With over forty years teaching, speaking, coaching, counseling and leading teams, Diane has amassed significant wisdom that helps countless people master their mindset, energy and skills to become leaders in their lives, businesses and organizations, all while creating extraordinary results.
"The theme for International Women's Day 2024 is Inspire inclusion and as someone who was publicly excluded, lost everything, and then experienced radical transformation, I help empower and equip women with the tools to revolutionize their results," explains Diane. "As we prepare and align ourselves with the theme of International Women's Day 2024 #InspireInclusion, it's crucial to remember that inclusion is a multidimensional concept. It impacts economic empowerment, talent development, leadership roles, and more," she says. "If you're looking for a speaker with a powerful personal story on this theme, let's #InspireInclusion together for your 2024 International Women’s Day event and pave the way for more balanced, equitable, and high-performing teams and leaders who dare to shine so brightly, they light the way to collective success."
Understanding challenges faced by leaders
A successful entrepreneur, Diane has owned two multi-million-dollar businesses - an internationally acclaimed resort in Vanuatu and a quality accredited, Australian company with hundreds of staff across four states. Diane understands the challenges leaders face - the fear-based fixed mindset that clouds decision-making, the heightened levels of stress that produce overwhelm, and the severe periods of self-doubt and imposter syndrome. Blending science, psychology, personal empowerment, and mindset methodology, Diane helps audiences break free of their limited frame of reference and, with one quantum shift of perspective, master their mindset. Drawing from her leadership experience, which began as a trailblazer in education and entertainment, Diane brings real-world experience and expertise to leaders to change the lens through which they see themselves and their world to effect radical transformation.
Holding audiences in the palm of her hand
A cross between a savvy business leader, behavioral scientist and energy psychologist, Diane is as comfortable speaking to thousands or coaching one-on-one as she is working with senior executives to solo-preneurs, practitioners to parents, and managers to meditators. With a long-standing theater, television and radio experience, Diane is able to hold the audience in the palm of her hand. Diane is a fresh, energetic speaker who loves what she does, and audiences love her practical strategies that they can apply personally and professionally. Audiences regularly comment on her command of the room, the power of her presentations, and her unique approach that has them dancing in the aisles. As an award-winning author of multiple books, Diane possesses the rare ability of distilling complex information into easy-to-understand takeaways, delivering it with light-hearted humor, warmth and infectious joy for life.
"I've always been a strong advocate for women. In the late 1980's and long before the global #MeToo movement I was dramatically sacked by my producer after I refused his sexual advances. I took him to court twice and the ensuing court cases for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination became some of the highest profile cases in Australia, and were instrumental in changing the country's industrial relation laws," explains Diane. "That experience taught me to stop bemoaning my life as a mess and become a master of my mess - master of my mindset, my energy, and my skills. I dared to think differently, to feel differently, and act differently. As a result, I became a successful entrepreneur award-winning business leader, author, and keynote speaker."
As the recipient of an International Women's Day Leadership Award, Diane has helped countless women dare to shine and become stars in their organizations and lives.
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