Looking for a unique and dynamic speaker for your next event?

As an experienced public speaker, I bring an informative yet relatable approach to personal branding, social entrepreneurship and style. I strive to equip my audience with the knowledge and confidence they need to boost their social capital and become the most remarkable versions of themselves.

I’m available as a keynote speaker, panelist, panel moderator and workshop facilitator.


I can speak on:

Personal Branding, Networking and Career Advice

Conferences + Professional Development for Women

Creating a Unique Personal Style

Linkedin for Professional Success

Using Social Media for Good

Thought Leadership and Content Marketing

Entrepreneurship and the ‘Side-Hustle’

Living boldly/Going outside of your comfort zone


Social Impact/Social Enterprise

Female Leadership and Advancing Women and Girls

“Thank you Chanèle for your enthusiasm and inspirational insights at the RBC Black History month event. We were all motivated by your story and your encouragement to take action on our ideas, to be brave and just do it.”
— Royal Bank of Canada
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“Thank you so much for being part of this morning’s meetup. You are so wonderful! It inspires me to see you shine and do good for others. Your energy is contagious. Keep doing what you’re doing!”
— Happy on Mondays

Past Speaking Engagements


Guest Speaker: Humber College - Public Relations Postgraduate Program - Social Media Class (multiple times from 2014 - 2017)

Panel Moderator: Bramalea City Centre - Style Blogger Panel (March 2016)

Panelist: Young Women in Business - #SideHustleTO Panel (September 2016)

Workshop Facilitator: Avanti Women Expo (November 2016)


Panelist: Royal Bank of Canada - Black History Month Panel (February 2017)

Workshop Facilitator: Avanti Women Expo (April 2017)

Workshop Facilitator: City of Toronto - Your Well-Crafted Personal Brand/How to Leverage Linkedin (May 2017)

Panel Moderator: #TheWhyWomenPanel hosted by ideate networking (June 2017)

Facebook Live Interview: Futurpreneur Canada - Interview with Rachel Kelly, Founder of Make Lemonade (December 2017)

Guest Speaker: Achievers Women's Network - "You Do You: Personal Branding Event" (December 2017)


Workshop Facilitator: Workshops by Huda - Pitch Perfect/How to Pitch Well - (February 2018)

Keynote Speaker: Arrow Professionals Corporate Retreat in Washington, D.C. (April 2018)

Guest Speaker: Happy on Mondays (May 2018)

Guest Facilitator: Handmade Jungle  - Crafts & Chats - Incorporating Colour in Your Personal Brand (May 2018)

Keynote Speaker: Limers Association - Be Bold or Italic, Never Regular (June 2018)

Panelist: The Atelier Conference - Personal Branding Panel (June 2018)

Guest Speaker: The Secret Life of Honey Bees - Documentary Screening Event (July 2018)

Guest Speaker: Rotary Club Toronto Skyline (August 2018)

Panel Moderator: Brand Storytelling for Impact - UnCo. (August 2018)

Co-host/Panel Moderator: How to Be an Ally Panel in partnership with Make Lemonade (August 2018)

Moderator: Keepin' it Real with Vivian Kaye (September 2018)

Panelist: Entrepreneurship for Women - Marketing for Success: Engaging and Educating Your Audience (September 2018)

Speaker & Exhibitor: Support Matters Exhibition - City of Toronto (October 2018)

Workshop Host/Guest Speaker: Branding Yourself as a Speaker - Women and Color Speaker Bootcamp (November 2018)

Panelist: Personal Branding Panel - Data Communications Management (November 2018)

Moderator/Guest Speaker: Why We Gather: How to Create Community Through Feminist Content, Practices and Values - Entrepreneurial Feminist Forum (December 2018)

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Panelist: Media & PR Panel - Queen’s for Critical Empowerment Conference by Queens University (February 2019)

TEDx Speaker: TEDxUofTMississauga (March 2019)

“You did a fantastic job as the panel moderator and helped create some deep conversations.”
— Audience member at "How to Be an Ally"

Click here to access a Google Folder that contains the following resources:

  • My bio

  • Headshots and full-length photos

  • Full list of talks and their descriptions

  • Speaker’s Kit


I found your dressing well talk engaging and helpful. I used some of your suggestions and colour chart when I went shopping the other day and was able to find some great options for networking. Thanks!
— Audience member at Avanti Women Expo 2017