Speaking Calendar

As a NYTimes best-selling author (I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do-Better Manual), speaker and branding strategist, my expertise is in 3 spaces: Pop Culture, Technology and Activism.

I present on topics related to media literacy, race in media, brandingsocial media strategybloggingdigital marketing and online advocacy/activism,entrepreneurship and more. My cultural criticism and analysis has taken me to speak at the White House and on stages around the globe (HaitiEgyptNigeriaSouth AfricaBarbados and Kenya).

As a keynote speaker, I would love to bring one of my dynamic talks to your college, conference or business so if you’re looking for speakers, I’m ready! Take a look at my videos and my awards page.

I can be reached at Luvvie at aweluv dot com. I’m represented by the good folks at ICM Partners and I’m managed by Diamond Brand Amplification.

Signature Workshops:

  • Branding like a Boss in the Digital Age
  • Using Social Media for Social Good  
  • Maintaining a Clean Online Reputation and Google Footprint
  • Race, Privilege and Company Culture 
  • Awesomely Able: The Journey

Upcoming Events

  • Awesomely Able: The Journey (keynote) – NTEN Conference (April 2018) – New Orleans, LA
  • East Bay State of Mind ft. Luvvie Ajayi (keynote) – Rubicon Programs (April 2018) – Oakland, CA
  • Discussion on State of Black community in Chicago (panelist) – AARP Town Hall (April 2018) – Chicago, IL
  • Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable (speaker) – AbbVie Elagolix Launch (May 2018) – Boston, MA
  • From Followers to Evangelists: Activating Any Audience (speaker) – Marketo Marketing Nation Summit (May 2018) – San Francisco, CA
  • Franchesca Ramsey in Conversation with Luvvie Ajayi (moderator) – Women & Children First (May 2018) – Chicago, IL
  • Empowerment Stage (speaker) – EssenceFest (July 2018) – New Orleans, LA

Past Events

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2018

  • Creating Authentic Brand Stories (masterclass) – Microsoft (April 2018) – Bellevue, WA
  • The 9th Annual Rock the RED Fashion Show (March 2018) – Chicago, IL
  • Branding in the Digital Age (masterclass) – BET Leading Women Defined Summit (March 2018) – Miami, FL
  • “I’m Judging You” with Luvvie Ajayi (featured speaker) – Sunday Sermon (March 2018) – Austin, TX
  • On Doing Better: A Convo (featured speaker) – SXSW (March 2018) – Austin, TX
  • On Publishing (talk) – Power Rising Summit (February 2018) – Atlanta, GA
  • * Awesomely Able: The Journey (keynote) – Mount Holyoke College (February 2018) – South Hadley, MA
  • Marley Dias Book Event (moderator) – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville (January 2018) – Naperville, IL
  • Fireside Chat with Myleik (keynote) – MYTRetreat (January 2018) – Cancun, Mexico
  • Millennials Are Destroying All the Industries (panelist) – Freeform Summit (January 2018) – Los Angeles, CA

2017

  • Women and Power in The Tech Workplace (moderator) – Teen Vogue Summit (December 2017) – Los Angeles, CA
  • The Platinum Age of Content: How Women and People of Color Are Changing the Entertainment Landscape (moderator) – Teen Vogue Summit (December 2017) – Los Angeles, CA
  • Breaking Through: Disrupting the Status Quo and Creating Meaningful Work (panel) – Afrotech Conference (November 2017) – San Franciso, CA
  • I’m Judging You (talk) – Texas Book Festival (November 2017) – Austin, TX
  • The 3% Conference (MC & host) – 3% Conference (November 2017) – New York, NY
  • Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable (opening speaker) – TEDWomen (November 2017) – New Orleans, LA
  • Awesomely Able: From Wallslides to TV Show (talk) – The Toigo Foundation (October 2017) – New York, NY
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Philadelphia, PA
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Chicago, IL
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Minneapolis, MN
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Nashville, TN
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Washington, DC
  • The Awesome Power of Women (keynote) – Be Golden Conference (October 2017) – Bloomington, IN
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (September 2017) – San Jose, CA
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (September 2017) – Phoenix, AZ
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (October 2017) – Austin, TX
  • The Awesomely Luvvie Journey (keynote) – Black Girls Run Conference (September 2017) – Philadelphia, PA
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (September 2017) – Seattle, WA
  • Headliner – Together Live Tour (September 2017) – Portland, OR
  • Speaking Truth to Power (talk) – The Athena Conference (September 2017) – Bozeman, MT
  • Awesomely Able (keynote) – Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit (September 2017) – Philadelphia, PA
  • I’m Judging : The Journey (keynote) – Deloitte University (August 2017) – Dallas, TX
  • I’m Judging You: Do Better (keynote) – ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership (August 2017) – Toronto, Canada
  • Using Digital Technologies for Social Impact (presentation) – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (July 2017) – Seattle, WA
  • #WokeWomen: The Empowerment Experience (panel) – Essence Festival (July 2017) – New Orleans, LA
  • Fireside Interview (keynote) – BlogHer Conference (June 2017) – Orlando, FL
  • MC – TIDE Conference (June 2017) – Orlando, FL
  • The Story Behind the Journey (Fireside Talk) – Blavity EmpowerHer 2017 Conference (June 2017) – Chicago, IL
  • Luvvie Ajayi, “I’m Judging You” in conversation with Lolly Bowean (Fireside Talk) – Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest (June 2017) – Chicago, IL
  • Decoding Race: Where Do We Go From Here? (panelist) – Google (May 2017) – New York, NY
  • The Do-Better Manual for Doing Life Right (keynote) – The Houston Museum of African American Culture (April 2017) – Houston, TX
  • The Journey, the Work and the Dream (keynote) – The Health Equity Institute (April 2017) – Providence, RI
  • MBIB Presents Let’s Talk Bias (panel) – Black Women’s Expo (April 2017) – Chicago, IL
  • Speaking Truth to Power (closing keynote) – LABS@LightCity (April 2017) – Baltimore, MD
  • Maintaining A Good Digital Footprint (talk) – YouthLab@LightCity (April 2017) – Baltimore, MD
  • Awesomely Able: The Power of Blogging, Writing and Social Media – TEDxRoadTown (talk) – BVI International Arbitration Centre (March 2017) – Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  • Growing & Leveraging Your Social Media Presence (masterclass) – BET Leading Women Defined Summit (March 2017) – Miami, FL
  • Leveraging Power & Privilege to Effect Change (workshop) – BET Leading Women Defined Summit (March 2017) – Miami, FL
  • Finding Your Give (panel) – The BE Conference (March 2017) – Austin, TX
  • Using Social Media for Social Good (keynote) – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (February 2017) – Whitewater, WI
  • Branding and Storytelling on Social Media (workshop) – Consumer Reports (February 2017) – Yonkers, NY
  • Personal Branding in the Digital Age (workshop) – The Greater Jackson Arts Council (February 2017) – Jackson, MS
  • Awesomely Luvvie LIVE (keynote) – The Greater Jackson Arts Council (February 2017) – Jackson, MS
  • Personalizing Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (co-presenter) – MAKERS Conference (February 2017) – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • Changing Perspectives (moderator) – MAKERS Conference (February 2017) – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • The Journey from Blog to Book (keynote) – Altitude Summit (February 2017) – Palm Springs, CA
  • Think Differently: Feeling Confident about Taking the Lesser Known Path (panel) – Watermark Conference for Women (February 2017) – San Jose, CA
  • The Art of Branding: Positioning Yourself for YOUR Future (panel) – Watermark Conference for Women (February 2017) – San Jose, CA
  • In Conversation with Luvvie Ajayi (keynote) – Grace Cathedral (January 2017) – San Francisco, CA
  • Conversation at AAMP: I’m Judging You With Luvvie Ajayi (keynote) – The African American Museum in Philadelphia (January 2017) – Philadelphia, PA
  • On Speaking Truth to Power (keynote) – University of Iowa (January 2017) – Iowa City, IA
  • Resisting is Most Important Now (keynote) – Ohio Women’s March (January 2017) – Columbus, OH
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