FRESH Speakers Academy is a digital training program on the art and business of thought leadership.
Being able to skillfully share your story and work is one of the most powerful ways you can support the issues you lead and champion.
About the Academy
FRESH Speakers Academy is a 6-month long training program that follows the arc of developing a successful public speaking and thought leadership practice.
What we’ve seen over the course of history is that the most impactful leaders are highly effective communicators, whether they’re on a stage, in the op-ed pages, or in a meeting with potential collaborators. The academy is about giving you all the tools and knowledge we can to make you effective in all of these contexts with all kinds of audiences.
What you get in your membership
The program includes three core components:
Other perks include becoming part of our powerful community of changemakers, peer coaching sessions, monthly conversation series, and more.
About the team
We are FRESH Speakers, a speakers bureau with the mission of creating more inclusion and equity in thought leadership. We have curated and coached for over a dozen high profile institutions across the globe, like The Obama Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative, and the Sundance Institute, and have coached many main stage TED speakers, with cumulative views exceeding 50 million. FRESH has a deep bench of experienced coaches and facilitators, the majority of them BIPOC+, who have vibrant careers communicating about everything from transgender rights to travel culture to land repatriation. Lucky us. Now lucky you.
How to know if the Academy is for you
Applications are now open to a select number of institutional partners for the Fall 2023 Class. Ideal partners are social change organizations, foundations, and companies that host fellowship, grantee, or leadership development programs and think this opportunity would be beneficial for the leaders you support.