Keynote Speaker | Training Facilitator | Event Panelist


Dr. Talaya Waller is a personal branding speaker who is passionate about sharing her research and experience with audiences around the world. Each speaking engagement is tailored to the audience and goals of the event. 

Workshops are engaging, interactive and entertaining. Participants leave the event with a greater understanding of how they can improve their personal brands and become brand ambassadors for their organizations. 

Topics include but aren't limited to: 

  • Discovering the unique value that individuals bring to an organization;
  • Leveraging individual expertise to build online and offline influence;
  • Making connections and increasing engagement through social media; and
  • Creating authentic content based on targeted audience research.

Please click the button below to book Dr. Waller as a guest speaker, panelist, or workshop facilitator.

Past speaking engagements



  • Global Trends in Personal Branding - University of Cape Town Business School, MBA Program
  • Personal Branding Interview - The University of Sydney School of Business, Digital Marketing Graduate Course
  • 6 Principles of Personal Brand Management - Guest Lecturer, Webster University Geneva
  • The Value of Influence - Guest Lecturer, Geneva School of Economics and Management, Marketing Analytics Graduate Course
  • Personal Branding Lectures -  Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University), Warsaw, Poland
  • How to Build a Powerful Personal Brand Workshop - Mount Holyoke College WOC Leadership Conference
  • TedxPSU - The Future of Branding is Personal
  • Entrepreneur & Investor Panel - Yale Women's Leadership Initiative
  • Target Audience Workshop - The Black upStart Bootcamp


  • Networking/Navigating Holiday Events - Junior League of Washington, D.C.
  • Global Trends in Personal Branding - PBEX 2017 São Paulo, Brazil
  • Navigating Your Personal and Professional Brand - US Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Success in the City - Georgia State University
  • Selling Your Expertise Online - Morgan State University Graves School of Business
  • Build Your Brand - Women Empower Expo
  • Building Your Brand - She Leads Africa 
  • Revitalizing Your Personal Brand - Greater Washington Urban League


  • Build Your Brand and Position Yourself for Success - Singapore, Singapore
  • Introduction to Personal Branding - D.C. Department of Health
  • 5 Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand - London, UK
  • Revitalizing Your Personal Brand in 2016 - Greater Washington Urban League
  • ConnectHER Women's Leadership Brunch - Richmond, VA
  • Build Your Brand Power Brunch NYC - How to Identify Your Target Audience


Audience Feedback

Dr. Talaya Waller’s genuine investment in helping people find their own voice is apparent in her presentation. Her feedback is extremely valuable for young entrepreneurs.
— Anna-Nicole B., Mount Holyoke College
I was really amazed by your lecture at Kozminski University and I’m grateful for the inspiration you are giving to the people around you including me.
— Aleksandra A., Kozminski University

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