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YolanDa Brown is a preeminent musician, public speaker, and influential media personality renowned for her eloquent and engaging oratory. Her reputation for stimulating and bold speaking engagements is hallmarked by a pace that’s as intriguing as her onstage creative productions. Through YolanDa's keynote speeches, the breadth of her experiences come to life as she journeys audiences through narratives that weave music, creativity, motivation, leadership, audience interaction, and personal involvement in educational advocacy.

YolanDa Brown’s speaking engagements and keynotes transport listeners through an enlightening, exploratory goal and advice, invigorating ideas, and the perpetuation of humanistic beliefs. She is a testament to the merger of poignant philanthropy, analytic excellence, and clear musical performance, delivered through an innocent vibrancy that demonstrates her warmth and honesty.

YolanDa Brown's Speaking Topics

Leadership and Collaboration

YolanDa Brown went from Head Girl at school to being an award-winning musician, broadcaster, Chair of the BPI and also Chair of Youth Music, leadership, delegation, empathy and collaboration are at the core of her practice. YolanDa shares insights on effective leadership and collaboration. She discusses the strength of communication, trust, and mutual respect in achieving success as a team, and shares stories of how she has applied these principles in her career. This talk is ideal for anyone looking to improve their leadership and collaboration skills and is especially relevant for teams in the creative industries.

Overcoming Adversity and Embracing Your Passion

Drawing on her own experiences as a musician and entrepreneur, YolanDa shares practical strategies for overcoming adversity and pursuing your passions. She discusses the importance of perseverance, self-belief, and taking risks, and shares stories of how she overcame challenges to achieve her goals. This talk is ideal for anyone looking for inspiration and motivation to pursue their dreams.

Wearing Many Hats

YolanDa Brown knows first hand what it means to wear many hats. In this talk, she discusses the challenges and rewards of juggling multiple roles and responsibilities. She shares strategies for maintaining balance, setting priorities, and managing time effectively, inspiring audiences to embrace their diverse talents and navigate the complexities of wearing many hats. 

The Transformative Power of Music

In this talk, YolanDa shares her personal journey as a musician and broadcaster and explores the ways in which music can be a powerful tool for personal and societal transformation. She discusses the impact that music has had on her life and career, and shares stories of how music has transformed the lives of others. This talk is both inspiring and informative and is perfect for anyone interested in the power of music.

The Glass Half Full Mindset

YolanDa explores the power of adopting a positive outlook in the face of adversity. She shares personal stories and discusses the impact of having a glass half full mindset on personal growth, resilience, and overall well-being. This talk encourages individuals to shift their perspective, find gratitude in challenging situations, and cultivate a positive mindset to overcome obstacles and thrive.

Conquering Imposter Syndrome

YolanDa delves into the common phenomenon of imposter syndrome, where individuals doubt their accomplishments and fear being exposed as frauds. She provides practical strategies for overcoming self-doubt, building confidence, and embracing one's unique abilities. This talk empowers individuals to recognize their worth and conquer the limiting beliefs of imposter syndrome.

“I feel like I’ve been blasted with Sunshine 

 from the creative world” 

 Fi Glover 

"Brown continuously strives to push boundaries, not only in her music 

an unusual blend of reggae, jazz and soul  

 but also in her education work" 

 Financial Times 

“She’s quite life enhancing” 

 Jane Garvey 

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