dynamic, engaging, inspiring speaker

Challange your participants to bring their full energy and power to your conference by engaging Dr. Barbara Riley as a keynote or conference speaker.


A stimulating and provacative presenter who will excite and inspire others to outrageous success, Barbara believes in the ability for all to be consistently extraordinary. She brings wisdom from over twenty five years of conducting live events, coaching, and consulting. Authenticity, integrity, and boundless energy are the hallmarks of her presentations.



outrageous success! Thriving on Diversity                                                                          Carolinas HealthCare System: Diversity Summit: Keynote May 13, 2009  

Integral Matters: Thriving on Difference in "The New Normal"
ISACS  (Independent Schools Association of the Central States): Diversity Summit:  Feb 12, 2009 

African American Women:  Exploring The Chasm and Changing the World
Women's Intercultural Exchange:  Speaker, Town Hall:  Oct. 29. 2008

Leading from The Inside Out : CACUBO - Central Association of College and University Business Officers, May 17 -19, 2008

Exploring the Chasm : Women Bridge Culture, sponsored by the Women’s Intercultural Exchange, North Carolina Women’s Conference, October 2007

The Journey to Outrageous Success : WACUBO - Western Association of College and University Business Officers, August 2007, Santa Barbara, CA

Organizing for Success : Wachovia Investment Bank, African American Network, May 2007, Atlanta, GA

WomenBridgeRace™ : Effective Dialogue Across Difference, Working Mother Magazine Town Hall, May 2007, Charlotte, NC

Coaching for Outrageous Success : Wachovia Securities: Executive Women’s Conference, February 2007 Dallas, Texas