Diane DiResta, CSP, is Founder and CEO of DiResta Communications, Inc., a New York City consultancy serving business leaders who deliver high stakes presentations— whether one-to-one, in front of a crowd or from an electronic platform. DiResta is the author of Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power, Punch, and Pizzazz, an Amazon.com category best-seller and has spoken on 4 continents. She has unique ability to get to the core of the message and translate complexity into simplicity.
Diane is Past President of the NYC chapter of National Speakers Association and former media trainer for the NBA and WNBA. She was featured on CNN, and quoted in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, London Guardian, and Investors Business Daily and Bloomberg radio.
Diane is a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than 12% of speakers nationwide as well as a certified virtual presenter. And her blog, Knockout Presentations, made the Top 50 Public Speaking blogs.
Books and Products: Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power and Pizzazz Morgan James Publishing Give Fear the Finger:How to Knockout Fear of Public Speaking Book Baby
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ELEVATE --- Valda Ford & Rochelle Rice
Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to elevating the next generation of women in leadership. Each show features experts from the fields of body, mind and spirit to include psychology, finances and the freedom to be the full expression of yourself as you grow in leadership.
Valda has a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Nursing Administration from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University. She has worked in 57 countries to improve lives and promote health.
Rochelle has a Master of Individualized Study from New York University and is trained as a Somatic Experience Practitioner. She is a former professional jazz dancer and has studied extensively with Christine Schenk in the CHRIS ® Technique (Cellular Harmonizing Regenerative Integration System).
Both women bring an extensive background from their respective fields of health, wellness, diversity, equity, inclusion, and Health at Every Size ®. Grounded in faith, these two have developed a rich program that highlights the techniques, skills and strategies needed for women to succeed in an ever changing and demanding world. They emphasize the need for women to connect to their bodies as a resource for successful decision making, self-confidence, integrity and authenticity.