Brenda Speaks

Brenda McGuire is an explorer, entrepreneur, and internationally sought after speaker on global business and travel. A recognized cross-cultural expert, she has taught individuals and companies how to effectively live, work and travel across diverse cultures, time zones, and language barriers.

Brenda has given hundreds of presentations in over 20 countries. Requested for motivational keynotes to corporate breakout sessions and panel discussions, she has spoken to a variety of sectors, from corporate to government, academic and non-profit. Brenda has also worked with and presented to the top level executives of many global companies.

She received the acclaimed Speakers EXPY Award for her international speaking skills (awarded by the National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers) and was recognized as an America’s Premier Expert for her contributions.

During her career, Brenda has lived and worked in Japan, Australia, the U.K., Ireland, the U.S. and Switzerland. In New York, she led a multi-million dollar division of a Fortune 500 company, overseeing one of the world’s largest intercultural and global workforce development organizations.

Brenda's Presentations

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Leadership

SMALL WORLD, BIG SUCCESS

How to Work Effectively in a Cross-Cultural World

Women in the Global Workforce

Leadership

SMALL WORLD, BIG SUCCESS

How to Work Effectively in a Cross-Cultural World

Women in the Global Workforce

Inspiration

SMALL WORLD, BIG LESSONS

SMALL WORLD, BIG DREAMS

Cross-Cultural

SMALL WORLD, BIG CONNECTIONS

Cross-Cultural Success in a Small World

Cross-Cultural

SMALL WORLD, BIG CONNECTIONS

Cross-Cultural Success in a Small World

Travel

Small World, Big Travels

Travel Like a Pro: Top 10 Tips to Travel Safe, Smart & Savvy

Around the World in an Hour

"Brenda's presentation was fun, inspiring and educational; she kept us engaged and allowed us to open our minds to the possibilities that are out there in the world of travel...no matter what age!"

- Cathy, PEO International

PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

Society of Human Resource Management   •   Employee Relocation Council   •   Society of Intercultural & Education Training and Research (Many Women, Many Voices)  •  American Society of Training & Development (Global Leadership, South Africa)   •  Greater Richmond Relocation Conference   •  Business & Professional Women’s ‘Salute to Women’ Annual Dinner  •   American Business Women Association   •   America’s Global Mobility Summit on Expatriate Adjustment   •   U.S. Department of Commerce & International Trade Administration (Export Certification Program)   •   Intercultural Communication Conference (American University, Washington, D.C)   •   American Society of Training & Development (South Africa)   •   BAPRM Meeting Speaker (Global Workforce Development)   •   Pacific Northwest Relocation Conference   •   Wells Fargo ‘Taste of Asia’ Festival   •   American Women in Communication   •   Celebrity & Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Guest Lecturer   •   Lion’s Club (Osaka, Japan)   •   American University / Grandview University / Iowa State University / Macquarie University (Australia) / Drake University / University in Tianjin, China / American Institute of Business

A List of Topics

  • Achievement
  • Adventures
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • CEOs & Business Leaders
  • Coaches & Managers
  • Communication Skills
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Education
  • Empowerment
  • Global Business Solutions
  • Global HR
  • Inspiration
  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Inspiration
  • Management
  • Motivational
  • Travel
  • Women In Business

BRENDA HAS WORKED WITH:

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