Keynote: How to stand out on video and boost LinkedIn presence + live Q&A | Internal event | June 17, 2021

Organization: A Fortune 500 global hospitality brand (EMEA)

Audience: EMEA sales team (~100 attendees)

Keynote: How to stand out on video and boost LinkedIn presence + live Q&A | Internal event | May 6, 2021

Organization: A Fortune 500 global hospitality brand

Audience: North American sales team (~350 attendees)

  • 95% of feedback survey respondents rated Lorraine a 5/5 (“Great! I would love to watch another presentation by her”) for her effectiveness as a virtual speaker
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they learned something new
  • 95% of feedback survey respondents said they would apply a best practice they learned to their work

Keynote: How to stand out on video and boost LinkedIn presence + live Q&A | Closed event | April 29, 2021

Organization: Northwestern Alumni Association’s Council of 100

Audience: ~85 leaders and executives across industries including tech, entertainment, and retail

  • 80% of feedback survey respondents said they “strongly agree” the presentation was valuable programming

 

Keynote: How to build remote teams that thrive | Async + live Q&A | Closed event | April 20, 2021

Organization: Guest lecturer at Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

Audience: 30 journalists from organizations including Wirecutter, BuzzFeed News, and Associated Press

Keynote: How to build remote teams that thrive | Async + live Q&A | Closed event | May 4, 2021

Organization: Guest lecturer at Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Media

Audience: 30 journalists from organizations including ESPN, NPR, CNN, and Business Insider

Keynote: How to stand out on video and boost LinkedIn presence + live Q&A | March 10, 2021

Organization: Northwestern Alumni Association | Invited as part of its Women’s History Month webinar series

Audience: ~350 business professionals across industries

  • 718 registrations (7x above average), with 48% live attendance rate (average is 30-40%)
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents rated Lorraine a 5/5 (“Great! I would love to watch another presentation by her”) for her effectiveness as a virtual speaker
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they learned something new
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they felt more confident/comfortable/excited to tackle their next virtual presentation or LinkedIn post
  • 98% engagement rate (defined as chat activity, raising hand, clicking, etc.)
  • Speaker score of 9.07/10 through NAA follow-up (100 responses)

Keynote: How to stand out in virtual presentations and be an effective virtual leader + live Q&A | Closed event | March 24, 2021

Organization: Guest lecturer at Remote-how Academy

  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they learned something new in the presentation
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they would implement something they learned
  • 49 registrations; 40 attendees at peak, 37 at end. From the organizer: “I’d say people were quite engaged compared to our other meetings.”
  • 66.7% of feedback survey respondents rated Lorraine a 5/5 (“Great! I would love to watch another presentation by her”) for her effectiveness as a virtual speaker; 33.3% rated her a 4/5

Keynote: How to stand out as a candidate + live Q&A | December 2020

Organization: The Family’s “Recruiting from Anywhere Summit”

The world has radically changed with COVID-19. Entrepreneurs and great operators from the top tech companies have had to experiment with and adopt new ways of working. Hear from innovators making a difference in this space.

Keynote: Remote work is here to stay: How to stand out in virtual presentations and on LinkedIn + live Q&A | Prefer audio? Listen to the podcast here. | February 11, 2021

Organization: PowerToFly Chat ‘n Learn series

  • +240 registrations (average is 30-40), up to 85 live attendees, with 75 attendees at session close
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents rated Lorraine a 5/5 (“Great! I would love to watch another presentation by her”) for her effectiveness as a virtual speaker
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they learned something new in the presentation
  • 100% of feedback survey respondents said they felt more confident/comfortable/excited to tackle their next virtual presentation or LinkedIn post

PowerToFly is a recruiting platform that connects companies to women in tech, sales, marketing and digital. Its founders, Milena Berry and Katharine Zaleski, were among Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2015. 

Invited to be the on-court announcer for the 3rd annual Kunal Patel San Francisco Championships, presented by UTR Powered by Oracle and hosted at the Berkeley Tennis Club. The tournament brought together American professionals including Steve Johnson, Bradley Klahn, Sam Querrey, and Ramesh Ram. Hundreds were in attendance during the championship rounds, which took place across four days. I introduced matches and conducted post-match interviews.

The title winner (Steve Johnson) received $50,000. Sponsors included UTR Powered by Oracle, VOSS Water, USTA NorCal, Dunlop, UBS and Realize. (September 2019)