Los Angeles Speech Coach, Motivational Speaker and Author in Los Angeles, California
Mimi Donaldson has over twenty years of speaking expertise, captivated audiences from the Fortune 100 to the just plain fortunate. She’s won acclaim for her rousing keynote speeches, compelling workshops, and in-house training programs and has shared the keynote platform with Colin Powell, Katie Couric and Maya Angelou. As a superstar in the speaking business, her combination of sophisticated humor and solid content makes her one of America’s most popular funny females. Mimi also uses her speaking wisdom as a speech coach, helping many become confident, passionate public speakers both through in-person sessions in Los Angeles and Southern California and nationwide via Skype.
Mimi holds a Bachelors Degree in Speech and Dramatic Arts from the University of Iowa, and a Masters Degree in Education from Columbia University. For 10 years, she was a staff Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney Company, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International.
Mimi has been a visiting professor at Harvard University’s Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government. She was the “pitch coach” on ABC’s American Inventor and coached the contestants to success persuading judges and America.
Don’t miss Mimi’s latest book: Pitch Perfect; Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple Steps, which includes two bonus web downloads to help you speak to grow your business. She is also author of: Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life and Bless Your Stress: It Means You’re Still Alive! Mimi Donaldson is also co-author of: Negotiating for Dummies published in six languages and sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
In her free time, Mimi supports many Southern California networking groups, including the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), eWomenNetwork, WIN-Networking, and Worthwhile Referral Services (WRS). She has graced the stage of many of these organizations and assisted hundreds of entrepreneurs and small business owners in becoming confident, humorous speakers.