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ABOUT LAURA SCHWARTZ

Laura Schwartz is all about connection. She connects to your audience, to your brand, to your objective, to people. As a professional emcee and keynote speaker, Laura motivates and inspires leaders across the globe and all industries delivering a powerful message to every audience — connecting them with you and your goals to create a lasting impact for your event.

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Dynamic Clients

Behind the scenes at the White House, Laura saw firsthand that we can best “achieve ourselves” by helping others, but that doing so requires us to go beyond our good intentions … and [commit] to building partnerships with those who share our goals.
President Bill Clinton
Loved your energy and polish. But what I really liked was how you focused on the winner when they were speaking. You weren't surveying the room, you were eye-locked on the winner. Class act.
Richard Harper, Executive Vice President, Helmsbriscoe
Our team was truly energized after hearing your insights, guidance and perspective on how to capitalize on making relationships count.
Robin Reibel, Senior Vice President, Macy's

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Global Speaker since 2001

    Named one of the best keynote speakers by Meetings and Conventions and one of the top 7 speakers in the U.S. by Successful Meetings

  • Featured on covers and inside industry magazines

    The Meeting Professional, Smart Meetings, Connect, Live Europe, Evento Finland, Spice News Australia

  • Television Commentator and Host

    On Contract – On Air Television Commentator: FNC, CNN, CBS, BBC and fill in guest host for Larry King; Covered 5 elections and Inaugurations for major television networks FNC, CNN, CBS, MSNBC and BBC

  • International Acclaim

    First American woman featured on cover and inside the SME Advisor Middle East, The National Dubai, New Zealand Herald, South African Independent, Ilta Sanomat, The Guardian, Europe CEO, and The Times of London

  • Author

    Eat, Drink and Succeed published in 2010, Finnish version 2015 and Audiobook 2018; Contributing writer in Fast Company

  • Women’s Magazine Features

    Named Elle Boss by Elle, featured in Marie Claire and Glamour. Named one of the 100 most influential women in Chicago by Today’s Chicago Woman. Named one of Chicago’s 5 most bold and beautiful by Chicago Magazine

  • Youngest female presidential appointee, The White House 1993-2001

    With no political connections, Laura began volunteering the day after the 1993 Inauguration and rose through the ranks as Staff Assistant, the Midwest Press Secretary, The White House Director of Television and ultimately The White House Director of Events

Engage the dynamic team at Laura Schwartz Live for your next event!

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