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Daisy Auger-Dominguez      

Global Leader, Recognized Authority,& Advisor On The Evolution Of Work; Author of "Inclusion Revolution" and "Burnt Out to Lit Up"

Daisy Auger-Domínguez is a global leader and recognized authority, speaker, and advisor on the evolution of work. Renowned for her calming and invigorating voice, Auger-Domínguez courageously prioritizes people and culture as a winning strategy.

Auger-Domínguez captivates audiences from the outset, forging an immediate connection that ensures an interactive and unforgettable experience. Her talks take attendees on an emotional journey— from laughter to tears— leaving them inspired, informed, and empowered to transform their approach to work with care, confidence, and courage.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Auger-Domínguez has authored two books on modern management - "Inclusion Revolution" and the forthcoming "Burnt Out to Lit Up." She has long been a pioneering voice for inclusion, equity, belonging, and people innovation before these became trending topics. Her leadership in globally transformative initiatives across media, entertainment, finance, technology, and social impact sectors highlights her skill in navigating complex organizational dynamics and interpersonal relationships.

Beyond her professional achievements, Auger-Domínguez's openness about her experiences with cultural identity, parenthood, wellbeing, and personal and professional pivots offers a genuine, multifaceted perspective that resonates deeply with audiences.

A dynamic speaker and storyteller, Auger-Domínguez has been featured at TEDx and frequently contributes to the Harvard Business Review. She has spoken at companies such as Coca-Cola, GE, Goldman Sachs, Google, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Microsoft. Auger-Domínguez holds a degree from New York University and actively shapes the future from her position on the Board of Trustees at Bucknell University, her alma mater.

Speech Topics

Operationalizing Inclusion: A Playbook for Leading & Managing Modern Teams

After stewarding hundreds of leaders and organizations across diverse sectors through massive moments of cultural transformation and organizational disruption, Daisy knows a thing or two about helping leaders make DEI work in today’s strained and rapidly changing work environments. This talk was born out of the question: "How can we get diversity, equity, and inclusion practices right?”

Daisy outlines actionable strategies for embedding DEI into every aspect of organizational life - from recruitment and onboarding to leadership and decision-making - fueling profound people innovation. She emphasizes the importance of self-awareness, developing a clear plan, taking specific actions, and the strength found in persistence. Daisy enhances her approach with a global and varied outlook, supporting her insights with robust case studies, research, and impactful narratives.

From Burnt Out to Lit Up: Reigniting Leadership

After being on the front lines of leading people and culture through years of rapid, relentless volatility and uncertainty, Daisy knows first-hand the risks of burnout in workplaces and how to help managers conquer chaos and reclaim their light. This talk was born out of the question: "Do you worry that you’re failing at everything as a manager?"

In today's rapidly-changing and relentless work environment, managers feel the heat from all sides. Daisy delves into the heart of managerial burnout, sharing practical strategies and inspiring stories to move leaders from feeling overwhelmed to balanced and empowered. This session confronts the harsh realities and hidden struggles of leading through change, including the unspoken pain rarely discussed outside closed doors. Let her help you conquer the turbulence of modern management with integrity, empathy and resilience, and keep your light shining bright in even the most challenging times.

Modern Leadership: Managing Through Complexity

Many of us spend our workdays feeling overwhelmed by endless demands, attempting to achieve the impossible while steadying ourselves and our teams amidst the chaos. In this whirlwind, it's easy to lose sight of our personal and organizational mission. When the madness strikes, we forget how to inspire our teams, and become disconnected from the very inspiration that led us to leadership in the first place. The inevitable question arises during this confusion: “How do I keep my head above water and my eye on the prize?”

Daisy offers a beacon of hope, peeling back layers of doubt and exhaustion to empower managers and leaders as organizational stewards, reclaiming their roles as transformation architects and operational experts. Through insights and strategies, Daisy presents a roadmap for refocusing on self-awareness, purpose, and defining the leader one aspires to be. Her message invites leaders to transform how they show up for each other and their teams, and how to champion essentials like product and market growth, collaboration, and purpose while navigating evolving employee expectations with competence, expansive vision, compassion, and courage.

Amplifying Latinx Talent: Transforming Workplaces into Hubs of Inclusion

Do you only celebrate Latinx talent during Hispanic Heritage Month? Daisy invites audiences to go beyond the customary Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations and cultivate a culture where Latino talent thrives year-round. She challenges leaders to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion not just as an annual, superficial observance but as a daily practice embedded in the DNA of organizational culture.

With her signature warmth and authentic diplomacy, Daisy calls for a collective effort to build workplaces that reflect true equity and inclusivity. She provides practical guidance to break down systemic barriers and inspires a commitment to a culture that values respect, belonging, and shared understanding.

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