International Women's Day 2023 #EmbraceEquity

Desa Global Leadership is committed to helping teams #EmbraceEquity this IWD by challenging gender stereotypes, drawing attention to bias, and fostering inclusion through inspiring keynotes and actionable workshops.

Experience sessions that leave attendees feeling connected, empowered, activated and valued this International Women’s Day.

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Keynote for IWD

Our CEO and keynote speaker for International Women’s Day, Tania DeSa, is a TEDx Speaker who inspires audiences to own their awesomeness across 5 continents. From speaking tours across India to keynotes for International Women’s Day, her high energy and interactive style makes her one of the most in-demand female speakers.

Tania has keynoted 50+ international events and has shared the stage with other high-profile speakers like: Maria Shriver, Jane Fonda & Ashley Judd.

Tania DeSa International Women's Day keynote speaker

The Power of Owning your Value

In this high energy talk, Tania will demystify the unwritten rules of the workplace. She will show how diversity is the key to getting ahead and offer practical advice on how to take action.

You will be inspired to leverage your talents, own your awesomeness and build social capital to take your career to the next level this IWD.


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Own Your Awesomeness this IWD to #EmbraceEquity

Educate, explore and discuss the ways gender bias shows up in the workplace with the psychological safety and intention of changing the future in your company.

Embrace International Women’s Day by learning strategies and tactics to strengthen peer communities, activate allies and disrupt bias in real-time everyday work situations.

Meet our speaker

How we measure up

Check out our engagement & impact KPIs from International Women's Day last year

91% of participants found the session value-added and inspiring last International Women's Day
91% of participants committed to take action on what they learned last International Women's Day
93% of participants would recommend the session to their peers & team last International Women's Day

Workshops for IWD

Our workshops are designed to inspire participants to take action and commit to results. We seamlessly blend our insight with your current challenges and systemize soft skills. We give our attendees clarity on how to put these vital leadership skills into action and reap the rewards in career growth and improved engagement.

To learn more about how investing in professional development for IWD and beyond helps retention, engagement and company culture, click here.

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Becoming an Ally and Inclusive Leader

Understand the practical aspects of allyship to increase inclusion and belonging at work and in life. Walk away with actionable ways to be an ally in the workplace.


Become an Ally

Own and Activate the Leader Within

Practical tips to showcase who you are and why it matters at work. Optimize your talents and confidently articulate your career path to senior stakeholders to get ahead.


Activate the Leader

Influencing with Ease and Impact

Learn stakeholder management and storytelling strategies. Increase your influence and impact with colleagues and clients – in person and online.


Influence with Ease

The Secrets to Career Mobility & Agility

Learn to develop new skills and leverage your professional network. Master the ability to authentically showcase career achievements in the new hybrid world of work and take control of your career path.

Learn the Secrets

Building a Feedback Forward Culture

Equip your leaders with simple, powerful, and effective feedback tools. Doing so will inspire them to give focused, productive and inclusive feedback in a variety of workplace contexts.

Be Feedback Forward

Leverage Sponsorship to Drive your Career

Empower professionals to create advocates and leverage sponsors to get to the next level of leadership. Gain clarity on benefits of a sponsorship relationship and how to sustain momentum over time.


Leverage Sponsorship

The team of workshop facilitators, DEI consultants and keynote speaker for International Women's Day

We believe in action and accountability

Our international team are experts in their fields who have sat in the seat and understand the challenges minorities face consciously and unconsciously. As an enthusiastic and outcome driven team, we know ROI matters, and focus on inspiring action and giving participants the tools to make real change happen.

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