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One thing that’s a guarantee is if you attend a presentation facilitated by Bridgett McGowen, then you will not soon forget it!  Bridgett is an award-winning international professional speaker, Forbes contributor, presentation skills coach, and a published author who has designed and delivered hundreds of high-impact webinars, keynote addresses, and workshops to thousands of professionals all around the globe, and there’s absolutely no doubt that she LOVES what she does!  With Bridgett, there is never a dull moment because audience members talk.  They move.  They write.  They laugh!  Oh … and they learn!

Bridgett has served as a faculty member for the Texas A&M University System, a Certified Advanced Facilitator and faculty trainer for University of Phoenix, and a professional development consultant for Cengage Learning. Her presentations have been sought after by companies and organizations such as Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Vanguard Investments, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McGraw-Hill Education, Symantec, LifeLock, and Turnitin.

Former President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Alex RodriguezKatie Couric, Jennifer Garner, Jada Pinkett Smith, Deepak Chopra and Sir Richard Branson are some of the notable figures with whom Bridgett has been selected to speak alongside.  Bridgett has received the Master Presenter award from the prestigious University of Texas at Austin and two Fearless Woman awards from the Canada-based organization, One Woman.

Bridgett has earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree from Prairie View A&M University and has been a professional speaker since 2001.  She is a proud member of the Association for Talent Development, is the president of her local Toastmasters club, and is the author of Rise and Sizzle:  Daily Communication and Presentation Strategies for Sales, Business, and Higher Ed Pros as well as REAL TALK:  What Other Experts Won’t Tell You About How to Make Presentations That Sizzle now available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and listed by UK-based book blogger Boove as one of the best books to help with career development.



“Dynamic and informative.”  –McGRAW HILL

“Bridgett is who every company needs to MOVE THE NEEDLE.  You will see a big change in your organization for the better!”  –LIFELOCK

If you want a presenter who will get your audiences thinking, acting, and making a difference, then you want Bridgett.

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