With a wealth of professional, financial, legal, compliance regulatory, investment, diversity, equality, sustainability, corporate advisory experience alongside success and motivational coaching, Prof Miranda K. Brawn is a highly sought-after international keynote and motivational speaker, invited to speak at 100+ events annually. Her professional experience combined with her exuberant personality makes her very popular spanning across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, America and the Caribbean. She gives talks, seminars and workshops to organisations of all sizes and educational institutions from around the world.
Prof Miranda K. Brawn speaking at KPMG in November 2023 on the power of a diversity and a successful mindset
Miranda has spent over 20 years delivering motivational speeches and is a LAMDA trained speaker. Additionally, she launched the innovative and exclusive #The60SecondCoach which provides a taster of her coaching programmes in 60 second videos. Her empathetic, genuine and energetic personality to build rapport with people from all sectors of society makes her an influential speaker in the world.
Miranda has been referred to as “One of the best women of colour speakers on the planet!” and “the female version of Tony Robbins and Les Brown in her teaching style“. She inspires and motivates audiences in hundreds of cities across the UK, as well as numerous international locations with top global leaders. For more than two decades she has studied the Laws of Success and her life purpose is “to educate, inspire and empower people to live their full potential while helping to eliminate the diversity and equity gap.”
She has spoken at some of world’s largest conferences which have included LegalEx and Expo Los Angeles alongside some of the world’s best motivational speakers such as Jack Canfield, Les Brown and Matthew Knowles (Beyonce’s father). She is a TED speaker and gave a TEDx Women Talk in Modena, Italy in 2018.
A veteran of public speaking with an easy authority and engaging style, she is a passionate advocate for positive change in business and has an in-depth understanding of the factors required to transform organisations both large and small.
Miranda has also been a judge, master of ceremonies and an awards host for various powerlists, award ceremonies, black tie galas and events.
Prof Miranda K. Brawn is a Judge for the Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards 2021. This celebrates amazing women in these fields including ESG and Audit.Prof Miranda K. Brawn was the Master of Ceremonies (MOC) and Awards Host for the Lambeth Community Pride Awards in 2016. She presented each winner with an award alongside the Mayor of Lambeth at the time Councillor Saleha Jaffer.
Her core keynote speaking topics are listed below, and each can be tailored to the specific needs of the client, as well as their wider positioning and context in the marketplace. For speaking enquiries, please email email@example.com.
Prof Miranda K. Brawn giving a talk at Oxford University’s Bar Society to inspire our next generation of lawyers in March 2020
Prof Miranda Brawn has spoken and moderated at numerous industry events and educational institutions on a host of topics mentioned below.
Prof Miranda K. Brawn delivers the inspirational Commencement Address for the Class of 2017 at the University of Brighton’s Business School Graduation Ceremony where she was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters for her diversity, business, legal and charitable leadership.Prof Miranda K. Brawn Esq delivers the motivational Commencement Address for the Class of 2019 at the University of Law’s Graduation Ceremony where she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws for her leadership, diversity, charitable, financial and legal work.
Diversity, equity and inclusion in and out of the workplace
Why does diversity matter to Britain and globally: race, gender, age, class, disability, sexual orientation and religion
Environmental, social and governance factors in business and finance
Emerging trends in sustainable investment and product development
Understanding the impact of ESG regulations
Spotlight on the importance of social in ESG
Electric vehicles are the future of transportation
Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Development
Future of Britain: Business and economic policy – building back better
Equality and Justice
Brexit, the economy post COVID-19 and the effect on financial services
Financial education, inclusion and empowerment
Future of money, cryptocurrency and the role of women’s wealth in this new economy
Financial wealth and investments for everyone with the option to retire early
Finance, law, regulations, and the emergence of technology
Fintech, RegTech, LawTech and ESGTech – compliance regulations
The future of derivatives and technology
Importance of diversity and culture within the FinTech, LawTech and RegTech industries
The Rise of Sustainable Investing: Challenges and Opportunities
The rise of women within technology and ESG in Pakistan
Black Lives Matter and Everyday Inclusion in and out of the workplace
Motivational talks to schools, universities and organisations on having an unconventional career journey and inspiring the next generation
How to believe in yourself: if you do not believe in yourself, no one else will!
Pitching to win: You can achieve anything!
Use your voice for inclusion and belonging
Dare to dream big and succeed
Why mentoring and inclusion works
Networking your way to success
Education and Preparation: Never stop learning
Personal career journey and success tips
She is often the first to bring the topics of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and ESG to large events such as one of Europe’s largest business law events “The LegalEx Show” held at the Excel Centre in London, United Kingdom where she was the opening keynote in 2017.
Prof Miranda K. Brawn was the opening keynote speaker at LegalEx London in 2017.
Miranda inspires and motivates audiences in hundreds of cities across the UK, as well as numerous international locations including across the US, Scotland, Wales, Pakistan, India, Japan, Caribbean, Mauritius, Dubai, Morocco, South Africa, Kenya, Italy, France, Spain etc. She has spoken at some of the best international universities and global organisations in the world with top global leaders such as former prime ministers, mayors, CEO’s, members of the royal family, top US financier Melody Hobson and a few billionaires like Richard Branson and Bill Gates to name but a few.
In 2018, Prof Miranda K. Brawn was interviewed on stage by Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE on her career journey and diversity tips for the “100 Women in Finance” Annual Conference – The Vote 100 Women in Business Summit – in Kensington, London. The opening address was provided by Sophie, HRH The Countess of Wessex. Sophie and Miranda also discussed the importance of the next generation of women entering finance and Miranda’s charitable work to address this. Prof Miranda K. Brawn spoke at the Women in Business 100 Summit in 2018 with Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE and Sophie, HRH The Countess of WessexProf Miranda K. Brawn spoke on the panel with City Alderman Sue Langley OBE – GOV.UKSue Langley OBE – London, United Kingdom | Professional … a non-executive chairwoman for Arthur J Gallagher UK which was moderated by Julia Streets – London, United Kingdom | Professional Profile … founder & CEO of Streets Consulting, DiverCity Podcast host and stand-up comedian. This was for the Jimmy Choo and Brummell Magazine “In My Choos” global event to celebrate International Women’s Month 2020 with the City’s top female leaders. https://www.brummellmagazine.co.uk/people/in-their-choos/Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq giving a keynote address at the Royal Bank of Scotland, London Bishopsgate Headquarters for International Women’s Day in 2016Prof Miranda K. Brawn gave a keynote talk at the world’s largest legal conference “LegalEx”. Her talk was called “Regulatory Innovation and RegTech as a New Legal Challenge” to a diverse audience of CEO’s, board directors, senior managers and various employees at Excel London in 2018 Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq with the former Mayor of Cambridge George Pippas – ARU following their talks at the University of Cambridge to inspire the next generation of leaders
Additionally, Miranda speaks in schools across the world and is also a “Speaker For Schools” public speaker which focuses on providing motivational career talks for state schools in the UK.
Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq spends her personal time giving talks to our next generation from across the UK and the rest of the World ranging from 3+ years old.Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave a motivational public talk on career success and diversity to Walthamstow School for Girls in association with Speakers For Schools
Her talks, seminars and workshops are also known for empowering the participants to find their purpose and how to dare themselves into successfully achieving their goals. She offers her training, lectures and coaching via www.mirandabrawn.com and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave a keynote address at the Women of the Square Mile Conference 2018 on lessons learned from the trading floor and legal & compliance departments to the boardroom while sharing tips on diversity and personal branding – https://www.womenofthesquaremile.com/speakers-2018Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq spoke on the technology expert panel called “The Future is Female” at the Futur En Seine 2017 Conference which provided 10 days of technological innovations, ideas and discoveries in the heart of Paris. Miranda spoke about diversity in Artificial Intelligence (AI) which also included an interview post her talk in various french publications. https://blog.futuresfestivals.com/future-is-female-toujours-plus-parite-a-futur-seine/miranda-brawn/Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq at the Women of the World Festival (WOW) Cancer Research UK & Philanthropy Impact Panel with Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq as Chair alongside expert medical and private banking leaders on the topic of Cancer Research Funding – Navigating a competitive environmentDr Miranda K. Brawn Esq has spoken on numerous panels with top expert leaders. This includes at the launch of UBS’s Cultural Awareness Network UK in 2017 with former Founding Managing Director of UBS Family Office Darren Allaway, Trevor Phillips – Wikipedia and Tom Ilube CBE – About the BBC with host UBS’s CFO Nigel Bretton – Group Functions CFO & Group Finance COO …Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq spoke at BIE’s LGBT+ History Month virtual event in February 2021 with key leaders Liz Bingham – Wikipedia and Craig Jones MBE – Fighting With Pride. Her talk was on how to be an active LGBT+ ally in and out of the workplace every single day. Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq’s panel discussion at the first Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture in 2016 with top leaders TMBDLF Patron Dame Fiona Woolf – Wikipedia, TMBDLF Trustee Darren Allaway The team | TMBDLF and Daniel Winterfeldt QC (Hon) MBE https://www.law.ac.uk/resources/blog/ulaw-hosts-trailblazing-diversity-lecture-and-prizegiving-ceremony/
Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave a virtual global keynote talk on Black Lives Matter and Everyday Inclusion on 1 October 2020 for “The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture” hosted by International Law Firm Hogan Lovells.Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave the closing keynote address called “If you don’t believe in yourself, no-one else will!” at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Conference held in Manchester which was their biggest and most successful to date in 2017. https://www.rcm.org.uk/news-views/news/rcm-conference-success/Post Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq’s keynote talk with Kathryn Gutteridge is the current RCM president who was also the host of the RCM Annual Conference in 2017.
Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq giving the annual Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture at the University of Law which made UK history on 16th October 2016 for being the first of its kind. https://archive.voice-online.co.uk/article/uk%E2%80%99s-first-diversity-lecture-aimed-top-bame-schoolkids
Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq delivers the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture each year which made UK history on 16th October 2016 https://archive.voice-online.co.uk/article/uk%E2%80%99s-first-diversity-lecture-aimed-top-bame-schoolkidsDr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gives talks around the world including AfricaDr Miranda K Brawn Esq giving her TEDx Talk in 2018 in Italy to a sold out audienceDr. Miranda K. Brawn Esq giving the opening address at the Speaker’s House, Palace of Westminster in the United Kingdom during the Summer of 2019 Dr. Miranda K. Brawn Esq giving a keynote address at a global organisation in Portugal – 2019Dr Miranda K. Brawn giving a diversity careers and motivational talk to school children aged 3 to 11 years old in 2017 Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq. gave an inspirational careers talk to Walthamstow School for Girls in 2018Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq giving a keynote talk at Google’s Headquarters in London on “Why Diversity Matters to Britain” in January 2016Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq on the top asian lawyer expert panel with Jo Sidhu QC – 25 Bedford Row and co at the Society of Asian Lawyers Student and Young Professional Conference, City Law School in 2016 Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq’s opening keynote talk to Pakistan’s first female university Jinnah University of Women (JUW) for International Women’s Day 2021 helping to close the gender gap globally on 7th March 2021.Dr Miranda K Brawn Esq giving a keynote talk on Diversity, Law and Technology at the world’s largest and first LawTech Conference “Legal Geek” in their first year in October 2016 Dr Miranda K Brawn Esq gave a keynote address on her career journey to the 16+ year old students at City College Norwich for International Women’s Month in March 2021. This is a college of further and higher education in Norfolk, England and is one of the largest colleges in the country. Dr Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave a motivational careers talk to Bridge Academy School in Hackney, East London in partnership with Swiss Financial Services Company UBS in 2017. Prof Miranda K. Brawn gave the keynote address at the University of Kent’s African Caribbean’s Society Annual Event in 2018Prof Miranda K. Brawn gave a careers talk to Sir George Monoux College in 2017. This is an award winning College and one of the best Higher Education Sixth Form Colleges situated in North East London.Prof Miranda K. Brawn gave a mentoring group talk on confidence and careers in law to the next generation of female lawyers at University of Law’s Women Network Group in 2018.Prof Miranda K. Brawn gave the opening keynote address at the 13th Annual Audit, Risk and Governance Conference in Cape Town, South Africa to key governmental officials, CEO’s, board directors and senior management from across the world including Africa, US, UK and Europe on the topic of diversity and sustainability. Prof Miranda K. Brawn with Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille – Wikipedia in 2017 after introducing each other at an Audit, Risk and Governance conference in South Africa. Prof Miranda K. Brawn spoke on the expert panel at the first Women Summit in 2015 providing advice on mentoring and networking while also introducing the topic of race to the gender diversity conversation. Prof Miranda K. Brawn Esq gave a workshop talk on how to become a Non-Executive Director as part of a portfolio career which was held at The Law Society: Home in June 2015. https://events.lawsociety.org.uk/ClientApps/Silverbear.Web.EDMS/public/default.aspx?tabId=37&id=1077&orgId=1&guid=b60d1c6a-838b-48ba-b7ee-5e854093a256Prof Miranda K. Brawn was an awards host with Chuka Umunna – Wikipedia for the Diane Abbott – Wikipedia Foundation Awards at the House of Commons – UK ParliamentProf Miranda K. Brawn interviewed Diane Abbott – Wikipedia about her life during her bid for London Mayor at the Eight Club LondonProf Miranda K. Brawn at Excel London following her talk on diversity, equity and inclusion