Travels from: Victoria
Supercharge the gift of diversity in the workplace
Categories: Diversity & Inclusion, Futurists & Future Trends, Inspirational
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Lilian Kikuvi uses an African tribal framework to super charge the gift of diversity and inclusion in people and businesses. She is a Kenyan-Australian who is passionate with helping individuals and organisations harness the extraordinary power of diversity and inclusion. She achieves this through her inspiring keynote presentations, empowering workshops and consultation services.
Lilian moved from Kenya to pursue a University education. On arrival in Australia, she had to learn how to navigate a new world as a racial minority, after spending her whole life being part of the majority group in Kenya.
Lilian holds a Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Post Graduate Diploma, Advanced Psychology; Post Graduate Diploma, Counselling; Certificate IV, Training & Assessment; and Certificate in Professional Speaking .
She has spent thirteen years working in the Public, Private and Not for Profit sectors. Lilian has worked for organisations like Medibank Private, WorkSafe Victoria and Mission Australia. Her clients have included the Australian Defence Force, Department of Veterans Affairs, NSW Police, NSW Corrective Services and NSW Health Department.
Living as a culturally diverse woman in Australia, Lilian has discovered incredible barriers and opportunities in diversity and inclusion that have a significant impact on people and businesses.
Lilian’s conviction to make a positive contribution in the 21st century motivates her to help people and businesses go beyond buzzwords and cultivate the fruits of diversity and inclusion.
Her keynote presentations, workshops and consulting services are designed to deliver evidence based benefits like improvement in health and wellbeing, productivity, profitability and performance.
Lilian is a highly trained and experienced Speaker and Facilitator. She has been sought after by businesses like Future Crunch, Western Bulldogs Australian Football League (AFL) club, Medibank Private, Melton Council, Culturally Diverse Women (CDW) and Parkville Juvenile Corrections Centre.
Lilian believes that systematic and sustainable change can only happen when people collaborate. Harambee is a word in her native language that represents this important collaborative process.
That is why Lilian works with Future Crunch who are a global movement of scientists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs. Future Crunch are on a mission to foster intelligent and optimistic thinking about the future, which will empower people to contribute to this century in a way that works for everyone.
Lilian is an inspiration for emerging leaders and generated insightful discussion amongst everyone present about how we can deal with anything that life throws at us.
Lilian shared her powerful story of migrating from Kenya to Australia and becoming an ‘empowered minority’. Lilian encouraged us to identify times we had been excluded or in the minority and gave us the tools to own and embrace our differences. Thank you Lilian
Western Bulldogs AFL Club
Lilian is an extremely talented and motivating speaker. I highly recommend her for schools and corporate functions
Parkville Juvenile Corrections Centre