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Katty Kay

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Anchor on BBC World News America; Co-Author of "Womenomics" & "The Confidence Code"

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 Katty Kay Biography

Katty Kay is lead anchor for "BBC World News America," where she covers the full gamut of American and global affairs, reporting on US elections, the White House, Congress, Wall Street, global economies and trouble spots around the world.

Kay's BBC career began in Zimbabwe in 1990 where she filed radio reports for the Africa Service of BBC World Service radio, covering such news as Zimbabwean land reform, the independence of Namibia and the fall of apartheid in South Africa.

Her exemplary reporting took her to London and later Tokyo, covering stories such as the Kobe earthquake, the gas attack on the Tokyo underground and the beginning of the Japanese economic recession. In 1996, she joined The New York Times Washington bureau until she returned to the BBC as the Washington Correspondent in 2002.

She witnessed and reported on the huge change in American policy and psyche brought on by the 9/11 attacks. One of her most vivid journalistic memories is of interviewing soldiers still visibly shaking from the attack right after a hijacked airplane flew into the Pentagon.

Kay is a frequent guest commentator on NBC’s "Meet the Press," "The Chris Matthews Show," MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" where she also frequently serves as guest co-host and others.

Kay is the co-author (along with Claire Shipman) of two New York Times bestsellers, including "The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know." In it, they make the case that confidence has roots in genetic hard-wiring but also comes by choice: less people-pleasing and perfectionism and more action, risk-taking and fast failure. In their first book together, "Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success," Kay and Shipman explore how women can create a professional life that meets their needs – and in the process creates more profitable companies with happier and more productive employees.

In addition to discussing today’s critical political policies, Kay delivers keynotes on how women can create professional lives that meet their needs, resulting in more profitable companies with happier employees.

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The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success

Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success

Speaking Topics
  • Washington From A Different Angle

    Whats going on in Washington and hows it going to affect you and your business? After years covering Washington politics from an outsiders perspective, Katty Kay is perfectly positioned to ask and answer the big questions facing the U.S. With slow job growth, an ageing population and the rising threat of emerging economies, American leaders on Capitol Hill and in the White House must address runaway spending while promoting economic growth. As it works to get its economy stable, there are things America can learn from other countries on health care, regulation, tax reform, immigration and even gun control. But can Washingtons leaders meet the urgent challenges of today with Republicans and Democrats locked in ever-more partisan battles? As a Brit living in America, Kay brings a unique perspective to the conversation and argues Americas problems are not economic, they are political and they can be fixed. In the meantime, though, Katty Kay can provide the real story behind the headlines coming from Washington.

  • The Global Outlook

    We live in a world that is changing at lightning speed. Its a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. Understanding the competing economic and political trends of this world is essential for any business or organization, anywhere. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. Americas economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians are standing in the way of real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijings regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Drawing on her experiences reporting from five different continents, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe, Kay offers insights on where the world is heading and what the future holds.

  • Womenomics

    At the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde called the advancement of women the greatest economic opportunity of our time. She is recognizing what Kay calls Womenomics, the extraordinary value of women in the workforce. Global studies show companies that employ more senior women make more money. Women control 83% of consumer purchases; in America they even buy more cars than men. They have more degrees and are ideally suited to the demands of our talent driven economy. But to keep them in the economy, the workplace must adapt to womens needs. Too many women in their mid-thirties hit the brick wall of kids vs. career we cannot afford to keep losing them. Kay marshals evidence from employers large and small to show how possible it is to satisfy the demands of family and career. Flexible work schedules prove to be a win-win; when companies take the clocks off the wall and choose to measure output not input, they see productivity rise by an average of 40%. What starts as talent retention becomes a profit bonus any company would be happy to have. Kay gives an inspirational boost to women and a practical guide to employers, drawing on her own juggles as the working mother of four children. It is research and experience based advice to companies looking to retain and recruit valuable female employees.

  • Moderator, Discussion Leader & Interviewer

    A seasoned moderator and interviewer, Katty Kay brings experience and poise to the stage
    • deftly guiding the conversation in ways that unearth valuable insights with great, and sometimes surprising, results. Katty Kay will make the most of the important panel gatherings and notable guests on the program.

  • A Global Update

    The world is changing at lightning speed. It’s a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. It’s a world where big challenges abound. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. America’s economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians have locked horns to impede real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijing’s regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus to Cairo we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Where is it headed? Global times call for global perspective. Katty Kay draws on experience reporting from five different regions – North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe – to offer insights on where the world is heading and how it will impact you.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Katty Kay for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Katty Kay, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Katty Kay or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Katty Kay?

    Booking fees for Katty Kay, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Katty Kay, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Katty Kay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Katty Kay for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Katty Kay for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Katty Kay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Katty Kay or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Katty Kay

5 out of 5

Anchor on BBC World News America; Co-Author of "Womenomics" & "The Confidence Code"

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Katty Kay Biography

Katty Kay is lead anchor for "BBC World News America," where she covers the full gamut of American and global affairs, reporting on US elections, the White House, Congress, Wall Street, global economies and trouble spots around the world.

Kay's BBC career began in Zimbabwe in 1990 where she filed radio reports for the Africa Service of BBC World Service radio, covering such news as Zimbabwean land reform, the independence of Namibia and the fall of apartheid in South Africa.

Her exemplary reporting took her to London and later Tokyo, covering stories such as the Kobe earthquake, the gas attack on the Tokyo underground and the beginning of the Japanese economic recession. In 1996, she joined The New York Times Washington bureau until she returned to the BBC as the Washington Correspondent in 2002.

She witnessed and reported on the huge change in American policy and psyche brought on by the 9/11 attacks. One of her most vivid journalistic memories is of interviewing soldiers still visibly shaking from the attack right after a hijacked airplane flew into the Pentagon.

Kay is a frequent guest commentator on NBC’s "Meet the Press," "The Chris Matthews Show," MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" where she also frequently serves as guest co-host and others.

Kay is the co-author (along with Claire Shipman) of two New York Times bestsellers, including "The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know." In it, they make the case that confidence has roots in genetic hard-wiring but also comes by choice: less people-pleasing and perfectionism and more action, risk-taking and fast failure. In their first book together, "Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success," Kay and Shipman explore how women can create a professional life that meets their needs – and in the process creates more profitable companies with happier and more productive employees.

In addition to discussing today’s critical political policies, Kay delivers keynotes on how women can create professional lives that meet their needs, resulting in more profitable companies with happier employees.

Katty Kay Videos

  • News Anchor and Bestselling Author KATTY KAY: The Confidence Gap
    http://www.damelionetwork.com/our-speakers/katty-kay/ Confidence & success go hand-in-hand. The science of confidence shows confidence is genetic. ...
  • Real Time with Bill Maher: What Did You Do During the War, Daddy? (HBO)
    Bill and his guests – Katty Kay, Jack Hunter, and former Sen. Bob Graham – discuss the reluctant embrace of Donald Trump by the Republican...
  • Why Sonita Alizadeh raps against child marriage
    A teenage afghan rapper shares how music helped her escape from becoming a child bride and fuels her mission to fight against child marriage around...

Katty Kay Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Katty Kay

Katty Kay Speaking Topics

  • Washington From A Different Angle

    Whats going on in Washington and hows it going to affect you and your business? After years covering Washington politics from an outsiders perspective, Katty Kay is perfectly positioned to ask and answer the big questions facing the U.S. With slow job growth, an ageing population and the rising threat of emerging economies, American leaders on Capitol Hill and in the White House must address runaway spending while promoting economic growth. As it works to get its economy stable, there are things America can learn from other countries on health care, regulation, tax reform, immigration and even gun control. But can Washingtons leaders meet the urgent challenges of today with Republicans and Democrats locked in ever-more partisan battles? As a Brit living in America, Kay brings a unique perspective to the conversation and argues Americas problems are not economic, they are political and they can be fixed. In the meantime, though, Katty Kay can provide the real story behind the headlines coming from Washington.

  • The Global Outlook

    We live in a world that is changing at lightning speed. Its a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. Understanding the competing economic and political trends of this world is essential for any business or organization, anywhere. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. Americas economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians are standing in the way of real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijings regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Drawing on her experiences reporting from five different continents, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe, Kay offers insights on where the world is heading and what the future holds.

  • Womenomics

    At the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde called the advancement of women the greatest economic opportunity of our time. She is recognizing what Kay calls Womenomics, the extraordinary value of women in the workforce. Global studies show companies that employ more senior women make more money. Women control 83% of consumer purchases; in America they even buy more cars than men. They have more degrees and are ideally suited to the demands of our talent driven economy. But to keep them in the economy, the workplace must adapt to womens needs. Too many women in their mid-thirties hit the brick wall of kids vs. career we cannot afford to keep losing them. Kay marshals evidence from employers large and small to show how possible it is to satisfy the demands of family and career. Flexible work schedules prove to be a win-win; when companies take the clocks off the wall and choose to measure output not input, they see productivity rise by an average of 40%. What starts as talent retention becomes a profit bonus any company would be happy to have. Kay gives an inspirational boost to women and a practical guide to employers, drawing on her own juggles as the working mother of four children. It is research and experience based advice to companies looking to retain and recruit valuable female employees.

  • Moderator, Discussion Leader & Interviewer

    A seasoned moderator and interviewer, Katty Kay brings experience and poise to the stage
    • deftly guiding the conversation in ways that unearth valuable insights with great, and sometimes surprising, results. Katty Kay will make the most of the important panel gatherings and notable guests on the program.

  • A Global Update

    The world is changing at lightning speed. It’s a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. It’s a world where big challenges abound. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. America’s economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians have locked horns to impede real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijing’s regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus to Cairo we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Where is it headed? Global times call for global perspective. Katty Kay draws on experience reporting from five different regions – North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe – to offer insights on where the world is heading and how it will impact you.

FAQs on booking Katty Kay

  • How to book Katty Kay?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Katty Kay for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Katty Kay, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Katty Kay or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Katty Kay?

    Booking fees for Katty Kay, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Katty Kay, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Katty Kay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Katty Kay for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Katty Kay for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Katty Kay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Katty Kay or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Katty Kay is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Katty Kay for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Katty Kay generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Donna Brazile, Jan Fields, Erin Brockovich and Lisa Ling. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Katty Kay for an upcoming event.

Katty Kay Speaker Videos

  • News Anchor and Bestselling Author KATTY KAY: The Confidence Gap
    http://www.damelionetwork.com/our-speakers/katty-kay/ Confidence & success go hand-in-hand. The science of confidence shows confidence is genetic. But there’s a confidence gap. Women lack the...
    Real Time with Bill Maher: What Did You Do During the War, Daddy? (HBO)
    Bill and his guests – Katty Kay, Jack Hunter, and former Sen. Bob Graham – discuss the reluctant embrace of Donald Trump by the Republican establishment.
  • Why Sonita Alizadeh raps against child marriage
    A teenage afghan rapper shares how music helped her escape from becoming a child bride and fuels her mission to fight against child marriage around the world.
    Katty Kay on Vimeo

Katty Kay Speaking Topics

  • Washington From A Different Angle

    Whats going on in Washington and hows it going to affect you and your business? After years covering Washington politics from an outsiders perspective, Katty Kay is perfectly positioned to ask and answer the big questions facing the U.S. With slow job growth, an ageing population and the rising threat of emerging economies, American leaders on Capitol Hill and in the White House must address runaway spending while promoting economic growth. As it works to get its economy stable, there are things America can learn from other countries on health care, regulation, tax reform, immigration and even gun control. But can Washingtons leaders meet the urgent challenges of today with Republicans and Democrats locked in ever-more partisan battles? As a Brit living in America, Kay brings a unique perspective to the conversation and argues Americas problems are not economic, they are political and they can be fixed. In the meantime, though, Katty Kay can provide the real story behind the headlines coming from Washington.

  • The Global Outlook

    We live in a world that is changing at lightning speed. Its a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. Understanding the competing economic and political trends of this world is essential for any business or organization, anywhere. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. Americas economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians are standing in the way of real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijings regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Drawing on her experiences reporting from five different continents, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe, Kay offers insights on where the world is heading and what the future holds.

  • Womenomics

    At the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde called the advancement of women the greatest economic opportunity of our time. She is recognizing what Kay calls Womenomics, the extraordinary value of women in the workforce. Global studies show companies that employ more senior women make more money. Women control 83% of consumer purchases; in America they even buy more cars than men. They have more degrees and are ideally suited to the demands of our talent driven economy. But to keep them in the economy, the workplace must adapt to womens needs. Too many women in their mid-thirties hit the brick wall of kids vs. career we cannot afford to keep losing them. Kay marshals evidence from employers large and small to show how possible it is to satisfy the demands of family and career. Flexible work schedules prove to be a win-win; when companies take the clocks off the wall and choose to measure output not input, they see productivity rise by an average of 40%. What starts as talent retention becomes a profit bonus any company would be happy to have. Kay gives an inspirational boost to women and a practical guide to employers, drawing on her own juggles as the working mother of four children. It is research and experience based advice to companies looking to retain and recruit valuable female employees.

  • Moderator, Discussion Leader & Interviewer

    A seasoned moderator and interviewer, Katty Kay brings experience and poise to the stage
    • deftly guiding the conversation in ways that unearth valuable insights with great, and sometimes surprising, results. Katty Kay will make the most of the important panel gatherings and notable guests on the program.

  • A Global Update

    The world is changing at lightning speed. It’s a world where many of the fastest growing economies are in Africa; where 300 million micro-bloggers challenge the supremacy of the Chinese state; and where one-third of the population of the Middle East is under thirty. It’s a world where big challenges abound. As the European financial crisis eases, the social toll of high unemployment still threatens the Eurozone. America’s economy is showing signs of resurgence, but its politicians have locked horns to impede real progress. Tension in the South China Seas raises concerns about Beijing’s regional ambitions. And from Tunis to Damascus to Cairo we are still feeling the turmoil of the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Where is it headed? Global times call for global perspective. Katty Kay draws on experience reporting from five different regions – North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe – to offer insights on where the world is heading and how it will impact you.

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