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Keely Cat-Wells

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Disability Speaker & Inclusion Advocate, CEO and Founder of C Talent

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Keely Cat-Wells Biography

Keely Cat-Wells is an Entrepreneur and Disability Rights Activist dedicated to making social, systemic, and economic change. Cat-Wells founded her first company at a young age during her time in hospital, which developed into C Talent.

C Talent is an award-winning talent management and consulting company that represents high-profile Deaf and Disabled talent. C Talent’s goal is to change the way the world views and defines disability, utilizing the entertainment, advertising, and media industries’ massive reach and power. C Talent works to place disabled talent into all roles, not just disability-specific roles – normalizing disabled people being experts in subjects beyond disability. C Talent has placed talent in thousands of projects with brands such as Savage X Fenty, HBO, Hulu, About-Face, Disney, Google Pixel, Subaru, Nike, and many more. C Talent is proud to represent a roster of artists who have a combined reach of over 50 million people!

In May 2022, C Talent was acquired by creator commerce company, Whalar. This acquisition marks one of the largest investments ever made in Disabled talent within the creator industry.

Cat-Wells has participated as a Disability subject matter expert in discussions with the President of the United States, Joe Biden and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Cat-Wells has been appointed as an Advisory Board Member to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and sits on the Board of Directors for No Barriers USA and 2-Gether International.

Cat-Wells has spoken for companies and organizations including, The LEGO Group, United Nations, NBC, Vidmob, Cannes Lions, Cannes Film Festival, The Valuable 500, and Virgin Media among others. In addition she was a youth leader at the inaugural Mental Health Youth Action Forum hosted by MTV Entertainment Group, in coordination with the Biden-Harris Administration and 18 leading mental health nonprofits. Selena Gomez, First Lady Dr Jill Biden, Surgeon General Dr Murthy and President Joe Biden were in attendance and conversation. The forum took place at the White House, driving mental health awareness to action through storytelling and media.

On 2 December 2022, on the eve of the International Day for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Cat-Wells became one of the laureates of the Youth Activist Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Summit celebrates young people who have achieved outstanding results in advancing sustainability and human rights.

Cat-Wells has won many awards and honors for her work including; The Diana Award which was established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, The Diana Award is the most prestigious accolade a young person can receive for their social action or humanitarian work, Forbes 30 Under 30 , AdWeek Young Influential, Great British Entrepreneur of the Year, most powerful executive in the creator economy by Fast Company, Linkedin Top Voice, One Young World Entrepreneur of the Year, Meaningful Business 100, Aerie Changemaker, Rebel Girl Changemaker and was featured their best-selling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series.

Cat-Wells is a Forbes Contributor, Tory Burch Fellow and has spearheaded many notable projects, including C Talent’s film, “Accessing Disabled Audiences” which was commissioned by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for LIONS Decoded.

In partnership with UN Human Rights and other organizations, C Talent serves as a founding member of #WeThe15. A Silver and Bronze Cannes Lions winning campaign called sports most significant human rights movement in history that aims to transform the lives of the one billion disabled people globally.

After noticing the lack of accessibility in the entertainment industry, Cat-Wells formed Zetta Studios which is set to be the world’s first studio to be designed with Disabled people in mind.

“I believe to change the world; we have to learn to tell and listen to a new set of stories about the world we want to create, in accessible spaces and with authentic voices. Knowledge is power, and the media is a global teacher whether we actively realize it when we are watching entertainment or not.”

Speaking Topics
  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • The nuances of living with non-apparent / invisible disabilities & how it effects the way we identify and find community

  • Disability Representation with film, tv, media and advertising

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Keely Cat-Wells 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 Keely Cat-Wells for your next private or corporate function.
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Keely Cat-Wells Biography

Keely Cat-Wells is an Entrepreneur and Disability Rights Activist dedicated to making social, systemic, and economic change. Cat-Wells founded her first company at a young age during her time in hospital, which developed into C Talent.

C Talent is an award-winning talent management and consulting company that represents high-profile Deaf and Disabled talent. C Talent’s goal is to change the way the world views and defines disability, utilizing the entertainment, advertising, and media industries’ massive reach and power. C Talent works to place disabled talent into all roles, not just disability-specific roles – normalizing disabled people being experts in subjects beyond disability. C Talent has placed talent in thousands of projects with brands such as Savage X Fenty, HBO, Hulu, About-Face, Disney, Google Pixel, Subaru, Nike, and many more. C Talent is proud to represent a roster of artists who have a combined reach of over 50 million people!

In May 2022, C Talent was acquired by creator commerce company, Whalar. This acquisition marks one of the largest investments ever made in Disabled talent within the creator industry.

Cat-Wells has participated as a Disability subject matter expert in discussions with the President of the United States, Joe Biden and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Cat-Wells has been appointed as an Advisory Board Member to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and sits on the Board of Directors for No Barriers USA and 2-Gether International.

Cat-Wells has spoken for companies and organizations including, The LEGO Group, United Nations, NBC, Vidmob, Cannes Lions, Cannes Film Festival, The Valuable 500, and Virgin Media among others. In addition she was a youth leader at the inaugural Mental Health Youth Action Forum hosted by MTV Entertainment Group, in coordination with the Biden-Harris Administration and 18 leading mental health nonprofits. Selena Gomez, First Lady Dr Jill Biden, Surgeon General Dr Murthy and President Joe Biden were in attendance and conversation. The forum took place at the White House, driving mental health awareness to action through storytelling and media.

On 2 December 2022, on the eve of the International Day for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Cat-Wells became one of the laureates of the Youth Activist Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Summit celebrates young people who have achieved outstanding results in advancing sustainability and human rights.

Cat-Wells has won many awards and honors for her work including; The Diana Award which was established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, The Diana Award is the most prestigious accolade a young person can receive for their social action or humanitarian work, Forbes 30 Under 30 , AdWeek Young Influential, Great British Entrepreneur of the Year, most powerful executive in the creator economy by Fast Company, Linkedin Top Voice, One Young World Entrepreneur of the Year, Meaningful Business 100, Aerie Changemaker, Rebel Girl Changemaker and was featured their best-selling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series.

Cat-Wells is a Forbes Contributor, Tory Burch Fellow and has spearheaded many notable projects, including C Talent’s film, “Accessing Disabled Audiences” which was commissioned by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for LIONS Decoded.

In partnership with UN Human Rights and other organizations, C Talent serves as a founding member of #WeThe15. A Silver and Bronze Cannes Lions winning campaign called sports most significant human rights movement in history that aims to transform the lives of the one billion disabled people globally.

After noticing the lack of accessibility in the entertainment industry, Cat-Wells formed Zetta Studios which is set to be the world’s first studio to be designed with Disabled people in mind.

“I believe to change the world; we have to learn to tell and listen to a new set of stories about the world we want to create, in accessible spaces and with authentic voices. Knowledge is power, and the media is a global teacher whether we actively realize it when we are watching entertainment or not.”

Keely Cat-Wells Speaking Topics

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • The nuances of living with non-apparent / invisible disabilities & how it effects the way we identify and find community

  • Disability Representation with film, tv, media and advertising

Keely Cat-Wells Videos

  • Keely Cat-Wells, Founder of C Talent & Disability Rights Activist
  • Keely Cat-Wells Speaking Clips
  • Building a Home for Entertainers with Disabilities

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  • How to book Keely Cat-Wells?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Keely Cat-Wells for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Keely Cat-Wells, 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 Keely Cat-Wells or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Keely Cat-Wells?

    Booking fees for Keely Cat-Wells, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Keely Cat-Wells, 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 Keely Cat-Wells?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Keely Cat-Wells for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Keely Cat-Wells 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 Keely Cat-Wells or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Keely Cat-Wells 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.

Keely Cat-Wells is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Entrepreneurship , The nuances of living with non-apparent / invisible disabilities & how it effects the way we identify and find community and Disability Representation with film, tv, media and advertising. The estimated speaking fee range to book Keely Cat-Wells for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Keely Cat-Wells generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lydia X. Z. Brown, Tiffany Yu, Kylar Broadus, Madison Butler and Kimberley Doyle. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Keely Cat-Wells for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Keely Cat-Wells Speaking Topics

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • The nuances of living with non-apparent / invisible disabilities & how it effects the way we identify and find community

  • Disability Representation with film, tv, media and advertising

Keely Cat-Wells Speaker Videos

  • Keely Cat-Wells, Founder of C Talent & Disability Rights Activist
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  • Building a Home for Entertainers with Disabilities
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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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