Delivering a Memorable Talk With Codie Sanchez

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In this video clip, Codie Sanchez, speaker, entrepreneur, investor and CEO of, shares the key to public speaking. People today are inundated with options of who to listen to, so focus on your unique niche and the story you can bring to the table. Almost every topic under the sun has been covered, but you can approach something through a unique lens. And when you bring your humanity into your talk, it makes it a lot more engaging.

“What is your story that you’re bringing to the table, and can you start with your story?”

More about our expert: Codie Sanchez has been: a Latina journalist covering human trafficking in Mexico, a finance exec running an international investment division for First Trust Portfolios, a speaker talking to hundreds, a podcast host on The Struggle Isn’t Real and a startup CEO on the Today Show. When she isn’t presenting to pensions or government and sovereign wealth funds, she’s running one of her startups, consulting with the companies she angel invests in, advocating for the next generation of women and Latinos in business or running her motivational and business-building company at

She has been featured in Fast Company, People en Español, Huffington Post, Business Wire, Telemundo and Univision. She brings ideas in tech and innovation to Corporate America, and to entrepreneurs and fellow strivers across the country. She has a masters from Georgetown University, and ESADE, a MBA from FGV and a BA from Arizona State University. She believes if we can increase the number of diverse individuals and minorities in positions of power we will have a healthier society and greater equality.

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