Anne Grady Conference Keynote Speaker Media Press Placements

” Anne is the most authentic and engaging professional speaker I have booked in my 44 years of hiring presenters. Her presentation is both practical and inspirational! ”

Why Anne?

Anne delivers fast-paced, engaging, high-impact keynote speeches and workshops that provide practical tools to improve communication and leadership, build emotional intelligence, and build unstoppable resilience.

Anne is known for her humor, authenticity, and insight. She quickly connects with audiences, sharing inspiring personal stories, cutting edge, research-based content, and implementation tools to transfer learning into real life. And she’ll make you laugh while she does it.

Anne’s Story

Part of Anne’s journey is the relentless challenge of raising a mentally ill child. Add to that a tumor in her salivary gland (that led to facial paralysis, eye surgery, radiation, and let’s not forget, a broken foot) all in less than 3 months, and you have one incredible story. Anne turns this into hilarious insights, weaving them through research-driven content that spans communication, leadership, influence, resilience, and more.

Despite numerous obstacles, challenges, and setbacks, Anne has become a successful entrepreneur, speaker, author, and mental health advocate, sharing humor, insight, and inspiration with organizations and audiences around the world. She has has spent the last twenty years working with Fortune 500 Companies, associations, non-profits, government agencies, and school districts and has become known as a leading expert contributing to Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Inc. Magazines, FOX Business and more. Watch Anne’s two TEDx talks to hear her inspiring story.

Our Promise To You

Anne will provide your team, conference, or meeting with the perfect blend of information, insight, inspiration, and laughter. Attendees leave more knowledgeable, inspired, with a smile on their face, and empowered to make subtle changes that will yield incredible results in their personal and professional lives.

“Anne knocked it out of the park!
She has amazing insight, gives you ways to apply it, and she’s hilarious! Best speaker yet!”


Did you know that 1 in 5 adults struggles with some form of mental illness? Anne is a strong and vocal supporter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  A portion of all book proceeds are donated to NAMI Austin.

Anne Grady Group is proud to support a number of local charities including: Texas CASA, For The Children, and GenAustin.

(PHOTO: Anne with Texas Senator Kirk Watson at the 2017 Austin NAMI Walk where Anne volunteers as the emcee for the event.)