"Laura Liswood's comments, based on her extensive world travels and multi-cultural experiences, are always insightful, thought provoking and challenging. She readily shares her encounters with presidents, prime ministers and other heads of state in an informal yet captivating presentation style. Any audience cannot help but learn from Laura's real-life encounters. Her remarks compel her listeners to experience humanity more broadly, to accept worldwide diversity as a major positive influence, and to make our world a better place through a comprehensive understanding of global issues."
Patrick J. Swanick
Executive Vice-President, KeyCorp/Key Services Corporation
"Laura Liswood's presentation was, without question, the most galvanizing and inspiring session of the two weeks. Her knowledge, humor, and ability to describe the mechanisms of exclusion provided a perspective that fundamentally altered students' understanding of the political world"
Mary Goldschmidt, Ph.D.
Director Women's Leadership Programs, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
"Laura Liswood's talk was excellent, informative, and thought-provoking for improving the experience of diversity in law firm settings."
Managing Partner, Holland and Knight LLP
"Laura Liswood's address was one of the highlights of the conference. Not many people have the ability to step in with virtually no notice and present such an informative, well organized, thought provoking, insightful and thoroughly entertaining speech. She certainly knows how to captivate her audience."
Vice President and Manager, Seafirst Bank
"The best training I've been to!"
Human Resources Specialist, Training Officer, U.S. EPA
"In addition to the rich substance of her presentation, her interactive style, sense of humor, and experience as a reserve police officer in the District of Columbia inspired our employees to think about how diversity and inclusion impacts them in their day-to-day work. We certainly learned a lot from you, and we hope that you will return to HH one day soon!"
Susan Tsui Grundmann
Chairman, U.S. Merit System Protection Board
"Laura Liswood's presentation to the class of 2017 Leadership America was absolutely 'pitch perfect'! Her thoughtful remarks, keen and wryly candid observations, and her words of counsel and wisdom hit all the right notes."
Founding Director, Leadership Women
"Thank you so much for your phenomenal keynote address at the Arizona Women's Leadership Forum. The remarks we received about your presentation were outstanding! Your speech was both informational and inspirational. So many women came up to me at the Forum and since the Forum to tell me how fantastic you were/are."
Anne M. Hanyak