Dr. Shade is a member of the prestigious Speaker Bureau of Canada, and a master communicator, with a unique blend of corporate and academic skills that set her apart. Bring inspiration and transformative insights to your organization through our keynote speaking engagements on topics ranging from overcoming impostor syndrome to essential leadership principles.

Inspiring Personal & Professional Excellence

As the CEO and Founder of the Leadership Synergy Institute, Dr. Shade is not only a seasoned Consultant but also a captivating Speaker who brings a unique blend of academic expertise and inspirational artistry to the stage. Embrace your uniqueness and transform with self-assurance. Dr. Shade’s motto, “You are enough,” underscores the boundless potential and intrinsic worth in every individual. With a dynamic speaking style and compelling perspectives, Dr. Shade has the ability to inspire individuals and organizations to soar to new heights.

Not Just Another Keynote Speaker

Dr. Shade inspires transformation through dynamic speaking. She prides herself on being more than just motivating — she is highly engaging, too! Her high-energy keynotes have been described as “the perfect mix between years of real-world experience distilled into instantly applicable mindset, behavior, and tools and a really smart professor.” With each presentation, she makes customer engagement not only accessible, but exciting.

You are more powerful than you know. This single act of mindfulness can change a life and impact the world. Sometimes, we need someone to remind us of that truth. We help individuals and organizations see their potential. We inspire them to reach for it, take hold, and become all they can be. Let us show you what you are capable of.

Available Virtually & In-Person

Dr. Shade available for keynote speeches and workshops. If you’re looking for a speaker to activate and motivate your audience, you’re in the right place! She believes that leadership is not just a role but an inside job, a journey of self-discovery and empowerment.

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Words to Impact: The Power of Effective Communication

Unlock the limitless potential of your words! Join me to explore the transformative impact of effective communication. Master the art of impactful expression with this session, from articulating ideas with clarity to influencing diverse audiences.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Journey to Unshakeable Confidence

Take a transformative journey with me as I empower you to overcome impostor syndrome like a boss! Gain tools to silence self-doubt, build unshakeable confidence, and embrace your true capabilities. Elevate your self-image and unlock the path to unbounded success.

The Glass Ceiling Project: Empowering Women in STEM

Let’s dismantle artificial barriers and empower women and girls in the world of STEM education. The Glass Ceiling Project unveils strategies to overcome gender biases, providing insights and motivation for women navigating careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Leadership Burnout to Balance: Navigating Work and Life in the Fast Lane

Navigate the fast lane with me as we unravel the complexities of leadership burnout. Discover practical strategies to achieve balance, recognize signs of burnout, and sustain professional performance. Your journey to a harmonious work-life equilibrium begins here.

Mindset Matters: Building a Positive and Resilient Attitude

Explore the power of a positive mindset as we dive into resilience-building strategies, cultivate a proactive attitude, and embrace personal and professional growth. Transform your setbacks into stepping stones on the path to a more resilient and fulfilling life.

Synergy in Teams: Strategies for Building High-Performing Groups

Unlock the secrets of high-performing teams through an understanding of team dynamics, offering strategies to foster collaboration and maximize productivity. Elevate your leadership skills and cultivate a culture of synergy within your teams.

Empowering Black Voices: Navigating Success in Corporate Canada

We will open up deep, sometimes uncomfortable discussions on navigating success for Black professionals in Corporate Canada. We will open up deep, sometimes uncomfortable discussions that will help corporations and individuals gain insights, find their roles in overcoming systemic barriers, discover strategies for career advancement, and empower themselves to excel in a corporate environment.

Cultural Integration: Navigating Immigrant Identity & Belonging in a New Land

Embark on a journey of cultural integration as we navigate the complexities of immigrant identity, fostering a sense of belonging in a new land. Discover strategies to thrive personally and professionally in a diverse environment.

The Power of Personal Branding: Developing Executive Presence

Craft your brand with finesse, and let’s explore strategies to develop an executive presence, and enhance visibility, and influence in both personal and professional spheres. Elevate your brand and leave a lasting impression in every endeavor.


Success Rate

Percentage of corporate clients who reported amazing transformation as a direct result of working with us!



The number of individuals in corporate who made an accelerated pivot from being stuck and burned out in their careers to leading & generating real opportunities in 2022!


Net Growth

Rate of growth reported by our business clients within months of applying our roadmap and taking control of their brands!

Are you ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment? Partner with Dr. Shade for an unforgettable experience that transcends traditional speaking engagements.

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What our clients say

“Dr. Shade’s session was an absolute game-changer for our team. Her dynamic speaking style left a lasting impact, inspiring everyone to reach for new heights in their careers and personal lives. We are looking forward to having her on our future events.”

— Isabel M.

Client Services Manager

“Dr. Shade’s presentation on overcoming impostor syndrome was a highlight of our conference. Her insights and strategies were not only eye-opening but also actionable. She has a remarkable talent for motivating individuals to believe in their abilities.”

— Brigitte S.

Regional Training Manager


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