tell & sell your story as a paid keynote speaker & author.

A new, diverse, and bright future for women thought leaders starts here. Learn how to become a better public speaker, how to get paid to speak, and become a published author with Mic Drop Workshop.

Jess Ekstrom is leaving her mark on this world and it’s amazing to watch her do it.

CHIP GAINES / Co-Founder of Magnolia Network

The world needs more female public speakers and authors.

  • Only 32% of professional public speakers are women, down from 33% in 2017 (*Bizzabo)
  • 76% of people said they are more likely to attend a conference that features a woman as a keynote speaker or panelist
    • Only 25% of all technology keynote or stand alone public speakers are women (*Ensono 2018)
    • 70% of women who have spoken on a panel report being the "lone woman" among participants

      …and don’t even get us started on the discrepancy of PAID public speaking engagements.

      Want to tell and sell your story as a paid public speaker? start here  ⬇️

      STEP 1

      free public speaking training

      Take our FREE public speaking training to learn 9 secrets to become a paid speaker.

      mic drop workshop

      Enroll in Mic Drop Workshop to create a keynote and land your first paid gig.

      STEP 2

      STEP 3

      mic drop academy

      Apply for Mic Drop Academy to book more gigs for more money, more consistently.

      speaker directory

      Join our speaker directory of Mic Drop certified women public speakers.

      STEP 4

      STEP 5

      free book publishing training

      Grow your thought leadership platform with a published book! Take our free book publishing training to learn how to get your nonfiction book idea published and on shelves.

      Want to tell and sell your story as a paid public speaker? start here  ⬇️

      STEP 1

      free public speaking training

      Take our FREE public speaking training to learn 9 secrets to become a paid speaker.

      STEP 2

      mic drop workshop

      Enroll in Mic Drop Workshop to create a keynote and land your first paid gig.

      STEP 3

      mic drop academy

      Apply for Mic Drop Academy to book more gigs for more money, more consistently.

      STEP 4

      speaker directory

      Join our speaker directory of Mic Drop certified women public speakers.

      STEP 5

      free book publishing training

      Grow your thought leadership platform with a published book! Take our free book publishing training to learn how to get your nonfiction book idea published and on shelves.

      speaking engagements and events need more diverse voices.

      We’re on a mission to help more women become paid motivational speakers and keynote speakers. Take this quiz to discover your ideal public speaking audience and what to change for your next speaking engagement.

      FIND A SPEAKER

      At Mic Drop Workshop, we are on a mission to educate and empower women public speakers and amplify their voices on stages across the globe.
      BOOK A SPEAKERJOIN THE DIRECTORY

      There was before Jess and there was after Jess. That’s the notable difference she’s made In my speaking career

      CHERINI GHOBRIAL 

      public speaker & author courses

      If you are ready to make a living and a difference as a keynote speaker or published author, you’ve come to the right place.

      Take our courses to help you TELL & SELL your story.

      MIC DROP WORKSHOP®

      Want to learn how to become a motivational speaker or keynote speaker? Use the knowledge, stories, and experiences you already have to build a profitable public speaking business with the Mic Drop Workshop®️ course & community.

      BOOK POP WORKSHOP

      Want to learn how to publish a nonfiction book? Book Pop Workshop is your one-stop-shop course and community for women to get you from book idea 👉 to proposal 👉 to literary agent 👉 to acquisition with a traditional publisher.

      WHICH MIC DROP COURSE IS BEST FOR YOU?

      Compare our offerings here:

      GET PAID TO SPEAK

      • NMic Drop Workshop Online Course
      • N1 FREE year in #SpeakerSisters private Facebook group where you meet other like-minded women. It's a place to get feedback, writing and speaking tips and find gigs
      • NGo live every month with Jess Ekstrom in the #SpeakerSister private Facebook group (First Friday of the Month at 10am EST)

      GET YOUR BOOK IDEA TRADITIONALLY PUBLISHED

      • NBook Pop Workshop Online Course
      • N1 FREE year in #SpeakerSisters private Facebook group where you meet other like-minded women. It's a place to get feedback, writing and speaking tips and to find gigs
      • NGo live every month with Jess Ekstrom in the #SpeakerSister private Facebook group (First Friday of the Month at 10am EST)

      Speak & Write
      Course Bundle

      EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO BECOME A THOUGHT LEADER

      Get both Mic Drop Workshop and Book Pop Workshop PLUS:

      • NLaunch Your Book Course ($350)
      • NPlatformula Online Course ($750)
      • NLifetime Access to #SpeakerSister private Facebook Group ($2,500)
      • NOne Line Wonder Course ($35)
      • NHost Your Own Virtual Event Course ($250)
      • NFREE eSpeakers Account ($179)

      EXPAND YOUR SPEAKING BUSINESS

      Book more gigs for more $$$

      • N8 LIVE sessions
      • N8 LIVE bonus sessions
      • N1:1 Coaching with Jess/Kristine/Michelle
      • NFREE eSpeakers Account
      • NFREE one-year Mic Drop Academy Directory
      • NFREE year of Mic Drop Academy Certification
      • NCohort of like-minded women

      Brittany Piper shares her experience joining Mic Drop Workshop and using our tools to land a speaking gig for the U.S. Army!

      If you're more into texting, click the link and text us the word "SPEAKER" to get tips on how to tell & sell your story 📲

      Mic Drop Workshop® helps women tell and sell their story as paid keynote speakers and authors.

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