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Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, public speaker, and television personality. She is the author of six books, including "I Am So The Boss of You: An 8 Step Guide to Giving Your Family The Business" (Random House). Warner Brothers Television has purchased the rights for this book. Her books have been translated into Chinese, Indonesian and other languages, and are available on Audible.com and wherever books are sold. She is a columnist with Post City Magazines and contributes to the Metro News, Autofocus.ca, the Huffington Post, Zoomer Magazine, ParentsCanada, Canadian Living, the Travel Channel and GoodLife. She is the writer and host of the FamilyFocus series, and is a regular guest expert on CBC's Steven and Chris, a regular contributor to the CTV Canada AM Parenting Panel, as well as appearing regularly on Breakfast Television, CanadaAM and CBC radio. She also delivers a bi-monthly travel segment (How She Travels) on Sirius/XM Canada Talks highly rated "What She Said" show. Kathy is a two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada Award for Excellence in Humour, and is the recipient of the Mississauga Arts Award for Established Literary Arts. She was recently announced as one of Canada's Favourite Moms by Canadian Living Magazine, and recognized by the Huffington Post as a top parenting Tweeter to follow. She has over 18 years of corporate marketing experience, with CIBC, Royal Bank, Telus and Coca Cola Foods. She is the Chief Family Advisor for Presidents Choice Financial and PCPlus, and has also acted as corporate/media spokesperson/social media consultant for many other companies such as Procter & Gamble, Maple Leaf Foods, Research In Motion, Pfizer and LeapFrog Toys.
Kathy serves on the board of the Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee, as their public relations advisor. She lives with her material (four kids) and husband (more material) in the Toronto area. She is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Writers Union of Canada, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Travel Media Association of Canada.
Kathy Buckworth's Speaker Programs:
- Mother Of Reinvention: Changing Careers and Lifestyles Post-Parenthood
- Forget Balance, It's All About Blend: Work, Life, and Everything In Between
- It's Only Work If You'd Rather Be Somewhere Else: Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do
- Transcending the Medium: Taking Your Off-Line World On-Line and In Print
- Twitter is for Girls: Top Ways to Engage Women in Social Media
- Balance Should be a Four Letter Word: Overcoming the Work/Life Balance Myth
- Connecting 101: There's a reason the word "Work" is in Network
Kathy Buckworth's Testimonials:
"Kathy is a pleasure to work with - professional, witty and dedicated. We could not have found a better fit for our campaign, and would not hesitate to engage her again or recommend her for similar work." Optimum Communications.
"Kathy Buckworth was an excellent choice to be the moderator of the Indigo Kids Round Table session held in October 2009. She was professional and her ability to successfully segue into various topics while retaining the audience attention was outstanding and played a key role in the overall success of the event. We have worked with Kathy on various programs, and continue to do so because of her sincerity, professionalism and engaging personality that adds value to each of our programs. We'd be more than happy to work with her again!" MS&L Worldwide
"I would be pleased to recommend Kathy for any speaking engagement. She is personable, warm and quickly engages the audience with her sense of humour and honesty. She talks about situations with which we are all familiar and has an innate ability to tell it as it is, without offending anyone or making you feel defensive. It is her ability to laugh at herself that endears you to her. She has a very relaxed style and you can tell that she is grounded in who she is and what she wants out of life" Founder - Company of Women
"Kathy gave a clear, practical presentation to our Women in a Home Office group. She clearly understands the importance of networking and promoting our most important element of our business... ourselves. If you simply follow her practical tips, your business has to be more successful." Women in a Home Office
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