Project Description

Dr. Debra Clary, a social scientist, brings over three decades of executive expertise from Fortune 50 Global Companies. With extensive leadership experience at Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, Jack Daniels, and Humana, she offers invaluable insights into navigating complex systems through curiosity and innovation. As an accomplished global speaker, author, and award-winning film producer, she captivates audiences with her diverse talents.

Notably, she showcased her theatrical skills in the sold-out off-Broadway solo-performance of “A Curious Woman” in 2023. She earned a doctorate in Leader Development and Change Management from The George Washington University and is the recipient of the Ralph Stone Award for exemplary leadership.

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TOPIC: Curiosity Unleashed: The Catalyst for Exceptional Leadership

Join us for an inspiring keynote experience led by Dr. Debra Clary, as we explore the intricate interplay of leadership, culture, and curiosity. Debra will guide you through a transformative narrative, exploring how effective leadership shapes organizational culture and fuels innovation. Discover the profound impact of curiosity as a catalyst for growth and adaptability in today’s dynamic landscape.
Through captivating anecdotes and insightful analysis, Debra inspires a deeper understanding of the essential elements driving success in modern leadership. Prepare to be empowered to cultivate inclusive cultures, ignite curiosity, and lead with purpose alongside Debra.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to ask genuine questions

  • How to learn-unlearn-relearn to promote self-curiosity

  • How to actively listen from a new perspective

Reviews for Debra

“Debra has the power to transform a room with her presence.”

Tricia Bourke, Former TEDx Producer, New York, NY; Award-winning author and filmmaker

“As a master storyteller, Dr. Deb inspires, educates and entertains her audiences. C-Suite executives rely on her to curate insights from the current though leaders in a practical framework of her own hard-won wisdom”.

Bonnie St. John, Olympic Ski Medalist, Best-Selling Author and Leadership Expert

“In the presence of Debra, the atmosphere is infused with an undeniable sense of curiosity that becomes utterly contagious. In her company, curiosity isn’t merely a characteristic; it’s a transformative experience that leaves a lasting impression on anyone fortunate enough to share the space with her.”