Are you looking for an experienced speaker for your next event?

As an educator, author, entrepreneur and chronic warrior, I will inspire a crowd. Topics include workshops on empowerment, life skills, purpose and more. Contact me for a custom quote (about-arlene-garcia).

Throughout the years, I’ve had the opportunity to inspire more than 20,000 people across the country. If you are a part of a business, college, corporation, or conference, I can offer my assistance.

Power of Spoken Words

About Me

I’ve been speaking to large and small audiences for over 20 years. Presentations include keynote, workshops, and master of ceremonies.

As an educator who has transformed adversity into triumph, I use motivation and storytelling to inspire young people daily. Whether it be a group of students or adults, I bring the same motivation to inspire one to live his / her best life.

I offer workshops on education, student engagement, curriculum, life skills, purpose, leadership, and more.

Speaking topics

Various topics include motivation, inspiration and courage, personal effectiveness, and much more. Please let me know how I can help you at your next event.

Highlighted Speaking Engagements

She’s With Me: Women’s Empowerment Event (CT) (2017)

Entrepreneurial Events, CT, NY, D.C., (2014, 2015,2016)

Hispanic Heritage Month (Invest in Success Scholarship), Manhattanville College (2013)

Eastern Sociological Society Conference, Baltimore, Maryland (2009)

American Society of Criminology Conferences, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta (2007, 2008, 2010)

Hord Gala 21st, CT (2009)

Career Day, Western Connecticut State University (2001)

National Press Club, D.C. (1998)

Hord Gala 10th Anniversary, CT (1998)


“We were really impressed with Arlene’s energy, passion and ability to reach the audience. She was the highlight of the day.” Manhattanville College.

Dr. Garcia used storytelling and an inspirational message to reach the audience. Her passion and energy is empowering.” Entrepreneurial Event.

“I loved her energy and passion. Her story is amazing.” Hord Gala

“I thank you for helping me when my family was in crisis. You were always so patient and informing.” Dee

“You inspired me to follow my dreams.” M. Jones

Next Steps

If you would like Dr. Arlene Garcia to speak at your next event, Contact her. For collaborations: BitterSweet collaboration.

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