Sheela the Speaker

Dynamic. Passionate. Inspiring. These are adjectives often used to describe Sheela Murthy after an event where her talent as a speaker has shone. Whether addressing 50 or 5000, Sheela has a bright, charismatic personality. A student of the world, her experiences and her travels have provided her with humorous anecdotes and enthralling stories.

On what topics does Sheela speak? She enjoys empowering others to push themselves and find purpose and passion in their work and lives each day. She has been keynote speaker for large organizations on leadership. Her dynamic content and style engage and invigorate the teams and organizations she addresses. The return on an investment in engaging a speaker of her caliber is manyfold, whether as keynote, moderator, or panelist.

As a woman, minority, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and U.S. immigration attorney, she draws from her own experiences, to be sure. She is also an advocate for providing education and food to poor children, securing safe havens for women in abusive relationships, supporting entrepreneurial opportunities for low-income women, and helping immigrants make the adjustment to life in the United States. Sheela’s speaking talent excites audiences into action. Her infectious enthusiasm has led others to donate to organizations at fundraising events, surpassing projected goals.

Galas that are carefully planned to showcase an organization or raise awareness for a cause deserve a keynote address that will prompt attendees to open not only their wallets, but their hearts. When they leave, they should carry the message with them into their daily lives, so that your team’s efforts continue to be supported beyond the event. Sheela Murthy is a speaker who can plant seeds that will yield fruit for your organization’s future. The work you do deserves nothing less.

If you would like to inquire about booking Sheela Murthy as a speaker, contact us.

A list of Sheela’s mentions in the media and her public appearances is available here.

Speaking Accolades

Accolades and Honors in all areas are available here.

  • ITServe Alliance Synergy Conference, 2017 is held in Houston, TX, where Murthy speaks on the symbiotic employer / employee relationship. (01.Dec.2017)
  • ITServe Alliance Synergy Conference, Dallas, TX, invites Murthy as keynote speaker. (10-11.Nov.2016)
  • Murthy is Immigration Policy and Advocacy Board Advisor to ITServe Alliance, and is invited to speak at the Bay Area Chapter Launch, addressing the need for employers and employees to understand each other’s perspectives, and work together, for greater harmony and success for all. (29.Jul.2016)
  • The Women’s Business Center Organization hosts, A Journey of Leadership, and invites Murthy as keynote speaker at York College of Pennsylvania. (03.May.2016)
  • AHA Business Radio invites Murthy as featured guest to talk about her work with the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, interviewed by host, Allen Hirsh. (19.Apr.2016)
  • United Way of Central Maryland, In their Own Words, features Sheela Murthy as a regional leader and local CEO. (04.Nov.2015)
  • Maryland Chamber of Commerce: Business Policy Conference, Murthy is invited to serve as panel moderator. (13-14.Oct.2015)
  • The National Federation of IndianAmerican Association hosts Empowering Women and Girls: Strategies for Success, and invites Murthy to be among the highlighted speakers, Falls Church, VA. (08 & 09.Oct.2015)
  • Philanthropy Dialogue, The American Bazaar, Murthy is guest moderator for the panel discussion, Flow of Philanthropic Dollars, Human Capital and Innovations. (18.Oct.2014)


Women in Business Symposium

Global Education Leadership Lecture Series

Athena Awards

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