Corporate Speaking

Does your firm's mission include a commitment to empowering girls and women globally?

Invite Tanya Lee Stone to speak about gender discrimination and global educaton for girls. In this riveting presentation, Stone discusses how and why she came to turn the powerful film Girl Rising into a book. She will lead you in an exploration of The Stakes, The Stories, The Solutions to gain an understanding of how major obstacles to education are keeping more than 130 million girls worldwide from being able to attend school. Find out how educating your firm about these issues can help change the world.

"Tanya Lee Stone is mesmerizing. Her work is both masterful and motivational; the story behind Girl Rising is truly magnificent!"
--Kerry Berchem, Partner, Akin Gump 


Conferences, Universities, Literary Festivals

Tanya Lee Stone also speaks at universities, conferences, and festivals about children's literature, nonfiction, gender discrimination & global education for girls, and other topics. She has been featured at the National Book Festival, IRA, ALA, NCTE, ALAN, Texas Book Festival, SCBWI, Texas Library Association, and many other venues. To arrange a speaking engagement, please contact Tanya directly. Email:

"Tanya Lee Stone's presentations in my Children's Author Studies class at St. Michael's College have always been one of the highlights for my students. She is honest, articulate, and can analyze the writing process in detail. One of the finest nonfiction writers working today, Tanya is also one of the best speakers I have heard talking about the creative process."
--Anita Silvey, Children's and Young Adult Book Expert 

"Stone's broad and deep body of work makes her an ideal guest author...her thoughtful responses offer insight into her creative process, research, and children's literature."
--Valerie Bang-Jensen, Children's Literature specialist 


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Tanya also has school visit programs available for elementary, middle, and high schools. See the School Visits page for more detailed information.