Marielle Legair is a Personal Branding Keynote Speaker who helps leaders develop women and ethnically diverse talent through self-leadership training to:

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  • Increase confidence and visibility 
  • Boost engagement and retention 
  • Break barriers to progress
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Extremely Relevant

“I was one of the participants in the personal branding session you facilitated for Diageo. I want to say a huge thank you. So much of what you shared was extremely relevant to me as an individual and also seeing a black woman deliver a training only added to the impact it had on me personally. I’ve had a mental barrier around sharing my work for the longest time, your training finally unlocked my mental reframe.”

Diageo, Workshop Attendee

Phenomenal At What You Do!

“The feedback that I received about your LinkedIn professional branding workshop was overwhelmingly positive. The fact you were able to connect with students, business owners and professionals in a single presentation is evidence that you are phenomenal at what you do!”

Jade, Community Development Specialist

Inspirational and Practical

"It’s been an honor and a pleasure to have Marielle as a mentor. Her guidance is both inspirational and practical at the same time, helping her mentees build their self belief and awareness, whilst equipping them with actionable tools to build their personal and professional brands.” 

Ian, Global Project Leader

Hi! I’m Marielle Legair, a Personal Branding Keynote Speaker and LinkedIn Learning Instructor.

I spent over 15 years leading executive visibility campaigns for CEOs and senior leaders at some of the world’s largest companies in the UK and US and one thing always stood out to me:

I rarely saw anyone who looked like me - a woman or a person of color at senior levels.  

Something I’ll always remember is the awkward feeling in the pit of my stomach because I felt like a complete outsider sitting at a boardroom table filled with middle-aged white men.

Feeling like an outsider was caused by more than my gender and ethnicity. It was a culmination of:

  • Being paid less than my peers doing the same job

  • I wasn’t part of the Old Boys Club and never could be

  • As an introvert, I shied away from networking with leaders 

  • I received a ton of lip service with zero change

Rather than speak up against the lack of support, I found myself slowly shrinking as a way to conform and not draw attention to myself. After a while, this took a major toll on my mental health and overall well-being. 

Enough was enough. I decided to stop giving my time, energy, and talent to workplaces that undervalued me and failed to invest in my professional development. 


I voted with my feet and left

Undervaluing inclusivity, especially in leadership roles, is why many of your women and ethnically diverse talent will leave too.

The one-size-fits-all approach to retaining diverse talent — the lip service and development opportunities designed for white men — clearly isn't working for everyone.

Today, we’re seeing millions of talented professionals leaving the workplace with women and ethnically diverse talent leading the charge.

But it doesn’t have to be this way for your company.

Radically changing how you support and develop your
diverse talent
will make the difference. 

Your diverse talent needs support and development programmes designed to address the nuanced cultural and workplace barriers often holding them back from progressing in their careers.

And when you hire me, that’s what you’ll get.

I’ll deliver transformative keynotes and workshops that give your talent the tools to:

  • Adopt an intrapreneurial mindset
  • Enhance their self-leadership skills 
  • Boost employee retention and engagement 
Learn More

Trusted by Companies and Universities Including:

Speaking & Training 

As a personal branding keynote speaker and
workshop facilitator, my transformative sessions will increase confidence and visibility, boost engagement and break barriers to progress.

Learn More
1:1 Consulting

Are you a coach, consultant
or thought leader wanting to establish your personal brand or business on LinkedIn? I'll help you gain clarity on your message, content strategy and make sales.

Learn More
Self Study

Want to work at your
own pace? My Win On LinkedIn course is packed
with actionable tips, proven templates and scripts to help you attract opportunities and save time and money.

Learn More
LinkedIn Learning 

Get complimentary access
to my popular LinkedIn Learning courses to tap into your core strengths to create more impact and influence or refine your social skills in the workplace.

Learn More

“I have a great elevator pitch now! Everyone’s feedback has been very positive.”

“Thanks for hosting an amazing session today — the feedback from everyone has been very positive. I found it very engaging and informative, and I have a great elevator pitch now! My views on what LinkedIn is and how it’s used have changed. I’ll be joining immediately!”

- Ben, Senior Development Technologist, bp

“Phenomenal Presenter.”

“Marielle is a phenomenal presenter. I really benefited from her LinkedIn Learning course content. I’ve already put some of her suggestions into practice.”

-Hank, Senior Director, LinkedIn Learning Student 

“Marielle shared so many practical and actionable tips with our members.”

“To advance in your career, you have to be visible, seen, heard, and comfortable with self-advocating and self-promotion. This is so important… that raising the profile
and visibility of Black women is core to our mission.

That’s why I asked
personal branding expert
Marielle Legair to deliver a virtual workshop for our members on how to increase their professional presence,
specifically on LinkedIn. [She] shared 
so many
practical 
and actionable tips with our members.”

- Jacqueline, CEO of Black Women in Asset Management (BWAM)

Want to develop diverse talent at your company?

Sign up to my monthly newsletter.

Marielle Legair is a Personal Branding Keynote Speaker who helps leaders develop women and ethnically diverse talent through self-leadership training to:

  • Increase confidence and visibility 

  • Boost engagement and retention 

  • Break barriers to progress

Book Marielle
Watch Marielle in Action
[View Marielle’s speaker topics here]

Extremely Relevant

“I was one of the participants in the personal branding session you facilitated for Diageo. I want to say a huge thank you. So much of what you shared was extremely relevant to me as an individual and also seeing a black woman deliver a training only added to the impact it had on me personally. I’ve had a mental barrier around sharing my work for the longest time, your training finally unlocked my mental reframe.”

Diageo, Workshop Attendee

Phenomenal At What You Do!

“The feedback that I received about your LinkedIn professional branding workshop was overwhelmingly positive. The fact you were able to connect with students, business owners and professionals in a single presentation is evidence that you are phenomenal at what you do!”

Jade, Community Development Specialist

Inspirational and Practical

"It’s been an honor and a pleasure to have Marielle as a mentor. Her guidance is both inspirational and practical at the same time, helping her mentees build their self belief and awareness, whilst equipping them with actionable tools to build their personal and professional brands.” 

Ian, Global Project Leader

Hi! I’m Marielle Legair, 
a Personal Branding Keynote Speaker and LinkedIn Learning Instructor.

I spent over 15 years leading executive visibility campaigns for CEOs and senior leaders at some of the world’s largest companies in the UK and US and one thing always stood out to me:

I rarely saw anyone who looked like me - a woman or a person of color at senior levels.  

Something I’ll always remember is the awkward feeling in the pit of my stomach because I felt like a complete outsider sitting at a boardroom table filled with middle-aged white men.

I spent over 15 years leading executive visibility campaigns for CEOs and senior leaders at some of the world’s largest companies in the UK and US and one thing always stood out to me:

I rarely saw anyone who looked like me - a woman or a person of color at senior levels.  

Something I’ll always remember is the awkward feeling in the pit of my stomach because I felt like a complete outsider sitting at a boardroom table filled with middle-aged white men.

Feeling like an outsider was caused by more than my gender and ethnicity. It was a culmination of:

  • Being paid less than my peers doing the same job

  • I wasn’t part of the Old Boys Club and never could be

  • As an introvert, I shied away from networking with leaders 

  • I received a ton of lip service with zero change

Rather than speak up against the lack of support, I found myself slowly shrinking as a way to conform and not draw attention to myself. After a while, this took a major toll on my mental health and overall well-being. 

Enough was enough. I decided to stop giving my time, energy, and talent to workplaces that undervalued me and failed to invest in my professional development. 

I voted with my feet and left

Undervaluing inclusivity, especially in leadership roles, is why many of your women and ethnically diverse talent will leave too.

The one-size-fits-all approach to retaining diverse talent — the lip service and development opportunities designed for white men — clearly isn't working for everyone.

Today, we’re seeing millions of talented professionals leaving the workplace with women and ethnically diverse talent leading the charge.

But it doesn’t have to be this way for your company.

Radically changing how you support and develop your diverse talent will make the difference. 

Your diverse talent needs support and development programmes designed to address the nuanced cultural and workplace barriers often holding them back from progressing in their careers.

And when you hire me, that’s what you’ll get.

I’ll deliver transformative keynotes and workshops that give your talent the tools to:

  • Adopt an intrapreneurial mindset
  • Enhance their self-leadership skills 
  • Boost employee retention and engagement 
Learn More

Trusted by Companies and Universities Including:

Speaking & Training 

As a personal branding keynote speaker and
workshop facilitator, my transformative sessions will increase confidence and visibility, boost engagement and break barriers to progress.

Learn More
1:1 Consulting

Are you a coach, consultant or thought leader wanting to establish your personal brand or business on LinkedIn? I'll help you gain clarity on your message, content strategy and make sales.

Learn More
Self Study

Want to work at your own pace? My Win On LinkedIn course is packed with actionable tips, proven templates and scripts to help you attract opportunities and save time and money.

Learn More
LinkedIn Learning 

Get complimentary access to my popular LinkedIn Learning courses to tap into your core strengths to create more impact and influence or refine your social skills in the workplace.

Learn More

“I have a great elevator pitch now! Everyone’s feedback has been very positive.”

“Thanks for hosting an amazing session today — the feedback from everyone has been very positive. I found it very engaging and informative, and I have a great elevator pitch now! My views on what LinkedIn is and how it’s used have changed. I’ll be joining immediately!”

- Ben, Senior Development Technologist, bp

“Phenomenal Presenter.”

“Marielle is a phenomenal presenter. I really benefited from her LinkedIn Learning course content. I’ve already put some of her suggestions into practice.”

-Hank, Senior Director, LinkedIn Learning Student 

“Marielle shared so many practical and actionable tips with our members.”

“To advance in your career, you have to be visible, seen, heard, and comfortable with self-advocating and self-promotion. This is so important… that raising the profile
and visibility of Black women is core to our mission.

That’s why I asked
personal branding expert
Marielle Legair to deliver a virtual workshop for our members on how to increase their professional presence,
specifically on LinkedIn. [She] shared 
so many
practical 
and actionable tips with our members.”

- Jacqueline, CEO of Black Women in Asset Management (BWAM)

Want to develop diverse talent at your company?

Sign up to my monthly newsletter.

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