The BostonSpeaks Mission
To help professionals overcome the fear of public speaking and become influential speakers.
Quick BostonSpeaks Facts
The year BostonSpeaks was established. It all started with a dream.
Workshops, events, and gatherings held so far in the City of Boston and online.
Individuals who've gone through our training and events to become confident and influential speakers.
Meet The BostonSpeaks Team
Kit has helped hundreds of leaders and high-performing professionals speak with greater confidence and influence. His experiences include being the founder of BostonSpeaks, a Harvard Business School Public Speaking Coach, and a 3-Time TEDx Speaker Coach. Clients include Fortune 500 CEOs, TEDx Speakers, NFL Players, Three-Star Michelin Chefs, Rising leaders, and Executives.
Currently, Kit is focused on fine-tuning the most effective, efficient, and enjoyable process to help individuals overcome the fear of public speaking. (If you have public speaking anxiety, please reach out! We are here to help.)
Kit's coaching and teaching style is fun, engaging, and insightful. Professionally, He's always looking to develop as a speaker and leader. Kit's personal life looks more like 25% Crossfit, 25% happy wife happy life, and 50% trying to help his three cats get along.
Head Public Speaking Coach
After overcoming her own fear of public speaking, Gina was so inspired, she decided to dedicate her career to helping others do the same. She loves supporting people to use their voices and become more effective speakers and communicators. Gina focuses on both the mindset and mechanics of public speaking so that her clients can cultivate sustainable confidence, and captivate any audience.
Gina Rapaport is an ICF Certified Professional Coach. Her holistic approach to coaching is informed by her master’s degree in integrative health and background in the field of employee wellness. Gina has worked with hundreds of people, from young professionals to executives and other leaders.
In her spare time, Gina can be found playing with her two daughters, working out on her rebounder trampoline, and making Spotify playlists for every occasion.
Director of Speaker University
As a child, Kadisha she had a devastating experience of being punished for speaking at school, now she helps individuals become influential speakers. Kadisha is a communication specialist and a certified etiquette consultant. Additionally, as a consummate toastmaster, Kadisha has facilitated numerous adult workshops and mentored budding speakers as a toastmasters' speechcraft coordinator for several years. Having won many toastmasters speech contests and advanced to the district finals twice, Kadisha is recognized as a proficient toastmaster who provides feedback in a compassionate and caring manner.
Hazel Mara Conti
Hazel oversees both the back-end operations and the creative direction of the business. With a keen eye for design and a passion for innovation, Hazel has helped shape BostonSpeaks into the premier destination for cutting-edge ideas and public speaking thought leadership. Hazel helps in developing new branding strategies and building out the company's digital infrastructure, she is always pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Hazel is a mom of a bubbly little girl and a coffee lover. On the weekends, she likes going on long early motorcycle rides with her husband to connect with nature and eat good food.