Dr. Debra Dupree

Keynote Speaker and Transformational Trainer

Debra is a dynamic and engaged speaker, never failing to excite her audience. She has nearly 30 years of professional experience as an accomplished corporate consultant and keynote speaker.  Companies such as Teradata, Yamaha, Stanford University, Cal Western School of Law, and the Department of Navy have called upon her to “train their trainers” as well as coaching leaders at every level around the world.  Debra is a Business Coach and Relationship Consultant delivering leadership solutions to organizations, teams, and individuals. She designs and implements training programs for professional development, and guides organizations through strategic change. You won’t be disappointed when Dr. Dupree is leading your group! Nothing but spectacular results flow from her guided interaction!

She has a unique business background and speaks to both personal and professional development for purpose, passion and presence. With over 25 years as a professional mediator, she’s developed an insightful perspective about what makes people tick, what goes wrong in communication, and the unknown personal habits that we develop that often get in the way of success. Her speaking topics focus on managing the risky business of bad bossing, managing 360 (up, down and all around), creating the emotionally intelligent workspace, and leading consciously now with emotional intelligence with particular emphasis on the female professional.

A Few Previous Engagements
Popular Speaking Topics

Passionate · Inclusive · Compelling

Articulate ·Dynamic · Engaging

Energetic · Enthusiastic · Motivating

Rafik Salama

The interactive portion of the class was incredibly beneficial. Very well presented!

Gloria Alvarado

Debra was very knowledgeable on the subject and presented the material in a very concise manner. I really enjoyed the seminar.

Ilianna Sims

Overall, Great Job! Good balance with individual activities and group/pair functions.

John Moyer

I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation for your presentation this past Thursday! Your charismatic presentation was both fascinating and an excellent experience that highlighted the various approaches to negotiating and the reasons for choosing them! Best of luck to you in your future endeavors!

Patrick Clark

Debra presented to our Vistage group through Mark Fingerlin. What she brought to the table were some fresh insights about how we communicate, how we react in conflict and the impact of our leadership style from a neuroscientific background. I recognized how I might be doing things in [Read more . . .]

Emmanuel Akayirise

Dr. Debra Dupree was very knowledgeable.  She presented material in a clear, succinct and engaging manner with a great sense of humor.  Time went by fast because it was fun!

Jean Spence

I would recommend Dr. Dupree to anyone who is seeking to improve the quality of their interpersonal relationships and a deeper understanding of how to know oneself and interact with others.

Gustavo De La Fuente

Her many years’ experience in the arenas of leadership and mediation make her a credible professional. I highly recommend her expertise to business owners and executives.

People are energized through stories, activities and interaction that show them the “power of connection.”  

When you do this for your organization, people are motivated by the investment made and opportunity to learn.  This in turn leads to profitability in so many ways!  It’s time to invest in both your human and financial returns.

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Have an upcoming conference, retreat, or client appreciation luncheon? Let me know what you want and how you want it delivered. One-hour, two-hour, full-or-multi-day format? Or don't even leave—I provide webinars, too!

Webinars and one- or two-hour formats are designed to provide information. Need skill development? Half-day and longer training sessions are designed to deliver.

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