KAREN WALROND :: CHOOKOOLOONKS
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Karen is a nationally-recognized speaker, author & workshop facilitator.

From intimate gatherings and workshops, to town halls attended by hundreds, I can tailor a message specific to your organization's needs.


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我演讲的主题包括自我赋权、创造和创新。

I've spoken extensively on leadership, ethics, diversity and inclusion at universities, legal organizations and many other audiences around the country. Because of my diverse legal, corporate and creative background, I focus on topics as wide-ranging as leadership, diversity, self-image, creativity, social media and human resource issues. I'm also aCertified Daring Way™ Facilitator, trained inBrené Brown'swork on vulnerability, courage, empathy and worthiness.

My keynotes and workshops include these concepts, specifically addressing how vulnerability -- the ability to show up in the midst of uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure -- is the strongest measure of courage that we have, courage which can help foster innovation and creativity.

In addition, I've been trained in positive psychology coaching with theWholebeing Institute, using the science of well-being and research-based assessments and interventions to bring about greater satisfaction, purpose and fulfillment in life.

And as part of my work encouraging others to "look for the light," myTEDxHouston talkon the subject of resonance has reached over 95,000 viewers, and counting.

我曾与不同的观众交谈过,我的客户名单非常广泛,包括盖蒂图库、美国儿童健康公司、休斯顿大学、多芬、本宁堡卓越机动中心等等。I've appeared on both local and national television shows and other news media, contributing to organizations including PBS, Huffington Post, CNN.com, Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org and both the Oprah Winfrey Show and Oprah.com.

Finally, I'm also an attorney and an active member of the State Bar of Texas.

作为油气行业最大的软件公司之一Landmark Graphics Corporation的前首席法律顾问,以及哈里伯顿能源服务公司的前参谋长,我在战略开发、变革管理流程、企业道德管理和教育方面有着丰富的经验。

“凯伦有一种独特的能力,能让你笑,让你哭,让你学习,让你梦想。她是一位鼓舞人心的演说家。多么了不起的女人啊!”

— Nyasha Smith,
Attorney and Co-Founder of Blogalicious Social Media Conferance

Karen Walrond's lunchtime keynote at the Erma Bombeck Writers' Conference at the University of Dayton, Ohio -- April 6, 2018. Lessons learned from natural disasters and attempted murder. (45 minutes)

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Karen Walrond's lunchtime keynote at the Erma Bombeck Writers' Conference
the University of Dayton, Ohio


April 6, 2018.

Lessons learned from natural disasters and attempted murder. (45 minutes)

Hurricane Harvey filled Karen Walrond\u2019s home in Houston with almost 3 ft. of water, forcing her family to evacuate and rely on the support of others. That experience taught her that in the face of a crisis, there is only one kind of help that makes a difference. (3 minutes)

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PBS NEWS HOUR


飓风“哈维”(Harvey)将凯伦·瓦尔隆德(Karen Walrond)在休斯顿的家淹没了近3英尺的水,迫使她的家人疏散,依靠其他人的帮助。

那次经历让她明白,在危机面前,只有一种帮助才能发挥作用。(3 minutes)

Karen Walrond has such a wonderful way of elucidating and higlighting the beauty of the individual, and the wonderful promise and peril of the diversity of our world. After returning from a trip to Ethiopia, she shares with us some of her experiences, and her broader mission of helping people see The Beauty of Different. (16 minutes)

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Tedx Houston


Karen Walrond has such a wonderful way of elucidating and higlighting the beauty of the individual, and the wonderful promise and peril of the diversity of our world. After returning from a trip to Ethiopia, she shares with us some of her experiences, and her broader mission of helping people see The Beauty of Different. (16 minutes)

Mom, blogger, and photographer Karen Walrond of Chookooloonks.com talks about her family's media habits, children's media, and her love of WordGirl and PBS KIDS.  (2 minutes)

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Mom, blogger, and photographer Karen Walrond of Chookooloonks.com talks about her family's media habits, children's media, and her love of WordGirl and PBS KIDS.  (2 minutes)

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PBS Kids


Mom, blogger, and photographer Karen Walrond of Chookooloonks.com talks about her family's media habits, children's media, and her love of WordGirl and PBS KIDS. (2 minutes)

Living Smart


Do you move to the beat of your own drum, or must you conform to the mainstream culture to be happy and fit in? At a time of numerous incidents when many are bullied simply for not complying, is there beauty in being different? (28 minutes)

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