Keynote Speaker

Gag Your Inner Critic:  How Confidence and Connection Will Rid Our World of Mean Girl Behavior

Katie Goodman

Katie Goodman is an award-winning musical comic, actress, author, and speaker. She has been seen on Showtime’s The Green Room, on Current TV as a pundit, and on TruTV. She recently signed with Comedy Dynamics, North American’s largest independent record label, and her new album is available on ITunes, her books on Amazon, and her comedy music videos can be seen, having amassed over 2 million hits on Youtube and several more million on Facebook. Katie is a featured blogger for The Huffington Post, a contributor to O, The Oprah Magazine and is the author of Improvisation For The Spirit: Living A More Courageous, Spontaneous & Creative Life Using the Tools of Improv Comedy. She is a nationally touring keynote speaker as well as corporate trainer and workshop facilitator, using the tools of improv comedy in everyday life. She is the creator and headliner of “Broad Comedy,” an internationally touring satirical musical show that she and her husband Soren Kisiel write and direct. Her solo show is presently playing Off-Broadway in New York City where she received a Time Out New York Critic’s Pick for Best Cabaret. Katie and Soren were nominated for The EPIC Award from The White House Project and were also nominated for the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant for their extensive work in theatre.