Katherine Kylila Rice is the founder of (link hidden) and CEO of Future of Fun, LLC. Kylila has been recognized by The United States Military Academy at West Point, The United Nations , Under 30 Changemakers, Venture Cafe Foundation, The Centre for Women, and other organizations for her work with spoken word poetry, technology, and entrepreneurship.
Kylila is an expert on identity, resilience, finding purpose, and cross cultural communication.
She enjoys improving organizational culture, motivating, and building bridges that lead to social innovation. Kylila is passionate about servant leadership, accessible design, social entrepreneurship, health, and technology for social good.
Price Range: $1500 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 90 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - General Liability
What to Expect
Audiences can expect an engaging , informative , entertaining and interactive experience. There will be spoken word poetry weaved into my speech. The will also be a musical performance where appropriate, usually used to communicate tough or less than interesting subjects. I have been trained in leadership, have learned how to be resilient and am a cross cultural communicator. Upon leaving my talk, attendees will be inspired and empowered with the tools that they need to continue to grow towards the fulfillment of their potential.
Katherine is an accomplished poet , performer, and speaker. She has been engaging audiences for seven years and has inspired at-risk youth, to members of our local and federal governments. She has spent a short time in the media and production industry and has served as a career coach and small business consultant for start ups. Katherine studied sociology at the U.S Military Academy at West Point for two years, then decided to work for multiple organizations in Washington, D.C. Katherine is a Starting Bloc Fellow and is currently studying Business Administration at the Harvard University Extension School.
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Influences & Inspiration
Toni Morrison - Award Winning Author and Professor
Dr.Ender - Sociologist and Instructor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Maya Angelou- Award winning Poet, Singer, and Director
Melinda Miles- Director of Let Haiti Live
Nicole Lee- Civil Rights Attorney and Past President of Trans Africa
Sir Richard Branson - Founder of The Virgin Group
Kindall and Calvin Hayes- U.S. Diplomats
Andrea Assaf- Executive Director of Arts2Action and award winning Arab artist, director, playwright , and poet
CSM(retired) Burnett- Former CSM of West Point and Accomplished Soldier
Andrea Taylor- Executive Director of Imagine It! event planning and entertainment contractor
Natascha Sanders- CEO of The Youth Career Coach, Inc.
Nelly Nieblas- Legislative Manager and Information Officer at the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Harvard Kennedy School graduate.
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