Prasanta brings high energy and passion to her speaking—she was the student who was actually excited about public speaking assignments! A high school speech and debate coach for 10 years, Prasanta has coached others on communication and speaking, including several nationally-ranked speakers.

To schedule Prasanta as a podcast guest, click here.

For business events, conferences, retreats, and small or large events, contact her here.  Her speaking topics include:


  • Loneliness, social connection, and friendship: How can we find friends today?
  • Ethnic loneliness: what it means and what can we do about it
  • Demographics and demographic trends: Implications for your organization
  • Social media and self-promotion: Best practices for keeping your soul and health
  • How to communicate with diverse audiences
  • Creativity and writing – practices and habits
  • The immigrant experience

Upcoming Live Speaking Events, Podcasts, IG Lives, etc.

February 23, 2024
Intercultural Panel
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) – Nursing students

March 6, 2024
Faith in a Fresh Vibe Podcast with Rohadi

March 18, 2024
InterVarsity Press BIPOC Staff Workshop
Chicago, IL

April 9, 2024
WORD FM Pittsburgh, PA
Live interview (start at minute 25:00)

April 9, 2024
Far From Home Podcast with Mabel Ninan, Part One
Listen to podcast here or watch on YouTube here

April 11-13, 2024
Festival Lunch Circle Leader
Festival of Faith and Writing
Grand Rapids, MI

April 11, 2024
Guilt Grace Gratitude podcast 

April 16, 2024
Moody Radio Live
Chris Fabry Show 2-3 pm CT

April 17, 2024
Instagram Live
With Redbud Writers Guild, 11 am CT

April 23, 2024
TMJ4 Morning Blend Show – TV segment
Milwaukee, WI

April 26, 2024
Boswell Books, Conversation, Q&A, Book Launch Event
Co-sponsored by the AAPI Coalition of WI
FREE: Register here
Preorder here
Milwaukee WI

May 5, 2024
Oholiab’s Offering Art Gallery
Book Conversation, Q&A, Book Signing
Milwaukee, WI

June 2, 2024
Author Talk, Q&A, Book Celebration
Contact Tawnya Ganfield for more information
3-5 pm

June 15, 2024
Tosa Community Fair, 12-4 pm
Tosa West High School
Storytelling Workshop and Book Table

June 22, 2024
Panelist, League of Women Voters of Ozaukee and Washington Counties
10:-12:30 pm
WI Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts


More speaking events and podcasts coming soon!

What they’re saying


“Thank you for your dynamic, engaging, professional, and honest presentation…This message is so needed in our world & profession.” – C. M. 


“That was AMAZING!! I am so inspired, outraged, and hopeful. You are the Diversity Mockingjay!” – N.


“Your presentation was so thorough and thoughtful. Thank you for not only teaching but for all the prep time that went into it.”  – K. B.

“You have such an authentic and beautiful spirit about you and we were all truly inspired and blessed by your speaking and writing.” – A. S., workshop on creativity

“This was so enlightening and encouraging! Thank you for data & a lens through which to understand why it [diversity] matters & what our next step is.”  – B. L.


“Thank you for taking the time to prepare such an informative workshop on diversity. I learned so much and felt inspired & reminded me of the important work we’re doing…”  M. C.

“Thank you for your expertise and gifts you’ve shared…Well done!” – L. B. 
“Thank you so much for expanding my understanding of diversity.” – J. A.