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. She is available for business events, conferences, retreats, and small or large events. 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
  • Implicit bias, representation, and communication
  • Diversity in publishing: where we are and why it matters
  • Creativity and writing – practices and habits
  • The immigrant experience

Upcoming Events

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

April 26, 2024
Boswell Books, Milwaukee WI
FREE: Register here
Preorder here

May 5, 2024
Oholiab’s Offering Art Gallery
Milwaukee, WI

Date TBA, Spring 2024
TMJ4 Morning Blend Show – TV segment
Milwaukee, WI

More 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.