Book me as a speaker for your event, webinar or podcast

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Presentations and Workshops

No death by PowerPoint here, I’m an engaging speaker who avoids jargon.

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Discussion Panels and Facilitation

I’m flexible and can adapt to go with the flow of a conversation.

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Webinars and Podcasts

I’ve got a face for radio. Joke. But I am good at audio interviews.

What can I talk about?

I’m an experienced, confident and articulate public speaker and am available for presentations, workshops, webinars, podcasts or discussion panels on the following topics.

Freelance Life

I offer a funny and honest (but ultimately positive) take on what it’s really like to be a freelancer, with examples from my own life and practical tips.


Resources and Tools

I love talking about products that help small businesses. From Trello for project management to finance and image editing apps, I’m ready to geek out.



I’m a massive productivity nerd and can cover time management techniques, mindset changes, and useful apps and tools to help stay organised.



From sessions on getting started with a website to more advanced topics like setting up an online shop, I can tailor the content to your audience.


Presentations and Workshops

I’m happy to talk to any size of audience from 10 to 10,000 on a variety of topics.


“I wish I’d known about that tool earlier” at The Business Startups Show, London

“Get Organised with Trello” at the Google Digital Garage, Sheffield

“Top Tech tools for Freelancers” at the Mums Enterprise Roadshow, Manchester

“Digital Productivity” and “Introduction to Squarespace” at the DigiEveolution conference, Manchester

“Managing time and being productive” and “Introduction to websites and SEO” at the University of Chester

“Create attention grabbing headers” at the Women in Rural Enterprise Conference, Shropshire

“Starting out as a freelancer” at University Technical College, MediaCity, Salford


Discussion Panels

Whether you’re looking for a woman in tech or a freelancer with her fingers in a lot of pies, I’m able to participate actively in panel discussions and also enjoy hosting them.


Panelist for gender pay gap discussion for International Women’s Day

Panelist for alternative learning, education and work discussion at Northern Power Futures

Panelist at National Freelancers Day event by IPSE

Facilitator for panel discussion at Freelance-a-lot


Webinars and Podcasts

I was a bit late to the podcasting party but now I’m hooked. I’ve been the host of two pocasts and a guest on one, and I’m actively looking for more opportunities.


Being Freelance podcast (guest)

99 Problems (but a boss ain’t one) podcast (co-host)

Freelance Up North podcast (co-host)

“A personal look at the freelancer journey” webinar with IPSE

Feedback from event attendees


Still buzzing from my Squarespace workshop with The Wheel Exists yesterday - what a fantastic session, so many great tips - thanks Katy!



Big thank you to Katy @thewheelexists for brilliant tips on productivity, time-saving and sanity-saving! #digieveolution



Fantastic introduction to @trello by Katy Carlisle @thewheelexists down at @GoogleUK #DigitalGarage in #Sheffield



Digital productivity. Need this seriously. Ace workshop. @thewheelexists #digieveolution #womeninbusiness #shesdigital



@thewheelexists is a decent panel host, great at keeping the conversation moving @Freelancealot_



@Mumsenterprise Highlights for me today definitely @thewheelexists' tech tools talk #shootforthemoon