Talk Topics

Portrait by Jens Ingvarsson, Design by Isabel Castillo Guijarro

Portrait by Jens Ingvarsson, Design by Isabel Castillo Guijarro

KEYNOTES
Courageous Creativity: Dreaming & Doing

Hot Pink Powersuit & Other Adventures In Remixing Leadership 

Images Have Power: Use Responsibly 

TUTORIALS & WORKSHOPS

Idea Party! How To Host A Brilliant Brainstorm

All Power To The Imagination: Creative Tips For Getting Unstuck 

Pitch Perfect: Getting Others On Board With Your Ideas 

Be The Most You: Building A Brand With Spirit 

 

Recent Speaking Engagements 

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inbound | Keynote speaker

Courageous Creativity 

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Girlboss Rally NYC | speaker

Courageous Creativity 

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Global Girls Summit | Speaker

Hot Pink Powersuit & Other Adventures In Remixing Leadership

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3% conference | speaker

Courageous Creativity

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cannes lions | Panelist

Seeing Is Believing: The Power Of Re-Picturing Stereotypes

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women's march convention | Panelist

We Don't Wait Our Turn: Why Entrepreneurship Is The Key To Women's Economic Empowerment

Refinery29’s unmistakable voice (think an ultra-supportive, ultra-­informed big sister) has attracted a global audience. [Piera] is the embodiment of that voice, constantly pushing her own limits as much as the brand’s.
— Entrepreneur

Recent Press

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Ad age

The Creativity 50: The Most Creative People of the Year

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Entrepreneur 

50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs: Piera Gelardi

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Adweek

37 Women Who Are Disrupting the Status Quo and Championing Gender Diversity in Advertising and Tech

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Forbes

For This Refinery29 Cofounder, Every Blank Canvas Is An Opportunity

Pera Gelardi CBS

CBS This morning

67% Project: Refinery29 Represents "Real" Women

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Inc.

Women Who Lead: What Happened When This Co-Founder Posted Her Deepest Secret on Instagram

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Chase Jarvis live

How to Build a Media Juggernaut

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@Instagram

World Wide Instameet #KindComments Feature

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Romance Journal

Resistance Issue Profile

 

Recent Podcasts

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Mobilizing culture by kargo

Rewiring Womanhood w/ Piera Gelardi

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Unstyled by Refinery29

Piera Gelardi On The Origin Story

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Why Not Now? with Amy Jo Martin

Using Your Creative Gifts to Solve Critical Problems

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ad lib by ad age

Refinery29 Co-Founders Discuss Their Empire, Their Audience And Their Marriage 

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Why’d you push that button by the verge

What Makes A Place Instagram-Worthy?

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Start to Sale by Eater

How Refinery29’s Co-Founder Overcame Imposter Syndrome