Kelly Swanson | Motivational Speaker | Washington, DC | WeSpeak

Kelly Swanson is available to present as the opening or closing Motivational keynote speaker at your next Washington, DC event or conference with WeSpeak.

Mrs Swanson is a leading leadership and Motivational speaker that delivers keynotes many times per year. Kelly is available to speak at your next Washington, DC event or conference with WeSpeak. Kelly has been speaking professionally for over 25 years. Her keynote topics include motivation and leadership.

By working with Kelly, you are guaranteed a seasoned speaking professional that will make your event a success. Kelly brings energy and positivity to each of her presentations.

Kelly has presented keynote presentations around the globe to some of the largest organizations in the world. Learn more about why Kelly Swanson is the right motivational keynote speaker for your next Washington, DC event or conference with WeSpeak.

Kelly Swanson Motivational | Wespeak Global

Kelly Swanson is a recognized expert in Motivation after years of speaking and now coaching. A highly sought-after keynote speaker, transformational leader, she guides individuals and businesses to capitalize on empathy and magnify their impact.

Her unique expertise is in combining practical business tactics with accelerated learning strategies to embrace change, encourage innovation and increase change for people and organizations worldwide. Kelly Swanson inspires, empowers and guides people to achieve massive and lasting personal and professional growth, whether it be as a keynote speaker, facilitating corporate workshops or mentoring individual.

A leading international keynote speaker, Erin has reached tens of thousands worldwide with her message of Authenticity as the competitive edge in the face of today’s complex markets. Kelly is a sought-after business culture catalyst who inspires, empowers and guides organizations and individuals to create sustainable, high-performance strategies. Kelly through her keynotes, helps leaders embrace MOTIVATION, cultivate work cultures of greater unity and resilience, as well as strengthen their voice as purpose driven leaders.


Every year, Washington, DC is among a short list of can’t-fail travel destinations. Just ask Travel + Leisure, which included DC in its list of the 50 best places to travel in 2021.
Additionally, Condé Nast Traveler featured the nation’s capital on its Gold List for 2021 and Buzzfeed thinks DC belongs on your post-pandemic travel list. Check out the full list of big things in the year ahead below, and whenever you’re ready, book your stay with these great deals at DC hotels.

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The Smithsonian Institution’s 175th anniversary

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian represents America’s thirst for knowledge. The 17 museums in DC overseen by the Institution will all be a part of a 175th anniversary celebration that will encompass events, exhibits and activations throughout 2021.

Black Lives Matter Plaza

In June 2020, a portion of 16th Street, just north of Lafayette Square, was transformed into a city-commissioned mural emblazoned with the powerful civil rights message in yellow lettering. The site is an ideal space to reflect on not just DC’s Black history, but the country’s as a whole. Check out our guide to the landmark, which is also a bright beacon for protest, free speech and the push for racial and social equality in America that ignited a new movement in 2020. Discover more Black history and culture in Washington, DC.

The Phillips Collection celebrates its centennial

Duncan Phillips’ fascination with artistic expression brought the first museum of modern art to the nation’s capital back in 1921. The Phillips Collection will honor its century-long legacy with a year-long celebration of its 4,700-piece collection, which includes masterful works by Picasso, Rothko, van Gogh, O’Keeffe and many more. The exhibit ‘Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century’ will dive even deeper; special exhibits will also be held for the works of Jacob Lawrence, David Driskell, Alma Thomas and Marley Dawson. Visitors can also expect dedicated music events, digital engagement and community-focused projects throughout the year.

The renovated Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Known as the central library for DC, this facility named after one of America’s great civil rights figures debuted its $211 million renovation in the fall of 2020. Step inside and be dazzled by a new entryway, freshly designed research space, a rooftop event space and reading terrace, a ground level café with a patio and a state-of-the-art auditorium. The year 2021 also marks the 125th anniversary of DC public libraries, which will bring with it a slate of events across the city.

The 50-year anniversary of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

DC’s ultimate cultural center officially turns 50 in 2021. With some of the most decadent performance spaces in the world, along with its recent outdoor, interactive expansion, The REACH, the Kennedy Center is a monument to art and creativity from around the world. Keep a look out for can’t-miss performances, celebrations and promotions throughout the year.

Planet Word

Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the power of language at this exciting and highly anticipated museum. Planet Word features an array of galleries, including ‘Words Matter,’ which showcases how language can have an incredible impact on lives. ‘The Spoken World’ amazes visitors by highlighting the diversity of language around the globe through speakers and signers of 31 different languages. The museum also features ‘Speaking Willow,’ an interactive sound installation by artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Admission is free.

The National Children’s Museum

Science, technology, engineering, arts and math are all at the center of this interactive, family-friendly museum that made its debut in 2020, but will return with vigor in 2021. Recommended for kids up to the age of 12, the National Children’s Museum combines learning elements and play into an experience that will amaze the entire family.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

This Frank Gehry-designed memorial was erected in honor of the nation’s 34th president and Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II. The space became a spectacular addition to DC’s lineup of monuments in the fall of 2020. Located at 540 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024, the site honors Eisenhower’s legacy in a four-acre urban park and features a variety of pieces that symbolize his inspirational feats.

The National Native American Veterans Memorial

 Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

Visit this intimate space designed by architect Harvey Pratt, a fitting and outstanding addition to the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The memorial is specifically tailored to inspire remembrance, reflection and healing as you contemplate the immense sacrifice of Native soldiers. Today, more than 31,000 Native Americans, Native Hawaiians and Alaska Natives serve on active duty. More than 140,000 veterans identify as Native. And for the first time, the bravery and selflessness of these individuals can be honored on a national scale, within sight of the U.S. Capitol.