An exceptional inspirational speaker

In her lifetime Dame Stephanie has experienced the full spectrum from unimaginable trauma to enviable success, and her fascinating real-life stories and insights captivate audiences large and small. Her remarkable energy and passion for life is all the more inspirational because of her age; in her late eighties she still shines with a vitality that is highly motivating and uplifting.

Dame Stephanie is an eloquent and engaging speaker with a unique perspective. She speaks with honesty, warmth and humour, underpinned by a steely determination that moves audiences to tears and laughter. Her stories are extraordinary but her message is clear: while change can never be avoided, it can be for the better.

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“The lessons life has taught me are worth sharing.”


Events & media


Dame Stephanie is an experienced keynote speaker and is often invited to present speeches, lectures and participate in fireside chats at corporate events, international conferences, universities and literary festivals. She is also a regular contributor to national radio and television interviews, podcasts, articles and other media.


Key topics


Dame Stephanie speaks with authority and unique insight on a range of topics including autism, her pioneering work in the IT industry, philanthropy, entrepreneurship and women in business, diversity, overcoming adversity and managing change.


In this TED Talk Dame Stephanie reveals how she made her millions, the best way to identify ambitious women, and why she’s known as Steve. She received a standing ovation at the event in Vancouver from an audience of over 1000 people, and the recording has since been viewed over 2 million times.




“Don’t worry about what you are going to do but think rather of whom you want to be.”

Upcoming Events

Fleetwood Film Studio
Tuesday, 3rd February 2022

1:1 at The Post Office

Private event
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Friday, 8th February 2022

Speech for the Frank Recruitment Group

Private event
Soft Head and shoulders _G3A3022
Monday, 14th February 2022

Interview with the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC

Private event
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Wednesday, 16th February 2022

Holocaust Memorial Lecture for St Hilda's College, Oxford

Link to come
Thursday, 24th February 2022

Speech for Women's Empowerment Network, PPD

Private event
Tuesday, 8th March 2022

Speech for The Bank of New York Mellon

Private Event, International Women's Day
Thursday, 31st March 2022

Conversation with Painless Universal

Private event
With a halo!
Thursday, 7th April 2022

Joy Book Club

Private event
Thursday, 19th May 2022

Autism talk at U3A Tenterden, Kent

Private Event, Members only
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Thursday, 26th May 2022

Speech for GAIN, Group for Autism Insurance and Neorodiversity

Private event