Keynote Speaker | Leadership Coach | Government & Public Policy Strategist

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Cicely Simpson’s coaching program drives high-performing professionals to cultivate deeper impact in their careers with her method: Creating the Conversation. This is for everyone who feels their voices aren’t being heard and those who desire to level up to their fullest potential. Cicely’s program champions leaders by helping them understand their highest potential and value, and pushing them to take a seat at the table.

“Is your seat at the table secure?”
“Are you ready for a seat at the table?”
“Is it time to claim your seat at the table?”


Cicely uses her two decades of experience in public policy, public affairs, communications, political and legal affairs to speak and advise on topics that include leadership, adversity, political risk management, and emerging political trends. As a coach and speaker, Cicely’s events create the conversation and give professionals a renewed sense of vision and empowerment. Through her speaking engagements, she will show you how to broaden your own circle of impact within your career and will cover topics such as:

Cutting Through The Noise | How to be a Person of Impact | Identifying your YOU list | Going From the Outside Looking In to Being Inside | Feeling Sidelined in Your Career | Creating Room for Your Voice | How to Define and Prioritize Your Values | The Impact of Not Being Heard |

Meet Cicely

Cicely Simpson is a seasoned Public Speaker, Leadership Coach, Author and Founder / CEO of the Summit of Public Affairs. She focuses on inspiring smart, successful, motivated professionals to achieve their greatest goals and highest level of impact by finding their voice and creating conversations that need to be had. She believes that when there’s no chair at the table, we must pull up a new one and make room for others to do the same. C.H.A.I.R. Leadership is Cicely’s proprietary program that she uses as a platform to coach clients in advancing their own careers by optimizing their impact, relevance, and achievements.


Regardless of where you are in your career or in the org chart, you can leave an indelible mark on senior leadership and your business as a whole.

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