Bridgett McGowen, founder of BMcTALKS Academy, is an award-winning international professional speaker and has spoken on programs alongside prominent figures such as Former President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) and Shonda Rhimes, American television producer, screenwriter, author, and the creator of ABC's primetime hit series "Scandal."
The prestigious University of Texas at Austin has identified her as a master presenter, and she has made hundreds of presentations all around the globe to thousands of professionals from all walks of life - presentations that have garnered serious applause and that have had event organizers contacting her to come back again and again.
In addition to being a professional speaker and presentation skills coach, McGowen is a Forbes contributor and a published author of REAL TALK: What Other Experts Won't Tell You About How to Make Presentations That Sizzle, Rise and Sizzle: Daily Communication and Presentation Strategies for Sales, Business, and Higher Ed Pros, Own the Microphone: How 50 of the World's Best Professional Speakers Launched Their Careers (And How You Can, Too!), and Show Up and Show Out: 52 Communication Habits to Makw You Unforgettable. REAL TALK is listed as number three on the book blogger Boove's list of Savvy Books to Help You with Career Development.