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Meggie
Palmer

Founder of PepTalkHer, Tech Entrepreneur, Journalist and Equal Pay Advocate.

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Meggie Palmer is a confidence creator. Her infectious positivity motivates everyone she interacts with - the CEOs she coaches, the audiences she speaks to globally and the millennials she trains to overcome imposter syndrome. A high energy leader, facilitator and inspirational speaker, Meggie is on a mission to close the pay gap. She is the Founder & CEO of PepTalkHer - a passionate and devoted community of more than 15,000 people globally.

Current Work:

The PepTalkHer app was launched with Vogue in 2019. It helps track wins, improve mindset & supercharge career success using artificial intelligence. Meggie works in house with corporate clients through PepTalkHer, running training programs globally for brands including JP Morgan & Revlon training them in overcoming imposter syndrome, retaining female talent & confidence.

Meggie writes about gender & diversity for Vogue & Marie Claire and has worked internationally as a foreign correspondent from Syria to Zimbabwe and beyond for BBC World News, CNBC, SBS Dateline, Channel 7, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet and others. In 2017, she travelled to Damascus for Dateline to produce a World Exclusive interview with Bashar Al Assad, which was nominated for a 2017 Logies Award. She's dodged falling buildings in Nepal, investigated the justice system for teenagers and uncovered corruption and money laundering in Papua New Guinea.

She’s been awarded multiple times for her work in journalism including a Walkley Award, a New York Festival TV & Film Award, a UN Media Award and was Queensland Young Journalist of the Year.

An accomplished global speaker, Meggie has hosted Nico Rosberg’s GreenTech Conference in Berlin, was the keynote for Vogue Codes & headlined PayScale’s Compference in the USA.

A second time founder, Meggie started her first company, Sliding Door Media, as a side hustle. Sliding Door Media trains Executives from across the world to harness the power of story to communicate like superstars.

Meggie sits on the board of several not for profits, is a passionate volunteer lifesaver and proud member of The Wing.

Media
Expertise
Talking Points

Mind the Gap(s) - Using Technology to Drive Change

The Reality Gap
The Ownership Gap
The Value Gap
Technology sets women free

The Art of Female Confidence: The Science of Presence

- The Confidence Gap - why it exists & how to bridge it
- Allies at work - sponsoring, mentoring & advocating for others
- Moving from Imposter Syndrome to Success

From Syria to Salary Warrior: An unlikely career

You are the Story you Tell
Hone your Headline
Forks in the road - using a wrong turn as the right move.
Topics

Business

  • Culture
  • Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurs
  • Purpose & Vision
  • Future of Work

Innovation

  • Science & Technology
  • Digital

Motivational

  • Inspiring Stories
  • Connection & Storytelling

Politics & Advocacy

  • Reputation
  • Intergenerational Leadership
  • Women's Rights
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