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Renee Burkett

Writer, Speaker, and Adj.Professor


Humorous and engaging speaker, using real life stories, passionate appeal and fun to provoke audience participation and message delivery.


Industry Expertise (5)



Public Relations and Communications

Health Care - Services

Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (8)

Meditation Practices to Reduce Anxiety

On Being Human

Ancient Philosophies That Work Today

Just About Everything Wellness

Learn From the Burn

Directed Thought

Applied Knowledge and Learning

Stress and Wellness

Accomplishments (1)

1999 Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD (professional)

Awarded for outstanding service and dedication both to the students and the college for going above and beyond what was required, for setting an excellent example and for creatively engaging the students in the subject matter. This is awarded one time per college year to the most outstanding adjunct professor, nominated by their own department chairperson and department colleagues and then voted for by dean and other college officials.

Education (2)

John's Hopkins University: Master's Candidate, Communication

University of Maryland, College Park: Bachelor's of Science, Biophysical Kinesiology 1998

High Honor Graduate, Member of Golden Key Honor Society, Member of the Honor Society of Phi Alpha Epsilon

Sample Talks (1)

Being Present in the Moment

Are you where you are? I mean I see your body, but where are your mind and thoughts? Many of us spend the better portion of each day being where we are not. Or, in other words, when we are at work, we are thinking about home, when we are at home we are thinking about work, etc. So life is an endless detachment from the present. But, research shows that the happiest people are engaged mindfully in the present. This talk gives insight into and practice of becoming present. Be where you are!



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


50 to 500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee