March 25, 2017


Why Should You Book Malla Haridat?

Invite Malla Haridat, a New York Times, Black Enterprise and Inc featured entrepreneur to speak at your next event.

She is a powerhouse who transforms her audiences.  Using experiential activities and simulations, her attendees leave empowered, inspired, and with tools that will change their lives positively.

She has delivered over 100+ presentation to audiences as small as 10 and as large as 300.  She has worked with a wide variety of audiences including corporate events, nonprofits, associations, educational organizations, universities, and diversity affinity groups.

She is committed to delivering events that meet attendee’s and organization’s goals.  She will spend time with your team to understand your end goals of the presentation.  

To book Malla, please send a request with the organization contact name, date and phone number to .  You will receive a response within 48 business hours with a meeting scheduling link to discuss your goals and budget.

What are Some of Malla’s Speaking Topics?

The topics below can be delivered as a breakout session, workshop, webinar or series of classes. Additional topics around entrepreneurship/career development can be developed at your request.

The Business of Me

1 day experience

Students need more than good grades to find employment post-graduation.  Prepare your students with the tools that they need to find job opportunities and market their talents.  They will gain confidence about identifying jobs in the 21st century workplace which requires confidence, a solid display of talents and an understanding of the skills that employers need.

Prior to booking the session, we will discuss your goals for the event.  Some of the topics include:  

  • How to Nail Your First Impression
  • Your 15 Second Elevator Pitch – Creating Memorable Introductions
  • The 21st Century Job Board – LinkedIn 101 – How to create a professional student page
  • The 90/10 Equation – Learning how to build your network so that employers find you for their next job posting
  • Build the Perfect Resume – How to write a resume that reaches the top of the pile
  • Interview Tools – How to master your next interview
  • Networking Confidence – From nervous to confidence: How to succeed at networking events

You Inc

1 Day Experience

An entrepreneurial mindset is the key to a successful future.  Whether students want to start their own business or work for someone else, they will learn how to create opportunities for life through starting and running their own mock business.

Students need an entrepreneurial mindset to succeed in tomorrow’s workforce.  It will allow them to leverage their creative talents and provide a lifetime of opportunities – regardless of the economy.

The You Inc Experience will expose your students to the skills that entrepreneurs use in their business.  They will gain skills in marketing, sales, and finance by diving into and solving real life business scenarios.

Prior to booking the session, we will discuss your goals for the event.  Some of the topics include:  

  • The Simulator – A highly interactive game where participants walk through a 30 day business cycles
  • The Negotiator – Students learn negotiation and sales skills
  • How to deliver power presentations
  • Delivering powerful presentations
  • Life Planning 101
  • Personal finances and business budgeting
  • Personal branding – especially sharing values you can bring to a professional environment

Interested in 2 hour or 2 day weekend workshops?  

Customized programs can be developed to meet your group’s goals.  If you desire to cover additional topics (including Lean Startup, Business Planning for Creatives, Social Media Marketing etc) please speak about your goals and Malla will develop content that delights audiences and sponsors alike.

What is included with Malla’s Speaking Fees?

The Speaking Fee Includes:

  • An initial phone consultation to discuss your event goals
  • Planning time including 2 pre-event calls and a wrap up call with meeting organizers
  • Engaging content designed to meet your specific event goals
  • Handouts or worksheets (if applicable)
  • An interactive Powerpoint presentation (if applicable)
  • Delivery
  • Social Media engagement (in conjunction with your organization)

Session pricing starts at $2500 for a 1 day experience (6 hours) and include materials for 20 students.  An additional materials fee will be added for programs over 20 students.  A 10% discount is offered to nonprofits and educational organizations.

Payment Policy:

A deposit of 50% of the speaking fee holds the date for the engagement.  Your event will not be confirmed until the deposit has been paid in full.  The deposit payment may be made via check or credit card. The balance is due on the day of the event.  

Travel Expense Policy:

In addition to the speaking fee, reasonable travel expenses are charged to your organization. These expenses may include round-trip airfare, lodging, ground transportation, parking and/or meals. Reimbursement is required within 30 days of receiving receipts and an expense report.