Be. Speakers'

Minnie Baragwanath is a bold, courageous, versatile and vivacious speaker with a passion for advancing a better New Zealand.

Be. Speaker Minnie BaragwanathShe is regularly invited to speak to leaders across education, business, government and community both locally and internationally. She is passionate about leadership, social change, innovation and the Possibility of creating a better and more accessible world for all people.

Her speaking engagements and thought leadership, have included a vast variety of audiences and environments, from the Festival for the Future, to the Northern Club, from major tourism events and conferences to local community groups , from Fletcher Buildings leadership teams to local schools. Minnie knows how to reach which ever audience she is presenting to and will tailor a unique presentation for that specific audience.

Here's what others have said recently about her presentations:

"Your presentation was captivating. You spoke with such energy and humour and we found it very motivating to listen to someone who is actually making such a positive change and influencing the environment on something that is clearly important to them."
- Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ)

"You are an absolute star! We couldn’t have hoped for a more inspirational speaker."
- AUT University Business School

"People commented on how inspired they were by Be. and how amazed they were at what you have achieved, and especially the enormity of what you are aspiring to do – taking us into the future. You really are a role model in terms of asking the questions, realising and grasping a new direction and in maximising opportunities to break out of the conventional, and make the world a better place."
- Incredible Edge

"Just what we needed to stir up a bit of creativity and provoke some imaginative responses!"
- Air New Zealand

"Minnie is one of the most talented speakers I have ever heard. She in both informative and inspirational."
- Peter Kerridge, Kerridge & Partners

For more information and to discuss booking a speaking engagement with Minnie, email