Speaking Engagements & Testimonials

As a motivational speaker, Karrin empowers early career professionals, students, parents, and teachers to show up as their authentic selves.  With topics stemming from Resilience to STEM Education, Karrin has inspired many to their north star.  She also conducts workshops on Discovering Your Voice, P-L-A-N-T Your Feet (practical steps for success in STEM), and Girls in STEAM: Saving You a Seat at the Table (helping girls unlearn behaviors of self-doubt).

2024 Germanna Diversity Week

Join Karrin Mayfield Felton on Monday, March 4, 2024 as she shares her inspiring journey as a woman of color in STEM. Karrin has overcome challenges and achieved success in fields such as process optimization and program management. She is dedicated to helping others conquer self-doubt. Watch the session here.

2023 Youth R.O.A.D.M.A.P. Virtual Summit

It's never too late to talk Internships! Karrin was a featured speaker with Pathways to Excellence talking about tips and resources available for students to gain STEM experience. Watch the segment here.

2023 Session 5 Inspirational Speaker

Karrin Felton spoke at the Girls In Technology (Washington DC Metro Area) Mentor Protege Program Finale and Graduation with the theme was "Being Courageous!"  The proteges enjoyed the talk and spoke about "how cool it was hearing about the accomplishments of girls in STEM close to their age."  

2022 Tech Series Speaker 

Karrin Felton was invited to be a guest speaker by Ms. Akiza Boddie-Willis, Director, DoD-STEM Advancing Opportunities for Women in STEM Program at Malcom X City Colleges of Chicago. When asked what their favorite part of the talk was, a student replied:"Ms. Karrin's transparency and authenticity. She was only trying to inspire and uplift and that's exactly what she did for me."

2021 Girls Tech Talk Speaker 

"I was excited to introduce the STEM conversation to our girls.  Karrin was equally as excited and it showed during her presentation!  The girls were engaged and asked questions and absorbed great information.  We truly appreciate Karrin for pouring out to them.

~T. Russell-Phillips, MBA - Founder and Chief Executive Officer 

2021 Biotech Series Keynote Speaker 

"Karrin Felton’s story is a perfect example. During a lively virtual seminar as part of the Emerging Leaders in Biotech Series for high school and college students organized by Learning Undefeated. Felton was candid about the challenges she faced during the years of education required before joining Corning, Merck and Eli Lilly as a chemist. When faced with roadblocks, “I had to tell myself the truth: you can’t do a STEM journey alone … It was time to humble myself and ask for some help.”

2021 The Holistic Mind & Connection

Ms. Felton, a NSBE member, conducted two workshops (NSBE Jr. and NSBE professionals) sharing her STEM journey as a black woman working in the Department of Defense.  She addressed ongoing efforts to bridge the gap for underserved groups and minority students in the STEM field. 

2020  Conference Keynote Speaker

"Thank you so much for serving as our keynote today!  I loved how much you stressed your own appreciation for teachers and posed questions for the audience to answer.  So often teachers are told what they should be doing and it is refreshing to have someone invite them to think deeper instead." 

~ C. Sullivan, Director, Outreach & Equity Programs Society for Science & the Public

Vlogging, Educational Videos, and More!

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We all need inspiration and a pick me up.  Karrin's #MondayMotivation videos remind us of what's important, gives us perspective to combat the foolery and tackle the days ahead.

With clarity, common sense, Karrin drops knowledge from educational tips to how to recover from a face plant - applicable for both students and professionals.

Join Karrin monthly as she hosts live events talking with her fellow STEM collaborators about life events and what's happening in the wonderful working world.

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