Drexel Hill (Greater Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, USA
Rise Leadership, LLC


Empowering Women, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders

Hire Allison to Motivate Your Group

Motivational Speeches, Keynotes, and Workshops

Hire Allison to jumpstart your event, organization, career and/or business. Motivate Your Group with inspirations stories from 

Adversity to Advantage.

Speech Topics include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Personal and Professional Growth
  • Leveraging Diversity
  • Cooperative Communication
  • Change Management / Appreciative Inquiry
  • Strategic Planning

Suggested Titles 

IMPACT Begins with I

Igniting Your Power - The Courage to Speak Up and to Listen

Take Charge of Your Life & Career

Entrepreneurship, It's Just Like the Game of Life

How to Know When It's Time to Take a Joy Ride

Surprising Career Truths: What Women Leaders Need to Know to RISE

Additional topics, titles, and customization are available upon request.

Please provide Allison with  key details about your group, your event, interests, and needs.

Allison Francis Barksdale is CEO of RISE LEADERSHIP, LLC. 

Allison  is a Speaker, Coach and Trainer as well as a mother, daughter, younger sister, and trusted friend.  

Allison is grateful for the lessons she has learned from the many roles she has been blessed to play. 

Being authentic and willing to Speak Up are core values to which she attributes much of her success, earning her the title, 

The Speak Up Guru.

To learn more about Allison's journey, her passions and experience. Click to see her profile on LinkedIn or on the eSpeakers Bureau

Allison is also a Premier Member of the Women's Speaker Association (WSA) and member of the alumnae board for Temple University's Women's Network (TWN).

"Speak Up, you may RISE even higher than you aspire." - Allison, CEO


Feel free to download Allison's Speaker Sheet below.