Chris Jahnke

Speech Coach, Author, Consultant

Chris Jahnke is a leading voice on how women can become powerful communicators.

A nationally recognized speech coach, author, and consultant, Chris has advised Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns, and many Democratic women gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates.

Her speech and debate coaching have been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Politico, US News, Glamour Magazine, Washington Post, VICE News and other media. At five Democratic National Conventions, Chris has helped party leaders, celebrities, and citizens shine in nationally televised speeches.

President and founder of Positive Communications, Chris provides media and speaker training to visionary leaders at Amnesty International, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Black Lives Matter, Deloitte, Planned Parenthood, Sierra Club, and Women's Media Center.

Chris is the author of two skill-building books, The Well-Spoken Woman Speaks Out: How to Use Your Voice to Drive Change and The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best.

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