“Ja-Naé is a visionary and an implementer…a very unique skill set. Her talent, beauty, and kind heart draw people to her. She dreams big, searches for possibilities and seeks out opportunities to live the life she dreams of for herself and her fellow man.” — Fran Lytle, Principal Brand Champ (A Consumer Behaviorist and Brand Strategy Group)


Ja-Naé Duane, nominated as one of New England’s “Most Innovative Leaders of 2007,” is CEO of Wild Women Entrepreneurs, CEO of Ja-Naé Duane Ventures, Co-Founder of the Massachusetts Artist Leaders Coalition, and Founder of The Leaders.

Ja-Naé’s Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Mashable’s International Social Media Day
  • SXSW
  • American Marketing Association
  • Social Media Club
  • Constant Contact
  • Sparkle and Hustle
  • New England Business Expo
  • Hubspot TV
  • International Conference for Female Economists
  • State of Massachusetts
  • Marketing 2 Women Conference
  • Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs Conference
  • EWomen’s Network
  • Small Business Expo (Los Angeles)
  • The Women’s Congress: Boston
  • The Women’s Conference: Miami
  • Business Women’s Growth Summit
  • Massachusetts Arts and Entrepreneurship Conference
  • International Women’s Day
  • New England Direct Marketing Association
  • Emerson College
  • Suffolk University
  • Northeastern University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • New Haven’s Social Web Week
  • New England Conservatory
  • Launch Camp
  • 140 Characters Conference: Detroit, New York

Lately I’ve felt a bit down and really had to drag myself to the breakfast this morning. Hearing you speak gave me the lift I needed. You’re very inspirational and your energy is contagious. I was meant to hear your words this morning.-Erin Crowley

Our Revolution – 3.11.11 from Social Media Club on Vimeo.



Thanks for sharing your enthusiasm with us this morning at the SSWBN Breakfast. You are an inspiration to all. Great way to start the day!-Francine Jeffers

Thank you so much for coming to talk to the SSWBN for the Educational Foundation. Your talk was inspirational.-Reiko Beach


Co-Hosting the Steve Garfield Show

How to Create a Revolution: 140 Characters Conference in Detroit

“Ja-Nae spoke at a conference I attended and she stood out above the other speakers with her “no excuses” approach. She was not only engaging, but provided succinct and actionable advice that was so easy to follow…great take aways for every business owner, whether they’re just getting started or have owned a business for years. My favorite tip: “Break all the rules!” I love that…thanks, Ja-Nae! From one rule-breaker to another…thanks for all of your great advice!” -Vicky Likens

spark and hustle ja-nae tory johnson woman for hire

“Ja-Nae was a very entertaining, enthusiastic, energizing, dynamic speaker at Tory Johnson’s Spark & Hustle event in Boston. Her passion resonates and her smile is infectious! She gave great tips & resources about starting your own business & what one needs to do to overcoming adversity.”-Susan Zimmerman

“Ja-Nae, thank you so much for your presentation on Advanced Social Media Marketing. The attendees felt they received on the edge of technology information, and presented in a way that was understandable. Presenting is another one of your many talents.” -Pat Lee, New England Direct Marketing Association

Here are some of Ja-Naé’s speaking topics:

  • How to Start Your Business with $100
  • How Social Entrepreneurship Can Save the World
  • Getting Started in Transmedia Branding
  • How to Be the Change You Wish to See in the World
  • Creating New Economies within Your Community
  • How to Build a Winning Team
  • The Ultimate Guide to Strategic Thinking
  • Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration through Leadership
  • How to Create a Revolution: A Step-By-Step Guide from History’s Social Influencers

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Ja-Naé’s Recent Interviews

If you would like to have Ja-Naé speak to your organization/business in person, via teleconference, or via videoconference, please contact us.