Courtney Stanley

Keynote Speaker, Podcaster & Career Coach, CS Consulting

Courtney Stanley is an award-winning changemaker, keynote speaker, master mentor and acclaimed creator of the women-inspired podcast, Dare to Interrupt. Trained in the fields of experience design and leadership development, Courtney has spent 10 years helping young professionals, executives and organizations engage in game-changing, honest conversations about identifying and empowering fresh talent, improving team and community dynamics, and embracing impactful dialogue that drives change and achieves multilevel success.

Courtney is the youngest member to have ever been elected to Meeting Professionals International's (MPI) International Board of Directors and currently serves on MPI’s Global Women’s Advisory Board and the Association for Women in Events (AWE) Board of Directors . She is the recipient of Smart Meetings’ Entrepreneur Award, AWE’s Disruptor Award, the MPI Chairman’s Award and MPI RISE Award, named Collaborate and Connect Magazine’s 40 under 40, and is recognized as one of the event industry’s most impactful change-makers. Courtney is the co-founder of #MeetingsToo, an award-winning movement that empowers meeting and hospitality professionals to prevent sexual harassment from taking place at events. Through her work, Courtney strives to encourage peers to trust that passion, integrity and grit are the keys to success. Visit to learn more about Courtney and the services she offers. 

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