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Author and Speaker – Jackie Huba

October 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Austin Ad Fed Presents:
Fiercely You: How to Break Through Your Fears and Become Your Most Confident Self!

Join the AAF Cultural Diversity Committee for this FREE networking event with Author & Speaker Jackie Huba as she provides lessons anyone can take away on how to be strong, bold, fierce, and in control of your life, every day.

Plus a chance to win Fiercely You: "Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen".

If you ask working women the question, “Who or what is your worst enemy?” the answer is often, “Myself.”

Self-doubt is a confidence killer.  Today’s advertising world not only needs strong women in leadership roles, it’s often required.  So it’s time to let go of that self-doubt and get fierce!  Women, and men too, we invite you to get fierce with best selling author Jackie Huba, author of Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen!

At a particularly low point in her life, Huba serendipitously stumbled upon the wonderful world of drag queens and was inspired. They were supremely self-assured, utterly fearless, strong, powerful, and unabashedly and completely themselves.

Drawing on her experiences and interviews with the world’s top drag queens, Huba offers five Keys to Fierce that help readers find the courage to ignore criticism and live the life they truly want to live—no wigs or stilettos required


Jackie Huba is the author of three books on customer loyalty, including Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics.

As a sought after keynote speaker and consultant, Jackie has helped leading companies such as Discovery Communications, Whirlpool, and Dell create more loyalty in their customer base. Recently Jackie has been helping people build confidence, take risks, and live more fearlessly by harnessing the transformative power of drag. Jackie translated her new book, Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen, into an unforgettable TEDx Talk in Vancouver in 2015. Making TED Talk history, her presentation “Unleash the Power of Your Inner Drag Queen” was the first ever TED Talk to be done by a female drag queen. She lives in Austin, Texas.

“Fiercely You is your ticket to finding and setting free your playful, badass, bold, beautiful self. Step back, Jack. Jackie Huba’s got one helluva ride for those who are ready to start expressing the version of themselves they’ve always wanted to be.”

—Victoria Labalme, performing artist, performance coach, and founder of Rock the Room


“A wonderful combination of a personal journey, glittering (and fierce) examples, sound research, and delicious process, Jackie Huba’s Fiercely You provides women with a fun and fresh tool for building, growing, and leveraging confidence.”

—Monique Maley, President, Articulate Persuasion, and creator of Command a Room Women’s Leadership Program

Open to the Public

Additional Information: Free networking event hosted by General Assembly




Jessi Pagel Diaz - makeup and hairstyle


October 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


General Assembly
600 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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