Public Speaking

Dalya Massachi gives a keynote speechLooking for a dynamic speaker to liven up your next conference, meeting, seminar, or campus event? Maybe an interactive presenter for your next webinar?

Let me (Dalya Massachi) show your group members strategic and effective ways to implement their communications and fundraising plans with great writing. I want to help build your marketing and fundraising capacity with an interactive workshop, webinar, or keynote based on my award-winning book, Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact.

assistance leagueEach interactive session sparks new ideas and offers great writing tips to your organization’s staffers, board members, volunteers, or other stakeholders. They will leave inspired and equipped to create outstanding materials that get results.

Since 2002, my seminars and keynotes have reached many thousands of audience members across the U.S. at local and national conferences, universities, foundations, professional associations, and other community-based organizations. And my webinars have reached countless others around the world.

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Or review clips of recent presentations. Check out my bio and speaking summary.

Presentation topics include:

  • Copywriting
  • Storytelling
  • Communication Leadership
  • Grantwriting
  • Books and Self-Publishing

Please browse my speaking_catalog, and note that any presentation can be customized to your specific audience, goals, and time slot.

Click here to learn about my online Grantwriter’s FastTrack Coaching Program.

What have past attendees said?

“I found the workshop EXTREMELY valuable! Dalya was very knowledgeable and she responded well to questions. I was impressed by how much valuable info she shared in an accessible and comprehensible way. Wow!”

“I can’t say enough how much we appreciate the time you spent with us. I know I left the meeting feeling energized and empowered.”

“Ms. Massachi took much of the mystery out of this topic. Her personality and style were engaging and her material was substantive.”

“I’ve been to other similar workshops, and yours was by far the most helpful writing seminar I’ve ever attended.  I especially appreciate the hands-on opportunities to practice what you were teaching.”

“Often, I want to dig my eyeballs out with a grapefruit spoon with webinars. But this one held my attention throughout and flew by!”

How about event organizers?

nelson layag“Dalya’s evaluations always come back excellent. One consistent point of feedback is her ability to make the content practical with an eye toward participants immediately applying it.” – Nelson Layag, Training Director, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services


kelli romero“Dalya Massachi has a wonderful talent of engaging viewers/attendee’s attention and a keen knowledge of her topics.” – Kelli Romero, Membership Director, Grant Professionals Association


Jennifer Emiko Boyden“Participants in Dalya’s workshops — whether in person or online — have always given her glowing reviews, leaving very pleased with what they’ve learned from their time together.” – Jennifer Emiko Boyden, Communications Director, GIFT-Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training


sam frank“Dalya is an excellent speaker, has attracted large audiences, always offers a wealth of useful ideas, and is a pleasure to work with. – Sam Frank, Co-founder and Director, NonprofitWebinars


lynne norton“Dalya’s expertise was very sought-after by our participants, and she delivered targeted, relevant and impactful information to our attendees. She is an incredible resource!” – Lynne Norton, Marketing Manager, Opportunity Knocks


Many other references appear on my LinkedIn profile.

Speaking Fees are negotiable; we can find a way to make it work for both of us! Please contact me to schedule a complimentary conversation to see if we are a good fit.



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