Speaking + Press + Features

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*only public engagements are listed*


Speaker, How to Negotiate Your Salary and Fee for Your 9-5 and 5-9, The Pledgettes, October 2020

Speaker, Career + Leadership Development Session, Women Operating in Opulence, September 2020

Speaker, Women’s Leadership Program – Looking Back to Spring Forward: Evaluating Your Internship Experience to Prepare for Your Future, College/University Confidential, July 2020

Speaker, Salary Negotiation Strategies, National Sales Network, NY/NJ Chapter, June 2020

Panelist, Staying Professional While Black During the Race War for Justice 2020, Derby Diversity & Business Summit, June 2020

Host, The Importance of Diversity, MONEY Magazine, June 2020

Speaker, Thrive Together Con: Creating Your Career Strategy, Thrive Together, May 2020

Speaker, Maintaining a Resilient Team, Company Confidential, May 2020

Speaker, Adapting Your Career Strategy During COVID-19 Workshop, Company Confidential, May 2020

Speaker, What it Takes to Build Winning Relationships and Mentorship, Company Confidential, May 2020

Speaker, Creating + Presenting Strategic Ideas, Company Confidential, May 2020

Speaker, Stop Dreaming & Start Planning, Company Confidential, April 2020

Panelist, Evolution of Leadership: Part 1, New Jersey Chapter of National Black MBA Association, April 2020

Speaker, How to Work Remotely and Remain Productive Workshop, Company Confidential, April 2020

Speaker, ProjectMe – Fireside Chat on Creating Your Vision, March 2020 (POSTPONED due to COVID-19)

Speaker, Building Your Premium Brand (on behalf of American Express), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated North Atlantic Regional Conference, March 2020

Speaker, mastHERclass, Negotiating Your Fee and Salary with Ease, March 2020

Guest, Fox5 Good Day Atlanta, Stop Dreaming + Start Planning Workbook Interview, February 2020

Trainer, Resilience and Leadership Through Change, WarnerMedia, February 2020

Speaker, Fireside Chat on Creating a Vision for 2020, February 2020

Trainer, Team Building Workshop, Company Confidential, January 2020

Moderator, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mixer, Conversations on Early Career Engagement at UBS Financial Services, January 2020

Trainer, Workplace Communications at PricewaterhouseCoopers, January 2020

Trainer, Personal and Professional Branding Workshop, Company Confidential, January 2020


Speaker, Multi-City Career Symposium: The Power of NOW, Grainger November 2019

Speaker, Digital Meet the Mentors, American Express, October 2019

Guest, Sister Circle Live on TV One, “How Black Women Can Break The Glass Ceiling”, October 2019

Speaker, SheLeads Conference at Washington State University at St. Louis, “Securing Bigger Bags: Salary Negotiation Masterclass”, October 2019

Speaker, Make You Matter Summit, Company Confidential, September 2019

Guest, Money Magazine Video Series, September 2019

Speaker, Jopwell, I+D Real Talks – Fireside Chat, August 2019

Moderator, National Sales Network, American Express Lunch and Learn, August 2019

Panelist, Clever Girl Finance, NYC Book Launch (panel on careers + entrepreneurship), July 2019

Panelist, Hustle Her Way Summit, “How to Navigate Your Career Like a Boss”, June 2019

Panelist, National Association of Black Accountants, NYC Chapter, “Your Value Proposition”, May 2019

Workshop Presenter, Ellevate Network, “How to Create Your Own Career Map”, May 2019

Speaker, Women Going Pro Conference, March 2019

Workshop Presenter, SXSW, “Thriving in a Gig Economy”, March 2019

Workshop Presenter, SXSW, “Creating a 90-day Action Plan”, March 2019

Mentor, Ellevate Network, How to Become an Effective Manager, February 2019

Speaker, The Empowerment Social 2019, “How to Get the Salary You Deserve (not the one they offer you)”, February 2019

Moderator/Host, National Sales Network NJ/NY, “Connect to the Network Brunch”, January 2019


Workshop Presenter, Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers, “More Alike Than Different: Fundraising Strategies for Employer Outreach”, June 2018

Moderator, UrX Conference, “Deepening Relationships: Alumni as Recruiters”, May 2018

Keynote, Marymount Manhattan College, 3rd Annual Career Summit, “Take Control: Managing Your Career as a Millennial”, April 2018

Speaker, Long Island University, “Position Yourself for Success”, April 2018

Speaker, Ebony Cattouse Events, “Women’s HERStory Month” Creating a PowerHERful Career, March 2018

Workshop Presenter, Salesforce, Higher Ed Summit, More Alike Than Different: Fundraising Strategies for Employer Outreach, March 2018

Panelist, Be Expo Philly, 100.3 RnB Philly, “Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your Main Hustle”, March 2018

Key Workshop Presenter, Mark Conference at Rutgers University, “Stop Dreaming + Start Planning” March 2018

Panelist, Link NJ + National Sales Network, Making the Brand, March 2018

Speaker, The Power of You Teens, Manifest Your Vision, February 2018

Speaker, Women In Digital, Visualize Your Career, January 2018

Panelist, Brown Girls Love Power Day, “Let’s Go Places: From College to Career”, January 2018

Key Workshop Presenter, Ellevate Network Young Professionals: Vision Boarding, January 2018


Key Workshop Presenter, New Jersey Conference for Women “Next move, best move: transitioning into a career you’ll love”, October 2017

Key Workshop Presenter, Fresh Word Kingdom Assemblies Youth and Young Adult Conference, October 2017

Moderator, Coin Financial Women in Leadership Mixer, October 2017

Workshop Presenter, Blogalicious “When 2 Become 1: How to Collaborate to Expand Your Brand Beyond Your Industry”, October 2017

Key Workshop Presenter, Ellevate Network Young Professionals Girl Boss Boot Camp: How to Find a Mentor, September 2017

Workshop Presenter, Black Business Women Rock “The Power of Collaboration”, July 2017

Panelist, Hustle Her Way Summit “Busy Building Empires Panel”, June 2017

Workshop Presenter, Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals “LINKED: from connections to personal branding”, May 2017

Panelist, Link New Jersey “SELF MADE Entrepreneurship: opportunities and risks of a young black entrepreneur”, May 2017

Key Workshop Presenter, Princeton University Women’s Center “AAUW Smart Start Salary Negotiation” Workshop, April 2017

Speaker, Ebony Cattouse Events “Women’s HERStory Month Luncheon”, March 2017

Speaker, National Sales Network “Networking Across Generations”, February 2017

Panelist, Teachers College, Columbia University “The Degrees of Separation: the issues of unemployment and underemployment among black college graduates”, February 2017


Speaker, Pivot Journeys “Find Your Direction” Workshop, November 2016

Key Workshop Presenter, Knowledge is Key, Inc “Resumes & Cover Letters”, June 2016

Key Workshop Presenter, Federally Employed Women Annual Training Day, May 2016

Keynote, The Power of You Teens “The Year of the Power Girl”, February 2016


Key Workshop Presenter, Women on the Rise, July 2015

Key Workshop Presenter, National Association of Professional Women Chapter Meeting {Minutes}, February 2015


Group Discussion Leader, Fitbloggin “Balancing Your Blogging Without Losing Yourself”, June 2014 


Speaker in Group KeyNote, Fitbloggin {VIDEO} How I Became a “Certified” Fitness Blogger, June 2013


Presenter, Annual NYSCEEA Conference, “Finding the Value in Online Career Preparation”, October 2012


Mecca Gamble Photography


Career Advice with Kimberly B. Cummings, MONEY Magazine, May 2020

Manifesting a Life and Career You’ll Love, Beyond the Business Suit Podcast, May 2020

Pandemics and ProductivityPandemics and Productivity, ToGetHer, March 2020

ManifestHER Circle Special Guest Interview, BWF Woman, March 2020

3 Things You Can Do To Stand Out And Break The Glass Ceiling At Work, Forbes, January 2020

The Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Negotiating Their Salary, Forbes, July 2019

Create a Career You’ll Love, for Pimp Your Brilliance Podcast, March 2019

Nourish + Flourish Podcast, October 2017

Building Your Brand While Excelling in Your Career, for Living Over Existing Podcast, August 2017

Fly Female Entrepreneur: Kimberly Brown of Manifest Yourself Serves “Goal Digger” Realness, for In Her Shoes Blog, July 2017

Manifesting Your Destiny Through Breakdowns & Breakthroughs for Minority Trailblazers Podcast, October 2016

Mind Your Business for Milieu Magazine, July 2014

Thursday Talks for Every Minute of It, July 2014

{PODCAST} The Lifestyle Accountability Show, July 2014

10 Quick Tips to Fit Blogging into Your Day + Interview, May 2014 for Hobby to Hot

{VIDEO} Live Big E-Course! Blogging with Purpose, April 2014 for Liz Nead

The Beauty of A Work in Progress, November 2013 for Illuminating Possibilities by Shira Miller

F.I.T. Interview: Kimberly Gets Serious to See Changes, June 2013 for Real Into 

Guest Posts

4 Tips To Showcase Your Leadership Skills During Uncertain Times At Work, April 2020 for Blavity

Three Steps to Maximize Your AfroTech Experience and Get Recruited, March 2020

Salary Negotiation: How And When To Ask For More Money, Burning Money Questions, January 2020 for MONEY Magazine

Building A Network In Your Field – Best Practices and Tips, Burning Money Questions, December 2019 for MONEY Magazine

Kimberly B. Cummings Shares Her Tips to Reframe Your Thoughts for Success, Sheen Magazine, September 2019

3 Tips for Black Women When Negotiating Their Salaries, August 2019 for Blavity

How to Learn from a Bad Interview, July 2017 for The Well by Jopwell (syndicated on Time Motto + Glassdoor)

Got A New Job? Here’s The Right Way To Resign Your Current Gig, December 2016 for The Well by Jopwell

4 Ways to Leverage Your School’s Alumni Network, October 2016 for The Well by Jopwell (syndicated on Teen Vogue)

5 Steps to Becoming An Amazing Public Speaker, June 2016 for The Well by Jopwell (syndicated on The Playbook by Magic Johnson)

Finding Your Reason, October 2014 for Bowflex Insider


Best Instagram Accounts to Help You Get Yo’ Life, April 2015 for Luxe Radar

40 Great Health and Wellness Facebook Pages to Follow, September 2014 for Ekneewalker

10 Women You Need to Meet at BlogHer 2014, July 2014 for The Valentine RD

The REAL Uncommon Chicks Interview, February 2014 for Uncommon Chick

60 Must-Read Health, Fitness, and Happiness Blogs for 2014, January 2014 for Greatist.com

nding Your Own Balance Over the Holidays, December 2013 for My Own Balance

How Do You Wear It? Fall 2013 Over The Knee And Thigh High Boots Trend, October 2013 for Fashion Bomb Daily

Real People Reveal: How Fitness Changed My Life, December 2012 for Shape.com