Lois Phillips has a broad background in producing and hosting Radio and TV talk show and is often a guest on talk shows about  communication, education, and women’s issues in the context of current events and social changes. A few representative samples lie below.


Interview with Dr. Relly Nadler

Advancing women is not a casual endeavor. We need to pull together in the same direction. Remember that there are almost 7.5 more women than men in the United States. Imagine if we decided as a group what kind of country we want, what kind of workplace we want, access to quality childcare, promotions, and pay equity?

Communicating Trust and Curiosity

A TEDx Interview with Mark Sylvester

Why can’t we connect? What are 3 tips you can use right away? Listen to this lively interview. We had good chemistry and enjoyed chewing on the topic.

Women’s Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Interview with Dr. Relly Nadler and Dr. Kathy Greenburg
on Voice America

On the show Dr. Phillips talks about the Sheryl Sandberg book Lean In, the controversial book from the Facebook COO.

Women Gain Power with Communication

Interview with Dr. Nancy O’Reilly

Dr. Lois Phillips says that silence is NOT golden. When women leaders speak with a public voice, they achieve a better quality of life for all. They change policy … and the world. What can you do with your voice?

Leadership Secrets for Women

Interview with Dr. Janet Rose Wojtalik
on The Women’s Eye

Recorded Speeches

Dr Phillips has also been a motivational and keynote conference speaker, addressing a range of topics about Organizational Communication, Leading Strategic Changes, and Breaking the Glass Ceiling.

Listen and watch two of Lois Phillips’ recorded speeches for her authentic, conversational delivery style.

Girls Inc. Greater Santa Barbara 13th Annual Celebration Awards Luncheon

Dr. Phillips was honored by Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara for her leadership. In this speech (to over 600 people) she shares surprising statistics about the status of women and why we need to develop public speaking skills for girls so that they are ready to lead when their time comes. She reminds her audience that girls are watching all of us in terms of our capacity to be role models.

Lois Phillips Named Headliner for 2011 AWC National Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Dr. Phillips addressed the Association for Women in Communication at their annual conference after receiving the Headliner Award. She shared her own professional journey driving along the “Communication Highway.” She believes that women bring a different but valuable perspective from men’s to the debates about the critical issues that will shape the future. She offers dramatic examples of disasters that could have been averted had women with special expertise been respected when they spoke up, predicting financial scandals to terrorist attacks. She explains the double bind women are in when they seek to gain credibility as the voice of authority and inspires the audience to remain tenacious when they have something to say, having confidence in what they know and believe to be true. 

Tips and Tricks

In these short recordings, you’ll hear examples of how Dr. Phillips can improve the quality of your speaking style quickly and easily.

Making the Pitch
Preparing for Q&A
Thinking on Your Feet