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Lily has experience speaking on a variety of topics, including freelancing, politics, career development, startups, media, blogging, and social media.


Selected past speaking engagements include:

  • PBS's Point Taken (Remote), April 2016

    • Guest Influencer: "Is College Worth the Price Tag?"

  • The Lady Project Summit (Providence, Rhode Island), March 2017

    • Sold-Out Workshop: "(Net)Work B*tch: How to Make the Internet Do Wonders for Your Career"

    • Panel: "The Lady Project Summit Media Panel"

  • Guest Lecturer, Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut), April 2017

    • Talk: "Social Media and Political Turmoil"

  • Guest Speaker, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York), April 2017

    • Talk: "An Evening with Journalist Lily Herman"

  • Her Conference by Her Campus (New York, New York), July 2017

    • Panel: "Ditch the 9-to-5: How to Make It as a Freelancer"

  • Twitter Correspondent, She's The First Summit (New York, New York), August 2017

    • Guest Influencer

  • Guest Lecturer, Columbia Journalism School (New York, New York), September 2017

    • Lecture: "Tips & Tricks for Using Medium"

  • Fellow and Speaker, World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (New York, New York), October 2017

    • Talk: "Provocative Authenticity"

  • Win With Women Conference, Presented by the American Women's Party (Washington D.C.), May 2018

    • Panel Moderator: "Now We Run: Women Running for Office"

  • New York Comic Con (New York), October 2018

    • Panel Moderator: "What's So Great About YA?" featuring authors Tomi Adeyemi, Alex London, Marissa Meyer, April G. Tucholke, and Ngozi Ukazu

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